Hidden away in the Fouesnant Forest is one of Brittany’s loveliest manor-hotels. Only 13km (8 miles) from Quimper, this refined 16th-century estate has changed hands only once in its 400-year history. The imposing stone walls and impeccably maintained grounds are proof of this test of time. The 10 hectares (25 acres) of natural woodland are perfect for idyll strolls, and golfers delight in teeing off at the neighboring 18-hole course. The lounge is cozy with a toasty fireplace and is furnished with antiques and patterned armchairs. Guestroom decor is a little old fashioned, but this adds to its homey Breton feel. There’s no restaurant, but breakfast can be brought to your bed.
Manoir du Stang
Our Rating Neighborhood Around Town Phone 02-98-56-96-38 Prices 105€–150€ double; 165€–195€ family room Amenities Bar; free Wi-Fi Units 16 Web site Manoir du Stang Other Free parking. Closed end-Sept to late April. Drive 1.5km (1 mile) north of the village center and follow signs from N783; access is by private road