La Magnanerie

La Magnanerie Montee de la Glaciere, GRANS, 13450 France (Show map)


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"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 ...


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Innkeepers: Caroline Dameron


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  • Guest room4.0
  • Service5
  • Value4.0
  • Cleanliness4.0
  • Onsite Dining4.0

magical oasis with amazing hosts

4.2 on September 19, 2016

We stayed at this great B&B for seven nights. The place is gorgeous. Rooms are very artistically decorated, the garden is enchanting, the hosts are fabulous - they made us feel at home. We would highly recommend it to anyone.

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Rooms & Rates


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 …

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 160 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: EUR 130 - EUR 130


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.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 160 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: EUR 140 - EUR 140


Nautical antiques and traveller’s curiosities furnish the Hemingway Room … to take you away to Habana Vieja or the Keys … the author would have loved this room…

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 90 Queen , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: EUR 140 - EUR 140


On the road to India, to meet with Buddhist icons, a stopover at the gates of Asia … Welcome to Pondichery...

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 160 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: EUR 120 - EUR 120


A tribute to the Art of Photography… an escape across the silk and spice roads...

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 160 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: EUR 135 - EUR 135

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Location Type

Aix en Provence TGV Railway station 21 Miles (30 mn, drive), Airport, Countryside, Lakefront, Wine country


Marseille, France (MRS-Provence) 17 miles

Directions to property:

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”.

Area Attractions

Amusement Park, Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Art Galleries, Beach, Casino, Concert venue, Eco-tourism, Extreme sports, 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, Sports venue, Tours, University, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Historic Inn, Homestay

On-site amenities

Board games, Fireplace, Library, Private entrance, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar, Wi-Fi , Heated swimming pool

Room amenities

Ceiling fans, Desk

On-site activities

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, Table Tennis, Tennis courts, Water sports

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  • Check In:: 5:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 12:00 (noon)
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Please visit our web site:
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Please visit our web site:
  • Childcare Provided: No Please visit our web site:
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No Please visit our web site:
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: The reservation is confirmed upon bank trasfer deposit or by sending your credit card information. The amount is according to the length of stay and will be set at the time of the booking .
  • Cancellations: Cancellation Policy:: No cancellation fee if cancelled before 15 days from the arrival date. Cancellation Fee: 30% of the total amount of your stay if cancelled between 8 and 15 days before the arrival date. Cancellation Fee: 50% of the total amount of your stay if cancelled less than 8 days before.
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Caroline Dameron

Languages spoken

English, French

Resident Pets


About the innkeepers

antiques, movies, music, gastronomy

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Continental Plus

  • Time Served: entre 8:00 et 10:30 AM
  • Serving Location: in the garden, Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area

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