Visit one of Clermont-Ferrand’s major squares. Come in the daytime to enjoy its cosmopolitan feel and take in the sights, including statues of French heroes.
Built entirely from black lava stone, this imposing Gothic cathedral stands on a hill in the city center, facing toward the Puy de Dôme volcano.
Dedicated to the Riom-born saint, this Gothic and Romanesque-style church plays a key role in local religious festivities in the region.
In the Place de Jaude is a monument to France’s original Gallic hero, a statue created by the same sculptor behind the Statue of Liberty.
Considered one of the Auvergne region’s best examples of Romanesque architecture, this magnificent church draws thousands of visitors each year.
Although it’s not the Auvergne region’s highest summit, this dormant lava dome is its most iconic. Join the thousands of hikers who visit every year.