8 Sights in Clermont-Ferrand, France (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Clermont-Ferrand, 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 8 sights are available in Clermont-Ferrand, France.

List of cities in France Sightseeing Tours in Clermont-Ferrand

1. Fortifications de Montferrand

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Fortifications de Montferrand David Lofink from Orange, United States / CC BY 2.0

The ramparts of Montferrand are an agglomeration fortification located in Montferrand, district of Clermont-Ferrand and former rival city of Clermont. The enclosure was built from the fourth quarter of the twelfth century to the sixteenth century to protect the county town of Montferrand. Largely integrated into later constructions, it has largely been preserved. It has been classified as a historical monument since 2012.

Wikipedia: Fortifications de Montferrand (FR)

2. Musée d'Art Roger Quilliot

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The Roger-Quilliot Museum of Art (MARQ) is located in Clermont-Ferrand, part of a former Ursulines monastery built in the 17th century. This building is listed as a historical monument. The museum opened in 1992 as Mus é e des Beauty-Arts and was later renamed after Roger Quilliot, the former mayor of Clermont-Ferrand.

Wikipedia: Musée d'Art Roger-Quilliot (FR)

3. Jardin Botanique de la Charme

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Jardin Botanique de la Charme Kostia9 / Public domain

The Jardin botanique de la Charme, formerly known as the Jardin botanique de la Ville de Clermont-Ferrand, is a municipal botanical garden located at 10, rue de la Charme, Clermont-Ferrand, Puy-de-Dôme, Auvergne, France. It is open weekdays year-round plus weekends in the warmer months; admission is free.

Wikipedia: Jardin botanique de la Charme (EN)

4. Muséum Henri-Lecoq

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Muséum Henri-Lecoq Ville de Clermont-Ferrand / marque déposée

The Henri-Lecoq Museum is a natural history museum founded in 1873 and located in Clermont-Ferrand in the Puy-de-Dôme. It is named after the naturalist Henri Lecoq, whose legacy to the city of Clermont-Ferrand formed the basis of the museum's collections. There are rich collections in different fields.

Wikipedia: Muséum Henri-Lecoq (FR)

5. Statue du Général Desaix

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Statue du Général Desaix Szeder László / CC BY-SA 4.0

The statue of General Desix is a bronze statue of French sculptor Charles-Fran ç ois Le Bouf, named Nantes, which has stood in Joad Square in Clermont-Ferrand, France since 1848. The monument honors General Desikes, a native of the area, who died in battle at the Battle of Marengo (1800).

Wikipedia: Statue du général Desaix (FR)

6. Statue de Vercingétorix

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The equestrian statue of Vercingetorix is a bronze equestrian statue installed in 1903 in Clermont-Ferrand, on the Place de Jaude, sculpted by Auguste Bartholdi, and representing Vercingetorix, leader of the Arvernes and winner of the siege of Gergovie which took place nearby.

Wikipedia: Statue équestre de Vercingétorix (FR)

7. Opéra Municipal

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Op é ra-Th é â tre de Clermont-Ferrand is located in the city centre, on Desaix Avenue and Jaude Square. It was built between 1891 and 1894 at the impetus of the municipality led by Am é d é e Gasquet. The work was directed by architect Jean Teillard.

Wikipedia: Opéra-Théâtre de Clermont-Ferrand (FR)

8. Église Saint-Genès des Carmes

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The Church of Saint-Genès des Carmes is a Roman Catholic church located on Rue Neuve des Carmes in Clermont-Ferrand, in the Puy-de-Dôme department, France. It was listed as a historical monument in 1961.

Wikipedia: Église_Saint-Genès_des_Carmes (FR)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

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