Auvergne in Lonely Planet’s Top 10 for this year!

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Finally, the rest of the world seems to be opening their eyes to the breathtaking beauty and all-round gorgeousness of our very own Auvergne region.

The world famous Lonely Planet guide has even included it in its ‘Best in Travel 2016’

In their own words “The Auvergne arouses a most delicious kind of vertigo. Its glacier-carved valleys and volcanic peaks are more reminiscent of Iceland than the heart of France, but somehow it has long been overlooked for being too peaceably rural. But that’s all changing, as French travellers weary of tourist-clogged rivieras seek escape here. The Auvergne has responded by reinventing itself with ambitious art projects and a portfolio of wilderness adventures, without ever losing its small-town charisma.”

Read more: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/best-in-travel/regions/6?detail=1#ixzz46pxGdFb5

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