The Guide to Lodging in France's Monasteries

This is the only guide to French monastery lodging for American tourists. Peaceful, safe and very inexpensive, these historic monasteries, ancient castles, villas and abbeys welcome visitors of all faiths. The monks and abbesses embrace visitors as family for the duration of their stay with hearty, wholesome food and helpul tips for enjoying the region. The wealth of information offered here includes * in-depth personal interviews with residents and staff of each monastery * website and email addresses * an overview of accommodations and prices * complete contact information, including driving directions, public transportation, email addresses and web sites * reservation form letters in English and French * photographs for each listing From Paris to small, enchanting villages and everywhere in between, France has never been so affordable and authentic.