France, a visitor’s delight, is not only about champagne, perfumes and wine, it is also about something unique and sole. Read on to know more as we bring to you these unusual yet amusing hotels from France.
First on our list is this hotel, which is a room atop an industrial tower. The project is Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi’s creation. The property sits over a 15m high stack. It can sleep two adults and delivers a breathtaking view across the Loire from the bedroom upstairs. The experience is enhanced with a garden atop the tower with all round views across the Loire. The property is open all year round.
Why should you go there: Due to the amazing view it provides from the tower’s top.
Les Alicourts Resort Treehouses
The second is Family Tree houses in Loire holiday resort that covers an area of nearly 60 hectares in the heart of the Loire Valley. This resort offers a breathtaking green view and excellent facilities. The resort houses eight delightfully made tree houses to quench your thirst for a truly green holiday. The tree houses are made 3,50 meters to 7,50 meters off the ground. All tree houses have ecological toilets and garden furniture.
Location: Pierrefitte sur Sauldre
Why should you go there: Get your breakfast delivered at the bottom of the tree. Enjoy nature’s best from the top.
This is a 19th Century residence that has been done up in a chic Modern Art style. The residence is spread amidst 30 acres and has a lot to offer being a mix of tradition and modernity. This place will take you through a fairy tale and will turn your visit here into a once in a lifetime experience. Though, it is traditional, but has all the modern amenities. The residence has tongue tingling dishes to be explored and tried to satiate the foodie within.
Location: Albaret Ste Marie
Why should you go there: To experience the amalgamation of tradition and a modern outlook towards stylish living.
Château de Floure
Something about the hotel that will instantly catch your attention is that it was a Roman Villa earlier, then Monastery and now a beautiful hotel.
The hotel became the country retreat of Henry IV, a president of the parliament of Toulouse, about a decade after it standing here as a monastery. It is stationed between Narbonne and Toulouse. This fine hotel was also home of contemporary writer Gaston Bonheur from 1913 – 1980. The character of the building has been retained by preserving the serenity of the formal gardens and increasing the fineness of the restaurant “Le Poète Disparu”.
Why should you go there: Find tranquility and serenity here and an experience that is simply unparalleled. Taste exquisitely made French cuisine.