Guesthouse with charm


Golf de Craintilleux 18-hole golf course 8km from the house.

Saint Galmier Casino – Le Lion Blanc

Sury le Comtal castle, classified as a historical monument. Visits on weekends.

In Saint Galmier itself, there is an old medieval market town (a bourg), pigeon shooting, tennis courts, a rose garden with over 350 roses, a pony club, a racetrack with numerous races, and country hikes in groups or by simply following the signs.

A few kilometers away :

In Saint Etienne : Musée d’Art et d’Industrie (museum) – ribbons, motorcycles and weapons that once made the town renowned.

La Musée d’Art Moderne (museum), through its vast collection makes it the 2nd after Beaubourg in Paris.

In the Feurs surroundings: la Batie d’Urfé, pure Renaissance style castle where the 1st French novel was written, l’Astrèe.

In the region there are many churches and roman priories..

In Chazelles, 6 km from Saint Galmier, you will find the Musée du chapeau (the hat museum).

We recommend that you visit the entire site, with the Chapel and Corbusier architecture in Firminy.
Thermal baths of Montrond les Bains, a curing place for digestive illnesses and obesity. Fitness center belonging to the Val Vital chain.

Beautician (house visits upon request and booking)
Tel: 068 723 7161
Body treatment: €60, face treatment: €40, manicure : €22

Cooking classes with Martine Peycelon :
€30 + meal €15 per person, 2 to 5 students
You will do the French bourgeois cooking of our mothers or grand mothers, using easy recipes that you can reproduce for your friends or family.
The choice of menu is made collectively with students, it lasts for 3 hours and ends with a tasting session of the menu previously prepared.

Cooking classes by Chef Gilles Etéocle : L’Hostellerie de la Poularde, a “star” Restaurant (meaning it has been ranked amongst the best restaurants in France) 7 km from the guesthouse.

You can also try out the many local flavors the surrounding area has to offer :
Grilled colza oil production
La Fourme, cheese AOC (Appellation d’origine contrôlée, which translates as "controlled term of origin" and is the French certification granted to certain agricultural produce)
Bovine-race beef (Salers and Charolais) and veal done in milk (veau au lait, a speciality of Forez)

Traditional embroidery classes at la Maison Dieu
€30 for 2 hours
You will learn by embroidering a tablecloth, for example, different pointers that will enable you to embroider lots of your own material.
You will use the stem stitch, chain stitch, Palestrina etc.