"One of the top 10 most romantic Inns" American Historic Inns
|To discover a feeling of a true Inn of the South of France, come
to L'Auberge Provencale in White Post, Virginia. Just one hour from
the D.C. beltway and two hours from Baltimore, the Inn is located in the
heart of Virginia hunt country.
L'Auberge Provencale beckons you to explore the growth of spring, the deep shade of summer, the brilliance of fall and the solitude of winter. If you can't spend a "year in Provence" getaway to L'Auberge Provencale to renew your spirit with superb cuisine and attentive service that is the center of any true French L'Auberge.
Innkeepers, fourth generation Alain Borel, from Avignon, France, and his wife Celeste will transport you to a true Auberge of Provence to enjoy romantic accommodations and our nationally acclaimed French cuisine. Les patrons Alain et Celeste Borel, vous souhaite la bien venue.
During your stay at L'Auberge Provencale, travel the back roads of beautiful Clark County, nestled in the Shenandoah Valley framed by the rolling Blue Ridge Mountains. Enjoy antiquing, horseback riding, hiking, biking, golfing, canoeing, or ballooning, or simply wile away the day on our spacious porch with a glass of wine, enjoying the simpler pleasures -- respite from the otherwise hectic world.
Dine evenings at the main manor house, Mt. Airy (circa 1753) in one of the three intimate dining rooms, decorated with antiques, fine art, Provencale fabrics, and artifacts from Spain and France.
|Using herbs and vegetables from our own garden, and the
freshest ingredients, many from local farmers, Chef Alain creates elegant cuisine with
definite seasonings as in Provence, with the a light hand on the sauces; each a picture to
please the eye as well as the palate.
Complement your dining experience with excellent wines from our extensive wine cellar featuring French American Chateau wines.
Return to one of our guest rooms or suites, each tastefully and individually decorated with European Victorian antiques, some with fireplaces and fabulous views of the Virginia countryside, all with private bath.
In the morning a full gourmet breakfast is included, featuring fresh homemade croissants, breakfast breads, cafe au lait and fresh juice. First course may include orange blossom waffles with berries and creme fraiche or apple crepes with maple syrup. This is followed by creative entrees, perhaps with eggs or sauteed tomato with herbs, wilted spinach, wild mushrooms, cottage fries, lobster cakes and quail, "a breakfast of one's dreams" Washington Post.
L'Auberge Provencale is a perfect setting for dress rehearsal dinners, weddings, and business dinners. We do have special package rates for small-business conferences mid-week. Please give us a call and we will help you arrange the details for your special occasion.
The Villa is located just 4 miles from the main inn of L'Auberge Provencale. It is situated on 18 lovely landscaped acres with old growth trees and gardens. The building surrounds a large brick patio with a swimming pool. Dinner is available evenings at L'Auberge Provencale and private functions are catered on site. Breakfast is served at the Villa.
L'Auberge Provencale is a member of the Independent Innkeepers' Association.
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