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.
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.
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.