Clos de l'Ark – Ange

Clos de l'Ark - Ange

The Auvergne region is characterized by the preservation of its natural heritage and the conservation of its cultural and architectural authenticity.

Whether you enjoy cycling, walking, skiing or fishing, Auvergne offers a wide range of sites and visitors will be delighted by the diversity of the scenery (middle range mountains, volcanic hills (puys in the local dialect), crater lakes, steep canyons...)

Architecture enthusiasts will visit a wide variety of architectural sites and monuments, (Gallo-Roman remains, Romanesque and Gothic buildings, more contemporary works, etc).

There are many unusual museums in Auvergne :

L'Aventure Michelin
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Centre Nationale du Costume de Scène
Parc de Vulcania

And other museums pressenting the local heritage: paleontology, the Gallo-Roamns, the resistance, the mines, the hydrotherapy, the popular arts, the lacee, the vine. Learn more...

The roads of Auvergne are dotted with castles, churches and remarkable constructions from all eras, very often well preserved and always located in a protected area.

These constructions are found in remarkable sites such as the monuments of Puy en Velay, the viaduc of Garabit, work of Gustave Eiffel, which spans the gorges of Truyère, or the temple of Mercury at the top of Puy de Dôme, 1400m above sea level altitude.

Activities and visits in the area

Station de Super Besse<br>45 mn
Super Besse station
45 mn drive
Vélorail dans le Cantal<br>55 mn
Velorail in Cantal
55 mn drive
Canoë gorges de l’Allier<br>55 mn
River rafting in the Allier gorges
55 mn drive
Parc Animalier d'Auvergne <br>35mn
Animal Park of Auvergne
35 mn drive
Parc des Volcans<br>30 mn
Volcanoes Park
30 mn park
Station Thermale de Vichy<br>55 mn
Vichy Spa Resort
55 mn drive
Site du Puy-en-Velay<br>1h20
Puy-en-Velay site
1h20 Drive
Train du Puy-de-Dôme<br>30mn
Train of the Puy-de-Dôme
30 mn drive

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