A beautiful city of art, Riom is largely unknown outside France. Its world of hidden histories is worth exploring. Here’s why.
The Château Royal of Saint-Saturnin in Auvergne was once owned by Catherine de Medici — queen of France.
The Italian Renaissance, to which Clermont owes the lovely maison de Savaron on rue des Chaussetiers, makes its presence felt in Auvergne. -Marcellin Boudet Anyone who admires Renaissance architecture will find much to marvel at in the older quarters of Clermont-Ferrand. Here mazes of uneven cobbled streets almost always lead to a quiet square or corner […]