Le Cloître des Dominicains, a breathtaking place


Looking for an escape? Come to the heart of lavender country in the Baronnies Provençales!

A timeless cloister

In the heart of Buis-les-Baronnies, Le Cloître des Dominicains is the perfect place to spend your holidays in the Drôme Provençale.

Feel the mild temperatures of Provence and admire the poetry of the typical villages of the region by putting down your bags in this former 16th century cloister.

You will stay at the time of the Provencal markets with their thousand colours and flavours. You will stroll through the maze of typical streets of the village. It is close to all your activities: hiking, climbing and cycling that will fill your holiday with memories. During your escapade, let yourself be carried by your desires. Le Cloître des Dominicains has 46 studios, including 6 comfort studios. The studios can accommodate from 1 to 5 people.

a small aperitif in the cloister courtyard

A village with the scent of Provence

In a landscape of olive trees, lime trees, apricot trees, lavender and vines, Buis-les-Baronnies is a few steps away from the famous Rocher Saint Julien.

Discover the region with guided walking holidays for an enriching experience or for a free discovery walk.

The heritage of the Baronnies Provençales is diverse: the wine route, the perched villages, the most beautiful villages and many other treasures to discover..

It is part of the Parc Naturel Régional des Baronnies Provençales.


It has also been awarded the Marque Parc label (Valeur Marque Parc) for its commitment to respecting the environment and the many flavours and cultures. The Cloister of the Dominicans favours short circuits by working with the craftsmen of the Baronnies.

Come to the Provençal markets where all the craftsmen and producers of our region meet to share our gastronomy: apricots, lavender, melon, honey, wines, nougats, olives. Many other scents and perfumes await you.

A perfect place for all thrill seekers

The Cloître des Dominicains is the ideal site for all hikers, cyclotourists, mountain bikers, gravelers, climbers and runners. Located a few minutes from the Géant de Provence and a few steps from the Rocher Saint Julien, it is a real playground to practice your passion during your holidays or to discover the region in a different way.


Families wishing to discover the Drôme by bike or on foot, everything is accessible to them for all levels “young and old”.

Our rooms are comfortable to relax in after a good day of exploring. The courtyard of the Cloister will allow you to have a small aperitif (in moderation), before starting your meal.

Our menus are adapted to sportsmen and women as well as to our travellers by proposing local products.

Our partners

The Cloitre des Dominicains has established several partnerships to implement projects in order to offer you the best possible service. Consequently, each year Le Moulin de César brings something new or modifies its services to be more attractive and to meet your needs.

First of all, the residence is labelled Valeur Marque Parc des Baronnies Provençales thanks to its commitment to sustainable development and respect for the planet.

Then, to fuel your sensational stays, Le Cloître is referenced on Compagnon de route Drôme, which gathers all the hiking trails of the region. Indeed, our residence is the perfect place to be near the pedestrian departures. For bike rides, there are the Bonnes Adresses, for excursions in the heart of the Baronnies. Our team is committed to welcoming our cyclists and cyclotourists.

Le Cloître des Dominicains is part of the Cap France Federation in the Authentique range. Cap France is the first network of independent holiday villages covering all destinations in France and offers holidays for families and groups. Moreover, it is a residence that promotes sustainable tourism. This is why it is labelled Chouette Nature.


Le Cloître des Dominicains will welcome you, during your holidays, in this beautiful region of Provence, notably in the department of Drôme provençale!

You will leave with the exquisite flavours and scents of the lavender capital.

With Escapade Vacances, leave with a free mind!