Clermont-Fernand is a city that crackles with charisma and bristles with breath-taking beauty; surrounded by the vibrant and verdant Puys Mountain Range and situated amidst undulating volcanoes, the cosmopolitan city ripples with rich culture, architectural style and natural splendour. The city’s prominent artistic expression is undoubtedly filmmaking, and the metropolis is considered the world capital of short cinema therefore annually hosts one of France’s leading film festivals.
The striking silhouette of Clermont-Ferrand’s grandiose Gothic cathedral casts a dramatic shadow upon the cityscape; as the jewel in the city’s architectural crown, the majestic masterpiece attracts thousands of visitors interested in the skywards spires, kaleidoscopic stained glass windows and glittering mural painting within.
Absorb the city’s unique ambience at the energetic and effusive Place de Jaude, the principal square of this multi-faceted metropolis. Here, majestic monuments, colourful flower beds and frivolous fountains create a magical atmosphere to be enjoyed by day or night.
Housed in the historical site of the former Ursulines Convent, the captivating collections of the Roger-Quillot Museum have a distinct different; architects Adrien and Claude Galliard designed the museum to ensure natural light suffuses every room, enhancing the beauty of the 1500 artworks that straddle centuries.
Boasting a prime location proximate to the lively Place de Jaude, the refined La Regalade Restaurants offers gastronomes a dynamic dining experience; expert sommeliers are on hand to assist in selecting the perfect liquid accompaniment to your fine food, while delectable dishes give a refined and innovative twist to classic French cuisine.(9 Rue Nestor Perret, 63000 Clermont-Ferrand)