Many of Puy-de-Dome’s highlights are located within easy driving distance of Saint-Sylvestre-Pragoulin, making it a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Among the most interesting places to explore are the fabulous Vichy Opera and the remarkable Hall des Sources. Also, be sure to check out the Grand Etablissement Thermal and the Musee de la Coutellerie.
Do make the effort to see some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area the special place it is. Visit some of the interesting museums including Musee Mandet in Riom and the Musee Regional d'Auvergne.
Some popular Puy-de-Dome attractions are in the Saint-Sylvestre-Pragoulin area, including Mozac Abbey in Riom. Take the time to visit places of worship such as the Church of Notre-Dame-du-Marthuret in Riom. Admire the beautiful craftsmanship and get an appreciation of the impotence of faith in Saint-Sylvestre-Pragoulin.
Watch popular sporting heroes, the Clermont Foot Auvergne 63, take to the field in the nearby Gabriel Montpied Stadium, Clermont-Ferrand. On match days follow the procession of red and blue, to the stadium, then after the final siren sounds, join local soccer lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
Finding somewhere handy to unpack your bags around the Saint-Sylvestre-Pragoulin area is a breeze. Take your pick from the Vichy Spa Hotel Les Celestins, the Fasthôtel Clermont Ferrand Hôtel, Gerzat, or the Hotel Première Classe Vichy - Bellerive Sur Allier, Bellerive-sur-Allier.