The must-see places to visit in Clermont-Ferrand
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Historic capital of Auvergne
Perched on its hilltop and protected by ancient ramparts, Clermont-Ferrand is a city with a mixed atmosphere, blending a modern image with a captivatingly charming old town.
In the footsteps of a prestigious past
The city of Clermont-Ferrand has a fascinating history associated with the First Crusades, which were proclaimed in 1095 by Pope Urban II. His statue stands on the Place de la Victoire.
In Clermont-Ferrand, admire the many towers. There are 50 of them, representing the city's churches. Discover the splendid Gothic cathedral Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption and its magnificent stained glass windows. It was built in the 13th and 14th centuries in black lava stone, which gives it an even more serious and majestic character.
Notre-Dame du Port Basilica
Its neighbour, the Basilica of Notre-Dame du Port is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site under the title of the "Roads to Santiago de Compostela in France". The crypt of the basilica contains a copy of the statue of the Vierge Noire which was venerated by pilgrims in the 13th century.
The Place de Jaude
Then go to the Place de Jaude, the epicentre of Clermont-Ferrand. It abounds with monuments, statues, shops, cafés, restaurants, etc. The statue of Vercingetorix is on this square.