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4-Day Sample Itinerary Ultimate Family Escape


Family Itinerary

Discover new ways to spend time together with interludes and experiences for all ages, and exclusive family-focused getaways to savor time like never before with those you love most. Speak with one of our itinerary designers at +33 545618500 or +1 877.496.0660.

Day 1

Midafternoon | Arrival

5PM | Family Bike Ride

Explore your new home with a family bike ride across the estate's paths, meadows and along the ponds. A broad selection of bikes will get you the perfect cruiser or all-terrain style of your choice.

7PM | Dinner on Dyades Terrace

Parents can enjoy a sunset cocktail on the castle terrace while children play below in the lawns before the family joins together for a gastronomic dinner on the terrace of Dyades restaurant.

Day 2

8AM | French Country Breakfast in the Castle

Enjoy a wide range of French pâtisserie to start the day: pastries, cakes, buns, bread and jams, but also salted
dishes like salmon, cheese, ham and farm-fresh eggs, cooked by our team.

10AM | Tales of the Domaine

Straight out of a fairytale, learn the history of the Domaine's 13th-century castle and the story of the King Richard Lion Heart and the knights of Chasteignier de la Roche-Posay who once ruled this land.

12PM | Hideaway Picnic

Set up at the water's edge, in one of the rowboats, in the woods or in the garden to enjoy a picnic lunch prepared for the family by the Domaine's chefs.

3PM Dip in Les Thermes

Enjoy the outdoor pool or explore subterranean indoor pool and the various Gallo-Roman inspired bathing circuits of Les Thermes.

5PM | Le Moulin + The Attic

Playtime for parents and children. Parents head to the Moulin des Etangs wellness center to enjoy a 75-minute body treatment and discover complete calm and relaxation, while the children enjoy the costumes and table games of the Attic game room.

8PM | Gastronomic Dinner at Dyades

A dinner for all ages at Dyades restaurant, where parents enjoy a sommelier-led pairing tasting through the excellent wines of Bordeaux. Meanwhile, children garnish their own mocktails with ingredients freshly picked from Le Potager.

Day 3

9AM | Breakfast in the Castle

Enjoy a wide range of French pâtisserie and local savory dishes to begin your day. Take breakfast in the cattle gardens to enjoy the soft morning light amongst the pristinely manicured gardens.

10AM | Guided Tour of the Farm

Join forest ranger Jean-François to learn of the wildlife of the Domaine – deer, wild boar, even herons – on your way to discover the hundreds of Limousin cows at the farm. Our resident peacocks are sure to put on a show along the way.

12PM | Bistronomic Lunch at Dyades

Enjoy a convivial meal inspired by nature on the terrace of Dyades with the Domaine's ponds and celebrated sculptures in full view.

3PM | Art Education

Join our art mediator, Clara, to discover the extensive artworks of the Domaine. Choose an outdoor walk to discover the larger than life sculptures or visit the art show and art libraries of La Laterie.

4PM | Royal-Tea

Enjoy afternoon tea in one of the three living rooms of the castle.

5PM | Rowboat the Ponds

Discover the most unique view of the estate on the water from your very own rowboat. Make memories as you capture photos from the water when the castle perfectly reflects on the water – like a mirror – in the late afternoons.

7PM | Books + Brandy

Gather in the living rooms of the castle, where adults taste local cognac and learn about the making of this unique spirit. During this tasting, children enjoy the castle library where they can discover the history of comics: nearby Angoulême hosts the third largest comics festival in the world.

8PM | Countryside BBQ

Enjoy a barbecue on the lawns of your Métairie cottage. The Domaine chefs will deliver a platter of Limousin beef T-bone steaks, housemade sausages and local chicken skewers for you to cook over open flame at your own barbecue. Prepared compliments include a vegetable casserole, mixed salad and seasonal dessert.

Day 4

9AM | In-Room Breakfast

Savor a cozy last morning in your country home.

10AM | Gardeners Tour of Le Potager

Walk the snail-shaped Potager with the Domaine gardeners and pick fresh fruit right off our orchard trees. It's the perfect snack as you continue your journey home or throughout France.

12PM | Depart

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