On the occasion of the EHTTA general assembly, Clermont Métropole (France) was welcomed as an associated member.
The territory is centered on the city of Clermont-Ferrand in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in central France.
It is most known for its exceptional setting, with the volcanoes and in particular the Puy de Dôme.
Clermont Auvergne Métropole also represents a spa resorts’ territory, including EHTTA’s member Royat – Chamalières, and is engaged in a process of development of the thermal and cultural offer of the whole territory. Clermont Auvergne Métropole is also applying to be European Capital for Culture in 2028.