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 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 outside of class timing

meals 12 €

night   26 €

Bkf      6 €



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

High standing Hotels

****Le Grenier à sel

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

***  Logis Hotel des Bourbons

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

Cheaper Hôtels

*Hotel De La Gare

42 Avenue Marx Dormoy, 03100 Montluçon. Tel +33 4 70 05 44 22

F1, Ibis, etc

Also check  trip advisor, et l’office de tourisme de Montluçon.

Camping site :

Le Sault briquet (6 km).