Auvergne

Auvergne is a region in central France, the prefecture is Clermont-Ferrand. It has four departments namely Allier, Puy-de-Dôme, Cantal and Haute Loire. Allier is undoubtedly the most visited department in Auvergne and especially the city of Vichy http://www.cityzeum.com/tourisme/vichy known for its waters and spas. Auvergne In the heart of the French territory, Auvergne today remains a landlocked area: the Massif Central, the largest mountain range in France older than 500 million years, has a raised average almost impenetrable mountains for transport infrastructure. The Massif Central is also the main tourist attraction of the region, particularly for its famous volcanoes and the Puy chain of succession 80 extinct volcanoes with rounded peaks and forested cones. The most famous of them, the Puy de Dome, rises to 1465 meters. The rugged landscapes lend themselves to numerous hiking activities, on foot or bicycle, to discover the historical heritage of the four departments of the region, Allier, Cantal, Haute-Loire and Puy de Dome. Their land produces meat also recognized that the Salers and the Charolais, or cheeses like Saint-Nectaire or Fourme d'Ambert. Clermont-Ferrand is the only major city in the region, and contains about one third of its population: the city has monuments, dark shades, as its cathedral, c




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