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*[[Mont Dore]] - A spa town located at the head of the Dordogne river, just beneath Puy de Sancy. An excellent location for hiking.
 
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The Auvergne region can be reached from [[Paris]] on the A71 motorway (3 hrs), from [[Lyon]] on the A72 motorway (2 hrs) and from [[Beziers]] on the A75 Méridienne motorway (no toll).
 
The Auvergne region can be reached from [[Paris]] on the A71 motorway (3 hrs), from [[Lyon]] on the A72 motorway (2 hrs) and from [[Beziers]] on the A75 Méridienne motorway (no toll).
  
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There are trains from Clermont Ferrand and Toulouse to Aurillac, which pass through the small towns and villages of the Auvergne. They are slow! For a full timetable of the two routes go to sncf Cantal
 
There are trains from Clermont Ferrand and Toulouse to Aurillac, which pass through the small towns and villages of the Auvergne. They are slow! For a full timetable of the two routes go to sncf Cantal
  
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Revision as of 21:22, 12 January 2008

The Auvergne [1] is an extensive region of central France. A large part of the Auvergne region is covered by the volcanic Massif Central mountain range, a region of vast green open spaces, dotted with lakes, forests and extinct volcanoes, plus some of the best hiking territory to be found in France. The region is home to two Regional Natural Parks - the Livradois-Forez Park and the Auvergne Volcanoes Park, more than 500 Romanesque churches, over 50 châteaux to visit along the 'Route des Châteaux d'Auvergne' and 10 spa towns (with all the charm of the 'Belle Epoque').

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  • Mont Dore - A spa town located at the head of the Dordogne river, just beneath Puy de Sancy. An excellent location for hiking.

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The Auvergne region can be reached from Paris on the A71 motorway (3 hrs), from Lyon on the A72 motorway (2 hrs) and from Beziers on the A75 Méridienne motorway (no toll).

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There are trains from Clermont Ferrand and Toulouse to Aurillac, which pass through the small towns and villages of the Auvergne. They are slow! For a full timetable of the two routes go to sncf Cantal

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  • European Volcanic Park, [2]. the Auvergne is the largest volcanic region in Europe
  • Auvergne Historical Châteaux Route, [3].

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