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Clermont-Ferrand Visitor information

The city is an historical and cultural hub, but it also offers picturesque old quarters to wander around, as well as the pretty lava stones fountains like the exceptional Renaissance Fontaine d’Ambroise.

A must-see in the city is the Place de Jaude square with the equestrian statue of Vercingétorix by the sculptor Bartholdi, it’s the liveliest square and the heart of the city’s shopping district. 

The city is also home of Michelin, who is famed for a lot more than tyres, as you can discover at the Adventure Michelin museum. 

And let’s not forget about Puy-du-Dome which is a few kilometres west from Clermont Ferrand, this massive 1.465 metre volcano is breathtaking. And even if you are not an outdoor adventurer, there’s an electric rack railway serving the summit at all times. 

Events

The famous international short film festival which takes place each year at the beginning of February and the great Montferrand medieval festival every June. 

Access by train 

The average travel time between Paris and Clermont Ferrand is 4h37 minutes.

The average journey between London and Clermont-Ferrand is 9 hours and 48 minutes with around 9 trains per day. 

Access by plane 

There's one airport in Clermont-Ferrand : Clermont-Ferrand. Delta, Air France, Aeroflot, Ryanair, Kenya Airways and more, all fly direct to Clermont-Ferrand.

How to get around? 

Both historical centers as well as the major facilities can be ready by tram, it operates from 5am to 1am with cars coming every 10 minutes. 

History of Clermont-Ferrand

Clermont-Ferrand is a fascinating city, with remarkable heritage. Surrounded by dormant volcanoes and buildings made of lava stones, the skyline is moodily Gothic while the ambiance is sunny and jolly. The great Cathedral of Clermont-Ferrand was built in a gothic style in the 13th century, and is today the most distinctive and stunning building In Clermont-Ferrand.

But the cathedrale is not the only great historic church in the city, nearby is its ancient rival, the Basilica of Notre-Dame du Port, a romanesque basilica which was built during in the early 12th century but destroyed and rebuild several times, the basilica was nominated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1998. For the pilgrims who try to reach Santiago de Compostela many are starting or passing by the basilica which is an important step of the route Via Arverno.

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