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

Explore interesting sights in Clermont-Ferrand, 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 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

Montferran City Wall is an urban fortification located in Montferran, Clermont-Ferrand District, and it is also a competitor of Clermont. The city wall was built from the fourth quarter of the 12th century to the 16th century to protect the Earl of Montferran. It was largely integrated into later buildings and largely preserved. It has been listed as a historical site since 2012.

Wikipedia: Fortifications de Montferrand (FR)

2. Musée d'Art Roger Quilliot

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The Roger-Quilliot Art Museum (MARQ) is located in Clermont-Ferrand in part of the buildings of a former Ursuline convent built in the seventeenth century. This building is classified as a historical monument. The museum opened in 1992 as the Musée des Beaux-Arts and was renamed after a former mayor of Clermont-Ferrand, Roger Quilliot.

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

3. Muséum Henri-Lecoq

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

The Muséum Henri-Lecoq is a natural history museum founded in 1873 and located in Clermont-Ferrand in the Puy-de-Dôme. It bears the name of the naturalist Henri Lecoq, whose bequest 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), Website

4. Jardin Botanique de la Charme

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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)

5. Statue du Général Desaix

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

The statue of General Desaix is a bronze statue by the sculptor Charles-François Lebœuf dit Nanteuil, installed since 1848 on the Place de Jaude, in Clermont-Ferrand. The monument pays tribute to General Desaix, who died at the Battle of Marengo (1800) and was born in the region.

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, chief 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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The Opéra-Théâtre de Clermont-Ferrand is located in the heart of the city, on Boulevard Desaix and Place de Jaude. Under the impetus of the municipality led by Amédée Gasquet, it was built between 1891 and 1894. The work was directed by architect Jean Teillard.

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

8. Église Notre-Dame de Prospérité

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The Church of Notre-Dame-de-Prospérité or Church of Notre-Dame de Montferrand is a former Roman Catholic collegiate church located in Montferrand, Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne. It was classified as a historical monument in 1846.

Wikipedia: Église Notre-Dame-de-Prospérité de Clermont-Ferrand (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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