L'Auberge Provencale Bed and Breakfast

13630 Lord Fairfax Highway P. O. Box 190, White Post, Virginia 22663
Innkeeper(s): Chef Alain & Celeste Borel
  • Introduction


    "One of the top 10 most romantic Inns" - American Historic Inns

    To discover a feeling of a true Inn of the South of France, come to L'Auberge Provençale in White Post, Virginia. Just one hour from the D.C. beltway and two hours from Baltimore, this charming Northern Virginia bed and breakfast is located in the heart of Virginia hunt country.

    L'Auberge Provençale beckons you to explore the growth of spring, the deep shade of summer, the brilliance of fall and the solitude of winter at this beautiful Shenandoah bed and breakfast. If you can't spend a "year in Provence" getaway to this special bed and breakfast in Northern Virginia to renew your spirit with superb cuisine and attentive service that is the center of any true French L'Auberge.

    Fourth-generation innkeepers, Alain Borel, from Avignon, France, and his wife Celeste will transport you to a true Auberge of Provence to enjoy romantic accommodations and nationally-acclaimed French cuisine at this incredible Virginia Wine Country bed and breakfast. Les patrons Alain et Celeste Borel, vous souhaite la bien venue.

    During your stay at this lovely Northern Virginia B&B, travel the back roads of beautiful Clark County, nestled in the Shenandoah Valley framed by the rolling Blue Ridge Mountains. While enjoying this wonderful White Post, VA bed and breakfast, try your hand at antiquing, horseback riding, hiking, biking, golfing, canoeing, or ballooning, or simply wile away the day on the spacious porch with a glass of wine, enjoying the simpler pleasures, a respite from the otherwise hectic world.

    Dine evenings at one of the most outstanding French restaurants in Northern Virginia! The main manor house of this superb Virginia restaurant, Mt. Airy (circa 1753), consists of three intimate dining rooms, decorated with antiques, fine art, Provençale fabrics, and artifacts from Spain and France. Dinner at this delectable restaurant in Northern Virginia is a prerequisite during your weekend or holiday overnight stay at this fantastic Shenandoah B&B!

    Using herbs and vegetables from the inn's own garden and the freshest ingredients, many from local farmers, Chef Scott Myers creates elegant cuisine with definite seasonings as in Provence, each a picture to please the eye as well as the palate.

    Complement your dining experience at this wonderful Northern Virginia French restaurant with excellent wines from the extensive wine cellar featuring French American Chateau wines. Known as one the most romantic restaurants in VA, L'Auberge Provençale offers the perfect Virginia fine dining experience!

    Return to one of the guest rooms or suites at this exquisite bed and breakfast in Shenandoah, and enjoy tastefully and individually decorated accommodation with European Victorian antiques, some with fireplaces and fabulous views of the Virginia countryside, all with private baths.

     In the morning a full gourmet breakfast is included, featuring fresh homemade croissants, breakfast breads, cafe au lait and fresh juice. First course may include orange blossom waffles with berries and creme fraiche or apple crepes with maple syrup. This is followed by creative entrees, perhaps with eggs or sauted tomato with herbs, wilted spinach, wild mushrooms, cottage fries, lobster cakes and quail "a breakfast of one's dreams" Washington Post. It's no wonder that L'Auberge Provençale is well known as one of the top restaurants in Virginia!

    This delightful Shenandoah Valley bed and breakfast is a perfect setting for dress rehearsal dinners, weddings, and business dinners. Special package rates are available for small-business conferences mid-week. Please give us a call and we will help you arrange the details for your special occasion.

    The Villa is located just 4 miles from the main inn of L'Auberge Provençale. It is situated on 18 lovely landscaped acres with old growth trees and gardens. The building surrounds a large brick patio with a swimming pool. Dinner is available evenings at this lovely Shenandoah Valley B&B and private functions are catered on site. Breakfast is served at the Villa.

  • Insider's Info


    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Chef Alain and Celeste Borel for sharing their own secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Usually to celebrate a special occasion, birthdays, anniversaries, engagements, weddings. Also, we are known for our stellar, highly rated restaurant La Table Provencale where we serve farm fresh to table cuisine using the best of the season.

    What are you best known for?

    Our restaurant at the inn.

    What makes your inn unique?

    L'Auberge Provencale is a French country inn. It is a theme inn which carries a touch of Provence with faux walls, French country Antiques, Provencale fabrics, and great food.

    What do you love most about your inn?

