The ibis budget Thiers welcomes you to the heart of Livradois Forez national park. Located 3.1 miles (5 km) from the center of the French cutlery capital since the 12th century, you can visit the cutlery museum, walk in the Vallée des Rouets along the Durolle river or follow in the footsteps of the grinders. The Creux de l'Enfer is a contemporary art center in the medieval city. Come and explore the history of the Auvergne through its 45 chateaux. Vulcania theme park is 31 miles (50 km) away.