The cottage is the property of the commune of Chavanay.

The cottage offers 15 beds, in 2 dormitories. The first dormitory has 6 beds and the other 9 beds.
There is also a kitchen in free management, and 3 bathrooms and WC.

The cottage is designed to accommodate walkers, walking along  the way to Compostela, which is called here Via Gebennensis, coming from the east of France, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, or Farther, and joining Le Puy en Velay, and then continue to Santiago de Compostela by taking the Via Podiensis.

The cottage can also accommodate persons wishing to stay one or more nights in Chavanay.

Finally the entire gite can be booked by groups from 10 to 15 people.

Hikers with donkeys are welcome: their animals will have a space with water, grass and shade, near the cottage, without extra charge.


Dogs are admitted provided they agree to sleep in an adjoining room.

Cyclists can store their bicycles in locked rooms.

You will find on this site pictures of the cottage, ideas of activity around Chavanay and the rates applied.

The Chavanay stopover