le chapitre

Revitalize your Soul


A fairytale wedding

Nestled in the beautiful Haute-Saône, Le Chapitre is the epitome of timeless romance and unparalleled beauty, making it the perfect canvas for your dream wedding

A romantic stayover

Welcome to your home away from home at Le Chapitre! In the vicinity of beautiful surroundings, this enchanting retreat offers more than just a place to stay—it’s an experience waiting to unfold.

A relaxing retreat

Escape the hustle and bustle of the daily grind and immerse yourself in the transformative experience of Le Chapitre. Whether you’re leading a management team seeking strategic clarity or longing for the rejuvenation of a silent retreat, our haven is designed to inspire, invigorate, and elevate.


Le Chapitre was planned in 1786 as a residence for higher clergy by the Abbot of Reinbach, the provost of the chapter. The original plan, which was signed by the young Jean-Baptiste Kléber, who later became the general of Napoleon, now represents Lure’s rich history.

In 1999, the property received the status of a Landmark building.

About the association

In the present day, Le Chapitre is under the ownership and administration of an association driven by a vision to conceive initiatives in art, education, culture, and ecology. The overarching goal is to foster awareness and consciousness regarding the environment that surrounds us. Moreover, the association spearheads projects aimed at inspiring societies to preserve and enhance nature, fostering environments that are sustainable for the well-being of future generations.

Operating as a non-profit organization, the association generates its revenue through various activities. These include leasing out Le Chapitre to facilitate a diverse range of events such as yoga retreats, hosting artists, accommodating theater groups, staging music performances, organizing family reunions, orchestrating parties, weddings, and providing a tranquil retreat for holidaymakers seeking a place steeped in serenity, character, and historical significance.

About the team

Passion and shared fondness for the warmth and welcoming character of Le Chapitre is what drives the team.

About the location

Haute-Saône is a haven for nature lovers. Vast meadows, rolling hills, and dense forests characterize its landscape, providing a serene backdrop for outdoor enthusiasts.


For the adventurous traveler, Haute-Saône offers a variety of outdoor activities. The Vosges Mountains, which border the department, provide opportunities for hiking, skiing, and other winter sports. The expansive countryside is dotted with hiking trails, perfect for those who seek to explore the region’s natural beauty on foot.  


History comes to life in Haute-Saône through its charming villages and historic sites. The town of Vesoul, the department’s capital, boasts a rich architectural heritage, with its cobbled streets and medieval buildings. Explore the Gray Old Town, where time seems to stand still, and visit the Château de Ray-sur-Saône, a majestic castle with roots dating back centuries.


No visit to Haute-Saône is complete without savoring its culinary delights. The region is renowned for its traditional French cuisine, featuring local specialties such as Comté cheese, smoked sausages, and delectable pastries. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit local markets, where you can taste the authentic flavors of the region and engage with friendly locals.


More information about activities and things to visit in the surroundings of Le Chapitre can be found on below websites:


Situated in the charming Haute-Saône department, in the village of Lure, Le Chapitre is a mere 30 minutes drive from Belfort (FR), a 60 minutes drive from Basel (CH) and a 1h30 drive from Freiburg (DE), making it very accessible. Le Chapitre is 5 minutes off the N19 highway.

With the charming Alcase region around the corner, Le Chapitre is an excellent base for an amazing holiday or weekend trip.

By train, it takes between 1h30 and 2h from Basel to reach Lure.
From Mulhouse, it takes around 1h.

Le Chapitre is a 10 minute walk (700m) away from the Lure train station.

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