Domaine de Clairefontaine


At the heart of a vast, three-hectare domain listed by the National Forests Office, the estate is home to the 4-star "Les Jardins" and to a 17th century manor house. A welcoming family home and a great place to stay.


Les Jardins de Clairefontaine (4 stars), a converted nut-drying building, delights guests with its elegance, and the Manor House (2 stars) with its late 17th century architecture.

Partly built in the late 17th century, the Manor House was owned by the bishops of Lyon. The tower and the magnificent stone staircase remain from this period.

The former stables now house the Jardins de Clairefontaine.
The light, beige and grey colours, the furniture with a ceruse finish, hand-sewn Provençal quilting and linen curtains all provide a truly charming setting.

A gastronomic restaurant serving cuisine with subtle aromas. Philippe Girardon, with the prestigious "Meilleur Ouvrier de France" title, has selected the best local ingredients along with herbs and fruits from the garden to make refined dishes that are close to nature.

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Opening period

From 18/01 to 15/12/2024
on Monday and Tuesday between 7.30 am and 7 pm. On Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 7.30 am and 10 pm. On Sunday between 7.30 am and 6 pm.
Closed exceptionally on May 1st.

Spoken languages

  • German German
  • English English
  • Spanish Spanish
  • French French
  • Italian Italian


  • Cable/Satellite
  • No-smoking
  • Wi-fi
  • Telephone
  • Television


  • In the country
  • Close to a motorway
  • Town outskirts
  • Village centre
  • On a farm or small holding
  • View over the vineyards


  • Lift
  • Tennis
  • Terrace
  • Boules area
  • Car park
  • Garage
  • Garden
  • Park
  • Restaurant
  • Coach parking
  • Private parking


  • Pets welcome
  • Breakfast in room
  • Breakfast
  • Booking
  • Beauty treatments
  • Half-board
  • Tourist brochures
  • Tourist information
  • Restaurant


Double room: 167 to 230 €
Single room: 167 to 230 €
Breakfast: 22 to 30 €
Supplementary payment for pets: 15 €
Tourist taxes: 1.28 €.

Accommodation capacity

Number of classified rooms : 18

Number of rooms : 24

Number of double rooms : 18

Nombre de chambres à mobilité réduite : 2

Total number of people : 40


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  • Carte JCB Carte JCB
  • Diners Club
  • Cash Cash

Adapted tourism

  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
  • Possibility of drop-off in front of the site

Type of clientele

  • Groups
  • Welcome for business/incentive groups




Access by the highway A7, from the North, exit 'Vienne' then RN7, and from the South, exit 'Chanas', then RN7

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Useful information

105 Chemin des Fontanettes
38121 Chonas-l'Amballan
04 74 58 81 52 Website Contact by email
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