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The most exciting parts can be explored on foot, thanks to several walking paths (three for Clermont and one for Montferrand) through the two ancient city centres clearly marked by sign posts in the streets. If you have time, the whole region is home to architectural treasures, museums, castles and France’s richest Roman heritage. It’s also a wonderful site for games and adventures, with some incomparable trails to offer walkers, around the emblematic Puy de Dôme volcano.
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Old Town Centres (clermont And Montferrand)

A must is to go on foot to discover the sites, the buildings, and the important moments in the life of the two cities. You will find medieval and Romanesque masterpieces, Gothic and Renaissance private mansions as well as great Gothic sanctuaries like the Cathedral. There are also not less than forty fountains sculpted in petrified lava from volcanoes. Montferrand itself is perhaps the most authentic, with its exceptional heritage and several historical sites, such as place de la Rodade or place Marcel Sembat, the original heart of the city and Notre Dame de la Prospérité Gothic Church.
Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption

Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption

It took over 500 years, from the 13th century to the 19th century, to build this Cathedral with volcanic stones. Inside you can find unique stained-glass windows and wall paintings. From the Bayette tower you will get the best panorama.
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Basilica of Notre-Dame du Port

Basilica of Notre-Dame du Port is a beautiful religious edifice. The basilica is part of the UNESCO World Heritage and ideally located in one of Clermont’s most picturesque areas.
Place De Jaude

Place De Jaude

Right in the middle of the city you can find Place De Jaude. On this famous public square stands a grand statue of Vercingetorix, the Gaul hero who stopped Julius Caesar, sitting imperiously on a horse and holding a glaive.
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Espace Art Roman

Espace Art Roman is a free museum with exceptional Romanesque and Medieval heritage exhibitions of the city and its region. This is the perfect starting point of your visits.
Vulcania

Vulcania

This is the perfect place for the whole family to go for a day of fun. Vulcania is a theme park built to discover the fascinating world of volcanoes and you should at least the earthquake simulator ride once.
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Puy De Dôme

Puy De Dôme is the highest top of the Natural Volcano Park with its 1465 meters. It features an exceptional panorama and famous ruins of the Roman Temple of Mercury from the 1st and 2nd centuries.
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