Saint-Etienne-de-Chomeil Vacation Packages
Saint-Etienne-de-Chomeil is situated 240 miles (386 kilometers) south of Paris, the national capital, and 110 miles (177 kilometers) west of Lyon.
If you feel the need to broaden your horizons beyond Saint-Etienne-de-Chomeil, you'll soon find that Auvergne possesses a number of attractions just waiting to be explored. Bort-les-Orgues, is 7 miles (11 kilometers) to the southeast. Take the trip there to enjoy the Eglise de Bort-les-Orgues and Museum of Tanning and Leather.
When you come to Saint-Etienne-de-Chomeil, why not make a day trip to Clermont-Ferrand. Approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) away, this regional city is where you can find Parc des Sports Marcel Michelin, Musee Lecoq and Place de Jaude. If your itinerary allows be sure to check out Musee d'Art Roger-Quillot, Puy de Dome and Puy de Pariou before heading back to Saint-Etienne-de-Chomeil.
To really get an understanding of a place, you need to peer back through the mists of time. Auvergne's evocative traditional villages are a great place to start.
This place also boasts some thrilling adventures such as parasailing.
If you really want to understand the local customs, take the time to visit the region's cafés and restaurants. These are excellent places to rub shoulders with residents and try out dishes that are commonly eaten here. Some ingredients commonly found in a number of Auvergne menus are mushrooms and truffles. Don't leave Auvergne without trying out tripoux (tripe 'parcels' in savoury sauce) as well as truffade (sautéed potatoes with garlic and cheese). Why don't you treat yourself to a local vino to accompany your meal? Chardonnay and Gamay are a couple of popular options.
When the time comes to finish up and say "Au revoir / À bientôt", you'll take with you plenty of photos, mementos and memories to last a lifetime.