5-day travel itinerary for visiting the Auvergne region by car, starting from Paris:
- Depart from Paris early in the morning and drive to the city of Clermont-Ferrand, the capital of Auvergne.
- Spend the morning exploring the historic Old Town and the famous Clermont-Ferrand Cathedral.
- In the afternoon, visit the Michelin Adventure Museum, which showcases the history of the famous tire manufacturer.
- Check into a hotel in Clermont-Ferrand for the night.
- Spend the morning visiting the town of Le Puy-en-Velay and its famous Notre-Dame du Puy Cathedral.
- In the afternoon, visit the town of Saint-Flour and its famous fortified walls.
- Return to Clermont-Ferrand and stay in the same hotel for the night.
- Spend the morning exploring the Parc Naturel Régional des Volcans d’Auvergne, which is known for its natural landscapes and volcanoes.
- In the afternoon, visit the town of Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise and its famous medieval town center.
- Check into a hotel in Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise for the night.
- Spend the morning visiting the town of Mont-Dore and its famous thermal baths.
- In the afternoon, visit the town of La Bourboule and its famous Parc Fenestre.
- Return to Besse-et-Saint-Anastaise and stay in the same hotel for the night.
- Spend the morning exploring the town of Aurillac and its famous castle, Château Saint-Étienne.
- Drive back to Paris in the afternoon.