Soho House Paris
Located in Pigalle, a former red-light district between the 9th and 18th arrondissements, Soho House Paris is set in a 19th century apartment building that was once home to the family of Jean Cocteau. Drawing on the building’s history, the interiors mix traditional French design with contemporary Art Deco details. The art collection is made up entirely of paintings, and includes original works by Natsuko Uchino, Mel O’Callaghan, and Emmanuel Van der Meulen. The House features 36 bedrooms, a gym, a courtyard, pool, and cabaret spaces for member events. Make sure to add this to your places to visit list!
Rich with a history and culture dating back to the ancient Romans, Saint-Rémy-de-Provence begs to be discovered. Rebuilt around 1820, the neo-classical Church of St-Martin retains its 14thC bell tower and has one of the finest church organs in Europe. Also not to be missed is the 15th -16thC Renaissance Palace the Hôtel de Sade. Once owned by the notorious Marquis de Sade, the site now plays home to a small archaeological collection.
Hôtel du Palais Biarritz
Hotel du Palais is a symbolic jewel of Biarritz overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Founded in 1854, the former imperial residence of Napoleon III and Empress Eugenie awaits you for a memorable experience and a place to embrace the extraordinary. An exquisite culinary experience awaits you at the Hôtel du Palais, where you can savor traditional flavors from the Basque Country’s sea and land. Dine in an idyllic location among meticulously restored Second Empire decor. At La Rotonde Restaurant, Chef Aurélien Largeau and his team bring you a creative vision of the Basque Country using the traditional techniques of contemporary French cuisine. For a more casual experience, visit the Lounge for a light yet elegant menu and exquisite pastries.