Things to see and do - Brioude
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Brioude Travel guide
Brioude : Michelin's recommendations
Built on a terrace overlooking the plain, Brioude is a small, bustling country town in the Allier valley with a southern feel and rich heritage. Visit the Basilique Saint-Julien, an architectural masterpiece of coloured stone, and a mix of Romanesque and Gothic art. Take time to stroll around the town’s pleasant streets, admiring its well-restored façades. In the surrounding area, centuries-old churches and castles look down on the banks of the Allier river from their impregnable sites.
Tourist attractions Brioude : Things to see and do
Begun in 1060, the St-Julien basilica was completed in 1180, and heightened and vaulted in 1259. Admire the magnificent chevet: its terraces are in the Auvergnat Romanesque style while its ornamentation is more Burgundian. Note the original appearanc..
Avenue Paul Chambriard F - 43100 Brioude
Hotel La Sapinière is located in Brioude, just 20 km away from the Allier gorges and 33 km away from Issoire. Guests can relax by the indoor swimming pool and the hot tub. The rooms at Hotel La Sapinière are decorated with colors inspired by nature ..
avenue Paul-Chambriard F - 43100 Brioude
1 boulevard Docteur-Devins F - 43100 Brioude
This restaurant is well known in the region and run by two welcoming sisters who lavish their guests with attention! The rustic-style interior decor is echoed in the food, which uses local ingredients and is served in generous portions.