Panoramic Domes – The cog railway

Panoramic Domes – The cog railway

The puy de Dôme rack railway, journey to the top of the volcanoes !

Opening

From 01/01 to 19/03/2023, every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 10 am and 5 pm.

From 25/03 to 30/06/2023, daily between 9 am and 7 pm.

From 01/07 to 31/08/2023, daily between 9 am and 8 pm.

From 01/09 to 05/11/2023, daily between 9 am and 7 pm.

From 08/11 to 31/12/2023, every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday between 10 am and 5 pm.

Prices

From 01/01 to 31/03/2023
Adult: 14.70 to 16.50 €
Teenager: 9.40 €
Family pass: 47.20 €.

From 01/04 to 30/09/2023
Adult: 17 to 17.90 €
Teenager: 11 €
Family pass: 47.20 €.

From 01/10 to 31/12/2023
Adult: 14.70 to 16.50 €
Teenager: 9.40 €
Family pass: 47.20 €.

Free entry for children < 4 years.
Group rate available for > 20 people.

Means of payment

  • Bank/credit card
  • Travellers Cheque
  • Cash
  • Online payment

Description

The mountainside pathway offers a comfortable 15 minute journey and reveals a breathtaking panorama on the chain of Puys, the plain of Limagne, Clermont-Ferrand and the Massif du Sancy. Arriving at the station of the summit, you are left with a few meters to cross to find out the " Giant Dome " mythical site, lighthouse symbol of the Auvergne.

Comfort & services

  • Picnic area
  • Bar
  • Car park
  • Restaurant
  • Coach parking
  • Free car park
  • Pets welcome
  • Pets supplement

Area & capacity

  • Customer base Groups, Home school groups, Students, Special rate for large families, Special rate for disabled people, Special rate for jobseekers, Holiday Camps Home
  • Maximum group size 400
  • Minimum group size 20
  • Maximum possible tourist capacity: 50
  • Total number of people in wheelchairs: 6

Adapted tourism

accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs, even flooring with no obstacles, minimum aisle width of 90 cm, doors >=77 cm wide, lift (80 x 130 cm) and door >= 77 cm, reception desk between 70-80 cm high, wc + grab handle + adequate space to move

Spoken languages

Activities on site

  • Activity
  • Tourist transport
  • Tourist trains
  • Archeological digs
  • Botanical
  • Ceramics
  • Fauna - flora
  • Gastronomy
  • Geology
  • Board games
  • Sculpture
  • Agricultural
  • Bee-keeping
  • Plastic arts
  • Audiovisual/media
  • Discovery
  • Environment
  • Engraving
  • History
  • Regional products
  • Tradition/folklore
  • Water
  • Gardening
  • Creative hobbies
  • Winter sports
  • Various sports
  • Equestrian sports
  • Pedestrian sports
  • Yoga
  • Trottin'herbe / Devalkart (grass scooters and go-karts)
  • Ice sports
  • Dog-powered scooter/trike
  • Sled dogs
  • New winter sport
  • Snow-shoes
  • Harness
  • Pony
  • Riding
  • Horse trekking
  • Donkey trekking
  • Nordic walking
  • Canicross
  • Hiking
  • Orientation race
  • Ice skating
  • Trail
  • Fitness
  • Well-being

Documentation

Situation

  • Environment: mountain view, town outskirts, village 2 km away
  • Altitude : 1465 metre

Associated structures

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Panoramic Domes – The cog railway