Tired of the bustling city life, desperately yearn for a quiet place to relax? Dargoire, the 500-inhabitant village located in southeast France is the answer. Situated about 25 km (15 miles) away from Lyon and Saint-Etienne, this charming commune offers a nice getaway to unwind after hours of travel to the nearby attraction points. Nothing is more refreshing than a casual afternoon walk in a tranquil French medieval village, horse riding with mountain views, followed by a perfect glass of wine under the clear, starry sky. Ready to go? Check out our pick of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Dargoire, France, to get the best experience.
When you go to a medieval town like Dargoire, try not to miss the chance of living in a castle like this one! The apartment has two bedrooms that can accommodate up to three adults and two children. It is fully refurbished with a dining room fitted with a kitchen, a small living room, and even a small office. The highlight lies in the antique building and neighborhood where you can stroll along the paved street and its ramparts in the old medieval center.
Sweet home in a medieval castleDargoire, Rhône-Alpes, France
This independent studio with a private lawn is a perfect place to stay for nature enthusiasts. Located near the Regional Natural Park of Pilat and Monts du Lyonnais, the entire guesthouse accommodates up to three guests in its warm and cozy interiors. It is ideal for a summer vacation where you want to hike, do cultural outings, visit the vineyards in Côtes-Rôtie, or simply hang out in the moonlit terrace. From here, you can walk to the commercial area and neighboring villages with the view of narrow lanes, stone houses, and 15th-century churches.
Studio, terrasse, histoire, nature.Dargoire, Rhone-Alpes, France
Top guest reviewsthe appartment is comfortable although the double mattress hangs a bit in the middlebut don't expect it to be very cleanvery relaxed clean and cosy - beautiful view of the valley
Host:the hosts are both friendly and helpfulthey are welcoming and friendlyvery friendly hosts who welcomed us warmly and then left us to itvery friendly people and the food was really goodRead more reviewsit's situated beautifully quiet between the hills tiny villages and still close to the lyon highwaythe house is on a great location and perfect to stay for a nighthighly recommended to anyone wishing to stay nearby to lyon in peace and quieti would recommend this place for anyone wanting to get away
Located between Lyon and Saint-Etienne, the two bedrooms in a private guesthouse offers modern hospitality in the village of Dargoire. The interior is furnished with contemporary fittings and guests can have free access to the swimming pool upon request. This peaceful place is quite popular among mountain hikers as it is close to Pilat or the Monts du Lyonnais, the famous mountain in the area.
agréable 2 pièces a 2 pas de LyonSaint-Maurice-sur-Dargoire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Top guest reviewsit's a nice small apartment with a lot of space aroundwe really enjoyed our stay in the apartment of eric and his wife
Host:nice place and friendly people recomendation for pleasant stayRead more reviewswe really enjoyed our stay at eric's place
If you plan to enjoy multiple activities during your stay, this quiet area which overlooks Mount Pilat and the Alps is an excellent choice. All kinds of activities and leisure in the region can be reached within 30 minutes. With a compact design, it can fit up to four guests with all-private access and complete facilities, including a kitchen and a lounge with a flat-screen TV. This adorable studio is a good value for a small group of friends or family.
furnished studio in Saint martin la plaineSaint-Martin-la-Plaine, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
This spacious single-story house is the answer for those who need a larger space or travelers with special needs. Located conveniently with a view of the massive Mount Pilat, this rental is a fabulous starting point for casual walks to the town. The villa itself has a vast lawn with an open terrace and is utterly private. Board games are also provided inside, making it perfect for a group retreat.
Villa 4 pièces face au massif du pilat.Rive-de-Gier, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Top guest reviewsgreat place for 4 people clean and very nicely decoratedit was clean and has everything one would needRead more reviews
Host:joining instructions very clear and host ready to answer you questionsthe host was very kind and punctual and was always available for any question
This two-bedroom apartment offers a good value for money. With only 44 USD per night, you can get a nice, homey space fitted with a kitchen, a dining table, and even a fireplace! The place also has a terrace, where you can sit and enjoy the serenity of the French village. A complete package for anyone who travels within a budget.
appartement dans le pilat au calmeLonges, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
With its mansion-like facade, this property is easy to spot. It has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a mezzanine that can be used as an additional sleeping area. Its size and facility are perfect for a family getaway where you can either spend time together inside or take a slow-paced walk around the quiet neighborhood.
CHAMBRE DANS MAISON FLORENTINE ATYPIQUEDargoire, Rhône-Alpes, France
If sharing a house with the host is not a big deal for you, this accommodation may be a good fit. The property has an airy feeling with the wall-length windows revealing the beautiful landscape of Dargoire. It is nicely decorated with light colors, bringing a smooth transition from the natural environment outside. Despite its location in the rural area near Regional National Park of Pilat, it only takes five minutes to reach the train station and the commercial areas.
Un petit coin de paradis au coeur de la nature.Dargoire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
This charming apartment in a hamlet infuses a cabin-like experience. It has a quite spacious living room that connects to a kitchen and opens to the terrace where you can enjoy the direct view of Mount Pilat. Bedrooms are located on the top floor, all furnished with warm wooden walls and furniture. Contrast with the stone facade, the interior is dominated by earth tones from timbers and terracotta. It gives an old village-house sensation, a perfect match for the whole theme of your Dargoire vacation.
Dargoire, appartement 50m² + terrasse avec vueDargoire, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
A private attic room attached to the owner’s villa with a warm, wooden interior is ideal for young couples who want to enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, horseback riding, or cycling. The building is surrounded by the amazing view of Dargoire’s landscape and close to the zoo of Saint Martin la Plaine. Hosted by a couple who love to travel themselves, guests will find this villa a delightful place to stay.
Cosy and independent nest in villaDargoire, Rhone-Alpes, France
Pick a property and go
These listings in Dargoire guarantee a different vibe during your visit to southeast France. Instead of staying in big cities like Lyon or Saint-Etienne, you better drive to this French countryside to wind up extra energy for the next journey. The 30-minute car ride is worth a while with the refreshing atmosphere and breathtaking view of nature. Everyone needs this kind of vacation once in a while. Let go of your days with tight schedules, walk the stony paths, buy fresh loaves of bread from local groceries, hike the mountains, or simply enjoy the slow-paced life of a village. So click the links to secure a place before they’re fully booked. Remember, this medieval town only has limited properties!
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