Eco Hotels in France
your childhood and stay in a treehouse B&B built in a magnificent
oak tree in the grounds of a restored chateau in Perigord. You
can also stay in the chateau for more sumptuous accommodation.
- The first bio-hotel in France
offering 100% organic food and well-being spa in a forest glade
setting. They offer walking, mountain biking in the beautiful
surrounding forests of St Pierre.
- Gavarni, Paris -http://www.gavarni.com
- Super chintzy Parisian charm
with a green emphasis and not far from the Eifel Tower -this
was the first independant hotel in Paris awarded the European
Eco-Label. They even run their own green tourism blog.
- La Grée des Landes, La Gallicy -http://www.lagreedeslandes.com
- Eco hotel and spa Yves Rocher
in the Morbihan region of France between Rennes and Vannes. As
a European Ecolabel-certified site, La Grée des Landes
is committed to respecting the environment sustainably. The building
has green roofs, solar hot water, reclaimed rainwater and other
- Maison Flore,
A ten room environmental
hotel in the heart of Arcais in the marshes of Marais Poitevin.
The hotel is located in two historic marsh houses that have been
refurbished with 40 sqm of photo-voltaic roof tiles, and an aerothermal
floor heating system fed by an air/water heat-pump itself connected
to their own solar energy system. They operate a green housekeeping
program which only uses environmently friendly cleaning products
and are planning to install a 10,000 liter rainwater collector
for greywater flushing.
|Villa Rosa, Alsace -http://www.villarosa.fr
Small nature hotel restored with natural paints, oiled floors
and wax. It has achieved 'Hotel au naturel' classification
meeting of criteria on the preservation of the environment such
as use of renewable energy, waste recycling, water preservation,
and reduction of noise and light pollution.
see also ecogites
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