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Cheap flights to Auvergne

An extensive region of Central France, Auvergne is famous for its volcanos, most especially the Chaîne des Puys. A large portion of the region is covered by the volcanic Massif Central mountain range, which makes up the largest volcanic area in the whole of Europe. This alone may sound terrifying but no, the area is practically safe for exploration. You can get up close and personal with France’s nature wonder in the National Regional Park of the volcanos, and get a glimpse of the sleeping Puy-de-Dôme Volcano. You can also try soothing yourself in the Volvic Spring. You might think that Auvergne is all about the volcanic ranges, but it’s not. Head to the Clermont- Ferrand, which is brimming with cultural and artistic endeavors, one such thing is the International Short Film Festival, the largest of its kind in the world. Whether you want to explore the volcanic ranges, or just imbibe the cultural aspect of the region, you will simply find Auvergne amazing.

One of the oldest cities in France, you will find Clermont-Ferrand emit a timeless cultural aura. Here, you can simply admire the Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption. Like most churches in the region, this black gothic cathedral was built out of black volcanic rock. Construction of the church began in 1248 and was not completed until 1902. Surprisingly, its massive Gothic façade is a stark opposite of its interior, made beautiful when lit with the afternoon sunshine. If you are brave enough, you can go to the transept tower 250 steps up in the air to get a glimpse of fantastic view of Puy-de-Dôme Volcano. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, you can also visit the Basilique Notre Dame du Port, a fine example of 12th century Auvergnat-Romanesque architecture. The church also houses the Black Virgin, which is venerated with a grand procession during the middle week of May.

It is impossible not to miss the L'Aventure Michelin, one of the top choices of destination among tourists in the region. Its 5300 kilograms tire, deemed as the world’s largest, makes it noticeable. The museum sheds light on Michelin’s impact on a number of aviation guides, such as rails, maps, restaurant guides, and GPS technology. Its interactive exhibits will surely amuse the young and the old and alike. In addition, the museum’s on-site gift shop sells everything from roadmaps to key rings.

You can also check out the Musée d'Art Roger Quilliot, which houses excellent works of art spanning from the late Middle Ages until the 20th century. It showcases significant works by Delacroix, the Ryckaert family, and François Boucher. In addition, it also showcases paintings and artifacts that pertains to the Auvergne region.

How to get around within Auvergne

From the airport, you can reach the city via shuttle, especially if you are arriving from Air France. To explore the rest of the city, you can opt to buy tickets that can be used on any trams or bus lines, since Clermont-Ferrand has an extensive bus network that connects downtown to the outlying suburbs.

How to get to Auvergne

To get into the Auvergne region, you will have to fly into the Aeroport Clermont-Ferrand Aulnat, a 15-minute drive from the east from the capital of Clermont-Ferrand. The airlines serving airport includes Air France, Air Corsica, Air Mauritius, Alitalia, HOP!, KLM, and Ryanair. The aforementioned airlines fly from destinations such as Paris, Lyon, Amsterdam, and Porto.  

Flights to Auvergne

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