Located in Auvergne, near Le Puy-en-Velay, in a 18th century stone farmhouse, fully restored, at the foot of a 10th century feudal fortress, Denise et Philippe offer you 5 comfortable bedrooms with their own private bathroom.
Description of La Gourmantine Bed & Breakfast:You will have breakfast in Salle à manger on first floor, whereas dinner will be served in Salle à manger on ground floor.
Salle à manger is a rest room as well : reading.
Attractions:The exceptional location of Polignac will allow you to travel around a wonderful area. Landscapes diversity, sites and monuments, will give you a guarantee of pleasure, each day renewed. • Le Puy-en-Velay : city of art and history with its 12th century cathedral, registered as a UNESCO World Heritage site, and its lace school. • Arlempdes rewarded as the "most beautiful village of France" with the 1st castle of the river Loire (after its source). • The Gorges de la Loire and the Gorges de l'Allier. • Mont Gerbier de Jonc (source of Loire), Mont Mézenc which is 1700 m high, and its ski station Les Estables. • The lakes of Bouchet, Issarlès and St Front (formed in old volcanos craters). • The castles of Rochelambert, Lavoûte-Polignac, La Fayette, Domeyrat, Rochebaron, Valprivas, Chalençon, St Vidal, Mercoeur. • The abbeys of La Chaise-Dieu and Le Monastier-sur-Gazeille, the St Julien Basilica of Brioude. • The romanesque churches of St Paulien, Chamalières-sur-Loire. • Footpaths beaconed, for hikers and nature lovers.
Directions to La GourmantineIf you come by N88 road from AUBENAS or MENDE : Go as far as LE PUY-EN-VELAY. In LE PUY-EN-VELAY, take CLERMONT-FERRAND direction on N102 road. As soon as you leave LE PUY-EN-VELAY, there is a sign pointing to the right to POLIGNAC. Follow this direction to POLIGNAC and go as far as POLIGNAC (3 km). Enter POLIGNAC village and follow signs « Chambres et Table d'hôtes La Gourmantine ».
If you come by N88 road from ST-ETIENNE : 3 km before LE PUY-EN-VELAY, take the way to CLERMONT-FERRAND D374. At each roundabout, keep CLERMONT-FERRAND direction till you find POLIGNAC direction. Enter POLIGNAC village, and follow signs « Chambres et Table d’hôtes La Gourmantine ».
If you come from N102 road : 5 km before LE PUY-EN-VELAY, you can see on the left side an old castle at the top of a big rock. It is POLIGNAC. At the first roundabout, take the direction to POLIGNAC (0,5 km). Enter POLIGNAC village and follow signs « Chambres et Table d'hôtes La Gourmantine ».
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