"In the little village of Grans, near Aix en Provence, stands La Magnanerie a magnificent 18th Century Provencal house..." "Hard not to fall under the spell of this ancient Magnanerie where silkworms were once raised..." "This guest house is a revelation in it’s own right with its decoration full of surprises influenced by the owners’ adventerous voyages’..." "Opening the door of La Magnanerie is like discovering a magical and friendly place where one can come to relax with ease ..." (Anita Viart - Maison Cosy). "An endearing place, where we cultivate the love of art and curiosities ..." (Coup de coeur 2013 "Maison d'hôtes de charme" Guide Rivages). "Maybe because silkworms were once raised here, this 18th century country house has kept the atmosphere of a protective cocoon ... we liked the charm which is like a little magic that emanates from this places ..." (Nos coups de coeur 1000 maisons d'hôtes de charme - Guide Michelin). "Upon opening the door you are enveloped in the smell of jasmine and honeysuckle to welcome you to this very special garden in the heart of the village ..." (Guide du Routard) "Caroline and François fell under the charm of Grans, and decided that this majestic 18th Century country house was THE ideal place to settle in with their cherished momentos accumulated and transported from their adventures and travels abroad . Feels like Tintin or Saint-Exupery comingback home ... " (Sébastien Siraudeau - Carnet de Charme Provence & Côte d'Azur). La Magnanerie is a charming guest house located in the heart of Provence, an ideal base for discovering all of the remarkable sights of the region. Les Alpilles (les Baux de Provences, Saint Rémy de Provence, Eygalières, Fontvieille...), Le Luberon (L’Isle sur la Sorgue, Gordes, Lourmarin, Bonnieux…), La Camargue ( Les Saintes Maries de la Mer, Aigues Mortes, Arles, Nîmes...), not to mention, Aix en Provence, Marseille, Cassis and its creeks...the Blue Coast ...
The Africa Room shows off primitive ethnic artwork. A combination of Provence and the African continent: old terra cotta tile floors, warm coloured draperies, woodwork that has acquired a patina over the years …
Nightly Rate: €100 - €100
The Diva Room is a showcase for Contemporary Art and Italian Design … a tribute to style and creativity… when an object becomes a sculpture … This room has a mezzanine equipped with a sofa bed that can accommodate 2 personnes.An extra of 30 Euros for the third person and 20 Euros for the fourth person is added to the price of the room.
Nightly Rate: €130 - €130
Aix en Provence TGV Railway station 21 Miles (30 mn, drive), Airport, Countryside, Lakeside, Village, Wine country
Marseille, France (MRS-Provence) 17 miles
Marseille Provence Airport 17 Miles (25 mn) Aix en Provence TGV Railway station 21 Miles (30 mn) Take highway A7, then A54 toward Arles; take exit 14 “Salon Ouest Grans”, then the first right street of the roundabout. When you arrived at Grans go to “centre socio culturel”.
Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Ocean, bike road and mountain biking, horseback trail, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Tours, University, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo
Other, Historic Inn, Homestay
Board games, CD player, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Library, Piano, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, TV Video games, VCR, Videos, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar, Wi-Fi , Heated swimming pool
Ceiling fans, In-room internet, Internet Service
Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Billiards, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Aerodrome, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Table Tennis, Tennis courts, Water sports
antiques, movies, music, gastronomy