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Virginia’s Ultimate Unique Holiday Shopping Guide

There’s something truly magical about the holiday season. A time for growing closer with the ones we love and enjoying all the fun Christmas can bring! But as the holiday’s pace grows busy, it might be a good idea to just get a break from it all! Take a holiday getaway at L’Auberge Provençale and …
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Top Hiking Trails in the Shenandoah Valley

There’s something beautifully simple about walking in nature – no compelling responsibilities or obligations, just peace amongst the surrounding greenery. For hikers and outdoor enthusiasts staying with us, the area around L’Auberge Provencale has an excellent variety of trails for individuals of all skill levels. To help take the hassle out of planning we’ve put …
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The Best Northern Virginia Breweries

Virginia isn’t just for lovers. It’s also for discerning beer connoisseurs! Here at our French Country Inn, we’re lucky enough to be located close to some of the best Northern Virginia breweries! Don’t let wine country steal the spotlight. Make every hour happy on your next Shenandoah Valley getaway and tap into the best local …
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Top Fall Events & Activities in the Shenandoah Valley

Fall is one of the most spectacular times to visit the Shenandoah Valley region! The leaves are changing into a wonderful world of color, the air is transitioning into crisper temperatures, and the community is ready to welcome new and returning guests to the area, including our Virginia Inn. While autumn already offers many fun …
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Summer Guide: Things to do in Virginia

Have any outdoor plans this summer? ☀️ It’s time to plan an awesome and fun-filled summer vacation at one of the best hotels in Virginia! Why? Because summer in the Shenandoah Valley is an outdoor enthusiasts dream. Here are just a few of the seasonal, fun things to do in Virginia if you’re looking to …
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The Best Girlfriends’ Getaway in Virginia

Have you and your friends been meaning to get together for coffee or a night out to catch up and reconnect? Does the busyness of everyday life keep getting in the way? If this sounds like you and your girlfriends, why not plan a dedicated, distraction-free girls’ trip? Our French-inspired bed and breakfast in the …
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Upperville Horse Show – The Oldest in the Nation

Monday June 4, 2018-Sunday June 10, 2018 An iconic summertime event and part of the fabric of American Horse sport, the Upperville Horse show dates back to 1853. Before this horses were show at country and state fairs and livestock shows but there was no competitive horse events.  Colonel Dulaney of Wellbourne started the show as …
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Experience Shenandoah Valley Wine Tasting in the Spring

There is no better time to visit the Shenandoah Valley and experience exceptional wine, than in the spring! It is a great time to discover why the Wine Enthusiast named Virginia one of the 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations in the world.  With our breathtaking vistas and scenic back roads each turn brings a new …
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