Wine and Cognac Tours available
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Write that book: English speakers
We offer a full range of services for aspiring writers. Are you retired and you want to write that novel, or compose a memoir for your grandchildren? Do you have an interesting story to tell? Or are you keen to craft a screen-play? We will coach you through the process.
Écrivain pour la location (anglais américain) N’importe quel type d’écriture : privé, professionnel, littéraire, école, entreprise : médias sociaux, e-mails, lettres, copie publicitaire
Our Facilities & Services
The barn is self-contained and has a fully-fitted kitchen and washing machine. It has a mezzenine feature and is 450 sq ft. It is 1-hour North of Bordeaux and 30-45 minutes from local beaches.
It has a mediation room, visitors have access to Reiki and massage providers and chiropractors. The barn area hosts private parking and a small reflection garden: perfect for a morning coffee, painting outside or sunset watching.
We offer visitors add-ons like tours to local wine and cognac makers. We also offer guides to local restaurants, historic sites, bike trails, farm to table services, French local cooking/cuisine and help getting to the Jonzac Thermes – the famous healing spa waters, as well as Jonzac’s Casino and luxury indoor swimming pool.
We also offer English language immersion and American-English business services. As well as Writing Vacations!
We offer a 2-week, 3-week and a 4-week program once a year in Southwest France. Our program includes:
- help organizing transport from airport and train station to destination
- accommodation in a newly renovated barn with parking
- access to 1-acre of garden
- a customized workshop experience
- downtime to write or muse or read or explore
- tours to the local events, tourist attractions and vineyards
- access to bike hire and bike trails
- partner welcome to join writer, but no children, no pets
Our workshops are not a one-size-fits-all experience. We believe that each writer has a unique path to finishing a project. A huge part of our workshop is allowing a quiet scenic space for an author to read, to relax and to write. It also includes exploring a different culture and opening up to the creative process in a supportive, constructive setting.