At 35 kilometers from Clermont-Ferrand, Issoire is located in the heart of Auvergne. What surprises arriving, it is the Mediterranean atmosphere of this quiet little town: it is almost like in the Mediterranean! But no mistake, the Puy-de-Dôme and parc-naturel-regional-of-volcanoes-dauvergne-7750 Auvergne volcanoes are not far away ... to see and do in Issoire Issoire is a friendly and relaxing place; a stroll through the historic center to discover one of the most beautiful churches in the area, St. Austreloine Issoire. Its preserved Romanesque architecture to it being a listed building. Around the town, a beautiful rolling countryside, plateaus and volcanoes, among the most beautiful villages of France (Usson, Montpeyroux, Saint-Floret), a rich soil ... it is the Pays d'Issoire. For fans of rural holidays and ecotourism! Or sleep ? It is possible to spend the night in Issoire same, but the solutions are not lacking in the vicinity countrymen of the city functional hotels roadside, classic 3-star in the city center, rural settlements, but also cottages, guesthouses, campsites and other holiday villages are in the game. Restaurants and culinary specialties can eat on the go as linger for hours at the restaurant in Issoire. Some addresses '' local '' serve food raw nearby. Terroir products Auvergne have not finished regale you in the restaurant or on the market stalls, on Saturday morning. Identity Population: about 14,000 inhabitants Department: Puy-de-Dôme