    That we are only an hour from DC, but transport our guests to the South of France. Our gardens and orchards are breathtaking and our grounds are immaculate. The guests feel a world away, just minutes away in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    Aside from our being a destination for the gourmand and discerning traveler we are located in the part of Virginia where some of the best Virginia wineries are located. Wine touring is the number one activity.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    That is pretty hard to answer. I guess that we exceeded all expectations and we are 6 stars with our gracious service, beautiful ambience and fabulous food. That we are a romantic spot where lifelong memories are made.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    Even though we are located in the country, there is so much to do.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Horseback riding, ballooning, white water rafting, vineyard tours, hiking, biking, the Virginia Stare Arboretum, zip lining, tubing, kayaking and antiquing. Wonderful small towns, farmers markets, the Shenandoah Valley Museum, Civil War sites, the Burwell Morgon Mill and White Post Antique car restoration. It is a place of such diversity of activities that longer stays are a must.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    The Virginia State Arboretum at Blandy Farm.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    As mentioned above, our on premise restaurant La Table Provencale is a must. 

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    Our website has extensive information under "Plan Your Stay", that even has 3-4 day itineraries for all activities. 

    How many rooms does your inn have?


    Do you accept pets?

    Ashby Gap Kennels is only minutes away.


  • Restaurant - A Dining Destination

    Introducing our New Prix Fixe Menus

    Whether you are in the mood for a something light, like our house made duck galantine with pickled cherries or  something hearty, like our lamb sweetbreads and baby back lamb with ratatouille vegetables, we offer the solution.

    Executive Chef Benedict Zappone and his team of chefs create elegant dishes with definite seasonings as in Provence, with a light hand on the sauces; each creation pleases the eye as well as the palate.

    Our menus changes daily because we only use what is best of each season.

    "If you're not feeling happier about life after a meal here, you haven't got a pulse." - Tom Sietsema, Washington Post.

    Complement your dining experience with a Wine Spectator Award Winning Wine List with excellent wines from our extensive cellar featuring French and American Chateau wines, as well as various appellations throughout the world.

    As a designated "Green" Inn by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, we are striving to support sustainable farming in the area using fresh organic meats, cheese, eggs, and produce.

    These menus feature many farms from our own backyard. We are constantly foraging for fresh wild products to utilize on our menu, as well as, tending to our own vegetables, herbs, and fruit orchard.

    Not only will you be eating the freshest possible cuisine prepared by the area's best chefs, but you will leave knowing you helped support the local economy and the environment.

    Call 1.800.638.1702 for Reservations

    Dine evenings at the main manor house of Mt. Airy (circa 1753) in one of our three intimate dining rooms, decorated with antiques, fine art, Provencale fabrics and whimsical artifacts from France.

    The dining rooms at our French Restaurant in Northern Virginia offer the perfect background for a romantic dinner or cheerful gourmet breakfast.

    "Let me be clear: There is food and then there is L'Auberge's don't just write-home-write-everyone-you-know-about-it-fare." - Virginia Living


    Our Dining Rooms are Open For:

    Monday - Saturday: 6:00pm-10:00pm
    Sunday: 5:00pm-10:00pm
    Tuesdays: Closed

    Smart Casual Dress (Gentlemen at the least, collared shirt and slacks. Ladies understated elegance.

    Our Signature Gourmet Breakfast

    The breakfast at L'Auberge Provencale is the Icing on the Cake! Start the morning off right with our Homemade Granola, Fresh Fruit, and Yogurt with Homemade Breakfast Breads & Croissants.
    Don't forget to save room for the Main Course like our  Eggs Benedict with Virginia Ham, House Made English Muffins, and Hollandaise Sauce.

    Breakfast Main Course changes daily and is available for overnight guests only, not open to the public.

    "The sophisticated breakfast is one of the finest ever, anywhere" - Southern Living

    Zagat Survey and USA Today found the top 100 hotel restaurants in America ... #57 L'Auberge Provencale

  • Weddings and Events

    Virginia Wine Country Weddings

    With over 25 years of experience at L'Auberge Provençale we can take the stress out of your wedding planning. We can help you co-ordinate all facets of your special day from the rehearsal dinner, to the ceremony, to the reception, to the last toast of champagne.  

    Receptions at L'Auberge Provençale can accommodate up to 70 people in our three intimate dining rooms, with a custom menu created with the freshest and best of the season prepared by our team of chefs under Executive Chef Benedict Zappone.

    The inn and its lovely grounds with gardens, orchards, our sweeping porch and terrace provide an intimate country setting for your dream Virginia wedding.

