Bric-a-brac away

4 days/ 3 nights

July 29th to August 1st.

August 26th to August 29th.

If you imagine your ideal weekend driving around going from brocante to brocante, and attic sale to attic sale, then jump on in! Normally, on most weekends when I am at the Château, David (our Château restorer) and I explore the region's second-hand treasures. It's fast and furious because its first dibs at these haunts. David always brings a thermos of spiced apple juice and home-made carrot cake. Our chefs will make sure you have enough snacks for the road. And if you find an antique (or two) that you simply can't live without, don't worry, we can load it in the van together, store it at the Château, and then ship it to your home after your visit. Simple as that! It's a real life antique roadshow!

This weekend promises a few days of fun and silliness. Don't forget to bring your camera. We are sure to stop at all sorts of interesting places along the way!

 

Saturday | Arrive and Welcome

  • Lets meet in Toulouse at 10am and walk to the antique market in the main square

  • Lunch at a french bistro in Toulouse

  • Drive to Pamier to a second hand store

  • Then off to the Château

  • Choose your Château room

  • Welcome champagne and conversation

  • Château BBQ dinner on the front terrace

 

Sunday | Markets and Attic Sales

  • Sunday morning market

  • Attic sale drive by

  • Light packed picnic lunch

  • Back to the Château in the afternoon 

  • Backpack with Jack - guided hike into the mountains

  • Château de Gudanes tour and talk

  • 18th Century Banquet in the Salon de Musique with live harp music

 

Monday | Mirepoix and Bram

  • Mirepoix markets and brocantes

  • Tour and picnic lunch at Château de la Tour, a  13th century château in a ruined fortified village

  • Head to Bram to visit another brocante, owned by friend Bruno

  • Walk to dinner at the local village 

 

Tuesday | Au Revoir Mes Amis

  • Pack and send 
  • Goodbyes 

  • Travel back to Toulouse. 

 

 

Dates: 

July workshop - July 29th to August 1st.

August workshop - August 26th to August 29th.

 

Cost -  €1,520

This includes: 

breakfast, lunch and dinner prepared by international and local chefs

unlimited beverages - house wine, house spirits (the drinking kind), house beer and non-alcoholic

shared accommodation and bathroom facilities

organised and activities

complimentary laundry facilities for own use

transfers to and from Toulouse (excludes flights to Toulouse, personal spending money and personal insurance)

To book, a 25% non-refundable deposit is required. The balance, which is required prior to the 8th of May 2017, can be paid in one payment or by instalments. 

 

 

 

 

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