Tourism - Auvergne

Auvergne is a French region located in the middle of France; it is the land of big open spaces and volcanoes. The main city is Clermont-Ferrand.

Auvergne offers various contrasts with the banks of the Allier, Cantal peaks, woodlands Haute-Loire and reliefs of Puy-de-Dome. Tierra del Fuego with its volcanoes, but also a land of water with its eleven spas found in the region's cities Volvic, St. Yorre Châtel Guyon Royat. Numerous diverse areas also hide as Cantal, Vichy, the Drill, the chain of domes or Mzenc. The fauna and flora are remarkable. Two natural parks were created to protect and enhance biodiversity.

The local specialties in Auvergne are the ‘Potée Auvergnate’, wines, cheeses such as Cantal and Bleu d’Auvergne.

Top tourist cities in Auvergne


Tourism Moulins

In the Allier between the Loire Valley and Burgundy, just 2:30 in the south of Paris, Moulins area, also known as the Bourbon country is ideal for a holiday or weekend of relaxation, cultural discovery and outdoors hiking . Founded in 990, the town ...

Must : Cathédrale Notre-Dame, Musée de l'Illustration Jeunesse, Centre National du Costume de scène et de la Scenographie


Tourism Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand is a city in the centre of France, the capital of the Auvergne region famous for the extinct volcanoes that surround the city and for being the town of Blaise Pascal a great mathematician. To visit, the bronze statue of Vercingetorix, the Place de ...

Must : Musée d'art Roger-Quilliot, Musée Bargoin, Muséum d'histoire naturelle Henri Lecoq


Tourism Le Puy-en-Velay

Le Puy-en-Velay is a French commune in haute-loire and Auvergne region. Sights in Puy-en-Velay Cloister of the cathedral of Le Puy-en-Velay Chapel Saint Michel d'Aiguilhe Church of St. Lawrence Church of St. George Church of Saint-Pierre-des-Carmes St. ...

Must : Musée Crozatier, Cloître de la cathédrale du Puy-en-Velay


Tourism Aurillac, the tourism capital in high-auvergne

Aurillac is at the border between the mountain and the plain. While the Jordanne River is flowing through its centre, the city, located at the foot of the Monts du Cantal, is looking toward the southwest of France , toward the Languedoc and the Quercy. Although it is ...

Must : Musée d’art et d’archéologie d’Aurillac, Muséum des Volcans