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An August 2001 trip to Farmington by Irish lassie

The Chateau Photo, Farmington, Pennsylvania More Photos
Quote: Your experience begins as you drive up the private access road turning a bend for your initial view of of the Chateau Fayette, imposing majestic taking you directly to the south of France. And we haven't even gotten to the spa yet! We have visited in winter and summer and each offer spectacular amenities.

One of the best spa's in the country-Nemacolin in


The Chateau Photo, Farmington, Pennsylvania
Nemacolin can easily be described as a place offering a broad range of vacation activities. Get a massage, a mud or herbal wrap, play golf, visit Frank Lloyd Wright's house Fallingwater, play croquet, bike, canoe or clay target shoot. They also have an adventure center that has a climbing wall and rope courses. Spend as much time as you can at the Spa. It is no doubt world class. We bought an all day package. It is expensive but worth it for the occasional splurge. Sign up for hydrotherapy, body kurs, seaweed scrubs, aromatherapies and more. It was absolutely heavenly. Fall is a gorgeous time to go, but book far in advance as they are quite often filled months in advance.Quick Tips: Ha...Read More

Lautrec French Bistro

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A French Bistro featuring contemporary, lighter French cuisine with a creative flair and an elaborate brunch on Sunday. Your dinner is prepared under the watchful eye of Chef Gerard Vullien, and you may choose to complement your meal with a selection from one of the 10,000 bottles of wine available. Do not miss the Sunday brunch! They have over 100 items available for you, one better than the rest. Sample caviar, trout, prime rib, fresh turkey, 15 different kinds of salads, and more desserts than I have ever seen in one place! One evening I had the trout dinner, and it absolutely melted in my mouth. My husband had pork tenderloin in a french sauce that was out of this world. High...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on August 29, 2001

Lautrec French Bistro
Nemacolin Spa and resort
Farmington, Pennsylvania
1(800) 422-2736