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A romantic weekend in a chateau in Normandy

Friday, March 27th, 2009


Enjoy a romantic and gastronomic weekend for two in Normandy. Close to the Mont Saint Michel, is the Chateau d’Audrieu and its gastronomic restaurant: a sophisticated and welcoming environment. This romantic and gastronomic Domain is the ideal location to discover the numerous treasures Normandy has to offer. Between Caen and Bayeux in the heart of the county of Calvados, the Chateau d’Audrieu, an 18th century residence, listed Historical Monument, presents its harmonious and elegant proportions against the background of a vast tree lined park.

The Chateau d’Audrieu, a 4* hotel Relais & Chateaux, is a mix of sophistication and French “art de vivre”. The Hotel benefits from a beautiful garden with its fountain, an English style park with various species trees of more than three hundred years old and a large pool in the heart of a garden surrounded by bushes.

Leisure on site: 60 acre park, Out-door heated swimming-pool, Walking or cycling with mountain bikes

Things to see and to do in the area:

The famous D-Day Landing beaches and seaside resorts of the Pearl Coast: sailing marinas and nautical clubs
Towns of rich historical heritage such as Bayeux and its famous Queen Mathilda’s Tapestry or Caen, home of the Dukes of Normandy:  abbeys, museums, Memorial…
Escapades in the Norman countryside with its manor-farmhouses, cottages and orchards of apple trees
Visit and tastings of famous cidre and calvados
Many sporting activities such as golf at Omaha Beach, wind-sailing, horse riding, sailing…

Location :

Audrieu, Normandy, France

Access by road : 2H15 from Paris, 2H from Rennes
Access by train : 22 km from Caen train station  or 15 km from Bayeux train station
Access by air : International airport of Paris Charles de Gaulle (2H45) or Caen Carpiquet local airport (15 min)

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Well being weekend in Alsace

Thursday, March 5th, 2009


Spend a well being weekend at Bio & Spahotel La Clairiere in the forest of the natural park of the Vosges du Nord. It is a real sanctuary where you will benefit from the spa and its famed treatments whilst relaxing in one of the most natural environments. This short break is ideal to forget about every day life.

Enjoy a spa weekend for two including:
-          two nights in a double room category “confort”, with buffet breakfasts
-          two half board dinner
-          access to spa (with bathrobe) and 90mn treatment per person

Your Hotel:

The Bio & Spahotel La Clairiere *** with its 50 rooms, is situated in an ideal location to relax. It offers a 100% bio cuisine, free wifi access, and 200Kms footpaths around the hotel.

Spa :

The spa is an exclusive sanctuary of wellbeing. All 950m² of it are dedicated to immersing your body and mind in a state of total relaxation, leaving you feeling refreshed and revitalised. The exceptional location of La Clairière enables you to experience a perfect blend of Nature’s four elements: water, earth, air and fire – the fundamental basis of natural harmony.
The spa offers whirlpool, stainless steel heated (30°) outdoor hydrotherapy pool, sauna, light sauna, aromatic steam bath, ice pool, tepidarium pool, wellness gym, indoor swimming pool.

The Refugium is dedicated to treatments, a real sanctuary of treasures from the earth. Here, the team of qualified therapists will help you choose from a range of 100% natural, holistic treatments, to suit your face and body.

Spa is accessible to people of at least 16 years old age.
Spa is open from 3 pm of arrival day to 8pm of departure date and Sunday mornings.

Price :

756 Euros (incl. VAT).

The price includes for two:
-          two nights in a double room category “confort”, with buffet breakfasts
-          two half board dinner
-          access to spa (with bathrobe) and 90mn treatment per person

Book this well being weekend in Alsace