Our favoured spring holiday, the annual French Lifestyle experience, is composed around two of the most important and biggest local brocantes (antiques fairs) in central France. All you could wish for is included: hands-on cooking demonstrations with celebrated chefs, selected tastings from the first of the wine fairs and excursions to beguiling sites.
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This holiday focuses on our annual Iris painting course with the irises in full bloom this time of the year. In combination with the painting course, for guests who wish to not paint, we visit beautiful spring gardens in our area. Limoges, famous for fine porcelain, is also on the agenda.
It is spring time in the French countryside. We witness the tender awakening of the kitchen garden and the blossoming orchard. This might be the time to consider a period of wellness and health at the beautiful Château de La Creuzette. Our program is based on an energizing holistic approach that includes yoga and pilates sessions.
Spring has just changed into Summer and the glorious gardens are in bloom. Experience a magnificent overview of French garden styles with the La Creuzette team. Your exciting program includes guided visits to the Château de Chenonceau, Limoges the porcelain capital of France, Apremont, and a visit to the historic village Aubusson, famous for the rich history of tapestry weaving.
Verras jouself! Ontdek jou verborge talente as skrywer, filosoof, kritikus of kok... of net as waarnemer en waardeerder van skoonheid. Gedurende die kursus word opwindende en uiteenlopende reeks letterkundige tekste onder die bekwame leiding van Dr. Riana Scheepers ondersoek.
A feast for the senses. Discover the best that the region has to offer. Daily excursions to Aubusson, Limoges, some beautiful gardens, beguiling castles, and sumptuous markets full of delights.... La Creuzette has become famous for the mini music festival that we organise every year. Several exciting house-concerts and recitals are being planned for this week.
Summer in France presupposes the famous Summer sales and the heady scent of Summer gardens. We combine the two French passions into one pleasurable adventure. Enjoy the Paris sales where every item is marked down up to 75%: get your designer slippers or perfume at a fraction of the price and lose yourself in the splendor of a summer garden.
Louis Jansen van Vuuren and Marie Stander present this creative approach to portrait painting. Explore an exciting range of new techniques in pastel, chalk, ink, charcoal, and acrylics. Work in different formats and on a wide selection of substrates.
Share the uniqueness of the La Creuzette experience with someone special. It is difficult to explain the magic that happens at this very special place in only words and snapshots, thus the idea of Mother’s and Daughters program that includes all the highlights of what La Creuzette Holiday has to offer came to be. (Optional extra: visit the biggest Décor fair in the world, Maison & Objet in Paris)
Hierdie spesiale vakansie op die Franse platteland word deur gashere, Louis Jansen van Vuuren, Hardy Olivier en gasvrou DeVerra Auret aangebied. Die program word saamgestel uit hoogtepunte van die La Creuzette portefeulje. Besoeke aan: Aubusson, die wêreldbekende hoofstad van die ryk Franse weef tradisie; Bourges wat spog met een van die mees indrukwekkende Gotiese katedrale is ook ‘n kulinêre brandpunt van die streek; Limoges, waar porselein in al sy skeppende fasette ontgin word, is steeds die toonaangewende middelpunt van Franse porselein ontwerp en styl.
At La Creuzette we take cooking seriously and we have built a healthy reputation for being a frontrunner on the culinary scene without disregarding the rich and valuable aspects of traditional French cuisine. We share our kitchen secrets with you and show you all the tricks of the trade: some molecular gastronomy, we take you to harvest saffron and cook with it and we teach you foolproof recipes that you will replicate with ease and confidence.
Autumn is here – the leaves have turned to ochre and gold and the wild mushrooms are in abundance on the mossy forest floor. Join us for a dream holiday where we eat produce from our organically grown potager and visit beguiling places.
Dedicated to the French poet, Arthur Rimbaud, this twenty square metre bedroom has a spectacular 19th century tapestry carton, hand painted on French linen. It almost covers the entire wall behind the two three-quarter beds.
Her beguiling beauty, creative spirit and joie de vivre, inspired many fashion and decorative trends. Joséphine de Beauharnais' Château de Malmaison became the focus of the beau monde and the creative avant-garde. Her famous gardens were fragments from paradise.
Two centuries after her death by guillotine in 1793, the name of this French queen remains shrouded in infamy and intrigue. Nonetheless, Marie Antoinette's undeniably unique sense of style and creative genius reflected at Le Petit Trianon at Versaille, heralded a new vogue in decorating.
At the beginning of the Belle Epoque, the Divine Sarah was a French stage and early film actress. In her heyday she was referred to as the "most famous actress the world has ever known".
Named after the celebrated 19th century writer and local personality, this north-facing twenty square metre room overlooks the parterre garden and decorative lily pond.