Things to see and do - Issoire
Issoire Travel guide
Issoire : Michelin's recommendations
The thriving, industrial centre of Issoire is nonetheless a charming ancient city with narrow streets lined with shops and old buildings, and home to one of the largest Romanesque churches in Auvergne. It makes an ideal base for excursions into the nearby Livradois or Dauphiné d'Auvergne regions, both of which will appeal to lovers of wide open spaces.
Tourist attractions Issoire : Things to see and do
Once part of a Benedictine abbey, this church was built in the 12C. The bell tower, façade (whose towers were ransacked in the Wars of Religion) and several capitals were altered in the 19C, but its chevet is still a perfect example of Auvergne Roman..
4 r. du Ponteil
The city's 15C belfry hosts a variety of animations that conjure up the Renaissance period. Three fascinating animations transport you back to this little-known period via the epic story of Austremoine, the son of an Issoire watchmaker. There are als..
Rue Jean Bigot F - 63500 ISSOIRE
The Hotel ibis Issoire is 0.6 miles (1 km) from the center of Issoire, near to a shopping mall and the A75. The hotel is located close to the Auvergne mountains, the Issoire lake and is 18.6 miles (30 km) from the Super Besse ski area. It has 40 air-..
18, Av. Kennedy F - 63500 Issoire
The hotel is situated 20 minutes from Clermont-Ferrand, close to the A71/A75 and A89 motorways, and near the volcanoes between the Chaîne des Puys and Massif du Sancy. It boasts a privileged location for both business and leisure trips. The 120-s..
1 Avenue de la Gare F - 63500 Issoire
Offering a restaurant, Le Relais is located in Issoire, just 150 metres from the train station and 400 metres from the clock tower. Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout. Rooms here will provide you with a view of the park, a flat-screen TV with..
18 boulevard Kennedy F - 63500 Issoire
23 boulevard Triozon-Bayle F - 63500 Issoire
Don't be fooled by the black façade - L'Atelier, which opened in 2012, is a bright young thing with its colourful urban decor. In his open kitchens, the young chef composes pretty dishes that are both original and flavoursome. This place could be one..