18th century listed 4* luxury hotel in Tournon-sur-Rhône in the Ardèche (07) 50 mins south of Lyon in the heart of the Hermitage Tournonais vineyards. Member of the "Esprit de France" hotel and château collection" (www.espritdefrance.com).
Built in the 18th century and passed down through a succession of wealthy families, this beautiful mansion oozes history and from every stone. Now after two years of refurbishment , it has been restored to its former glory and the 16 bedrooms welcome guests who appreciate quality service and surroundings. The interior décor mixes period furnishings with a contemporary twist, whilst the garden offers views over the rooftops of Tournon-sur-Rhône. An exclusive address in this historic town, Hôtel de la Villeon has installed a wine cellar in the old stables for tastings, meetings and workshops.