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5 experiences to enjoy on the Seine

Paris is undoubtedly one of the most romantic destinations in the world. But it's not just the pretty cobbled streets and sidewalk cafes that make Paris a romantic destination. There is also the Seine, the river that crosses the capital, the starting point for many cruises in France. Here's a guide to the best Seine River cruises: The Iconic Sites A Seine River cruise is the best way to admire Paris' most iconic sites, from the Eiffel Tower to the Louvre Museum. With this option, you no longer need to queue to see these monuments. It makes the experience even more exciting! You will also find cruises on the Seine which will stop in front of the famous sites, with live commentary by a guide. Most tours start at Place de la Concorde and end at the Eiffel Tower. You can also experience Paris at night, when its majestic architecture and monuments shine brightly. Parisian dinner…

The Chateau des Citeaux - Harvesting in Burgundy

A well-being weekend in Burgundy at the Château de Cîteaux

Burgundy is the ideal place to take a relaxing break a few hours from Paris. The Château de Cîteaux – La Cueillette caught our eye for a luxurious getaway in the heart of the vineyards. The Château de Cîteaux – La Cueillette is a unique place, established in a former domain of monks. The place is steeped in history, and this is noticeable as soon as we arrive. This magnificent luxury hotel dedicated to well-being has planned everything to make us spend a timeless moment in the heart of nature. The rooms are bright and all overlook the vineyards, the park and the pretty village of Meursault. What disorient us. We then treat ourselves to a bike ride to discover the surroundings or we will visit the partner cellars for a tasting of the wines of the vintage. Within the estate, enjoy the delicate cuisine of the two restaurants. At lunch, we opt for the bistronomic dishes of the Vegetable Garden. At dinner, we will sit down in the magnificent restaurant La Cueillette. In this majestic room of the …

The Gray d'Albion hotel in Cannes

Three superb hotels to stay in Cannes

Cannes is a charming city, whatever the season, festival or not. This pretty city on the shores of the Mediterranean fascinates. Sometimes calm and gentle to live with, it can turn out to be effervescent and festive at certain times. We like to meet there for a weekend or more... And that, the whole world has understood. Here are three exceptional hotels to stay, dine or have a drink. The height of French elegance. Le Gray d'Albion Le Gray d'Albion enjoys a dream location, a few steps from the Palais des Festivals, the beach and the city's beautiful shopping district. But that's not the only asset of this newly renovated hotel, far from it. Here, we treat ourselves to a parenthesis of comfort and elegance. The decoration has been carefully thought out to invite us to luxury. The furniture is signed Starck and attention is paid to the smallest details. A bouquet of freshly cut roses, pretty balconies in the rooms, choices of soothing and delicate shades… This refined decor is …

A dream stay a few kilometers from Lyon…

Located in the heart of an area whose flora is as ancestral as it is varied, the Pavillon de la Rotonde offers its visitors, a few kilometers from Lyon, an exceptional parenthesis in an elegant setting. The park, on its own, deserves a stay: a walk there inaugurates a journey of the senses, integral and exotic, which the Pavilion pursues with grace and expertise. Sixteen luxury rooms and suites welcome travelers in a decoration subtly mixing 30s influences and design, for a complete experience in vast spaces that are so many havens of peace far from the urban frenzy. The Hotel is located in the former spa resort of Charbonnières-les-Bains, and, to perpetuate the tradition, it offers to experience well-being in its purest form, in a luxury spa of 900 square meters, with with a superb view of the park. This space dedicated to pleasures has a heated indoor swimming pool lined with majestic columns, and an equally varied treatment menu. Athletes will also find what they are looking for, taking advantage of a fitness area. To top off a…

La Ferme Saint-Siméon, a Norman jewel on the heights of Honfleur

Typically Norman construction from the XNUMXth century, the Ferme Saint-Siméon offers the best of Normandy for a stay of escape and intense relaxation. Located on the heights of the famous town of Honfleur, the Ferme Saint-Siméon - a XNUMXth century Norman building - mixes its bluish slates with the traditional half-timbering of authentic thatched cottages. It is in this spirit that we sit down at the restaurant, which naturally offers a cuisine with local flavors, with typical Norman dishes, from Calvados to the famous cheeses of the region that chef Mickaël Lelièvre cooks with talent, but above all delicacy and refinement. The lounge bar offers a breathtaking view of the hotel's flower gardens and the Seone, while offering a cozy and cozy atmosphere by the fire, where aperitif lovers can enjoy a cocktail, or better , a glass of Calvados or Armagnac… La Ferme Saint-Siméon can also boast of having an incredible spa equipped with a heated and covered swimming pool, a jacuzzi, and traditional sauna and hammam. In this …

Find your serenity in Seine-et-Marne, at the Manoir de Gressy

A luxury and charming hotel, the Manoir de Gressy is a real cocoon of well-being set in a green setting typically Seine-et-Marne. If you want to take a break and get away from it all for a weekend, Paris Select invites you to stay at the Manoir de Gressy, a particularly welcoming and warm hotel in Seine-et-Marne, perfect for recharging your batteries at only 30 minutes from the capital. In the heart of a historic village bordering the Ourcq canal, the Manoir de Gressy offers 85 spacious and comfortable luxury rooms, overlooking the Italian garden, virgin vines and leafy goats ... A rural setting that calls for the sweetness of life! We continue to indulge ourselves by going to the Cellier du Manoir, the hotel's gourmet restaurant, where chef Laurent Fleutiaux officiates, a follower of seasonal cuisine that gives pride of place to products from the regions of France. In fine weather, Le Cellier du Manoir opens onto a large terrace by the pool… The escape would not be complete…

Where to go in France?

From the plateau on which it is nestled, Le Domaine de Capelongue overlooks Bonnieux, one of the most beautiful villages in the Luberon. Majestic cedars stretch as far as the eye can see, the scent of lavender perfumes the heights and the silence gives this dream landscape all the majesty of a timeless place. Rich in varied flora, cypresses and three-hundred-year-old olive trees, the Landscape Park adorns the Domaine de Capelongue with a thousand greige colors. Under the caressing sun, bliss and peace combine their charms. In this charming hotel, seventeen rooms and suites are decorated according to the tradition of the great Provençal country houses: whitewashed walls, linen sheets, whitewashed wooden furniture and natural fabrics in light tones. Each bears the name of a character from Alphonse Daudet or Jean Giono, a nod to Provençal literature. Guests looking for privacy will appreciate the apartments at La Ferme de Capelongue. Equipped with private terraces, these residences overlook a swimming pool, dug into the rock of the Claparèdes plateau. After relaxing...