Whether it’s a bastide in Provence or the restaurant of a young chef in Italy, the journey has to be an experience. Beyond providing a service, this is a discovery, a surprise… and above all an encounter with men and women with a passion for their trade.”
Leave the well-trodden paths to those lacking in imagination. Opt for authentic charm and take yourself off down less well-known paths, they lead straight to happiness.
Created in 1975, Châteaux & Hôtels Collection has the ambition to become the benchmark of charming hotels and gourmet restaurants in Europe for world travelers. The brand, presided over by Alain Ducasse since 1999,currently boasts a unique collection of 520 hotels and restaurants in 16 countries, mainly in France and Italy.
Châteaux & Hôtels Collection is all about curiosity in discovering new places, in unearthing them and collecting them like souvenirs to be shared with others. None of its member properties is like any other; each has its own special character. Although each piece in the collection is unique, together they form a whole. Charm is what brings these properties together, is what creates unity in diversity. For Châteaux & Hôtels Collection charm is alive and thriving, it is tangible and can be found from one property to another. This charm is expressed in the sincerity of each property, the hospitality and the generosity of the owners, the quality of the services and the products. Châteaux & Hôtels Collection embodies « le charme, le vrai ». (charm, genuine charm)
Thanks to the diversity and the coherence of its collection, Châteaux & Hôtels Collection is really the only guide where guests are certain of finding venues to stay or eat where they are assured of rare experiences.
The unique Châteaux & Hôtels Collection is showcased in its bilingual French-English Guide, with its unmistakable orange cover, available in each Châteaux & Hôtels Collection’s proprieties, and on its website www.chateauxhotels.com