    Our sister property, Villa La Campagnette is perfect for outdoor ceremonies and receptions, nestled on 18 acres with a gracious French Country setting complete with gardens, pool, and a lovely brick patio which can accommodate up to 125 guests. Tent and additional rentals are required for this site and we will happily provide you with a quote when we ascertain the number of guests.

    Below, please find all of the information you may need to help plan your perfect wedding day at L'Auburge Provençale:

    For more information, please send an email to celebrate@laubergeprovencale.com
    or give us a call at our toll free number 1-800-638-1702.

    Conferences and Meetings

     Whether you are looking for your group to break away from the usual hotel atmosphere for your meeting or are looking for a unique place to get your team motivated, our Shenandoah Valley Inn offers an atmosphere that is rejuvenating for creative sessions, corporate retreats, team building, and strategic planning.

    From the moment you arrive at this intimate setting, with elegant accommodations, award winning food and unobtrusive, genteel service, your group will know they have picked an exceptional choice of venue for your retreat, conference, or meeting. Luxury rooms and suites await you with Queen and King Size beds, well appointed private baths, air conditioning, coffee makers, all spacious, with comfortable sitting areas and luxury amenities at our Bed and Breakfast Near Washington DC. Many rooms and suites have aromatherapy steam showers, fireplaces, oversized whirlpool or private deck and all with great views in the Shenandoah Valley.

    Our Virginia Wine Country Inn is located just one and a half hours from Washington DC, just 45 minutes from Dulles Airport, and accessible by private jet just 10 minutes from Winchester Airport. The inn has been the favorite meeting place of such companies as Oracle, Pfizer, Sysco, NACC, and various government agencies. Our staff, while respecting your privacy and confidentiality, can offer you a level of service and hospitality, attention to detail, custom menus, and coordination you can not get from large meeting facilities.

    Our concierge service begins when you book your retreat and our office staff will help you create an itinerary, suggest team building activities and make reservations, design services and amenities just for your group. Leisure activities from great golfing, white water rafting, canoeing, horseback riding, hiking, private winery tours and even hot air ballooning can be arranged for your group to help get your team truly working together.

    Our private meeting room, filled with natural light can accommodate up to 16 people, and looks out on our lovely terrace which is ideal for a break or luncheon. L'Auberge Provençale is the perfect place for "brainstorming" outside the box. A wide variety of rental audio/visual requirements can be arranged for your meeting such as flip charts, LCD, slide projectors, overhead projector and screens.

    For more information, please send an email to celebrate@laubergeprovencale.com or give us a call at our toll free number 1-800-638-1702.

    We offer the following options for your retreat, conference, or meeting:


    For a dynamic executive meeting or retreat that flawlessly blends business with pleasure, please send an email to info@laubergeprovencale.com or give us a call at our toll free number: 1-800-638-1702.

  • Area Activities: Vineyards

    Travel the backroads during your stay at our Shenandoah Bed and Breakfast and enjoy antiquing, wine tasting, horseback riding, golfing, even ballooning, or simply wile away the day in front of a cozy fire or on our spacious porch with a glass of wine, enjoying the simpler pleasures.

    Barrel Oak

    • 3623 Grove Lane, Delaplane, VA 20144
    • barreloak.com

    Chrysalis Vineyards

    • Home of the Real American Grape
    • Open year round except holidays
    • 23876 Champe Ford Rd. Middleburg, VA 20117
    • 540-687-8222
    • chrysaliswine.com

    Delaplane Cellars

    • Founded by Jim and Betsy Dolphin, Our goal is to craft delicious single vineyard wines that reflect the unique terroir of each vineyard site
    • March-December: Open Thursday-Monday from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.
    • January and February: Open Friday-Sunday from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.
    • 2187 Winchester Road Delaplane, VA 20144
    • 540- 592-7210
    • delaplanecellars.com

    Linden Vineyards

    • Wines of Character, an Expression of the Place and Personality
    • Open Dec.-Mar. weekends only 11-5 Apr.-Nov. Wed.-Sun.11-5
    • 3708 Harrels Corner Rd. Linden, VA 22642
    • 540-364-1997
    • lindenvineyards.com

    Naked Mountain Vineyards

    • Sensational Views from Chalet-like Winery, Charddonnay Spoken here!
    • Open Jan.-Feb. weekends only 11-5 Mar.-Dec. 7 days 11-5 2747
    • Leeds Manor Rd. Markham, VA 22643
    • 540-364-1609
    • nakedmtnwinery.com

    Pearmund Cellars

    • Think Globally- Drink Locally
    • Open year round, Daily: 11-5 S
    • 6190 Georgetown Rd, Borad Run, VA  20137
    • 540.347.3475
    • pearmundcellars.com

