France - Auvergne (PDF Chapter)

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The land-locked Auvergne is a mosaic of volcanic cones, hilltop villages and bucolic farmland, at the centre of France’s Massif Central mountain range. Cultural splendours range from Romanesque churches to treasured regional cuisine, including five AOP cheeses, world-famous Le Puy lentils, and Salers beef.

  • trundling up to volcanic views on a cog railway at the Panoramique des Dômes
  • maps
  • admiring Clermont-Ferrand’s fountains, black stone architecture and cosmopolitan nightlife
  • transport
  • panting up to remarkable views at the Chapelle St-Michel d’Aiguilhe, near Le Puy-en-Velay
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Clermont-Ferrand, Around Clermont-Ferrand, Riom, Vichy, Pays d’Issoire, Parc Naturel Régional des Volcans d’Auvergne, Volvic, Puy de Dôme & around, Orcival, Col de Guéry, Le Mont-Dore, Around Le Mont-Dore, Murat & the Monts du Cantal, Salers, Parc Naturel Régional Livradois-Forez, Thiers, La Chaise-Dieu, Le Puy-en-Velay, Gorges de L’Allier.

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