Terroirs map Auvergne


Arvernes’territory, home of the Gallic civilisation


Auvergne is said to be geographically the heart of France. It's also its spiritual heart, as on this lands is born the French national identity. Because in its plateau (at Gergovie) the Gallic armies of Vercingetorix defeated the Romanian legions of César.
More than a symbol.


Departments :
Allier (Moulins), Cantal (Aurillac), Haute-Loire (Le Puy), Puy De Dôme (Clermont-Ferrand).


L'homme est un roseau pensant, le plus faible de la nature ; mais c'est un roseau pensant.

Pascal - Les Pensées