2018 prices and how to book STERLING


Excellent savings on the few remaining holidays in August*

* week commencing 26 August    – 2 rooms



per person - posted 8 May 2018


29 Apr to

5 May

6 May to

29 Sep

STANDARD PRICE applies per person to six-night holidays including WALKING, ROAD BIKING (bike hire not included), RELAXING, HORSE RIDING (riding is extra, according to hours ridden) VEGETARIAN/VEGAN, BIRD WATCHING and WELLBEING.


standard price


*reduced price £750

CYCLING PRICE applies per person to six-night CYCLING HOLIDAYS including supply of high-lighted maps, route-notes, etc, and hire of fully equipped touring bikes.


standard price


*reduced price £825

BREAKS of less than six-nights are sometimes available at short notice – please enquire

AIRPORT TRANSFERS Convenient PUBLIC TRANSPORT is available from la Rochelle, Poitiers and Paris CDG Airports to Niort train station – we will be pleased to provide further information. CAR HIRE is available at these airports. Alternatively, we can arrange a TAXI to meet you and take you back to la Rochelle, Poitiers or Nantes Airports.

please contact us for further information

NIORT TRANSFERNO CHARGE for guests scheduled to arrive on Sunday afternoon before 17:30hrs (5:30pm), nor for the return on Saturday morning. Tariffs outside these times are 95€ on Sunday and 65€ on other days.

NO SINGLE OCCUPANCY SUPPLEMENT on one room each week –  £190 per room thereafter


- marvellous ambiance, great food and excellent wine -

- lovely accommodation and facilities in idyllic surroundings -

- off the beaten tourist track and yet easily accessible -

how to book

  1. Decide when you would want a holiday at le Moulin du Chemin and check with Carolynn or Peter for availability, by email or phone +33 (0)5 4995 9487.

  2. We will make your provisional booking (hoping that your required date is available).

  3. Then, print the booking form (button at bottom of page) and complete and return it together with your deposit.

  4. We will acknowledge receipt of booking form and deposit payment in writing. At the same time we also advise the balance to be paid and the due date.


availability and reservations


or feel free to call Carolynn or Peter on +33 (0)5 4995 9487



·       DEPOSIT £150 per person for holidays is payable with the booking.

·       BALANCE will be invoiced and will be due six weeks before arrival date.

·       Full payment is due at time of booking on bookings less than SIX weeks prior to the start of the holiday.


payment methods




on UK Sterling accounts

Please make cheques payable to Carolynn Grimaldi, and mail to

Carolynn Grimaldi

2 lieu-dit le Moulin du Chemin

79240 Scillé,




(applicable to Sterling Transactions for conversion to our Euro Prices)



- the reasonable price includes absolutely everything during your stay -

Six-night (Sunday after 13:30 to Saturday morning) rates per person include the following:

  • Accommodation in well-appointed rooms of great character, with en-suite bathroom or shower. Tea and coffee making facilities are provided as well as bathroom and pool towels, soap, hairdryers, etc.

  • Traditional breakfasts consist of crusty French bread and fresh croissants from the boulangerie each morning, delicious local butter and honey, conserves prepared at le Moulin using local fruit, and steaming hot coffee, tea or chocolate. Muesli, cereal flakes, dried fruit and yoghurt are also provided at breakfast as well as a generous selection of seasonal fresh fruits.

  • First-class packed lunches comprise a half baguette sandwich - a different delicious filling each day – and you choose from le Moulin’s generous selection of cold beverages, fresh fruits, crisps, cakes, chocolate bars, cereal bars, etc.

  • Four-course evening meals comprise starter, main course such as traditionally-reared chicken prepared with Dijon mustard, tenderloin of pork encroute, roast spatchcocked quail, etc, a wonderful array of cheeses, dessert and coffee (or tea, verveine, camomile, etc). Every day a different menu. Superb vegetarian food is available – let us know in advance if you require vegetarian or another special diet.

  • Plenty of excellent wine is served during aperitifs-at-seven and with the evening meal. A selection of more than twelve brilliant wines are served during a six-night holiday.

  • Tea and coffee making resources are provided in each of the guestrooms.

  • A well-stocked guests' drinks-fridge is available 24/7.

- unlike many holidays, all meals and drinks are included in the price -

  • Use of pool, heated to 27-29°C and open May to September – pool-towels are provided.

  • Cycle route notes, highlighted maps and use of fully-equipped touring cycles as well as friendly advice and support (Cycle Holidays).

  • Transportation of rider and bike to and from the Marais Poitevin and to Mervent/Vouvant (Cycling Holidays with Excursions, pre-booked subject to availability).

  • Walking route instructions and maps as well as friendly advice and support (Walking Holidays

  • Cycle route cards, maps and friendly advice and support as well as requisite extra rations, bike storage, etc, and lycra washing and drying facilities. (Road Bike Holidays).

  • Information, recommendations and support throughout your holiday whatever your pursuit, based on Carolynn's and Peter's local knowledge gained during more than twenty years in the region.

  • VAT.

Prices are per person based on two members of same party sharing a double or twin room.

I can vouch that the website does not exaggerate       Raymond Tutt, Hook Norton, Oxon, UK

AIRPORT CAR HIRE & THE ENVIRONMENT If you are concerned about the environment,

you will be interested that your hire-car mileage, including trips to local places of interest,

is likely to be less than the two return trips required for an airport transfer.


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Maison d'Hôte: Carolynn Grimaldi,

2 lieu-dit le Moulin du Chemin, 79240 Scillé, France

+33 (0)5 4995 9487

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