Historical sites in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

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The 10 Most Beautiful historical sites in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

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Historical Site · Rhône-Alpes
Maison d'Izieu, Memorial to exterminated Jewish children
A place of life that has become a place of national remembrance, the Maison d'Izieu, a museum and memorial, offers visitors the opportunity to discover history, justice and remembrance today through guided tours of the house and its permanent and temporary exhibitions
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Historical Site · Saint-Germain-sur-l'Arbresle
Glay limestone quarries
This was once a yellow limestone extraction site characteristic of the southern Beaujolais. It supplied the region in construction material for centuries. As the only visitable quarry in the Rhône area, it is also a natural area of ecological interest.
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Historical Site · Auvergne
Etablissement thermal du Mont-Dore
Discovery of a building classified in part as a historical monument. Built between 1817 and 1823 on the site of the Roman baths, the architecture of the building is neo-Byzantine.
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Historical Site · Rhône-Alpes
Meyras : village of character
Surrounded by young volcanoes in the Cévennes, Meyras pays tribute to age-old crafts on its fresco trail...At every twist and turn you'll see locals picking chestnuts, Saint-Blaise fair etc.
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Historical Site · Rhône-Alpes
Chassiers : a village with outstanding character
Chassiers lies in a Cévennes landscape sculpted by man over the centuries. It is next to two rivers and a stone's throw from the medieval town of Largentière.
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Historical Site · Auvergne
Oil Mill of Sayat
Le moulin à huile de Sayat était l’un des 17 moulins en activité de la commune quand il ferma au début des années 1960, concurrencé par l’industrie.
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Historical Site · Auvergne
The Corn Exchange
Eglise ou bâtiment civil ? Incontestablement, cet édifice dénommé Notre Dame de la Collégiale ou Halle aux Bleds interpelle.Une histoire hors du commun et une restauration remarquable en font un bâtiment emblématique du centre historique de Saint-Flour.
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Historical Site · Auvergne
Le palais épiscopal
Édifié au XVIIe siècle au pied de la cathédrale Saint-Pierre, le Palais Épiscopal présente des collections identitaires étonnantes, témoins de l’histoire d’un pays de hautes terres.
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Historical Site · Rhône-Alpes
Sainte Marie's abbey-church
Sainte Marie abbey-church is a masterpiece of Romanesque architecture. It is evidence of the eventful past of Cruas Abbey. Don't miss the treasures: the very rare 12th-century monastic tribune rediscovered just over 40 years ago, the 11th-century crypt and the 12th-century mosaic.
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Historical Site · Auvergne
Temple de mercure
Au sommet du puy de Dôme, le visiteur peut découvrir les vestiges de l'un des plus grands sanctuaires de montagne de l'Empire romain, construit au milieu du IIe siècle de notre ère : le temple de Mercure.

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