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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.

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  • Basilique St-Julien Recommended Recommended

    Place St-Julien F - 43100 Brioude

    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..

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  • Hotel La Sapinière

    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 ..

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