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Airelles Château de Versailles, Le Grand Contrôle : a unique hotel in the world !

Hotel de luxe Le Grand Contrôle Versailles, ouverture

Le Grand Contrôle will open its doors in spring 2020. A unique experience at a regal address : opening in spring 2020 Nestled within the grounds of the Château de Versailles and offering a spectacular view over the parterre of the Orangerie and the Pièce d’Eau des Suisses, Le Grand Contrôle hotel invites you on a unique journey through time to the Age of Enlightenment and the court of the Kingdom of France. The world looked on in awe as…

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Séverine Petilaire speaks about Mademoiselle

Portrait Séverine Petilaire Mademoiselle

Passionate, dynamic and cheerful, Séverine Petilaire speaks to us from her car on the road to Robbio in Italy, near to Milan. “We are going to do a fitting of all our staff’s costumes,” she tells us enthusiastically. “Did you know that they are tailor-made and inspired by Vermeer’s artwork? And as a nod to Les Airelles Courchevel, the porters, valets and bellhops will be dressed in the ceremonial dress of Alpine hunters, inspired by an archive photo from 1850.”…

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Brunch at La Bastide, a provençal tradition

Buffet sucré brunch de La Bastide

Who hasn’t heard of the brunch at La Bastide? The time-honoured Sunday tradition that is known the region over. The Sunday Brunch welcomes epicureans with the same generous hospitality extended to all guests at La Bastide. Upon their arrival, they are treated to a buffet feast bursting with culinary wonders, accompanied by the breath-taking Provençal scenery served up by the terraces of the two restaurants: L’Orangerie and La Citadelle. Sweet or savoury ? One of everything ? As they walk…

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Le TIGrr arrives in Gordes

Restaurant Le TIGRR Gordes

On 12th July, an Asian-inspired restaurant with an already legendary reputation in St Tropez and Megève took up residence at the heart of La Bastide in the Luberon region. Le TIGrr Gordes, perched on the side of the village, offers breath-taking panoramic views Le TIGrr Gordes, perched on the side of the village, offers breath-taking panoramic views over the Alpilles Valley from atop its large terrace. Accessible to guests via a charming small alley on the side of La Bastide,…

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Jean-François Piège: The man behind Clover Gordes

Jean-François Piège

Within his new kingdom of La Bastide de Gordes, the illustrious Michelin-starred chef Jean-François Piège opened up about his new restaurant Clover Gordes. The Clover brand, created by Elodie and Jean-François Piège in 2014, is a reflection of the chef’s incredible talent as his explores his areas of expertise: cooking and plants. Clover Gordes promises to blend these two passions, using produce from Provence, the cherished region where he spent his childhood. The Bastide in Gordes is a magical and…

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Gourmet experiences in Gordes: haute cuisine at its finest

Repas face au Lubéron

Standing opposite the spectacular Luberon massif, the charming Saint-Firmin medieval château and church tower high over the small village of Gordes. A true gem of Provincial France and the inspiration for many an artist, the village is steeped in history and tradition and also attracts gastronomes, food connoisseurs and hedonists from the world over. This gastronomic tour will guide visitors around the rich variety of hearty, exquisite cuisine on offer at La Bastide de Gordes. … here you savour the…

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Airelles Val d’Isère, Mademoiselle Noble in style, Elegant in spirit

Airelles Val d'Isère, Mademoiselle

Opening in December 2019. At the Place de Neige, in the very centre of Val d’Isère, an edifice of stone and wood takes pride of place at the edge of the ski slopes, defying the majestic summits of the Vanoise mountains. With  Mademoiselle, the hotel collection Airelles invites those enamoured with the mountains to live their own fairy tale. At an altitude of 1,850m, the new 5-star hotel is like a magnificent trip to ancient times in the magic kingdom…

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Once upon a time, there was Airelles…

Les Maisons Airelles

At the heart of the snowy Alps stands a majestic and grandiose building, Les Airelles, whose striking resemblance to an Austro-Hungarian palace inspires awe in every one of its beholders. Elsewhere, nestled amongst the rocks, La Bastide proudly overlooks Gordes and the Alpilles valley. It rekindles the ancestral spirit and hospitality of France’s Provence region. This is like a fairy tale, where nights are spent in palaces. Palaces where time stands still, where authenticity and simplicity reign supreme. Welcome to…

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