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End of year cultural activities

Ending the year with a cultural discovery is always a lovely moment. Here are some events which will allow you to know more about the French culture and it’s many   facets  ! Read more


The benefits of a mountain holiday

You’ve succumbed to the mountains ! Health, being disconnected from city life and exercising activities are  all good reasons why time spent  in the mountains is time well spent . Whether you stay at Ruisseau des Pyrénées or the Castel  Criques de Porteils, both are quite close  to the mountainous border  of Spain, or  Château de Rochetaillée which is situated at the foot of the Alpe Huez, you will find all the benefits of the wonderous beauty of the Alpine mountain range! Read more


Vacation diary: Special children testimonies Part 2

November 9, 2016 Carnet de vacances 0

Here is the continuation of testimonials of your best moments spent together with your children in our Castels Read more


Breton recipe : Paris-Brest

November 2, 2016 Bretagne, Regional gastronomy 0

Paris-Brest is the typical dessert of Brittany. In the shape of a crown, the base is made of puff pastry, filled with praline flavoured mousse then scattered with flaked almonds. Paris-Brest was created in 1910 by the pastry cook Louis Durand due to a request from the creator of the famous bike race bearing the same name . Originally the shape of the cake represented the wheel of a bike ! Read more


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