Editable Map Auvergne France

Auvergne is a historic region located in central France known for its picturesque landscapes, charming villages, and rich cultural heritage. Here are some cultural attractions in Auvergne:

  1. Clermont-Ferrand:
    • Cathedral of Clermont-Ferrand: This Gothic cathedral, built from volcanic stone, is a masterpiece of architecture and a symbol of the city.
    • Michelin Adventure Museum: Located in Clermont-Ferrand, this museum traces the history of the famous Michelin tire company, which has its origins in the region.
  2. Puy-de-Dôme:
    • Puy de Dôme Volcano: A prominent volcano offering stunning panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes. It’s a popular destination for hiking and outdoor activities.
    • Temple of Mercury: An ancient Roman temple located on the summit of Puy de Dôme, providing a glimpse into the region’s historical past.
  3. Vulcania:
    • Vulcania Park: A theme park dedicated to volcanoes and the Earth’s geological phenomena. It offers interactive exhibits, educational experiences, and thrilling attractions.
  4. Vichy:
    • Vichy Opera: A beautiful opera house that hosts a variety of cultural performances, including concerts and theatrical productions.
    • Vichy Thermal Spa: Known for its thermal waters, Vichy has spa facilities where visitors can relax and enjoy wellness treatments.
  5. Le Puy-en-Velay:
    • Cathedral of Notre-Dame du Puy: A UNESCO World Heritage site, this cathedral is known for its black Madonna statue and is an important pilgrimage site.
    • Saint-Michel d’Aiguilhe: A chapel perched atop a volcanic formation with a panoramic view of the town.
  6. Salers:
    • Medieval Town: Salers is a beautifully preserved medieval town with narrow streets, charming houses, and a central square. The town is known for its cheese and is a designated “Les Plus Beaux Villages de France” (The Most Beautiful Villages of France).
  7. Riom-ès-Montagnes:
    • Musée de la Haute Auvergne: This museum showcases the cultural and natural heritage of the Haute-Auvergne region, featuring exhibits on local traditions, crafts, and geology.
  8. Mont-Dore:
    • Thermal Spa and Casino: Mont-Dore is a spa town with a historic thermal spa and a casino, offering a blend of relaxation and entertainment.
  9. Saint-Nectaire:
    • Saint-Nectaire Cheese Farms: Explore local cheese farms to learn about the production of the renowned Saint-Nectaire cheese, a specialty of the region.
  10. Château de Murol:
    • Murol Castle: A medieval fortress with well-preserved structures, offering guided tours and panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes.

These attractions showcase the diverse cultural and natural heritage of Auvergne, making it a compelling destination for those interested in history, architecture, and outdoor activities.

Author: Kirill Shrayber, Ph.D.

I have been working with vector cartography for over 25 years, including GPS, GIS, Adobe Illustrator and other professional cartographic software.
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kirill-shrayber-0b839325/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/vectormapper

Are we missing some maps? Let us know!!!
What map do you need?

    We will upload it within the next 24 hours and notify you by Email.