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

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1. Sanctuaire de Trémonteix

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The sanctuary of Trémonteix is a Roman sanctuary with double fanum with unique cella in connection with a Roman villa. It is 2.5 km from the centre of the ancient city of Augustonemetum/Clermont-Ferrand in France. Discovered in 2009 during a preventive archaeology diagnosis, the villa was excavated by a team from the National Institute for Preventive Archaeological Research (Inrap) between 2010 and 2011, then partially destroyed by the developments carried out following these operations. Only the sanctuary, listed as a historical monument in 2012, has been preserved within a green zone.

Wikipedia: Sanctuaire de Trémonteix (FR), Heritage Website

2. Fortifications de Montferrand

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

The ramparts of Montferrand are a fortification of agglomeration 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 city 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)

3. 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

4. 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

5. Jardin Botanique de la Charme

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Jardin Botanique de la Charme

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)

6. 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)

7. Fontaine des Lions

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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.

Wikipedia: Fontaine des Lions (Clermont-Ferrand) (FR)

8. 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)

9. Opéra-Théâtre

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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)

10. Hôtel Cote-Blatin

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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.

Wikipedia: Hôtel Cote-Blatin (EN)

11. Maar de Jaude

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Maar de Jaude

The maar of Jaude is an ancient phreato-magmatic volcano of France belonging to the chain of Puys. At 156,000 years old, this maar could be the oldest building in the chain, as well as the most eccentric to the east from the eruptive axis.

Wikipedia: Maar de Jaude (FR)

12. 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)

13. Villa Gros

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Villa Gros is a villa located in Clermont-Ferrand in France. It was built in 1936. The villa has been listed as a historical monument since 2009. It is located opposite the "Wall of China" of the Saint-Jacques district.

Wikipedia: Villa Gros (FR)

14. Église Saint-Genès des Carmes

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

Wikipedia: Église_Saint-Genès_des_Carmes (FR)


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