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Historic lodgings and traditional wine-making techniques offer a classic French country escape.
Dating back to the 18th century, Le Relais de Franc Mayne has been restored in all the right ways. Its winemaking facilities are state-of-the-art, while the property maintains its character with unique spaces such as an ancient underground stone tunnel now used to store wine being aged in oak barrels. Each of 12 guest rooms is eclectically furnished, following themes that range from “Out of Africa” to “Indian Fusion.” For more relaxation in Southwest France, guests enjoy tastings of the property's signature Saint-Emilion Grand Cru Classé, the medieval town of Saint-Emilion and the eco-friendly swimming pool.