Le Clair de la Plume
For Honeymooners, a complimentary fresh rose, fruit basket and home made cookies.
Charming village B&B in a historic hillside setting
Set in a pretty Provence village in the heart of lavender and truffle country, Le Clair de la Plume is just the kind of place you hope to stumble on in the backwaters of France.
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In the provençal village of Grignan, south of Montélimar.
Come here for...
● Charm aplenty – and patisserie too. ● A nod to French nostalgia. ● Nearby vineyards, lavender fields and hilltop towns.
There's al fresco dining in the Mediterranean walled garden, a swimming pool, organic restaurant and charming tearoom. There's also a gift shop where you can snap up local foods to take home.
Good to know
Guests can park their car in the owner's garden, five minutes away.
13 rooms, three suites
Expect big beds, provençal decor with shades of shabby chic, LCD satellite TVs, a minibar and wi-fi, not to mention fresh flowers in your room. Bathrooms come with a hairdryer and magnifying mirror.
We loved the light and airy Ecritoire room, with its high windows and views.
Eat & Drink
Delicious patisserie, icecreams and savouries are all on offer in the downstairs tearoom – open each afternoon – with its pretty gardens. Le Clair de la Plume also has an organic garden restaurant a few minutes from the main house, open for lunch and dinner, weather permitting. The natural pool here is at guests' disposal. Grignan also has ten restaurants within walking distance, and your hosts will be happy to help you make reservations for dinner.
Buffet breakfast is served until 10.30am – a treat in the sunny Mediterranean gardens.
Yes, breakfast only.
See & Do
This is a lovely part of Provence. Visit Grignan castle for your culture fix, the typographic museum for interest, and a local vineyard or olive mill because you really want to. Horse riding is also big in the area.
Book a Californian massage with organic essential oils in your room or in town.
Come for the truffle market and olive picking at Nyons.
Jazz concerts in the castle will liven up the coolest autumnal nights.
For Honeymooners, a complimentary fresh rose, fruit basket and home made cookies.Book Now
ESSENTIAL INFORates Guide
EUR 99 - 199Check In
12:00 middayMinimum Night Stay
Open all yearAir Conditioning
Yes – all roomsChildren
Welcome for an extra EUR 7 per nightWedding License?
Yes – for up to 40 guests.
Place du Mail, 26230 GrignanParking
There is free guest parking 200-300m from the hotel.Trains
Montelimar station – 20 minutes by carTaxis
EUR 60 from Montelimar stationAirport
Avignon – one and a half hours, or Nîmes.