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Organizing small retreats for you and your family or friends

Date to be fixed together | Vieussan, South of France


Since a few years, we organize retreats for intimate groups, and that format could be more relevant then ever. Either camping by the river on Dharma nature’s beautiful land, or in a guest house, gather with those who you love to explore the Dharma and spend meaningful time together. We will decide the dates and the program together.


With Family  or with friends, is a treat, a present to oneself! Taking the time, at our own pace, to explore the ways that supports our well-being.
We get the luxury of silent days slowly passing by, where we take walks, reads supportive books, meditate, take naps, swim in the river…
Far from pressure, and with that genuine intention and so little outer input, our minds get the chance to truly rest. We become sensitive again, intimate with ourselves, in touch with the beauty of life and of nature.
Dharma Nature offers two options for self-retreats: in a comfortable house or in the wilderness of camping.
In both cases, it is possible to have daily discussions with Denis to support your practice.


Located in the south of France, on the edge of a tiny village (around 25 people living there), far from roads, surrounded by mountains, and with a beautiful river. It is truly magic!
The house is cozy and well equipped. Feel free to ask for more details and pictures!


The cost to rent the House is 55 € per day, or 350 € for a week. A longer stay will be cheaper. The gite is equipped for 7, it is comfortable for 3 to 5 persons who want to make a retreat together. Delicious vegetarian meals can  be provided on prior arrangement (minimum 4 persons).

On prior arrangement, meditation support can be offered by Denis. To respect the original tradition, we will leave the price open, on donation, to not exclude people with less means.


The minimum stay is 3 days, and one week  from Saturday to saturday in July and August.


On Dharma nature’s land, in your own tent. Swimming in the river, cooking in small and sweet woodden shed, drinking spring water, meditating with the chants of the nightingales…A very beautiful way to enjoy real simplicity ! From 5 to 15 people, 4 days minimum. Cost: 15€/pers.


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Last April/May (2019), three of my friends and I had the privilege to spend another week of meditation retreat with Denis in Vieussan. We did this for the first time two years ago and both of the times it was a real gift. What a beautiful place, what a beautiful people, what a beautiful food from Lydia, what  beautiful teachings from Denis. Our experience with meditation varied greatly; from hardly any experience to years of practice. However, that really didn’t matter for the amount of inspiration, connection and joy it gave all of us, the first as well as the second time. It was really nice to be able to dive deeper into the practice the second time, which created even more curiosity and wonder. Together with the cosiness of the gite, the care and attention of the owners and the wide spread nature surrounding it, it made my time in Vieussan unforgettable. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

I discovered the “Dharma Nature” website by searching on the internet. I was looking for a retreat combining calm, connection with nature, meditation and an appropriate diet. I was lucky to find a place that corresponded to my needs where there was the possibility of doing a personal retreat. When I arrived, I immediately loved the house. A fire had been lit and everything was carefully thought out for the well-being of the occupants, and with respect for the environment. The setting was beyond my expectations. The house is located in a small village with the sounds of the birds and the river in the background. From the terrace, the view is magnificent. There are also beautiful walks immediately accessible from the house. I also benefited from the attention and the many tips  Denis gave me to support my meditative practice, which have been very beneficial.

 Many thanks to Denis and Lydia for their welcome.


“A few of my closest friends and I were blessed to be able to privately receive Denis’s teachings during our 5 day silent/nature retreat in the South of France last April. The depth, impact and beauty of his teachings will last us a lifetime. Denis is grounded, incredibly kind and a true master. He made us feel safe and most importantly, installed within us a curiosity and openness to practice, practice, practice and share. What a joyful memory. What a joyful experience. And what a profound and beautiful soul. Thank you Denis. We cannot wait to visit Dharma Nature again in the future!” Iva