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Romanesque abbey church Saint-Austremoine, Issoire
Cultural heritage

Discover our treasures of Romanesque art in 1 day: the car tour

0 - - 31 July 2019

Romanesque art is to Auvergne what the Eiffel Tower is to Paris: a must-see! In the 12th and 13th centuries, Auvergne experienced a real spiritual and artistic effervescence. The Pays d’Issoire ...

hiking in Pays d'Issoire, Auvergne
Leisure and activities

Top 5 hikes in the Pays d’Issoire     

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Do you like to combine sport and discovery? In the Pays d’Issoire, it is possible! For this, we have chosen for you 5 of the must-do hikes in the Pays d’Issoire. Between valleys, mountains...

Cultural heritage

The two “Most Beautiful Villages in France” of the Puy-de-Dôme

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We are lucky to have in the Pays d’Issoire the two most beautiful villages in France in the Puy-de-Dôme department: Usson and Montpeyroux. Both perched on a hill, these two villages, in additio...

Leisure and activities

Family Holidays: our 10 must-do activities !

0 - - 30 July 2019

10 family activities that you shouldn’t miss in the Pays d’Issoire On family holidays in the Pays d’Issoire? You are on the right page! We offer you 10 must-do activities to do with ...

Château de Villeneuve-Lembron, near Issoire
Cultural heritage

We visited the castle of Villeneuve-Lembron

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This week, we visited the castle of Villeneuve-Lembron, in the South of Puy-de-Dôme, 15 minutes from Issoire and a few minutes from the A75 highway. Gathered under a beautiful June sun, the castle st...

Cultural heritage

Our 5 most beautiful panoramas

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Spectacular panoramas The word panorama comes from the Greek “pan”, everything and “horama”, what we see, spectacle. Welcome ladies and gentlemen to Auvergne, in the Pays dR...

What to do on Saturday in Issoire?
Cultural heritage

A Saturday without a car in Issoire (From Clermont-Ferrand)

Issoire - 0 - - 12 July 2016

Day trip in Issoire Because it’s easy to go to Issoire by train and because there are plenty of things to do, we offer you a cultural and a gourmet program in Issoire, without ever using your ca...

bief, in Issoire
Cultural heritage

Issoire’s canals

Issoire - 0 - - 17 December 2015

Issoire, a story of water! The location of the city, at the confluence of the river Allier and the “Couze Pavin” and the presence of small streams was a unique environment to develop an ir...