Montlahuc is a charming little hamlet above Bellegarde en Diois, with about twenty inhabitants (all young people except me and my childhood friend from next door, installed as breeders, organic producers). I will be delighted to welcome you there!
My house is a chalet surrounded by a wooded meadow. You will be in the nature, in the mountain (circuits of ballade). And quiet: after Montlahuc, no more tarred road. The neighbors are mostly young people, newly rural, with small children.
In Montlahuc you feel at home in a friendly public space. An old country with a young modernity, quietly mountainous, quietly alternative, including aperitif-grillades.
Easy access. Slight slope but with flats. Pleasant shade (lime trees, orchard, conifers).
Camping car or caravan, attention: H = 2m40 (branches) to park on the meadow. More than 2m40, yes, but you will park on the edge.
The sanitary facilities
You have access to dry toilets and an outside shower with sink, fed by the cumulus of the house.
Solar shower at the bottom of the meadow.
Sheltered dining area with fully equipped summer kitchen (countertop, mini-oven, stove, kettle, fridge, toaster, coffee maker, sink, utensils and dishes...), electricity (outside outlet and extension cords), independent freezer, fully accessible kitchen and washing machine in the house, connected office equipment, extensive library (classic literature, comics, humanities), video room (hundreds of DVDs) to fall back on in case of bad weather, foosball, swing. And a workshop in case of need.
The (organic) vegetable garden offers tomatoes, salads and strawberries, and others if it wants to go out, free picking.
For the children, in the attic of the chalet, there are shelves of comics (from the Smurfs to Blake and Mortimer...) and everything you need to doodle, play Monopoly, spread out toys.
You will be in the heart of the goat mountain, a country dreamed for the walks. If you like to hike, there are many paths and trails, among the most beautiful and quiet landscapes in the world. You can also see the landscape from the sky: paragliding club nearby. And, if vertigo is a problem, you can go down the Drôme in a canoe or kayak, or swim in waterfalls in lost valleys.
Convivial dinner parties are frequent from one house to the other but: no shops, no bistros. No movies, only the whistles and low flights of swifts in the evening, depending on the weather.
Riding, including for children, and supervised kindergarten, with an instructor.
Fountain (secured) welcoming the squadrons of admirals in short pants.
At 35 km (one pass to go down), Die, an old Gallo-Roman city, is a jewel. A particularly colorful market on Wednesday and Saturday mornings, and many exceptional sites in the surroundings (Cistercian abbey, waterfalls,...).
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Possibility of breakfast (€6 / person)
Without time constraints, ad lib, to prepare and serve yourself: organic wholemeal bread (local artisanal production), butter or vegetable butter, fried or boiled eggs, seasonal fruits, organic cereals with yogurt, organic milk, and tea or coffee + consultation of the World by internet. Half price for children < 13 years old.
Tent for 2 persons with mattress and lamp.
Room available in case of need, and wooden bungalow for 3 persons (to inform in advance, supplement negotiated on the spot).
Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.
We spent a perfect week with André. Visit of villages all more charming than the others, lake and bathing, waterfalls and small basins discovered at the end of randounettes for our 3 children of 3, 7 and 10 years. A calm and lively setting at the same time. Our children were delighted to be able to ride horses and play with the village children. André never fails to offer us products from the neighboring farms and we were able to meet the producers and taste their products: sausages, fresh goat cheese, sheep's yogurt, beer, sourdough bread and so on. Almost no need to go shopping! We don't feel like tourists.
And the icing on the cake,...there's plenty of Tintin. Friends readers, enjoy!
We had a pleasant stay with André. A very nice host, calm, with good addresses to share and visits to recommend. Nature lovers, the place is perfect, calm, relaxing and very beautiful. Contrary to appearances, these small villages, a little far from everything, are full of resources: cheeses, butters, beers, socks, meats.... It was our first home camping, nice experience.
A beautiful experience full of humanity and sharing, thank you ANDRE for this proposal of authenticity.
A little visit to André's house is worth the detour! André is welcoming and attentive to his campers. I spent an excellent musical evening on the terrace of his house. A green and soothing setting. I recommend it and I will come back!
The small outdoor kitchen is a real plus and also offers campers a friendly space.
Our little family had a wonderful stay in this charming hamlet. Our host, André, gave us a fantastic welcome! A big thank you and see you soon!
André's warm welcome and friendly atmosphere with the other campers, the stay was very pleasant. Everything is as indicated: showers, toilets, kitchen-bar cabin. André welcomed us in a playroom of his chalet with our son on a rainy day. The hamlet is pretty and there are several local producers nearby.
We spent only one night there but we could have stayed several days, the place is nice and André very welcoming and full of good advice on walks, local producers... The shower, the dry toilets and the summer kitchen are also very appreciable!
