Destination Auvergne

Le puy en Velay - French region Auvergne - Central France

Le Puy en Velay

The Auvergne region covers four French départements: Allier, Cantal, Haute-Loire and Puy de Dome.
It is in this region of France that the words « nature » and « terroir » take on all their meaning. The preserved natural environment of the Auvergne makes it a region which attracts visitors who come to unwind and breathe the pure air of the high plateaus of the Massif Central. Today, the Auvergne is one of the preferred destinations of hiking enthusiasts and those seeking the tranquillity and authenticity of traditional France.

 

For a short break or holiday in France, the local people of the Auvergne ensure that their region will refresh mind and body. The quality of the local products (the Auvergne is where French cheese such as Cantal and Saint-Nectaire come from), the sacred aspect of its volcanoes and the purity of its 109 natural springs make the Auvergne a welcoming , simple and unique place to stay where tourists like to get away from it all.

 

The volcanoes of Auvergne - French region

The volcanoes of Auvergne

This French region also attracts many horse riders and anglers who come to reconnect with nature; also enthusiasts of Romanesque art aiming to explore the historical attractions of the region as well as pilgrims on the Saint Jacques de Compostela Ways. Come and explore the many facets of the Auvergne region 600 km from the ferry port of Dieppe.