Le refuge aux étoiles
le refuge aux étoiles
Astronomy evenings, gite, bed and breakfast
A sky protected from light pollution, a professional educator in astronomy, a real observatory and privates evenings.
The Refuge aux étoiles proposes, in a natural setting sheltered from any light pollution, a lodging in lodging or rooms of hosts and the access to its observatory to discover the sky in true.

Curious from the sky or seasoned amateur astronomers, the refuge aux étoiles is your astronomical base camp.

-The "initiation evenings" offer the opportunity to observe with a telescope at dusk the main stars (15 min)

-"Let's dive into the stars" and discover planets, constellations, nebulaes and other objects ... (Private evening, 1H30). Open to all, all over the year.

-Daytime: observe the sun to better understand our star (45 min).

-Custom astronomical formations (bases, grip of your equipment, astrophoto...)

-Discovery class


-Initiation evenings: exclusive for any two days or more reservation in our guest rooms or  lodging.

-Private "Let's dive into the stars":  119 € until 6 people.

-Sun observation:  50 €/group from 1 to 6 people.

-Personalized traineeship: please contact us

-Discovery class: please contact us
A preserved sky
Far away from the lights of the big cities, nestled on a plateau 150 meters above Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val, it is a real refuge to observe the sky. The milky way is sparkling there.
The astronomical material
On the grounds of our property, you can enjoy an observatory with:
-a Newton telescope 400 mm cradle mount.
-a 400 mm Dobson Newtonian telescope.
 -a H alpha  LUNT solar telescope ...
-A 25 cm solar scope.
A professional available
Astronomical activities are provided by Jean-Baptiste Bodda, professional astronomer and passionate since childhood. Jean-Baptiste will know how to put himself at your level whether you are confirmed amateur astronomers or novice families.
Come and relax in the countryside, just 4 km far from the medieval town of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val
The refuge aux étoiles is also a cottage for four people and four bed and breakfast rooms where Pauline and Jean-Baptiste welcome you in a friendly atmosphere.
100% secure booking - cancellable offers - immediate confirmation 
The gîte
The completely independent stone cottage can host five people. Enjoy the natural setting, the night sky, hiking trails in front of the house, the sun of Tarn-et-Garonne, the fauna and flora.

 It is a real haven of peace.
baby equipment
private car park
children's games
shaded garden furniture
washing machine
Bed and Breakfast
Come stay in our large renovated stone farmhouse and sleep in one of our cozy b&b bedrooms. We will be happy to share with you our passion for astronomy. You will enjoy a very large garden and a shared swimming pool. The breakfasts are hearty and prepared with local products.

baby equipement
private car park
meal on reservation
children's games
shaded garden furniture
Last News
observe the sun
Solar telescope is ready!
The solar telescope comes into operation for the 2023 season, with a primary mirror made by us not aluminized, it promises beautiful images and safe observation!
Do you have questions about astronomical animations or accommodation? Contact us!


Tél : +336 01 80 39 26  /  +335 63 65 64 36

Le refuge aux étoiles
82140 Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val


How to get to Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val?

To reach le Refuge aux étoiles: by car, from Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val head for the cave Bosc (D75), then cross the hamlet of Bosc de la Cam and take the direction Foyt, go to end of the small road, you are there !!!

GPS: with Mappy, Tom Tom or Google maps simply enter "Le Refuge aux étoiles".

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