Sightseeing route in 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


 2 euros



【Sightseeing route】


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.


Issoire station

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