Here you can find interesting sights in Chamalières, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 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
Maison Bergougnan is a villa located at 64 rue Blatin in Clermont-Ferrand. Built in the first quarter of the twentieth century in bricks and stones whose originality lies in the alternation of these two materials. Its roof is partially terraced. The house, including the interior decorations and the garden with its fence are listed as Historical Monuments by decree of 13 December 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. Fontaine des Lions
Lion Fountain is a fountain in the center of Clermont-Ferrand, France. It is located in Little Glass Street, and its original site is La Fontaine Square. The fountain was first mentioned in 1659. Its building material is Walwich Stone. It was listed as a historical site in 1931.
6. Synagogue Beit Yacov
The Beit Yacov Synagogue in Clermont-Ferrand is an ancient French synagogue located at 20 Quatre-Passports Street in the Fontgißve district. It is a witness to the existence of Jews in Auvergne. It was built in 1862 by architect Francois-Louis Jalil.
7. Hôtel Cote-Blatin
The Hôtel Cote-Blatin is a historic hôtel particulier in Clermont-Ferrand, France. It was built in 1897 for Joseph Cote, a physician. It was designed by architect Émile Camut. It has been listed as an official historic monument since 2010.
8. Maar de Jaude
The maar of Jaude is an ancient phreato-magmatic volcano of France belonging to the chain of Puys. Aged 156,000 years, this maar could be the oldest building in the chain, as well as the most eccentric to the east from the eruptive axis.
9. Gare de Royat-Chamalières
The Royat-Chamalißres railway station is a railway station on the Eygurande-Merlines line in Clermont-Ferrand, France, within the Chamalißres commune, close to Royat, in Puy-de-D ô me province in the Auvergne-Rh ó ne-Alpes region.
10. Église Notre-Dame
The Church of Notre-Dame de Chamalières is a former Catholic collegiate church located in Chamalières, in the Department of Puy-de-Dôme, in France. It was classified as a historical monument in 1840.
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