English, French
2 weeks - 2 months 15 February – 15 December
Paid by artist 

From EUR 490 (self-catering) to 700 (full pension) per week (1 person). Check website for detailed rates. The artist is also responsible for travel costs and art supplies.

Application guidelines 

Applications welcome from writers (fiction and non-fiction), poets, screenwriters, journalists, academics, researchers, playwrights, dramatists, choreographers, dancers, actors, illustrators, architects, designers, cooks/food writers, film makers, and landscape/pleine aire painters. More information here.

⚠️ Applications are not accepted currently due to COVID-19.



Bordeneuve Retreat

Bordeneuve Retreat


Bordeneuve is a rustic stone barn nestled in the foothills of the French Pyrenees. An ecologically renovated studio of 95 m² is available to an artist for a 2 week - 2 month stay. Residencies can be fully catered or self-catering, with products grown in Bordeneuve's garden. Expositions/recitals/lectures can be arranged on a case by case basis and are very encouraged.


An exhibition, a reading or a concert for a small, informal audience can be organized if the artist wishes it.

Studio Information 

The studio is combined/living and working space. Please see the website for more detailed information.

Please note that the studio is not suitable for painting (this can only be done outdoors).

Technical Information 

Upright Yamaha piano (LU-201C), architects drawing tables, easels and two covered outdoor working spaces (can be used for painting/sculpture/carving etc) with beautiful light. There is a workshop that has a large selection of hand and power tools that can be used by the resident. There is a communal room and kitchen (40m²) with Wifi and a small library as well as a large garden.


Located at the foothill of the Pyrenees, at the conflunce of Basque, Catalan, Occitane and Gascon cultures. The barn is in a secluded and peaceful spot, far from the noise of everyday life. The nearest village is 3km away and the nearest town is 9km away.

09160 Betchat
+33 (0)561964022

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