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La Maison Salines – Home 307747 Gite

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 13 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Gite / 5 bedrooms / 5 bathrooms / sleeps 13

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

House in the heart of the Jura region
La Maison Salines is an owner-managed guest house in the heart of the French Jura region. Situated in the midst of the picturesque spa town Salins-les-Bains, the early 19th century stately town house is the ideal base visits to this delightful region.

La Maison Salines offers two apartments for long and short stays from 4 to 14 people. It is optional to choose self catering or full service on request. Additionally 4 smaller apartments for 2 persons each are available in the garden wing of the house.

The history: Christophe Galimard spent many weekends of his childhood in the Jura, visiting his grandmother, who started the family's tradition of hospitality with her hotel in Quingey. In the meantime, Christophe's work has taken him around the world. But his heart has always been attached to the Jura. Christophe knows the region like no other and has many stories to tell about topics ranging from the area's numerous well-preserved

House in the heart of the Jura region
La Maison Salines is an owner-managed guest house in the heart of the French Jura region. Situated in the midst of the picturesque spa town Salins-les-Bains, the early 19th century stately town house is the ideal base visits to this delightful region.

La Maison Salines offers two apartments for long and short stays from 4 to 14 people. It is optional to choose self catering or full service on request. Additionally 4 smaller apartments for 2 persons each are available in the garden wing of the house.

The history: Christophe Galimard spent many weekends of his childhood in the Jura, visiting his grandmother, who started the family's tradition of hospitality with her hotel in Quingey. In the meantime, Christophe's work has taken him around the world. But his heart has always been attached to the Jura. Christophe knows the region like no other and has many stories to tell about topics ranging from the area's numerous well-preserved castles to the themes of Gustave Courbet's paintings and cheese making. And of course of Vin Jaune, the region's typical wine. He'll even bring up a bottle from the family's impressive wine cellar for his guests.

Christophe is committed to enabling visitors to experience everything that makes the Jura region so special. By opening La Maison Salines, with the support of his equally hospitable parents, he is fulfilling a long standing dream. His father Pierre Galimard is a retired but ever-passionate chef – upon request guests can enjoy his regional specialities. And Mme Galimard's delicious home-made jams are definitely not to be missed!

The Bourgogne-Franche-Comté region

Il est impossible d'oublier, au milieu de paysages idylliques, la pche la Mouche, les vols de montgolfires, les randonnes ski, les via ferrata, le kayak sur la Loue. Surtout vous passerez auprs de gens d'une grande authenticit, avec un fort esprit de solidarit qui irrigue la vie locale. Ainsi se croisent les matres du vivre ensemble Ledoux la Salines royale d'Arc et Senans et Le Corbusier natif de la Chaux de Fonds, classe toutes deux l'UNESCO. Projets architecturaux qui rsonnent avec les penses utopistes d'un Fourier, ou d'un Proudhon.

Proudhon et Courbet, autre figure, d'un art rvolutionnaire si ancr dans une rgion comme en tmoigne le parcours de la Cuderie ou le Muse ddi Ornans. Le ralisme en peinture choisit les paysages francs-comtois et c'est la Franche Comt encore, qui sert de dcor la rupture raliste que souhaite Stendhal dans le Rouge et Le Noir. C'est enfin la nature franc-comtoise qui donne deux des plus grands savants universels, Cuvier et Pasteur. A Arbois la maison de Pasteur est l'occasion de plonger dans l'intimit d'un laboratoire du XIXeme sicle. Peu de rgions enfin, ont concentr autant d'crivains majeurs de Jean Jacques Rousseau Cendrars en passant par Victor Hugo, Marcel Aym ou Claude Simon, prix Nobel de littrature.
Cette terre ouvre l'imagination des inventeurs et des industriels, le cinma des Frres Lumire, le bateau vapeur de Jouffroy d'Abbans, la famille Peugeot ou Louis Vuitton. Terres d'utopies, d'invention, de natures fantastiques, entre rves et ralits, le Jura devient la terre d'lection des enfants. N'est ce pas l le champ de bataille de la Guerre des Boutons, la patrie de Cadet Roussel et des Contes du Chat perch, l encore que naissent les premires bandes dessines, que les jouets du Pre Noel sont fabriqus et que le fromage se dguise en Vache qui Rit pour les enfants?

Enfants et gourmands retrouvent la ptisserie Hirsinger, dont la rputation s'tend jusqu'au Japon. A quelques mtres, Jean Paul Jeunet en reprenant les produits locaux la racine claire la cuisine jurassienne. A quelques minutes de Salins vous dcouvrirez celle du Chteau de Germigney, ou grimperez sur les collines de Pupillin pour profiter du Grapiot. Enfin vous pourrez dgustez les diffrentes AOC, Comt, Mont D'or et autres Morbiers ou la fameuse cancoillotte, accompagns de tous les cpages jurassiens du Trousseau au Savagnin. N'hsitez nous appeler, nous vous aiderons satisfaire vos envies. Vous trouverez galement des ides de week-end sous le chapitre La Maison salines-Week-ends-Jura."

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Bed & bathroom

  • 4 Double Beds, 2 Single Beds
  • 5 En suites

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Pool or snooker table
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
Yes, smoking allowed

About the owner

Christophe G
Response rate:
15%
Calendar updated::
03 Apr 2013
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English


This Gite has 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and sleeps 13. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 06 Apr 2013. Located in Jura, it has 2 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £1526.

The Owner has a response rate of 15% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 03 Apr 2013.

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