©

Ambert trip planner

Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free

Build your own package

+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Ambert

3.8
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Churches
Ambert is a commune in the Puy-de-Dôme department in Auvergne in central France.AdministrationAmbert is the seat of the canton of Ambert and the arrondissement of Ambert. It is a sub-prefecture of the department. The arrondissement consists of eight cantons (before March 2015).GeographyAmbert lies on the Dore River, a tributary of the Allier River.SightsAmbert is famous for its fourme d'Ambert cheese, its paper mills (the first edition of Diderot's Encyclopédie was printed on paper made in Ambert) and its circular town market hall (popularized by Jules Romain in his novel Les copains).The Agrivap Chemin de Fer Touristique operates out of Ambert. There is a steam engine that makes a local run, but to see the line in full a ride on the Panoramique Autorail is not to be missed.There is an industrial museum with an interesting collection of tractors and small steam engines.In the town the Museum of Cheese is worth a visit, as is the old paper mill a few kilometres outside the main town.
Put Ambert at the heart of your travel plans by using our France road trip planning website.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!
  • Build a trip
    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it
    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package
    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!
    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance

Places to visit with Ambert

Lyon Trip planner BEST FOR: Architectural Building, Specialty Museum, Park Chamonix Trip planner BEST FOR: Mountain, Parasailing / Paragliding, Outdoor Activity Val Thorens Trip planner BEST FOR: Ski Area, Outdoor Activity, Nightlife Annecy Trip planner BEST FOR: Water Body, Landmark, Parasailing / Paragliding Tignes Trip planner BEST FOR: Outdoor Activity, Ski Area, Fun & Games