Panoramique des Dômes, Orcines
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The 5.2 km (3.2 mi) long rack railway, Panoramique des Dômes takes you to the top of the Puy de Dôme at the heart of the Parc Naturel Régional des Volcans d’Auvergne (Regional Natural Park of the Volcanoes of Auvergne). The train has a capacity of 1,200 people per hour. Ride the train to experience exceptional 360 degree panoramic views and the Temple de Mercure (Temple of Mercury). With our custom trip planner, Clermont-Ferrand attractions like Panoramique des Dômes can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The puy de dome must see but he must earn it and climb to the top by way of the muleteers 45 minutes to climb but how proud there arrived the train pt no very long interest and very dear €9.80 a go or €12 round-trip frankly it is abused
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  • The rise in train is nice and the descent on foot in the fall colors for a nice walk.
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  • This step is a must for a stay in Auvergne. Feel free to use the audio guide that tells the story of the site in the last century.
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  • Amazing views! It was pretty cold and windy but we survived and the view was worth it. We took the train round trip as we had already done a lot of hiking earlier in the day. The return ticket was 13.50 € per person.
  • Nice view over half france but cold and windy too. Spectacular cloud formations visible, which change during seconds. Price for train is ok (13,5€ p. P. two way)
  • Worth a half day visit! Amazing views from the top and really convenient transport.
  • Quick and easy but a bit too expensive. Wonderful panorama up there
  • A beautiful place on top of Puy de Domes. A must see!