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Artistic &
creative residence
in Burgundy


About us

La Tempera was founded in 2016 by painter and art restorer Isabelle de Voldère as a place of creative development and exchanges in a rural setting.

La Tempéra proposes the projection of the artists' websites, followed by an exchange of knowledge, which sometimes continues during walks in nature.
We meet in common places, 
the kitchen, the music room, the library, 
the exhibition rooms and the gardens.

La Tempéra is a poetic place where Isabelle, a painter and researcher, instills a time of grace and spontaneity in the form of small workshops and wanderings, encouraging improvisation.
It is the playful meeting of Arts, songs, dances, theater, sculpture, reading and permaculture, for moments of freedom.

The property consists of several houses within a hamlet surrounded by meadows and woods, close to the Vézelay Abbey and the Morvan natural park, and 2 hours away from Paris by train.

Artists, writers and creative professionals stay at La Tempéra to focus on their projects, connect with other creators, and enjoy the beautiful nature and culture that surround us.

We also host exhibitions and painting classes, relaxation and wellness.

The place is called La Tempéra in reference to a traditional painting technique. We use it to restore icons.


Stay at La Tempéra

We host artists, writers and creative professionals all year long, for durations ranging from on to six months.

Every resident organizes their own schedule and activities, but there are many opportunities to get together like meals, movie nights, yoga sessions, hikes and trips to explore local sights.

Spaces and rates

Rates for Winter 2022-23

Private double bedroom with ensuite bathroom: from 700 euros / month.

All residents have access to a private workspace or studio, as well as shared work spaces including two libraries.


The Chalet

This is an independent, fully-equipped accommodation for 1 to 4 people. The chalet comprises of two 100-square meter floors. The ground floor is a very large workspace that can also be used as a music studio or for exhibitions, and upstairs are 2 large bedrooms overlooking a very large garden, as well as fully-furnished kitchen and bathroom. 


Rental rate: 1000 euros / month or 350 euros / week

Getting there


By train

Take the train from Paris (Bercy station) to Cosne-sur-Loire (1h40, multiple trains per day). We can come pick you up at the station in Cosne-sur-Loire.

By car

La Tempéra is located in Château-du-Bois, a hamlet 5km from the town of Entrains-sur-Nohains. You can find us on Google Maps here. The drive from Paris takes about 2 hours.




Get in touch

If you are interested in staying with us, please send us a message introducing yourself, your work and when you would like to stay at La Tempéra. Thank you!

Thank you, we'll be in touch asap!

Address: 6 route des Vilnots, Château-du-Bois, 58410 Entrains sur Nohain, France


Tel: +33 6 37 09 66 60


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