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Prairie des Sagnes
Phone: +33 (0)4 71 49 50 09

This is an easy way to go to the top of the highest summit in the Massif Cantalien, in the heart Europe's largest volcano.

Exceptional views of the summits of the Massif Central : Puy Griou, Puy Mary, Puy de Sancy...
View point indicator.

Open to walkers, mountain bikers and paragliders... 

Walking ideas from the Plomb du Cantal
- "Voie Romaine": Leave from Plomb du Cantal : take the GR 400, 3h30 as Thiézac.
It's a walking on the crest. Signposted track : red and white marked.
- "Plomb du Cantal Sud" : Leave from Plomb du Cantal ou Prat de Bouc. Signposted track : yellow footpath - 11 km - 3h55 on foot. Difference in altitude :480m.
-"Prat de Bouc" : Leave from Plomb du Cantal, along the GR 4/400, 3h return walk. Difference in altitude :459
- Return to the Station du Lioran : 1h30, follow the GR4 (difficulty : there are un stones with a ladder), or follow the winter slopes "Pas des Alpins" (blue slope) and "Familiale" (green slope).

Information : 
Departure every 15 minutes.
Around 20 min on walking to access to the top.
Animals on leash are allowed.
Subject to favorable weather.
Accessible for disabled people.



From June 16th to September 9th.
Everyday, depending on the weather.

From June 16th to July 6th and from August 27th to September 9th : from 9am to 12.25pm and from 1.30pm to 5.15pm.
The last to go up in the morning at 12.15pm. The last to go up in the afternoon at 5.15pm, and the last to go down at 5.25pm.

From July 7th to August 26th : from 9am to 6.30pm.
The last to go up at 6.15pm, the last to go down at 6.25pm.


Spoken languages

English   French  

Animals allowed

Adult : Return ticket 9.40 € - One way ticket 8.00 €
Child (5-11 yrs old included) : Return ticket 6.90 € - One way ticket : 5.50 €
Teen (12-17 yrs old included), Student : Return ticket 8.60 € - One way ticket 6.90 €

Group (from 20 people)
Adult : Return ticket 8.30 € - One way ticket 6.40 €
Child (5-11 yrs old included) : Return ticket 5.60 € - One way ticket 5.10 €
Teen (12-17 yrs old included), Student : Return ticket 7.60 € - One way ticket 5.90 €


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