France

L'Hostellerie de L'Abbaye de la Celle, Provence

In the heart of Coteaux Varois in Provence wine country and within easy access to Monaco, St. Tropez, Nice and Aix, this superlative 10-bedroom country retreat borders a 12th century Benedictine Abbey. Enjoy gastronomic cuisine with a Michelin star and prestigious Provencal wines, close to the quaint village of Cotignac and all the activities of the region. A secret gem.

abbaye-celle.com

La Bastide de Moustiers, Provence

Whilst riding his motorcycle in Provence in 1994 Alain Ducasse discovered this home and lovingly converted it into a country inn with just 12 unique and elegant guest-rooms and delicious gourmet food. Surrounded by luscious gardens, olive trees and lavender, and overlooking the charming village of Moustiers Sainte-Marie, this romantic hideaway perfectly reflects the finest ingredients of Provence.

bastide-moustiers.com