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What Else?

Along with insider suggestions on what to see and do during your stay, we’re pleased to propose a selection of personalised services and other possibilities. All prices upon request.

Arles, the path less travelled

A 90 minute guided walking tour for English speakers.

Privatised Reception Spaces

Intimate dinners, wine tasting and cocktail events in our beautiful privatised reception spaces.

For Your Wellbeing
  • Laundry service

  • In-house professional massage, advance reservation.

  • Meditation or exercise on our secluded sun terrace.

  • Recommendations for yoga classes.

  • Assistance with Digital Detox.

  • Thematic workshops & Retreats

  • Conferences and Seminars

  • Photo-shoots and filming


A sumptuous celebration of an extraordinary destination, Penang: Through Gilded Doors (Areca Books) reveals the island as never before. In this book writer Julia de Bierre and photographer James Bain-Smith share artistic vision and insider's knowledge, guiding the discerning traveller and captivating those already familiar with one of Malaysia's best-preserved treasures. The book is also available in French.

Through Gilded Doors

This best-selling book on restoration techniques (pub. Quadrille) has been translated into seven languages.

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Restoration Recipes
Chateau de Lucens:
A Portrait

‘A Portrait’ presents one of Switzerland’s most magnificent ancient Castles, which Julia de Bierre restored, decorated and curated for over a decade. While living in the Castle, she created ‘Castle Workshops’ with virtuoso artist James Bain-Smith.

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Wholesome Breakfasts
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Sustainable Travels
Visitor's Book
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