Rent a villa or cottage near Michelin starred restaurants worldwide
12/07/2011 – For true gourmet travellers there’s no better way to experience a world-class foodie break than to rent a villa, cottage or apartment near a Michelin-starred restaurant so whether you choose to eat in, or out, you can do so in style. HomeAway.co.uk, the UK’s number one holiday rentals website, offers a great choice of properties available to rent in beautiful locations near some of the best restaurants in the world. From the picturesque, medieval city of Bruges and Italy’s intriguing Bergamo, to upmarket, modern Düsseldorf, all of which host 2* and 3* Michelin restaurants, there’s a holiday home rental to match every culinary taste.
The best Michelin-starred restaurants are found not only in cities, but also in charming, unspoiled villages in the countryside, providing the perfect back-drop for a unique and authentic travel experience. Renting a holiday home is a great way to get beneath the skin of a place and often works out cheaper than a similar standard hotel, so you’ll have more cash for fine dining and romantic candle lit meals. Featuring the very best in local delicacies and culinary techniques, the restaurants below, including De Karmeliet in Bruges and Michel Bras in Laguiole, both awarded 3* Michelin, are certainly not to be missed.
So indulge yourself in a first class food and travel experience in one of the holiday rentals below or browse www.HomeAway.co.uk for more charming properties worldwide.
Prices quoted are per property and correct at the time of going to press.
Restaurant: De Karmeliet in Bruges (3* Michelin)
17th century house, a few steps from De Karmeliet, in Bruges Officially licensed as a 4* holiday house by the Flemish tourist board, this is a charming two storey house with unique, selective furniture and a small roof terrace, located a three minute walk from the market square. The property features a beautiful iron staircase leading up to the master bedroom under the oak saddle roof with a large double bed. For real gourmets, the famous three star Michelin restaurant 'De Karmeliet' is just at the end of the street.
2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6. From £609 per week
Restaurant: Michel Bras in Laguiole (3* Michelin)
Ancient stone cottage with pool in Lot Valley, close to Laguiole This is a charming 250-year old stone cottage featuring hand-plastered walls, wood beams, stone fireplace with log stove, wood floors and a terrace with wonderful mountain views and the sound of the stream and Lot River below. The new kitchen features mod cons in old-world style with painted oak cabinets, vintage hob/stove, stone countertops and antique dining table. The small town of Laguiole is only a 40 minute ride away.
1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2. From £448 per week
Restaurant: Da Vittorio in Bergamo (3* Michelin)
Eco-friendly villa in Bergamo, nestling amongst the northern lakes This is an eco-friendly villa situated in the hillside of Bergamo, a medieval walled town, in one of Italy's best kept secret towns amongst the northern lakes. The refurbished property has been adapted with sustainable local materials, in keeping with the surrounding picturesque woodland, winding roads and eye-catching views of open countryside. Each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with shower, bath and balcony. There is a big indoor dining area with open fireplace, a state of the art country-kitchen, patio with dining area and a terrace with hot-tub and sun-lounges.
4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8. From £1,433 per week
Restaurant: Im Schiffchen in Düsseldorf (2* Michelin)
Art nouveau apartment near Düsseldorf Only 20 minutes from the Düsseldorf Königsallee, this is a beautiful holiday apartment that was modernised and refurnished in 2009. The apartment is on the second floor of a nice Wilhelminian style house with high, well-lit rooms. Completely equipped with parquet and featuring nice antiques and art nouveau elements, the property is located 800m from the Neuss centre and a 15 minute drive from the centre of Düsseldorf.
3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5. £582 per week
Restaurant: Nathan Outlaw in Rock, Cornwall (2* Michelin)
Prestigious holiday cottage in Rock, North Cornwall Seamist is a secluded bungalow situated down a private road within walking distance of the beach. Beautiful enclosed garden - private and secure for children of all ages - with teak garden furniture and big gas BBQ make al-fresco dining a pleasure. Ranked 4 star by the English Tourist Board, Seamist is furnished and equipped to very high standard throughout with all linen and towels provided. Oil fired central heating and an open wood-burning fire give the property a really comfortable feel.
3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6. From £500 per week