We really appreciated this stay. André's welcome is simple and warm, he knows how to encourage conviviality between the campers and we had an improvised barbecue evening.
Warm welcome in a beautiful setting! André is a perfect host.
The village is inhabited, authentic and friendly. André is a welcoming and attentive host. You can camp in his enclosed, shady, flowery garden. A fully equipped outdoor kitchen is available as well as a dry toilet and a hot shower in a cabin. André gave us information about local producers, hikes, and invited us to his barbecue with the inhabitants of the village. Ideal place for those looking for authenticity and calm. Suitable for small vans and tents.
André gave us a warm welcome, shared the salad from his garden, and listened carefully to the needs of his campers. Let his suggestions guide you to discover the hidden treasures of his village and the region.
Perfect for those who love nature, calm and a certain rusticity.
Don't forget the mosquito repellent this summer.
A superb welcome, a superb place, a superb region and superb meetings.
No doubt we will come back with the whole family this time.
Once again a big thank you for everything
We really liked the calm that reigns in this hamlet and especially the warm welcome that André gave us. Very pleasant exchanges with the host.
André knows perfectly the history of the region and will also be able to indicate you numerous hikes to make on foot or by bike.
We could appreciate the beautiful frescoes and paintings in the village chapel.
Thank you André for your welcome and your kindness, we will come back with pleasure.
André welcomed us with kindness and simplicity. From our first exchanges, André guided and advised us to arrive in perfect conditions. A stay in a magnificent setting with everything we were looking for for our stay. A real pleasure to meet such a kind and caring person. At André's you will find without any doubt the assurance of a very good welcome!
Thank you again for everything, we will not fail to share this experience and keep the idea of coming back to your place for a moment to escape in peace.
With my cousin, Clothilde, we decided to leave unexpectedly for a weekend. We were warmly welcomed by André, at short notice, and moreover in his chalet and not in a tent to protect us from the cold.
We loved to walk along the sometimes sunny and sometimes snowy paths, it was a real change of scenery and a refreshing experience.
André is a well of knowledge, as well on the region and its history as on the rest of the world. He shared with us the good plans of the surroundings, hikes, village...
We really felt at home, we were able to share a good meal with André and many anecdotes.
Conviviality and generosity were the key words of this stay.
We will return without hesitation to André's house if the opportunity arises.
Once arrived it is difficult to leave!
The stay at André's was excellent. Monthaluc is the perfect place to get away from it all.
André is a warm host who will make you feel comfortable and share his knowledge of the area and so much more!
We loved Chica's morning visits and the company of Minouche aka "the cat".
Thank you André for your welcome and your kindness, we will come back, I promise!
Thank you Andre for a wonderful stay. I shall practice my French for the next time! And shall be in contact with you soon for exercises :)))
Thank you very much
Lewis and Leandra
André's orchard and eco-responsible sanitary facilities are the ideal place to spend a few days away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. André is available, a well of culture and a great connoisseur of his region. He will also be discreet with the solitary ones.
André is the best host we have had. The place is really peaceful and relaxing. I strongly advise you to stop by his place!
André warmly welcomed us at his place with a welcome beer and we settled in front of his beautiful wooden chalet.
He was available to give us good tips about the surroundings (walks and waterfalls) and then accompanied us to the hamlet where the local farmers have a self-service grocery store with sausages, pâtés and other victuals.
On the last day he also accompanied us to the neighboring village to buy goat cheese directly from the producer's farm.
André is involved in his community and participates in its development by communicating the local wealth.
We will gladly return to discover more.
A very pleasant night! Facilities for campers (shower, toilet, fridge-freezer) convenient and clean.
A welcoming, kind, available and interesting host. André knows the area perfectly. He will be able to give you the places to go for a walk that are worth the detour.
His lime tree promises you good nights and deep naps.
The hamlet of Montlahuc is very charming and welcoming just like its inhabitants.
We will come back, that's for sure!
Very pleasant stay in a quiet and friendly atmosphere of exchange and sharing.
We made beautiful encounters whether it be our children, young and old, or us adults.
We will all come back with pleasure to André's place!
My stay in Monthaluc was a beautiful parenthesis of quietude and benevolence. André is an exceptional host, very cultured and overflowing with generosity. This first home camping experience could not have been better. The hamlet is isolated but radiant. The surroundings offer beautiful walks and refreshing waterfalls!
I recommend without hesitation. Thanks again André! A bèn lèu!
Thank you André for your warm welcome! We had a great time with you and we hope to come back one day! See you soon and have a good work site ????
If you are in the Diois, I advise you to stop in this place full of charms of peace and beautiful nature.
André is very welcoming and attentive.
Moreover the village and the road to get there is magnificent.
Thank you André and see you soon.