Our French Bed and Breakfast in Virginia is All Things Provence!

At this time of year, one can really step into the world of Provence at our French bed and breakfast in Virginia: L’Auberge Provencale!  Just think of this list of five things that bring you to the South of France and our bed and breakfast near Washington DC has them all: The beautiful scent of …
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The Peach Room Transforms into the Sun Room

Now that the planting of the gardens are done and the lawn is mowed, here at our romantic getaway in Northern Virginia, we have been embarking on transforming our Peach dining room into the new Sun Room. Starting with all new fabric from Provence we have made the curtains and tablecloths. The next step is …
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No Passport Required

Sunday was a glorious day in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia; sunny, fair, and fun here at L’Auberge Provencale. We re-created a day of sunny Provence at our Northern Virginia Bed and Breakfast Inn. Provencale fabrics, garden flowers, guests in country casual attire and food from the South of France. Procuring local ingredients and using …
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Buying Local in the Shenandoah Valley

30 years ago we opened L’Auberge Provencale, our bed and breakfast in the Shenandoah Valley. The very first year we were here we had an enormous garden, raised our own piglets and rabbits, and planted our first orchard trees at our Northern Virginia country inn. We bought as much locally as possible, lamb, eggs, and chickens …
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Virginia Garden Week

Whew…lists of things to do.  This is Virginia Garden week and we here at our Northern Virginia inn are getting ready for 900 people to descend upon us this Saturday, April 21, as L’Auberge Provencale is number 1 on the tour of houses in Clarke County.  Our maintenance staff and I have been busy (with …
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Great List of New Desserts at L’Auberge Provencale

                We are currently featuring a great list of new desserts at L’Auberge Provencale. We’ve introduced some sweet-tooth and taste-bud-pleasing winners on the Dessert Menu at our French Restaurant in Northern Virginia! Filo Cinnamon Apple Crisp Appletini Sorbet Dried Apple Chips, Chateau Hallet Sauterne Sauce, Maple Cream Flight of …
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Fall in the Shenandoah Valley

Fall at the Virginia State Arboretum in the Shenandoah Valley is peaking this weekend.  It is a perfect time to visit L’Auberge Provencale.  The pumpkins are glowing and Winey and Cheesey are a little nervous of the ghosts and goblins hiding in the mists of morning. The menu is changing with the season to reflect …
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Sunny Autumn Saturday @ L’Auberge Provencale

What a day, Balloons, weddings, lots of SUN SHINE… We are having the typical Fall weekend at L’Auberge Provencale… AN Intimate wedding looking over the valley behind L’Auberge… She was a happy person today!!! Kitchen humming along delivering their gastronomical delights.. Get a reservation; come enjoy the goings on…