Executive summary by Darmansjah
Set among green rolling hills, forests and acres of vineyards, the golden stone of Château de Bagnols glistens in the sunlight. Built in the 13th century, this privately-owned property is simply stunning with lavish furnishings and antiques in its 22 spacious apartments. With a large circular outdoor pool, beautiful French gardens, a restaurant serving gourmet cuisine, this place is quintessential France at its most romantic and at the very height of its game.
In the tiny village of Bagnols, 30 kms from Lyon and 65 kms from Lyon Saint Exupéry International Airport.
A haven of tranquillity and elegance, Château de Bagnols is equipped with every creature comfort. The service is second-to-none and the apartments are both comfortably spacious and each one has its own unique history. The abundance of historic objets d’art, antiques and original paintings throughout the chateau is breathtaking. Wander through the formal gardens to admire the drawbridge, moat and traditional planting or simply relax by the pool.
Hire a bike or a car from Château de Bagnols and explore the local area. Order a picnic from the hotel and discover the pretty villages of Oingt, Bagnols, Chessy, Chatillon and Marcy, or take a Beaujolais wine tour, stopping at Brouilly and Chenas. Head into Lyon with its myriad of fine restaurants and seek out the traboules, secret passages in Vieux Lyon. Return for a wonderful supper in the Salle des Gardes restaurant.
Dating from the 13th century Château de Bagnols is one of France's major historic monuments as well as a unique luxury hotel with 22 of the most superb rooms and suites in France. Nowhere else in France can provide guests with such historic luxury in such a grandiose yet comfortable environment.
Nearest international airport: LYS (More than 50 Km.)
Nearest local airport: Villefranche-Tarare (3 Km.)
Trains & Buses
Nearest train station: Lyon Perrache (21 - 30 Km.)
Nearest motorway junction: A6 - exit 31.2 (11 - 20 Km.)
Nearest car rental office: Hertz-Avis-Europcar (21 - 30 Km.)