Auberge des Adrets

  In  the Heart of the Estérel, in this Legendary spot, once the secret lover's meeting place for the famous Gaspard de Besse and Dame Rose, The Auberge des Adrets, an old XVII century staging post, offers both a romantic overnigth stay.


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Even before passing the door to the Auberge des Adrets, the pediment above it reminds you of its long history : "ven before passing the door to the Auberge des Adrets, the pediment above it reminds you of its long history : "Rebuilt by Sir Laugier in 1653, it was restaured by Edouard Jourdan in 1898".

For a great many years the Auberge des Adrets was known as Post House and named : "Logis de l’Estérel".

Its owner received the most enviable title of ‘Post Master’.
If the Auberge des Adrets reminds us mostly of the feats and deeds of Gaspard de Besse, symbolizing around his personality the entire banditry of the Esterel area, we should also remember that its walls echoed religeous songs from the Provence pilgrims on their way to the Lérins monastery.  The earliest citations of a stopover at the "Logis de l’Esterel" date back to the year 824, when the Prior of the Lérins monastery spent money on a meal at the Auberge.

Such feasts took place in the shade under the chesnut trees, close to a chapel dedicated to ‘Our Lady of Esterel’. No doubt this chapel had been built on the ruins of a roman Sacellum, close to a military cornerstone on the Aurelian roman route, and placed under the protection of the goddess Sterella.

Such long past historical experience still impregnates the "Auberge des Adrets". Il also revigorates this very much alive and attractive mythical site. One cannot enter into this house and remain indifferent.



From the Auberge des Adrets, you can easily travel around and cover the area from St Tropez to Monaco. The coastal zone as well as the hinterland offer a multitude of activities to the visitors, with the ability to satisfy everyone :
> In the immediate neighbourhood, golfers can find superb 18-hole concourses such as Valescure, Mandelieu, Mougins, Opio, Valbonne and Taulane, and the Golf Hotel 4 Seasons in Tourettes;

> You will be only 30 minutes away from Cannes, of its festivities and conventions;

> It takes only 45 minutes to Nizza (Nice), with its flower market, old town quaters and its Cultural Centrum;

> You will be close to Grasse, the city of perfumes, and you are also on the outskirts of Fréjus and its Roman ruins;

> Nearby there are plentifull of high perched villages : Callian, Fayence, Caussol, Saint Vallier, Saint Cézaire and its grottos, Cabris, Spéracèdes, Eze, the Heights of Cagnes, Saint Agnès, Gourdon, Saint Paul de Vence and its Maeght Foundation, not to forget the scenic vine route...

> Nature lovers and defenders will appreciate the Estérel Park, covering 97000 hectares (approx. 240.000 acres), with its unmeasurable archaeological and botanical wealth. Mountainbikers and walkers alike will find all they might look for;

> The sea is only 10 minutes away, with its creeklined coast, offering all kinds of watersport activities;

> The lake of Saint Cassien is a fisherman's paradise.

Lieu dit "© Auberge des Adrets", au coeur du massif de l'Esterel - Route Nationale 7 - 83600 FREJUS - France
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