Sightseeing route in Issoire

Issoire

【City description】

The city is located in the south of Clermont-Ferrand. When you walk a bit from the station, you’ll find the biggest Romanesque church in the region of Auvergne. There is a clock tower at the square of the center city.

【Overall rating】

 ★★☆☆☆

【Time required】

 1 h 30

【Budget】

 2 euros

【Fatigue】

 ★★☆☆☆

【Sightseeing route】



【Start】

①Issoire station

 Gare d’Issoire

★Go straight from the station for 5 minutes.



②Tourist information center

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

③Abbatiale Saint Austremoine

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 8 am – 7 h 30 pm

Close: No

★Go to Gambetta St and turn right at Republic Square. It takes 5 minutes by walk.



④The Clock tower

 La Tour de l’Horloge

Time required: 30 min / Admission fee: 2 euros (6 euros for the atelier)

Opening hour: 2 pm – 6 pm between March and June and between September and November / 10 am – noon and 2 pm – 6 pm between July and August

Close: Monday, between December and February, 5/1

★Go back to the square.



⑤Arch (only the façade)

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go to the street in front of this arch and turn left at the first crossroad.



⑥Bohier’s House(only the façade)

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go straight des Fours St as far as the dead end and turn left. When you find a park on the right hand, enter the park to return to the station. It takes 15 minutes.



【Goal】

Issoire station

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