Saint-Didier-au-Mont-d'Or, Rhône-Alpes, France

In an exclusive suburb of France's second largest city, Lyon.

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The REALLY good things are...
  • Beautiful rural feeling but close to city amenities.
  • 15 minutes from culturally rich Lyon, considered as one of the culinary centres of the world
  • On the doorstep of the exquisite Beaujolais wine region.

About our Home

Architect designed, the house offers comfort and convenience and a truly relaxing environment, in St Didier, au Mont d'Or. The property is situated on 3000 sq mts of land, nestled in many sq kilometres of puplic green space (forests and fields) with kilometres of well marked hiking trails. The lovely village of St Didier has two bakeries, butchers, mini supermarket, news agent and a weekly farmers market. A major shopping centre is a short (4 kilometres) away. It takes 15-20 minutes to drive into Lyon Centre. The southern part of the Beaujolais hills are 20-30 minutes drive.

Places of interest and things to do

  • Many Michelin starred restaurants and other wise excellent places to dine
  • Superbly restored Roman ruins
  • Many markets
  • Cultural amenities such as Opera, Museums and a well maintained historic medieval old city quarter
  • Wine tasting, excellent dinning and magnificent scenery in the Beaujolais region
  • 11/2 hours to alpine skiing or hiking.
  • Easy day trips to North Italy, Geneva, Provence
  • Explore the many trails on Mont d'Or.


  • Garden
  • Wifi
  • Cable TV

About us

We have two residences, one in a quite, convenient suburb of London and the other in a beautiful suburb of Lyon France. We are retired so quite flexible in terms of timing.

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