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Ancienne ferme de giono

Bed & breakfast - Holidays & weekends in Forcalquier

Ancienne ferme de giono - Bed & breakfast - Holidays & weekends in Forcalquier

La Margotte - Forcalquier

In the countryside at the top of a hill near (500 m) of the bike path that connects apt forcalquier, two charming cottages. This farm previously owned by our famous French writer Jean Giono, it is here that he wrote a king without entertainment… Regain the room has the distinction of having either a 160 bed or 2 single beds. The breakfasts are hearty, jams, buns, cookies and cakes are homemade. A wide variety of jams from melon melon as lavender, rosemary or melon… (we are producer of melons) and other more traditional raspberry… And fresh fruit in season, you will be served. You can take walks, cycling and horse riding (ranch to 5 minutes) from home, or make the couch while listening to the birds singing at home.

Rates and availability

Single rate
75 €
75 €
Le Hussard sur le Toit
75 €
75 €
90 €
90 €
110 €
For rooms and Regain Horseman on the Roof : 70 € 1 night, 2 nights € 65 per night.


Odile Fayet
+33 6 98 95 49 48
Languages spoken:


Total capacity7 people
Room 1(Regain)
1 double bed, shower, private toilets
Room 2(Le Hussard sur le Toit)
1 double bed, shower, private toilets
Room 3(Colline)
1 double bed, 1 single bed, shower, private toilets
RestaurantsElectric kettle, refrigerator
ServicesPrivate car park
Leisure activities nearbyGolf, tennis, horse-riding, hikes, mountain biking, swimming, fishing, bowling, cinema

Establishment policy

Not included in the priceTourist tax
Included in the priceBreakfast
Security depositDown payment of 25% of the rent
PaymentCheque, bank transfer, cash
For rooms and Regain Hussard price is from 70 €, the room Hill which consists of a suite with kitchenette price is from € 80 for two people. Arrival times are from 4h P.M. until 7h P.M. except on special request, the day of departure is asked to leave the room before 11 am. The rate is the same throughout the year for the settlement it will be by check or cash.
CancellationCancellation insurance

Customer reviews

Breakfast / Diner
Value for money
United Kingdom
July 2018
Our place for the Wedding
Beautiful location, very nice rooms and a warm welcome. Breakfast was delicious fresh and homemade.

Places of interest nearby

Church Saint-André (1.9 km)
Museum of Salagon (1.9 km)
Mane (1.9 km)
Castle of Sauvan (2.1 km)
Castle Gardens of Sauvan (2.1 km)
Priory Notre-Dame (2.2 km)
Priory Gardens of Salagon (2.2 km)
Bridge roman de Mane (2.3 km)
Church Saint-Jean (3.1 km)
Dauphin (3.1 km)

Access itinerary

GPS: 0.5 ° / 47mn / latitude 43 ° 0'7 / 55mn/35 'Since we are located in the countryside the roads are poorly identified, I now go to my clients at some point and I will try to direct them avoid getting lost.

Events nearby

Last nameDescriptionDateCity
Correspondences Festival
Living literature in dialogue with other forms of creativitySeptember 2022Manosque (10.1 km)
Corso of Lavender
Five days of popular celebrations dedicated to lavenderFrom 5 to 9 august 2022Digne-les-Bains (41 km)

Restaurants nearby

Last nameStyleRateCity
Le Cloître
French cuisine109 € Mane (1.7 km)
Campanile Manosque
French cuisine38 € Manosque (9.7 km)
Shin Sushi Bar
Japanese32 € Manosque (10.7 km)
La Grignotte
French cuisine39 € Oraison (10.7 km)
La Pastorale
French cuisineCéreste (17.5 km)
Marius' house
French cuisine16 € Valensole (18.9 km)

Leisure activities nearby

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hired electric bikes delivered to your door
Sports sensations15 € to 150 € Sigonce (9.1 km)
Tandem paraglider flight around Banon
Sports sensations75 € Banon (17.7 km)
Visit a saffron and red fruit farm
Local flavoursFreeNoyers-sur-Jabron (27 km)
Canyoning in the Gorges du Verdon
Sports sensations50 € to 85 € Riez (27 km)
Easy ceramics class
Arts and Crafts30 € Saint-Vincent-sur-Jabron (28 km)
Hot air balloon flight over Verdon Park
Nature and the great outdoors185 € to 250 € Puimoisson (29 km)
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