    Piedmont Vineyards

    • Virginias Oldest Charddonnay Producer on the Pre-Revolutionary Estate 'Waverly'
    • Open year round Mon.-Sat. 11-5 Sun. 12-5
    • 2546 D Halfway Rd. The Plains, VA 20198
    • 540-687-5528
    • piedmontwines.com

    Swedenburg Winery

    • The Swedenburgs invite you personally to Visit
    • 23595 Winery Ln. Middleburg, VA 20117
    • 540-687-5219
    • swedenburgwines.com

    Tarara Winery

    • Nestled atop the Palisades of the Potomac River, so close but you will Feel Worlds Away!
    • Open year round 11-5 daily except holidays 13648 Tarara Ln. Leesburg, VA 20176
    • 703-771-7100
    • tarara.com

    Veramar Vineyard

    • Quiet Elegance in the Beauty of the Blue Ridge
    • Open year round Thurs.-Mon. 11-5
    • 905 Quarry Rd. Berryville, VA 22611
    • 540-955-5510
    • veramar.com

    Three Fox Vineyard

    • "La Dolce Vita", the sweet life
    • Tasting Room Hours: Thursday-Monday, 11-5
    • 10100 Three Fox Lane, Delaplane, VA 20144
    • 540-364-6073
    • threefoxvineyards.com

    Fox Meadow Vineyard

    • "Enjoy the spectacular 50 mile view from the tasting deck
    • Tasting Room Hours: Wednesday-Friday 11am - 5pm. Saturday & Sunday, 12pm-6pm
    • 3310 Freezeland Road, Linden, VA 22642
    • 540-636-6777
    • foxmeadowwinery.com
  • Area Activities: Golf

    Bowling Green Country Club

    • Open Apr.-Oct. Reservations 1 week advance
    • 838 Bowling Green Rd. Front Royal, VA 22630
    • 540-635-2024 bowlinggreencc.com
    • The Views will Transport you back in Time to 'Old Dominion'"
    • 2 Courses, 18 Holes ea.

    Rock Harbor Golf Club

    • Open year round
    • 365 Rock Harbor Dr. Winchester, VA 22602
    • 540-722-7111 rockharborgolf.com
    • A Denny Perry Signature Course
    • 18 Holes, PGA Jerry Wampler on Staff

    Shenandoah Valley Golf Club

    • Open Apr.- Oct. Reservations 1 week advance
    • 134 Golf Club Circle Front Royal, VA
    • 22630 540-635-3588 svgcgolf.com
    • Scenic Beauty Features, Unparalleled Views of Skyline Drive, Blue Ridge and Massanutten Mountain Ranges.
    • Rated 4 Stars, 27 Holes, Immaculate

    Stoneleigh Golf Club

    • Open year round
    • 35271 Prestwick Court Round Hill, VA 20141
    • 540-338-4653 stoneleighgolf.com
    • 18 Holes, Designed with ScottishTradition Virginia

    National Golf Club

    • Open year round
    • 1400 Parker Ln. Bluemont, VA 20135
    • 888-283-GOLF 540-955-2966 virginianational.com
    • Scenic Beauty set at the Foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains along the Shenandoah River

    Caverns Country Club Resort

    • Open Year Round
    • 910 T.C. Northcott Blvd. Luray, VA 22835
    • 540-743-7111 luraycaverns.com 1-888-443-6551
    • Nestled in the shadows of the Blue Ridge Mountains overlooking the fabled Shenandoah River, this unique setting creates one of the most scenic golf opportunities in the mid atlantic region

    Jackson's Chase Golf Club

    • Open Year Round
    • 65 Jackson's Chase Drive, Middletown, VA 22645
    • 540-635-7814 jacksonschase.com
    • Jackson's Chase may be the perfect combination of history, beauty, convenience and some of the most challenging holes in the Shenandoah Valley

    Blue Ridge Shadows Golf Club

    • Open Year Round
    • 7632 Winchester Road, Front Royal, VA 22630
    • Blueridgeshadows.com,
    • Designed by the prestigious architects at Ault Clark and Associates, Blue Ridge Shadows is located in the hills just north of Front Royal.

