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Auvergne is a part of the Massif Central and has been inhabited since the 5th century BC. It is known for its clean air, beautiful and capricious nature and a predominantly good climate. A region with many possibilities, as well sporting field to enjoy peace, environment and nature. The spring fields full of wild flowers, the warm and sunny summer, autumn with its beautiful golden color in the winter and the snow and freezing the beautiful view of the human lot to enjoy.


Puy-de-Dôme has many routes and is known for including the Tour de France. It is also a varied and extensive walking.
Besse Saint Anastaise is one of the oldest towns in the Puy-de-Dôme. Previously, the 2 counties and the other named Besse and Chandesse.
Now the latest municipality in the Saint Besse Anastaise, but on different maps and in the vernacular, the town still known as Besse and Chandesse.
Small narrow streets, houses of dark lava rock but brightened by red geraniums on the walls, the fortifications and the old medieval church
give this town a picturesque appearance. The butchers, bakers little, the village square with its restaurants, cafes and terraces, each Monday
the market that winds through the streets, the delicious cheeses, books and newspapers, all kinds of souvenirs but also the newest fashion and
an Internet café, and Besse Chandesse has it all!


Besse and Chandesse is not only attractive in the summer but in winter has its own charm and around the corner (6km) is Super Besse, a nice ski resort with many possibilities. The 300 snow cannons is a snow ski cross country and region


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Citymap Besse