Auvergne Holiday Rentals

Accommodation, activities and attractions of the Auvergne region of France

Image of Lac Pavin, volcanic lake in the Auvergne, France.

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The Auvergne - region of the Massif Central of France.

Situated just to the north of the Cevennes and Aveyron, the Auvergne is often neglected by holidaymakers heading further south.


The winters in the Auvergne can be quite harsh.

Winter scene, hamlet in the Auvergne snow

Dawn in the Auvergne, here the characteristic ‘Puys’ (the cores of old volcanoes) can be seen poking up from the mist down in the valley.

Dawn in the Auvergne, looking down at the Puys in the valley of the Allier.

Chateaux abound, both intact and ruined ...

Picture of a ruined chateau perched high on a Puy

... and there is some interesting architecture too, here is a 15th century building in Billom.

Billom, Auvergne, image of timber framed 15th century house.




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