    The Woods Resort

    • Open Year Round
    • 5 Clubhouse Ridge, Gedgesville, WV 25427
    • 800-248-2222, thewoodsresort.com Hailed by Washington Golf Monthly as "Fun and Fair" and awarded "4 stars" by Golf Digest.
  • Area Activities: Fitness and Spas

    Berryville Sport and Health Fitness

    • Open year round
    • Main Street (Rt. 7 Bus.) Berryville, VA 22611
    • 540-955-9113
    • Sand Volleyball, Weights, Roller Blading, Aerobics, Tanning

    Winchester Fitness Center

    • Open year round
    • Rt. 50 (Delco Plaza) Winchester, VA 22601
    • 540-450-0700
    • Weights, Aerobics

    Curves for Women

    • Open year round
    • Winchester, VA 22601 540-678-5500
    • Stephens City, VA 540-868-9407

    Back, Face and Body Place Massage / Day Spa

    • Open year round by appointment
    • 3119 Valley Ave. Winchester, VA 22611
    • 540-665-9955 thebackfaceandbodyplace.com
    • Massage, Skin Treatment

    Mane Attraction Salon and Day Spa

    • 170 Costello Drive
    • Winchester, VA 22601
    • 540-667-0180 maneattractionspa.com
    • hair/nails/skin/massage
  • Area Activities: Parks and Hiking

    Audubon Arboretum

    • Open year round
    • Pleasant Valley Rd. Winchester, VA
    • winchesteronline.com
    • Playground, Bike and Walking Trails, Lake, Picnicing

    State Arboretum at Blandy Farm

    • Open year round dawn to dusk
    • 400 Blandy Farm Ln. Boyce, VA 22620
    • 540-837-1758 virginia.edu/~blandy
    • 700 Acre University of Virginia Research Facility Situated in the N. Shenandoah Valley - over 8,000 Trees and Shrubs with Walking Trails and Historical Sites

    Shenandoah National Park

    • Open year round
    • Skyline Drive Front Royal, VA
    • 540-999-3500 nps.gov/shen
    • 105 miles of Scenic Views and Hiking Trails

    Sherando Park

    • Open year round
    • Stephens City, VA
    • sherandopark.htm
    • 330 Scenic Acres - Hiking, Picnicing, Fishing, Tennis Courts

    Sky Meadows State Park

    • Open year round
    • 11012 Edmonds Ln. Delaplane, VA 20144
    • 800-933-7272 der.state.va.us
    • 1,132 Acres on the Eastern Side of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Hiking and Picnicing

    Skyline Drive

    • Open spring - late fall
    • 3655 US Hgwy. 211 East Luray, VA 22835
    • 540-999-3500 nps.gov/shen/home.htm
    • 105 miles of Scenic Views and Hiking Trails
  • Area Activities: Orchards

    Hartland Orchard

    • Call for hours of operation
    • Markham, VA 22643
    • 540-364-2316 hartlandorchard.com
    • Sour Cherries, Peaches, Apples, Pumpkins, Cider, Honey

    Hashway Gardens

    • Call for hours of operation
    • 137 Garden Road Berryville, VA 22611
    • 540-955-3204
    • Strawberries

    Hill High Farm Orchard

    • Call for hours of operation
    • 933 Barley Lane Winchester, VA 22601
    • 540-667-7377 thepumpkin-patch.com
    • Pumpkins, Apples, Cider, Bake Shop, Maze

    Marker Miller Orchards

    • Call for hours of operation
    • 3035 Cedar Creek Grade Winchester, VA 22601
    • 540-662-1980 markermillerorchards.com
    • Peaches, Apples, Farmers Market, Wine, Baked Goods

    Stribling Orchard

    • Open July-Nov. daily 9-6
    • 11587 Poverty Hollow Ln. Markham, VA 22643
    • 540-364-3040 striblingorchard.com
    • Apples, Peaches, Nectarines, VA Cheeses, Bake Store, Canned Goods, Artisan House

    Apple Trail Tour

    • Winchester Visitor Center Pleasant Valley Rd. Winchester, VA 22601
    • 877-871-1326
    • 45 mile / 1 1/2 hr. Driving Tour of VA Apple Capitol Attractions and Farm Markets
  • Area Activities: Horses

    The Rocking S Ranch

    • 564 Glaize Orchard Rd., Winchester, VA 22603
    • (540) 678-8501 therockingsranch.com
    • Open 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
    • Reservations Required, Call Ahead for Day and Time Availability

    Highlander Horses

    • Call for Hours
    • 5197 Reliance Rd. Front Royal, VA 22630
    • 540-636-4523 highlanderhorses.com
    • 10 minutes from Inn. Open Year Round. Beginner to Advanced. English or Western. Group or Private Rides.

