The Auvergne is an extensive region of central , belonging to the larger region of . A large part of the Auvergne region is covered by the volcanic Massif Central mountain range, a region of vast green open spaces, dotted with lakes, forests and extinct volcanoes, plus some of the best hiking territory to be found in .

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is a city in central , the capital of the Auvergne region. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Puy-de-dome is a department in the Auvergne region. Photo: Thesupermat, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the prefecture of the department, in the region of . Photo: Père Igor, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town in . The Spa town, is situated in an ideal location for accessing the highest peaks in the Auvergne. Photo: Torsade de Pointes, CC0.


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