An ideal situation

Le Vulcain is ideally located in La Loire, in L'Horme-Saint-Chamond, between Lyon and Saint-Étienne. You can make cultural visits, fun activities or beautiful walks in the region and in Saint-Chamond. You will discover historical monuments, the ruins of the castle, but also the Oriol and Alamagny factories. Whether you come for business, family vacations or romantic weekends, our charming hotel and our 3-star services will meet your needs.

Activities for all

From our charming hotel in Saint-Chamond, you can do many activities and visit places steeped in history that will delight young and old alike. A 17-minute drive away, we give you an appointment at the Zoological Space of Saint-Martin-la-Plaine where for 50 years, animal species have been protected in this refuge. Continue with the Regional Natural Park of Pilat where you can take pleasant walks and hikes, surrounded by nature, and get superb views of the region. Continue with a visit to the Cité du Chocolat where you will dive into the world of chocolate with the "Interactive and gourmet course" and the various activities.

Saint Etienne

The city of Saint-Étienne is less than 30 minutes drive from our hotel. You will enjoy strolling through the streets of the city center to come across some of the city's symbols such as the Saint-Charles-Borromée Cathedral, the pedestrian district of Saint-Jacques-Chavanelle and the Place Neuve. Learn more about the history of the region and the city's must-sees by visiting museums such as the Cité du Design, the Mining Museum, the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and the Saint-Étienne Planetarium.


Less than 50 kilometers separate you from the city center of Lyon. Go to this city full of charm to discover and visit all its treasures. We advise you to walk the streets of Old Lyon, take a walk on Place Bellecour, stroll through the Parc de la Tête d'Or, visit the Musée des Confluences or take a dip in the time Roman with the Gallo-Roman Theater. Do not miss to sit on the terrace of a Lyonnais cork to discover the culinary specialties of the city.