    Marriott Ranch

    • Call for Hours
    • 5305 Marriott Ln. Hume, VA 22639
    • 877-324-7344 540-364-2627 marriottranch.com
    • 4200 Acres of Trail Rides, Working Cattle Ranch

    Sky Meadows State Park

    • Open May - Oct.
    • 11012 Edmonds Ln. Delaplane, VA 20144
    • 800-933-7275 der.state.va.us
    • 1,132 Acres on the Eastern Side of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Horse Rentals and Trails
  • Area Activities: Water Activities

    Blue Ridge Outfitters

    • Open April - Oct.
    • 66 Koonce Road/Rt. 340 Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
    • 866-RAFTBRO 304-725-3444 blueridgeoutfitters.net
    • Wooden Drift Boat Guided Tours down the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers. Picnic Packages Available

    Down River Canoe Co.

    • Call for hrs.
    • 884 Indian Hollow Rd. Bentonville, VA 22610
    • 800-338-1963 downriver.com
    • "This aint no Theme Park!"
    • Canoe, Kayak, Raft, Tube on the Shenandoah River

    Front Royal Canoe Co.

    • April - Oct. Mon-Fri 9-6 Sat-Sun 7-7
    • 8567 Stonewall Jackson Highway Front Royal, VA 22630
    • 800-270-8808 540-635-5440 frontroyalcanoe.com
    • "Enjoy a Leisurely Canoe Ride on the Beautiful Shenandoah River." Canoe, Kayak, Raft, Tube

    Historical River Tours

    • Call for hrs.
    • RR5/1257 Alstadts Hill Rd. Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
    • 304-535-6649 historicalrivertours.com
    • "A Family Owned Company with a Passion for the Rich Civil War History of the Area." Kayak, Raft

    River Riders

    • Call for hrs. 408 Alstadts Hill Rd. Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
    • 800-326-7238 riverriders.com
    • "Where MD, VA and WV come Together. One of America's Top 5 getaways for Canoe, Kayak, Raft, Tube Adventures on the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers"

    Shenandoah River Outfitters

    • Call for hrs. 6502 S. Page Valley Rd. Luray, VA 22835
    • 800-6CANOE2 shenandoahriver.com
    • "Fun, Exciting and Refreshing!" Canoe, Kayak, Raft, Tube
  • Area Activities: Caverns, Ballooning and Planes

    Luray Caverns

    • Call for hours of operation
    • 970 US Hwy, 211 West Luray, VA 22835
    • 540-743-6551 luraycaverns.com
    • Discover Eastern America's largest and most popular caverns.

    Shenandoah Caverns

    • Call for hours of operation
    • 261 Caverns Road Shenandoah Caverns, VA 22847
    • 540-477-4300 shenandoahcaverns.com
    • See beautiful underground formations like the famous Breakfast Bacon once featured in National Geographic.

    Skyline Caverns

    • Call for hours of operation Front Royal, VA
    • 540-635-4545 skylinecaverns.com
    • Closest national wonder to the Nation's Capital.

    Balloons Unlimited

    • Call for hours of operation
    • 2946-0 Chain Bridge Road Oakton, VA
    • Office: 703-281-2300 Take-Off Site: 540-554-2002 balloonsunlimited.com
    • Serving Middleburg and the Sheandoah Valley areas of Virginia.

    Blue Ridge Hot Air Balloons

    • Call for hours of operation
    • Front Royal, VA 540-622-6325 rideair.com
    • Come experience the high adventure of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the breaktaking scenery of the Shenandoah Valley.

    Island Balloons Ballooning

    • Call for hours of operation
    • Contact information currently being updated.

    Shenandoah Hot Air Balloons

    • Call for hours of operation
    • Front Royal, VA 540-636-2150 flyballons.com
    • Words can't even describe the awesome beauty of the Shenandoah Valley.

    WWII Fighter Rides Air Adventures

    • Call for hours of operation
    • Fighter Command 177 Skyview Lane Front Royal, VA 22630
    • 540-635-2203 800-809-5482 giftflight.com
    • Thrilling WWII Airplane, Biplane, Sky Ride Adventures.
  • Area Activities: Battlefields

    Cedar Creek Civil War Battlefield

    • Open April - Oct. Mon-Sat 10-4 Sun 1-5
    • 8437 Valley Pike Middletown, VA 22645
    • 888-628-1864 cedarcreekbattlefield.org
    • Home to one of the Largest Re-Enactment in the Nation

    Fisher's Hill Civil War Battlefield

    • So. On US 11 Strasburg, VA

    Kernstown Civil War Battlefield

    • Open May - Oct.
    • 610 Battle Park Dr. Winchester, VA 22601
    • 540-662-1824 kernstownbattle.org
    • Pritchard-Grimfarm is one of the Two Important Civil War Battles

    Old Court House Civil War Museum

    • Open Year Round Fri-Sat 10-5 Sun 1-5
    • 20 N. Loudon St Winchester, VA 22601
    • 540-542-1145 civilwarmuseum.org
    • 1840 Courthouse served as a Prison and Hospital during the Civil War
  • Area Activities: Antiques and Artisans

    American in Paris Antiquing

    • Federal Street Paris, VA 20130
    • 540-592-9008

    The Black Penny

    • 1133 Bishop Meade Road Millwood, VA
    • 540-837-2150
    • Antique store, lamp shades.

