Welcome in Auvergne
Surface: 26 129 km² - 1 333 000 inhabitants - 7th French region in the field of the Research - 2 106 Classified historic monuments - 10 Spa towns - 80 Volcanoes
Clermont-Ferrand: 350 000 inhabitants - 42 000 students - 6 000 Researchers
10 000 companies, with some international leaders such as: Michelin, Limagrain, MSD, Aubert& Duval, Volvic, Danone...
International Short film Festival & Market: 800 professionals, 133 000 spectators
Sommet de l'élevage: 1 250 exhibitors, 80 000 visitors
Europavox: European Festival of Music
Notre-Dame-du-Port Basilica: listed on UNESCO's World heritage
Montferrand historical centre: Montferrand was founded in the 12th century and it still has strong medieval imprint in its roads
The Cathedral: is distinctive by its charcoal grey colour resulting from the Volvic lava stone used to build it.
Vercingétorix statue: this equestrian statue was designed by famous sculptor Auguste Bartholdi to commemorate the Gaul leader's victory over Caesar at Gergovie in 52 BC.
Outdoors activities: everything is possible!
Sports are extremely popular, with high-quality facilities that can hold top-level sporting events such as: water sports, athletics, golf, football, rugby, fly above volcanoes...