How to Reach 

our retreat center

Less than two hours from Paris and very close to the Perche Regional Natural Park, our retreat center is located near the village of Saint Cosme en Vairais in Sarthe. Away from the hustle and bustle but easily accessible by car or train, our location is a perfect compromise between modernity and authenticity.

By Car

Our spiritual retreat center is located 175 km from Paris, three kilometers from the center of Saint Cosme en Vairais. If you use a GPS, you can indicate:

  • The address: Les Hautes Grouas, 72110 Saint Cosme en Vairais

  • The GPS coordinates: 48.27518, 0.48396. 

Voici une Here is a road map for a journey of less than two hours from Paris:

  1. Take the A6 motorway, direction Lyon/Bordeaux;

  2. At the junction, take the A10 towards Bordeaux/Nantes/Chartres;

  3. At the junction, take the A11 towards Chartres/Le Mans;

  4. Take exit 5 towards La Ferté-Bernard;

  5. Head towards the city center, then the station;

  6. Take the departmental D2 towards Saint Cosme en Vairais for 3 km;

  7. Before entering Saint Cosme, take the intersection towards Contres (municipal road C405)

  8. Turn left at the “Les Hautes Grouas” intersection.

Have a safe trip!

By Train

Every day of the week, nearly twenty trains connect the Paris Montparnasse and La Ferté Bernard stations, ten of which are direct. Count a journey of 1h50.

If you wish, we can pick you up by car at the station and accompany you back at the end of the retreat. Plan a journey of about twenty minutes, and count 7 € of participation in the costs for each outward or return journey. Please request this when registering.

Regarding spiritual retreats starting on a Friday evening, we recommend taking the 3:03 p.m. train from Gare Montparnasse (arrival at La Ferté Bernard at 4:59 p.m.). If you are arriving after 6 p.m., please let us know as soon as possible.

Have a good trip!

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