Motorcycle self-guided tour in Auvergne

Auvergne on a motorcycle

Auvergne motorcycle tour

Dates April - september
Destination Auvergne
Category Self-Guided Tours
Duration 4 days 5 nights

Mileage : 680 km  

Tour highlights : Villages of Salers, Estaing, Laguiole knives, Cathedral of Le Puy, spa resort of Mont Dore and Vichy, Val castle, summits of Sancy and Mary.

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Dates & Prices

Day 1 - Arrival in Vichy
Day 1 - Arrival in Vichy

Arrival in Vichy.

Day 2 - Vichy - Le Mont Dore
Day 2 - Vichy - Le Mont Dore

This day begins with the crossing of the bucolic roads of the Sioule valley which will lead you to the regional natural park of the Volcanoes of Auvergne. You will have the opportunity to contemplate the treasures of Romanesque art which abounds in this region as in Orcival or St Nectaire. You will stop to admire the medieval castle of Murol then you will reach the spa resort of Mont Dore at the foot of the Puy de Sancy mountain.

Day 3 - Le Mont Dore - St Flour
Day 3 - Le Mont Dore - St Flour

Rien de mieux qu’un col pour débuter la journée, il est d’ailleurs connu pour sa course de côte. Vous vous promènerez dans les ruelles du village de Besse en Chandesse puis roulez en direction du Sommet du Puy Mary pour contempler le paysage sur les chaines des puys. Ne manquer pas un arrêt au village de Salers, connu pour ses savoureux fromages.

Day 4 - St Flour - Estaing
Day 4 - St Flour - Estaing

Vous prendrez la route vers le plateau volcanique, désertique de l’Aubrac, traversé par le Chemin de Compostelle. Vous roulez sous le fameux viaduc de Garabit, connu grâce à Gustave Eiffel et contemplez les burons, fermes d’alpages qui jalonnent le paysage de l’Aubrac. Vous déjeunerez ensuite à Chaudes Aigues, célèbre pour ses stations thermales, vous reprendrez la route et longerez les gorges de la Truyère et ses barrages. Vous finirez cette journée en atteignant St geniez d'Olt sur les bords du Lot.

Day 5 - Estaing - Le Puy en Velay
Day 5 - Estaing - Le Puy en Velay

auvergne-carte-ride-in-toursFar away from main roads, the Auvergne region has many wonderful features that will seduce you. Riding here is an incredible pleasure thanks to a network of high quality, twisting roads and light traffic. Our route winds through the beautiful valleys and low mountains of the Regional Park of the Volcanoes of Auvergne and through picturesque villages. Treat yourself to a spa in Vichy or Mont Dore; taste local specialties made from pork, potatoes and cheese; walk in the footsteps of the Compostela pilgrims who begin their journey in Le Puy en Velay; and visit the quaint villages of Salers, Estaing and Laguiole, nestled in deep green valleys and well-known for their knives, castles and hospitality. 


Day 2 VICHY - LE MONT DORE (153 km / 95 miles)
Day 3 LE MONT DORE - ST FLOUR (139 km / 87 miles)
Day 4 ST FLOUR - ST GENIEZ D'OLT (123 km / 77 miles)
Day 5 ST GENIEZ D'OLT - LE PUY EN VELAY (156 km / 97 miles)



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We offer an alternate end for this tour : you can finish this tour in Albi or Le Puy en Velay
This self-guided tour can be completed with our Cévennes & Ardèche motorcycle tour.

You want to join a guided tour ? Check our Auvergne & Cévennes  in guided formula

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If you want to add a motorcycle rental to that tour or for any special request contact us to get a quote.

Rates in self-guided formula (in € P/P) : 

Motorcycle tour in Auvergne *This is the prices category when riders join the tour with their own bikes


Category / Type of room 
(price per person) *

lit double

lit single

2 star hotelStandard accommodation

€ 450

€ 670

 4 star hotel   Superior accommodation     € 590 € 960

Our price of this self-guided motorcycle tour includes :

  • 5 nights in two and three star hotels (standard) or three and four star hotels (superior) with continental breakfast.
  • Tour information package with road-book and travel tips
  • GPX files for GPS or smartphone
  • All reservations and travel documentation

Not included in the price of this self-guided motorcycle tour :

  • All meals not included in the tour
  • Drinks and all personal expenses
  • Motorcycle and fuel
  • Riding equipment (helmet, jackets, gloves)
  • all visits not included in your package