    The General Store

    • 104 E. Main Street Boyce, VA
    • 540-837-9199

    Millwood Crossing

    • Winchester, VA 22601
    • 540-662-5157 visitwinchesterva.com

    Red Schoolhouse

    • 1/10th mile N. of Millwood Bishop Meade Rd. Millwood, VA
    • 540-837-3033 scottish-connection.com
    • Scottish Connection Antiques, importing from Europe direct to shop - eliminates the middle man.

    Strasburg Antique Emporium

    • 160 N. Massanutten Street Strasburg, VA
    • 540-465-3711 strasburg-emporium.com
    • Virginia's largest Antique collections - over 100 dealers.

    Chumley Fine Art Artisans

    • Stephens City, VA
    • 540-869-2544

    Homespun Artisans

    • 949 Cedar Creek Grade Winchester, VA 22601
    • 540-722-1396 homespun.us
    • Gifts and Crafters
  • Area Activities: Theatres and Movies

    Shenandoah University Theatre

    • 1460 Universary Drive Winchester, VA 22601
    • 540-665-4569 su.edu
    • Music and Plays

    Shepherdstown Opera House

    • 131 W. German Street Shepherdstown, WV
    • 304-876-3704 operahouselive.com
    • Music and Plays

    Wayside Theatre

    Winchester Little Theater

    • 315 W. Boscawan Street Winchester, VA 22601
    • 540-662-3331 wltonline.org
    • Plays

    Carmike Movie Cinema VI

    • Open Year Round
    • Apple Blossom Mall Winchester, VA 22601
    • 540-665-0012

    Center Movie Cinemas

    • Open Year Round
    • Corners Jubal Early / Pleasant Valley Rd. Winchester, VA 22601
    • 540-678-1225

    Delco Cinemas

    • Open Year Round
    • Delco Plaza Route 50 Winchester, VA 22601
    • 540-662-6800
    • $2 movies
  • Area Activities: History and Museums

    Abram's Delight

    • Open April - Oct. Mon-Sat 10-4 Sun 12-4
    • 1340 Pleasant Valley Rd. Winchester, VA 22601
    • 540-662-6519 winchesterhistory.org
    • Winchester's Oldest Home, serves as the Areas First Quaker Meeting House

    Belle Grove Plantation

    • Open April - Oct. Mon-Sat 10-4 Sun 1-4
    • 15 Tannery Lane Millwood, VA 22646
    • 540-837-1799 clarkehistory.org
    • Oldest Operating Mill in America with Art Gallery Upstairs.

    Burwell Morgan Mill

    • 15 Tannery Lane Millwood, VA 22646
    • 540-837-1799 clarkehistory.org
    • Oldest Operating Mill in America with Art Gallery Upstairs.

    George Washington's Office

    • Open April - Oct. Mon-Sat 10-4 Sun 12-4
    • Corner of Braddock/Cork Winchester, VA
    • 540-662-4412 winchesterhistory.org
    • 18th Century Log and Stone Building Interpreting the Early Years of Washington's Life

    Glen Burnie House

    • Open Mar-Nov 10-4
    • 901 Amherst St. Winchester, VA 22601
    • 540-662-1473 shenandoahmuseum.org
    • Six acres of gardens and new Shenandoah Valley Museum

    Long Branch

    • April - Oct. weekends 12-4
    • 830 Long Branch Ln. Millwood, VA 22646
    • 540-837-1856 historiclongbranch.com
    • An Architectural Masterpiece - Home of the Hot Air Balloon Festival in October. Mansion Tours and Gardens

    Shenandoah Museum

    • Open Year Round Closed Mon.
    • 901 Amherst St. Winchester, VA 22601
    • 540-662-1473 shenandoahmuseum.org
    • Spend the Day in the Museum with Lunch in the Tea Room

    Stonewall Jackson Headquarters

    • Open April - Oct. Mon-Sat 10-4 Sun 12-4
    • 415 N. Braddock St. Winchester, VA 22601
    • 540-667-3242 winchesterhistory.org
    • 1854 Hudson Gothic Revival Style House with Displays of his Prayer Book and Camp Table.
  • How to Find Us

    13630 Lord Fairfax Highway, Boyce, VA 22620

    From Washington DC

    • Approximate driving time 1 and 1/2 hours.
    • Take Rt. 66 West to Exit #23, 17 North.
    • Take 17 North for approximately 10 miles, it ends at Rt. 50 West.
    • Make a left on Rt. 50 West
    • Travel 7 miles to first traffic light, which is the intersection of Rt. 50 and Rt. 340
    •  Make a left and L'Auberge Provençale is one mile on the right.

