Explore interesting sights in Chamalières, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Chamalières, France.List of cities in France Sightseeing Tours in Chamalières
A villa is a type of house that was originally an ancient Roman upper class country house. Since its origins in the Roman villa, the idea and function of a villa have evolved considerably. After the fall of the Roman Republic, villas became small farming compounds, which were increasingly fortified in Late Antiquity, sometimes transferred to the Church for reuse as a monastery. Then they gradually re-evolved through the Middle Ages into elegant upper-class country homes. In the Early Modern period, any comfortable detached house with a garden near a city or town was likely to be described as a villa; most survivals have now been engulfed by suburbia. In modern parlance, "villa" can refer to various types and sizes of residences, ranging from the suburban semi-detached double villa to, in some countries, especially around the Mediterranean, residences of above average size in the countryside.
2. Maison Bergougnan
The Bergougnan house is a villa located at 64 rue Blatin in Clermont-Ferrand. Built in the first quarter of the 20th century in bricks and stones whose originality is the alternation of these two materials. His roof is partially on the terrace. The house, including the interior decorations and the garden with its fence are registered in the historic monuments by decree of December 13, 2000.
3. Ancienne Chapelle de Hôpital Général
The former General Hospital Chapel in Clermont-Ferrand is a neoclassical building built in the mid-19th century. It was closed after the church-affiliated hospital was destroyed. Since 2010, the city government has reopened it and converted it into an exhibition room. It is open all year round, especially in summer.
4. Basilique Notre-Dame-du-Port
The Basilica of Notre-Dame du Port is a Romanesque basilica, formerly a collegiate church, in the Port quarter of Clermont-Ferrand, between Place Delille and the cathedral. From the 10th century to the French Revolution it was served by a community of canons, regular until the 13th century, and thereafter secular.
5. Synagogue Beit Yacov
The Beit Yacov Synagogue of Clermont-Ferrand is a former synagogue of France located at 20 rue des Quatre-Passeports, in the district of Fontgiève. It is a testimony of the Jewish presence in Auvergne. It was built in 1862 by the architect François-Louis Jarrier.
6. Église Notre-Dame
The Church of Notre-Dame de Chamalières is a former Roman Catholic collegiate church located in Chamalières, in the Puy-de-Dôme department, in France. It was classified as a historical monument in 1840.
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