Auvergne may be becoming my favourite Region in France. With elevations from around 600 feet to 2000 odd, it has varied terrain, but outwith its gorges, it is hilly rather than mountainous. Mainly deciduous, it also has massive acreage of coniferous forest near Thiers toward its South East border with the department of Loire, which was reminiscent of Vermont in the US. In sunshine … Continue reading Puy-de-Dome