La Tour de l'Horloge, City of Issoire

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Gain a unique perspective of the city and the surrounding landscape at La Tour de l'Horloge, commissioned in the 15th century by Austremoine Bohier and his brother Antoine who were both merchants and consuls in Issoire. At the time, it served several functions: as a watchtower, a communal house, and a bell that kept time for the citizens of Issoire. The clock and tower are open to the public including the Lookout with views of the Puy de Sancy mountains and the Allier valley. To visit La Tour de l'Horloge and other attractions in City of Issoire, use our City of Issoire online trip maker.
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  • Apart from the Tour de L'Horloge this town is quite unremarkable I guess we have been spoilt by the beautiful towns in Provence and the Ardeche but I would not bother a detour if this is not on route  more »
  • Excellent historical place full of info and views...if uou walk up the 142 steps to the top!
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