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Shaped by the volcanic activity that took place 30 million years ago, the Auvergne landscape is all green mountains and wild gorges. Nature in the raw.
Intriguing Auvergne, in the very center of France between Vichy and Le Puy, has a broad history from the 13th century's King Philippe Augustus to the Marquis de la Fayette. Celebrated Frenchmen from this region include Vercingétorix, the first Gaulois king, one of the great thinkers of modern times, Blaise Pascal, and former president Georges Pompidou.
Natural parks and long hiking trails in Auvergne
More information about Auvergne for the nature lovers. Auvergne Volcanoes Regional Nature Park: An immense green land, sculpted by volcanic eruptions and glaciers, sprinkled with lakes and peat bogs, the Volcano Park comprises five natural regions, grandiose and captivating at the same time...
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