Like the Peacock butterfly it is named after, Les Paons du Jour bed and breakfast enjoys a privileged situation in the heart of Diois country in the Drôme near Die. Breathe the fresh, clean air of the magnificent Vercorsregional natural park, alive with wildlife. The guest house is located just 500 m from the medieval village of Châtillon-en-Diois, accessible on foot by a pleasant path along the banks of the river (fishing 300 m away in the Bez (no kill) or in the Drôme). Surrounded by unspoilt countryside and superb mountain scenery, you can make the most of the direct access to the GR hiking paths and to a fitness circuit along the river.

Giving directly onto the great outdoors, Les Paons guest house has been constructed with great respect for the planet. Situated in the Vercors regional park, it shares the values of : « The more we value the land, the more we can be at one with it and work towards its sustainable development ».

Evelyn and Michel, both nature enthusiasts, warmly welcome you to their bed and breakfast, Les Paons du Jour, and will be delighted to share their world, where ornithology holds an important place.

An L.P.O (Ligue Protection des Oiseaux- Society for the Protection of Birds) refuge, this eco-friendly and natural guest house was entirely « tailor-made » starting with a wood frame and using the latest eco-construction techniques : wood wool insulation, optimised thermal performance, sound proofing, local douglas fir wood, solvent-free paint, green roof… Here, easy but essential gestures are employed : composting, building of various shelters for small animals, preservation of the surrounding meadows, a visual feast…

Discover the abundant biodiversity on our doorstep. Raise your eyes to catch a glimpse of the various local birds of prey (vultures, golden eagles, peregrine falcons) in their orchestrated circling and swooping. Closer by, wagtails and northern wheatears flutter. And nearer still, flowers, insects, frogs and toads, appear and change with the seasons. And with the microscope that you can borrow from Evelyne and Michel, you can observe a world invisible to the naked eye, appreciate the subtilities of nature but also its fragility.

When evening falls, sit back, relax and enjoy the silence. Far from all light sources, the sky above Châtillon-en-Diois is perfect for star-gazing.

Comfortably installed in the garden hammocks, the show can begin :


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Our bed & breakfast now enjoys two quality ratings !

The approval of the French Tourist Office and inclusion in the Vercors regional natural park accommodation listings "Accueil du Parc naturel régional du Vercors" offer the same message : Quality.

The quality of the accommodation, of the unspoilt setting, the way of life...

You will always be very welcome.

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« le ciel nocturne écrit son nom en lettre d’étoiles : Infini »

  « the night sky writes its name in letters of stars : Infinity »

(Yves Paccalet)…

Parc naturel régional du Vercors (Vercors regional natural park)

Nature et photos - Michel Accary

LPO ligue de protection des oiseaux (society for the protection of birds)

Office de tourisme du pays diois (regional tourist office)

Chatillon en Diois, medieval and botanical village at the gates of the Vercors regional park. Discover its many activities, its belfry, its narrow streets and its summer festivities.

Domaine de Maupas, Châtillon AOC wines and organic clairette (10 mins. away on footand Balade en calèche (horse-drawn carriage rides) through the vineyards with Jérôme Cayol.

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Our wood-frame house, environmentally-friendly, the desire to live in an unspoilt setting, our daily actions for sustainable development : this is our undertaking for Biovallée.

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Création d'un réseau éco-hébergeurs de la biovallée : solidarité, confiance, respect du vivant, sont des mots chers à notre charte.

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Clairette de Die vineyard

Bed and breakfast Les Paons du jour • La Conche • 26 410 CHÂTILLON-EN-DIOIS • Tel. : +33 (0)4 75 21 13 34 or +33 (0)6 33 80 37 10

Website design : © Samedimidi

Photograph Copyright : Nature et photos Michel ACCARY, © Nicolas Reysset, Noak - Office du Tourisme du Pays Diois

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In the Drôme near Die, Les Paons du jour bed and breakfast is in the heart of Diois country and the Vercors regional natural park. With emphasis on organic produce (particularly at breakfast), this eco-friendly wood-built guest house is located at the entrance to Chatillon en Diois. An L.P.O refuge (bird sanctuary), this house offers the latest eco-construction techniques. Looking over the mountains in a countryside setting, you will have direct access to GR hiking paths and to a fitness circuit along the banks of the river. Fishing permitted 300 m away in the Bez (no kill) or in the Drôme not far away. Book all year round at Les Paons du jour and discover in the vicinity : the Natural Reserve of the Hauts Plateaux du Vercors, the Vallon de Combeau, the Rocher de Combeau, the Cirque d’Archiane, the Claps and the Saut de la Drôme, the Gorges des Gâts and of course les Sucettes de Borne.

Chambres d’hôtes dans le Diois

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