Things to do in Clermont-Ferrand

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Start with the Top Sights in Clermont-Ferrand

If you're in Clermont-Ferrand to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Panoramic Domes

⭐️ 4.6 (11587)

Place de Jaude

⭐️ 4.3 (10277)

Jardin Lecoq

⭐️ 4.5 (7081)

L'Aventure Michelin

⭐️ 4.6 (4978)

Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption

⭐️ 4.6 (4302)

Parc Montjuzet

⭐️ 4.5 (2298)

Temple of Mercury

⭐️ 4.4 (1827)

Basilique Notre-Dame du Port

⭐️ 4.6 (1229)

Musee d'Art Roger Quilliot

⭐️ 4.3 (734)

ASM Experience

⭐️ 4.6 (364)

Musée Bargoin

⭐️ 4.3 (302)

The top affordable restaurants in Clermont-Ferrand

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Clermont-Ferrand city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

La Gourmandine

⭐️ 4.5 (1283)

Price Range: $$

La Mangoune Clermont-Ferrand

⭐️ 4.1 (1283)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant Clermont-Ferrand : L'Odevie

⭐️ 4.4 (1260)

Price Range: $$

Le Bistrot d'à Côté

⭐️ 4.7 (981)

Price Range: $$

Lard et la Manière

⭐️ 4.6 (921)

Price Range: $$

La Vache qui Tète

⭐️ 4.5 (708)

Price Range: $$

DUCHER Restaurant

⭐️ 4.3 (637)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant Le Devant

⭐️ 4.4 (629)

Price Range: $$

Lard De Vivre

⭐️ 4.7 (604)

Price Range: $$

Il Visconti

⭐️ 4.4 (548)

Price Range: $$

La Cassolette

⭐️ 4.6 (441)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Clermont-Ferrand

These are curated, high quality experiences in Clermont-Ferrand hosted by locals!

Lyon Food Tour - Go for an afternoon Old Town foodie walk

Cheese Adventures in the Auvergne

Learn the basics to make your own pizza

Mystic Lyon

End your night in some of the best bars in Clermont-Ferrand

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Clermont-Ferrand, curated exclusively for you.

The Still Irish Bar

⭐️ 4.4 (1321)

Price Range: $$

Les BerThoM

⭐️ 4.4 (1286)

Price Range: $$

The Salvation Jane Pub

⭐️ 4.6 (597)

Price Range: $$

Delirium Café

⭐️ 4.4 (545)

Price Range: $$

Au Fût et à mesure Clermont-Ferrand

⭐️ 4.6 (500)

Price Range: $$

Le Brew Pub

⭐️ 4.5 (452)

The Viking Pub Counter

⭐️ 4.5 (445)

Price Range: $$

Mojitos bar

⭐️ 4 (324)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.5 (283)

Le Bar Bar

⭐️ 4.4 (263)

Bar Le Roof des Volcans

⭐️ 4 (260)

Pick from the best places to stay in Clermont-Ferrand

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Looking for unforgettable fine-dining experiences in Clermont-Ferrand?

Hungry? We've got the best rated, the best of the best.

Amphitryon Capucine

⭐️ 4.6 (353)

Price Range: $$$


⭐️ 4.4 (212)

Price Range: $$$

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Visit the Puy de Dome: Climb the ancient Volcano and explore the cultural centre of Clermont-Ferrand.
  2. Tour the Old Town: Wander through Clermont-Ferrand’s quaint narrow streets and enjoy the architectural wonders.
  3. Explore Michelin Headquarters: Get a fascinating look into the world of tires at Michelin's international headquarters.

Clermont-Ferrand is one of the best cities to visit in France and a great destination throughout the year. The best time to visit is during late spring and summer when the weather is the warmest and city events are most active. The mild autumn months are also an ideal time to take advantage of the beautiful landscape at its full bloom.

Clermont-Ferrand, in France, is a great place for a full exploration of its attractions, history and culture. The ideal amount of days for an all-encompassing experience of the city is at least three days, as there are many attractions and sites to be seen. Spend two days sightseeing and exploring the streets to uncover the history and culture of the city and visit top attractions such as the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de l'Assomption, Parc Jouvet and the Puy de Dome. Use the third day to explore some of the wonderful local villages and countryside nearby.

Clermont-Ferrand is well served by public transportation making it easy to get around town. Buses cover the main routes and offer excellent connectivity to the city's key attractions. For visitors who prefer to explore by foot, the city offers a pedestrian pathway system with marked trails, making it an excellent option for discovering the area. Lastly, two tram lines are in operation in the city, providing easy access to popular city destinations.

Clermont-Ferrand is a great city for families to explore and make memories in. Take a walk down the beautiful banks of the Allier River, full of incredible Gothic and Romanesque architecture, or explore the Cathedral of Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption, with its distinctive double spire. For something more adventurous, try the Parc Vulcania, an adventure park with rides, amusements, and a 3D theater, or cruise around the city on Segway and get a different perspective. With lots of parks, gardens and cafes to explore, Clermont-Ferrand is an excellent place to take the family.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Clermont-Ferrand. To start off we'd have to mention Mojitos bar, The Still Irish Bar, Le Brew Pub. Check out our page on the best bars in Clermont-Ferrand.

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