For full accommodation details, please contact us. We have selected a range of smaller hotels and châteaux for this tour. The properties are all located outside the large cities, either situated in their own parkland or vineyards, or in small French villages.
Royal Champagne Hotel and Spa – 5* – Champagne
Set in a former 19th Century coaching inn, the 5* Royal Champagne Hotel and Spa has just reopened last year after several years of extensive renovations and represents the epitome of luxury. Located in the village of Champillon and overlooking the rolling Champagne vineyards, its remote location makes it a perfect haven of relaxation for the ultimate romantic break. The 49 elegant rooms are decorated with pastel colours and discreet floral patterns. Each room offers a comfortable and relaxing setting and is well equipped with a Satellite TV, a minibar, a safe, complimentary WI-FI, climate control, tea and coffee making facilities as well as en-suite bathrooms with bathrobes and slippers.
Domaine de Manville – 5* – Provence
Nestled at the heart of a 100 hectare estate, the Domaine is a haven of luxury and offers guests a peaceful and relaxing stay. The Domaine de Manville is ideally located just outside of les Baux-de-Provence in the charming Alpilles hills and has a wide range of luxurious facilities including a Michelin-starred gastronomic restaurant serving creative food inspired by traditional Provençal dishes, as well as an outdoor pool, a spa and an eco-friendly golf course. The 30 contemporary rooms and suites are designed with the landscape in mind. Each room offers a comfortable, homely feel and all the modern comforts such as en-suite bathrooms with complimentary toiletries, bathrobes, slippers and hairdryers.
Hotel & Spa du Castellet – 5* – Provence
The Hotel and Spa du Castellet is a luxurious property perfectly located between land and sea within the renowned Bandol vineyards. With a Spa, an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a restaurant, a fitness centre, a tennis court and a golf course, it offers all of the facilities that you would expect from a 5* hotel. The hotel offers 41 comfortable rooms and suites. The rooms are spacious and decorated in an opulent Provençal style. Each room has a private terrace or balcony facing South, climate control, complimentary WIFI, a TV, a safe as well as en-suite bathrooms with decadent toiletries.
Chateau de Berne – 5* – Provence
In the middle of the peaceful Provençal vineyards, the Château de Berne is a true haven of serenity and relaxation. This luxury hotel offers a huge range of facilities as well as refined country-chic rooms. This Relais & Châteaux property boasts the perfect combination of the allure of rural France and a luxury resort. The spacious rooms are each individually decorated and equipped with air-conditioning, a mini-bar, a safe, a direct dial telephone, a TV with DVD player, WIFI internet access and an en-suite bath or shower. Some of the rooms have cosy fireplaces, terraces or balconies with beautiful views, hand-painted furniture and delicate fabrics.
La Villa Mauresque – 5* – Provence
La Villa Mauresque is a luxury villa located in the picturesque seafront village of Boulouris just five minutes from Saint-Raphaël. The hotel boasts a wide range of luxurious facilities on site. The gourmet seafront restaurant serves Mediterranean and French Provençal cuisine inspired by local seasonal products. Two outdoor pools, two outdoor Jacuzzis and a sauna are at guests’ disposal. Kayak, sea canoes, mini catamaran, zodiac, diving equipment and paddles are all available on a complimentary basis at the hotel. Each room offers everything you can expect from a 5* establishment, from en-suite bathrooms with bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries to a minibar, a safe, coffee and tea making facilities, individual climate control, satellite TV and Wi-Fi.
Chateau de Gilly – 5* – Burgundy
Originally a residence for Cistercian Monks, the historically-listed Château de Gilly was transformed in 1988 into a luxury hotel. Boasting stunning gardens and gourmet restaurants, it is an ideal haven of relaxation and a romantic destination. The Château is well known for its gastronomic restaurant, “Le Clos Prieur,” a beautiful rib-vaulted room supported by slender pillars, which was originally the cellar for the Cistercian Monks. The cuisine is sophisticated and flavoursome with a superb wine list- 15,000 bottles are currently ageing in the Château’s cellars! Château de Gilly and its adjoining Pavillon du Pere Abbée and Pavillon des Jours lodges have 48 elegant rooms.