|Region: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Prefecture: Moulins
In the north of the Auvergne region, less than three hours from Paris, the Allier begins at the foothills of the Massif Central. The Allier is the crossroads of the medieval languages of Oc and Oil and the homeland of thermal luxury and lush oak forests. It is widely renown for its oak barrels used for ageing fine wines.This department is a mosaic of exceptional towns, character villages and a charming countryside.
Holiday accommodation in the Ardeche département - hotels, B&Bs, Self-catering