Visits and activities

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14 must-see sights and activities in Clermont-Ferrand


Discover a selection of 14 must-do activities in Clermont-Ferrand, for families, lovers and friends.

1. Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption Cathedral

Admire the imposing Gothic cathedral built of lava stone, an emblematic symbol of the city.


2. Place de Jaude

Stroll through this lively central square, surrounded by boutiques, restaurants and cafés.

3. Panoramic Dômes 

Take the cogwheel train to the summit of the Puy-de-Dôme for an exceptional panoramic view of the region.

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4. Roger-Quilliot Art Museum

Explore the varied collections of this museum, housed in a magnificent town house, and discover works of art ranging from Antiquity to contemporary art.

5. Jardin Lecoq

Stroll through this charming park, with its landscaped gardens, ponds and sculptures, perfect for a relaxing break.


6. Medieval District of Montferrand

Immerse yourself in the medieval atmosphere of this unspoilt district, with its half-timbered houses and Romanesque church.


    7. The P.D.O. Cheese Tour

    Follow this picturesque route through the Auvergne countryside to discover the region's famous cheeses, such as Saint-Nectaire, Cantal and Bleu d'Auvergne.


    8. Michelin Adventure Museum

    Explore this interactive museum dedicated to innovation and mobility, with fun attractions for the whole family.

    9. Parc Bargoin

    Take advantage of this vast park to relax, jog or picnic while admiring the views over the city.


    10. Notre-Dame-du-Port Basilica

    Visit this magnificent Romanesque church, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located a few kilometers from Clermont-Ferrand, in Clermont-Ferrand.

    11. Henri-Lecoq Museum

    Explore this museum's natural history collections, with specimens of plants, animals and minerals.

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    12. Parc Naturel Régional des Volcans d'Auvergne

    Discover this spectacular natural park, with its dormant volcanoes, lakes and hiking trails.

    13. Vulcania

    Immerse yourself in the world of volcanoes and geology at this interactive, educational theme park.

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    14. Château de Murol

    Visit this medieval castle in Murol, near Clermont-Ferrand, with its fortifications, towers and medieval shows.