    From Bethesda Maryland or Northern Virginia

    • Approximate Driving time 1 hour and 45 minutes.
    • Take the Dulles Access Road West (toll road) toward local exits.
    • Dulles Access Road turns into the Greenway.
    • Take the Greenway to the last exit which is Rt. 7 West at Leesburg.
    • Take Rt. 7 West, past Purcellville, Round Hill, and over the Shenandoah River.
    • Pass the first traffic light and take the Berryville Exit which is on the right.
    • At the bottom of the exit make a left on Rt. 340 South.
    • Go through the town of Berryville and travel approximately 9 miles and you will reach the intersection of Rt. 340 and Rt. 50.
    • Pass that intersection and continue South on Rt. 340 for one mile and L'Auberge Provençale is on the right.

    From Philadelphia

    • Approximate driving time 4 hours.
    • Take 76 west to Rt. 81 South.
    • Take 81 South to Exit 313, Rt. 50 East at Winchester, Virginia.
    • Take Rt. 50 East for approximately 7 miles until you reach the intersection of Rt. 50 and Rt. 340.
    • Make a right on 340 South and L'Auberge Provencale is one mile on the right.

    From Baltimore

    • Approximate driving time 2 hours.
    • Take Rt. 70 West to Fredrick.
    • Take RT. 340 South. Pass Harpers Ferry and Charlestown West Virginia.
    • Enter Virginia and the first town is Berryville.
    • Continue on 340 South and travel approximately 9 miles to the intersection of Rt. 340 and Rt. 50.
    • Continue on Rt. 340 one mile and L'Auberge Provençale is on the right.

    From New York

    • Approximate driving time 4 hours.
    • Take the Lincoln Tunnel West to the New Jersey Turnpike for a short distance and take Rt. 78 West to Rt. 81 South.
    • Travel on Rt. 81 South to Exit 313, Route 50 East at Winchester, Virginia.
    • Travel approximately 7 miles East to intersection of Rt. 50 and Rt. 340.
    • Make a right on Rt. 340 south and L'Auberge Provençale is one mile on the right.

    From Richmond

    • Approximate driving time 2 hours and 20 minutes.
    • Take Rt. 95 North to Fredericksburg, Virginia.
    • Take Exit for Rt. 17 North. Take 17 North to Warrenton.
    • Connect with 66 West.
    • Take 66 West to exit 23, which again is 17 North.
    • Take 17 North for approximately 9 miles, it ends at Rt. 50.
    • Make a left on Rt. 50 going West.
    • Travel approximately 9 miles to first traffic light which is intersection of Rt. 50 and Rt. 340.
    • Take a left on Rt. 340 South and L'Auberge Provençale is one mile on the right.

    From Dulles Airport

    • Approximate driving time 45 minutes.
    • Take Rt. #267 West, Greenway which is a toll road. 
    • Take the Greenway until the last exit, which is Rt. #7 west in the direction of Leesburg and Winchester. 
    • Take Rt. # 7 west, past Purcellville, Round Hill, and over the Shenandoah River. 
    • After the Shenandoah River, pass the first traffic light, one mile to exit for Berryville. 
    • At the bottom of the exit make a left of Rt. 340 south. 
    • Take 340 south for approximately 9 miles to the intersection of Rt. 340 and Rt. 50. 
    • Continue on 340 south one mile and L’Auberge Provencale is on the right.

    692 Old Winchester Road, Boyce, VA 22620

    From Washington DC

    • Approximate driving time 1 and 1/2 hours.
    • Take Route 66 West to Exit #23, 17 North.
    • Take 17 North for approximately 10 Miles.
    • It ends at Rt. 50.
    • Take a left on Rt. 50 West, travel approximately 7 miles to first intersection, which is Rt. 50 and Rt. 340.
    • Make a right on Rt. 340 North, Travel to first blinking light in Boyce and make a left on Rt. 723, (also main street of Boyce).
    • Travel about a mile and the Villa is on the right.