Or you can simply relax into the rhythm of Provence. My stay was so comfortable that on the second morning I even slept through the bells. LB ABOVE In the small Provengal village of Crillon le Brave, theformer presbytery is now a wonderful hotel. BELOW In a grander manner, the nineteenth-century Chateau Grand Barrail is the perfect base for exploring the wine region ofSaint-Emilion If Bordeaux is manacled to eighteenth-century classicism, to the embodiments of humanism, Saint-Emilion -forty kilometres west – is more down-to-earth, deriving fame and fortune from the soil in the name of viniculture. DINING ROOM IDEAS HOUZZ To you and me that means wine, lovely bottles and cases of the stuff, the very best. Imagine getting your hands on Saint-Emilion Grands Crus Classes: Beau-sejour, Guadet Saint-Julien, Moulin du Cadet or Grand Barrail Lamarzelle Figeac… Well, nothing could be easier, you simply book a room at the Hotel Chateau Grand Barrail.