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Cosy and independent nest in villa

Cosy and independent nest in villa

2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath

The space

Cozy and independent nest in a villa with a remarkable view in Dargoire, a small medieval village that is a real peaceful retreat near the splendid natural park of the Pilat and the "Monts du Lyonnais" region. The area lends itself well to strolling around or hiking, horseback riding, cylcing, or mountain biking.
We are twenty minutes from both Lyon and Saint Etienne, 5 minutes away from highway access to the South, North, or West. A friendly and quiet stopover on the road to your vacation.
7km away are the rail stations of Givors and Rive de Gier.
In the village and surrounding areas, farmers and wine growers propose local and organic products. Less than an hour away, you are in the heart of the Côte Rotie region and its wines of world reknown; the city of Vienne, with its Roman theater .
Nearby is the zoo of Saint Martin la Plaine, renowned for its gorillas, and in particular Digit, a thirteen year old male who lives with the Thivillon family.
This 24m² studio is five steps up from the main level and has two twin beds, a bathroom and a shower, and a kitchenette.
Of course! bath towels and linen will be provided.
For passionate travelers, Michel and Sylvie regularly travel by bicycles themselves, and have been to a great number of countries already. They are accustomed to hospitality and will know how to greet you. With their knowledge of bicycle trips and hiking, they can offer invaluable advice to those who want to explore the area. They can also advise you on different cultural events in the region.
For those who do not have a car
There is a shuttle from Dargoire to Rive de Gier upon reservation by phone for a cheap price.

****Please note: we managed to have this description translated, but Michel and Sylvie are not English speakers.****


Free parking on premises
Wireless Internet
Laptop friendly workspace

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


41 Reviews

Wayne User Profile
July 2014
We had a wonderful five days with Michael and sylvie , excellent hosts, beautiful area . Language is a little difficult but we communicated well. The little loft is cute yet functional, Michael has many hand drawn maps so with the gps and them we saw much of the area, we shared a…
Michel User Profile
Response from Michel:
Merci et donnez nous des nouvelles de votre séjour en Italie Michel et Sylvie
July 2014
Christine User Profile
September 2013
We had a wonderful stay with Sylvie and Michel. We were arriving late and asked them to prepare a meal for us. Sylvie is a good cook and we shared the meal and heard their wonderful stories of bike trips to exotic locations. They are lovely people with great values and good humou…
Michel User Profile
Response from Michel:
Merci beaucoup pour vos gentils commentaires qui nous ont touchés droit au cœur. Nous esperons que la suite de votre séjour sera très agréable. Nous garderons un souvenir inoubliable de ces moments privilégiés avec vous en esperant à nouveau vous rencontrer. Michel et Sylvie
September 2013
Jen User Profile
September 2013
We had a really lovely time here! Breaky and coffee, eggs, tea all included! Brilliant value for money. Comfy beds too.Internet worked best at the entrance but not throughout the loft however it was fast and good! Our wonderful hosts gave us heaps of info and shared their fresh t…
Jonathan User Profile
June 2016
Excellent hosts in a beautiful home in a stunning part of France. Michel & Sylvie were really welcoming and answered a lot of questions. If you want to experience a rural part of France then I could not recommend this place highly enough!
Pratiksha User Profile
June 2016
Michel and Silvie are kind and helpful people with a beautiful house and an even more beautiful view. We had a comfortable three night stay at the loft and they shared a lot of tips of the surrounding areas. Their own travel and adventures could inspire you to explore the world e…
Marie User Profile
October 2013
Merci pour votre hospitalité. Vous avez été très gentil avec nous. Profitez de votre voyage en Colombie et venez visiter la Nouvelle-Orléans, bientôt. Michel and Sylvie are kind, knowledgeable and proud of their area and happy to make suggestions. We appreciated their hospitalit…
Christy User Profile
October 2013
Michel and Sylvie are amazing hosts. This is my second stay with them, and words fail to express what great hosts they are. I will do my best, nonetheless. 1. The apartment: Comfortable, well-equipped, quiet. The perfect place to retire for a writing retreat. Seriously. 2. The …

Hosted by Michel

Dargoire, FranceJoined in July 2012
Michel User Profile
47 Reviews
Je suis un voyageur à vélo et de mon village de Dargoire j'ai rejoint Bamako au Mali par la seule force des mollets. Avec mon épouse nous avons également visités de nombreux pays par le même moyen : Madagascar, le Paraguay, le Vietnam, la Turquie, le Cameroun Java, Bali, l'Inde…
Languages: Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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