Montlucon acces and accommodation (english)


Travel and accommodation


Montluçon in the centre of France, is  easy to get to from the UK by air (1h30),  train (7h) or car (9h, 500 miles)

By Air:Direct flights with Ryanair from the UK, Geneva, Spain, Portugal, Paris, etc. Closest airports are:

Clermont-Ferrand airport (1 hour drive from Montluçon or train)
Direct flights from London Stansted
From the airport go to the Trainstation then take the train to Montlucon

Limoges airport (2h drive from Montluçon or by train)
Direct flights from London Gatwick, Stansted, Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham
From the airport go to the TrainStation then take the train to Montlucon departing around: 8.40, 13.10, 16.30, 19.00

Paris airports (3h drive from Montluçon or train)
From the airport, go to Paris Gare d’Auterlitz then take the train to montlucon  (3h)

By train from the UK
Direct train from London St Pancras to Paris Gare du Nord by Eurostar (click and search directly London to Montlucon train station on the search engine)
Then take the underground or taxi to Paris Gare d’Austerlitz to take a train to Montlucon.
Ex: Depart London 7.00, arrival Montlucon 16.00, one change in Paris (total 7 hours journey, 70 €)

By train from Paris Gare d’Austerlitz
All trains to montlucon train station , leave from Paris Austerlitz Train station

By taxis in Montluçon
Book your taxi 24h in advance by contacting Taxis Montluçonnais : 04 70 05 40 40 ; JMN Taxi : 06 07 65 71 09 ; Taxi Sophie 06 16 81 44 99, etc.

By road
Many people use the carpooling website http://www.blablacar.fr/ to get à lift to montlucon.
Motorways: A71, A714 , A72, A75 . Selected distances: London: 500 miles (9h) ; Geneva: 350 km (4h); Barcelona: 700 km (7h); Paris airport : 300 km (3h); Clermont-Ferrand airport : 90km; Limoges airport : 150km; Lyon airport : 217km (3h)


Each person participate in the cooking and cleaning. Vegetarian food only

Full board
Accomodation available in à house 15 minutes walk from the daoist center
Contains 3 dorms of 3 bed each available for booking on full board basis (Vegetarian/vegan breakfast, lunch, dinner). Male and female guests are in separated dorms.

Meals on site
People not staying at the center can also book meals to eat on site with us (Vegetarian/vegan breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Prices / person approximately (please ask for updated prices when booking)
Class lenght
full board
2 days
90 €
2 night
+ 3 meals
+ 2 bkf
Arrival 19;00. (no dinner)
Départure 17:00
3 days
110 €
2 night
+ 5 meals
+ 2 bkf
Arrival 19;00.
Départure 17:00
4 days
200 €
4 nights
+ 8 meals
+ 4 bkf
Arrival 19;00. (no dinner)
Départure 17:00
Added service
12 € / Meal
6 € / Breakfast
26 € /Night  

Prices for Not Full board participants
And/or for outside of class timing


Montlucon is is à small town and all the hotels are less than 5 km away from the retreat center.

High standing Hotels

10 rue Sainte-Anne, Montluçon, 03100 .Tel +33 4 70 05 53 79

47 avenue Marx Dormoy, 03100 Montlucon, France,Tel  +33 4 70 05 28 93

Cheaper Hôtels
42 Avenue Marx Dormoy, 03100 Montluçon. Tel +33 4 70 05 44 22
F1, Ibis, etc

Camping site :