La Mirande , Avignon, France
4 Place de l'Amirande F-84000 Avignon, France
Hotel Telephone: (33-4)90-14-20-20
Hotel Fax: (33-4) 90-86-26-85
Total 19 rooms, 1suite, 1 appartment
90 kilometers from Marseille International Airport
La Mirande Hotel Originally designed from the remains of a 14th- century cardinal's Palace, La Mirande blends superb period architecture and furnishings with the ultimate in contemporary luxury. This intimate retreat captures the roomance of the past, including authentic old master paintings and antiques complemented with charming views of the cobbled square, the ancient Pope's Palace and lavish gardens.
DINING: Upstairs, an array of gracious reception rooms for gourmet dining, from garden terraces in the summer to an open fireplace in the winter. Downstairs amongst vaulted cellars, an enchanting period kitchen with its original wood stove for the entertaining table d'hote seating up to 14 guests, and Le Marmiton, the celebrated cooking school. Afternoon tea and bar.
LEISURE: Half-day to full-week cooking classes with our own and guest chefs, expert advice and guides for touring Avignon and the surrounding Provence. ADDITIONAL FEATURES: Indoor garage with valet parking. Nearby shopping and boutiques. Paris, via TGV train, is just 2 1/2 hours away. Ten kilometers from Avignon Airport