Gergovia, the doorway to the “Mond’Arverne” territory
A large part of the Auvergne can be seen from Gergovia, which makes it the perfect departure point for discovering the region around the plateau. It is located a few minutes from Clermont-Ferrand and close to the Chaîne des Puys, recently listed a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as to many other natural and tourist sites such as the puy de Dôme, Vulcania, etc.
From Gergovia, discover the Mond’Arverne region, from the Aydat lake to the medieval town of Saint-Saturnin, stopping by the Allier river and the Auvergne volcanoes on the way. To find out more, see the Mond’Arverne tourist office website.
Please note: the Gergovia Museum is a partner of the PASS’Arverne:
When you rent accommodation (hotels, guest houses, campsites, etc.) in the Mond’Arverne area, you become eligible for the Pass’Arverne. This gives you access to special rates at the main local tourist sites. Don’t hesitate to ask for it!
If you feel like taking a break, there are a number of hotels and restaurants near the Gergovia Museum: Restaurants : La Hutte Gauloise (190m), Le Bistronome (8km) ; Lodging : Best Western Plus Hôtel Gergovie (9km), Le Couvent chambres d’hôte (11km)…
A few minutes from Clermont-Ferrand, the historic capital of the Auvergne
Gergovia is just a few kilometres from Clermont-Ferrand. Take advantage of your visit to the museum to discover Clermont-Ferrand and its many cultural and tourist sites.
Check the Tourist Office website to prepare your stay in Clermont-Ferrand and in the area of the Auvergne volcanoes.
Useful tip: the Gergovia Museum is included in the ClermontPass! This pass gives you access to a host of special offers including Vulcania, Panoramique des Dômes, Michelin Adventure, and the Volcan de Lemptégy.