Saint-Amandin is situated 110 miles (177 kilometers) west of Lyon and about 240 miles (386 kilometers) south of Paris, France's capital.
To get a true feel for the Auvergne lifestyle take a trip and explore the wider region around Saint-Amandin. Pay a visit to the Eglise de Bort-les-Orgues and Museum of Tanning and Leather in and around Bort-les-Orgues, some 10 miles (16 kilometers) to the east of Saint-Amandin.
About 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northeast of Saint-Amandin is Clermont-Ferrand, an important regional city and the home of Clermont-Ferrand Cathedral, Notre Dame du Port and Puy de Pariou. Blaise Pascal University, Puy de Dome and Parc des Sports Marcel Michelin are also good places to spend some time.
Holy places are often the perfect portals into a community's heart and soul. The churches throughout Auvergne are certainly no exception.
There are heaps of exciting adventures to be savoured in the area around Auvergne. Have a go at mountain climbing or horse riding to get your adrenaline pumping.
When the time comes to head back to the comforts of home, you'll be bidding this special place a fond and teary Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell).