Puy-de-Dome is situated about 220 miles (354 kilometers) south of Paris, the country's capital, and approximately 90 miles (145 kilometers) west of Lyon.
Investigate the rich architectural and social makeup of Auvergne, by visiting a couple of the other towns and cities in the vicinity of Puy-de-Dome. Saint-Nectaire Church and The Caves of Cornadore which you'll find in and around Saint-Nectaire, are excellent to visit. Saint-Nectaire, is approximately 9 miles (14 kilometers) from Puy-de-Dome. Alternatively you could try the Notre Dame d'Orcival and Lac de Servieres in Orcival. It is 9 miles (14 kilometers) from Puy-de-Dome.
When you are ready to venture further afield why not check out the nearest center. Clermont-Ferrand sits 6 miles (10 kilometers) away and is home to sights like Puy de Dome, Place de Jaude and Blaise Pascal University. Notre Dame du Port, Puy de Pariou and Musee Bargoin are also good places to spend some time.
Immerse yourself in Puy-de-Dome's spiritual side at the area's monasteries and other places of worship.
Should you hear the call of the great outdoors, follow the lead of active locals and spend the day mountain climbing or mountain biking.
As your adventure finishes up, you'll be sure to bid the region a teary "Au revoir / À bientôt"