Centre international de séjour (accommodation for young people)

The Old Monastery of Sainte-Croix Welcome Centre

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10 minutes drive from Die, at the heart of a village perched on the hills, this ancient restored monastery welcomes music groups, dancers, botanists, hikers, yogi and groups of friends ... for trainings, professional development sessions, workshops and conferences in a friendly atmosphere.

With 27 redecorated and fully furnished rooms from 1 to 4 beds, this ancient monastery, built during the twelfth century, was a commandership belonging to Saint Anthony monks order. Turned into an International Welcome Centre, it accomodates up to 51 persons and offers high quality service while keeping its original monastic heritage. Full or half board available, and possibility to hire function rooms. You are planning training sessions, workshops or a family gathering? We can offer two function rooms of 40 square metres each, a conference room of 100 square metres, a performance hall in the basement and a workshop room (old cinema) of 200 square metres. Meal are served either in one of the two vaulted dinning rooms or outside in the courtyard and are always a friendly occasion. Most of the ingredients on the menus are local and organic. Local produce sold on site : Clairette de Die, herbal teas, floral waters, essential oils, jams, honey, soaps, baskets, jewellery, postcards for sale...
Parkland of two hectares, an ethnobotanic garden of aromatic and medicinal plants and a dye garden are here for you to discover.

Hébergement Parc du Vercors Label.
Biovallée Label.

54 place de l'Eglise Temple
26150 Sainte-Croix
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Opening times

From 01/03 to 30/11.


Half board (pp): 55 €
Full board (pp): 65 €.

Free entry for children < 3 years.

Price range on demand.
Children: 0-3 years: free / 3-12 years: -30%
Discounts for groups (min 3 nights): + 20 people: -5%
Room cleaning service, heating, linen hire, coffee break pastries and sound system hire are available.
Self catering available from Friday to Sunday, with a fee for an extra night.

  • Total capacity : 51
  • Total capacity : 51
  • Number of rooms : 27
  • Number of single occupancy : 6
  • Number of lodging for 2 persons : 19
  • Number of lodging for 3 persons : 1
  • Number of lodging for 4 persons : 1
  • Room description : 1
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Are you looking for a place to organise training seminars, workshops with your business partners or to gather for a general meeting? Only 2 hours from Lyon and 2h30 from Marseille, the Monastery is an exceptional location: original and relaxing, an ideal place to combine business and leisure. Our working rooms are comfortable and perfectly adapted for 20 to 200 persons, a lounge , and wifi access via fibre optics.

Are you a member of a hiking club? The Monastery is a perfect starting point for many walks and mountain bike trails in the Drôme Valley, the Diois and the Vercors.
Sainte-Croix is on the Huguenots International Itinerary.
Are you looking for a place to organise a gathering of family or friends? Enjoy the uniqueness of the Monastery, of original heritage, a park and garden and catering using local produce.

  • Shelter for bikes/mountain bikes
  • Function/entertainment room
  • Fenced grounds
  • Terrace
  • Fenced communal grounds
  • Car park
  • Sustainable development
  • Garden
  • Equipment store closed
  • Park
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Private parking
  • Waste management
  • Shared garden
  • Separate garden
  • Rain water collectors
  • Independently Managed
  • Room hire
  • Full-board
  • Bedlinen hire
  • Set down on-site for groups
  • Wi-fi
  • Half-board
  • Tourist brochures
  • Linen hire
  • Equipment hire
  • Booking of general amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Picnic hampers
  • Beds made on arrival
  • Baby equipment
  • Wi-fi
  • Shared WC
  • Kitchen
  • Sheets and towels included
  • Hand wash basins with hot water
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Living room
  • Baby bed
  • Baby chair
Adapted tourism
  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
Payment method
  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Chèques Vacances
  • Cash
  • Credit transfer
Name Area (m²) Maximum capacity U-shaped room Banquet room Cocktail lounge Theater Room
Salle Parquet 100 150 50 100 150 - -
Salle en Bois 40 20 - - 20 - -
Salle Chapelle 35 20 - - - 20 -
Salle des Antonins 200 200 - - 200 - -
Salle spectacle 45 30 - - - - 30
Salle de l'âne 60 30 - - - 30 -