|Region: Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes Prefecture: Clermont-Ferrand
There are many things to do in Auvergne and the diverse landscapes of the Puy-de-Dôme is ideal for family outings in the fresh air. The lakes, rivers, valleys, and volcanoes of the Chaîne des Puys range offer a multitude of activities. The natural spirit of the Auvergne is preserved in two of France's largest regional nature parks: the Auvergne Volcanoes Park and the Livradois-Forez Park. The architectural heritage is remarkably well preserved and comprised of remarkable villages, Renaissance chateaux, major churches representing the Auvergne's Romanesque art (Orcival, Saint-Nectaire, Issoire, Notre-Dame-du-Port in Clermont-Ferrand and Saint-Saturnin) and spa resorts (Le Mont Dore, La Bourboule, Royat or Châtel-Guyon), etc. Take advantage of a wide choice of visits combined with a chance to sample local products and specialities adding to the list of things to do in Auvergne.
Holiday Accommodation in the Puy-de-Dome Hotels, B&Bs, self-catering
- Montpeyroux, Puy-de-Dôme
- Michelin Adventure
- Scenic Railways in France
- Some of the best Railway Journeys in France
- Finding French Fromage