Le Domaine de La Millasserie – Gay Dorgogne Bed & Breakfast

Author: , January 17th, 2018

Le Domaine de La Millasserie - Gay Dordogne Bed and Breakfast

La Millasserie, a gay-owned B&B with pool, is located in the heart of the Dordogne, the ancient province of the Perigord. Our spacious rooms offer a king-sized bed, dining table, comfortable chairs, and armoire and chest of drawers. Each room has an ensuite bath, private terrace, private entrance, and easy access to the pool.

A vacation at La Millasserie offers easy access to the best of the Dordogne: great architecture, great French cuisine, music, art, and antiques, the world of pre-history, and a variety of sports, including cycling, hiking, canoing, and boat trips on the Dordogne. La Millasserie is 20 minutes from the Bergerac airport and it is an easy drive to the many medieval towns,villages and cities of the region including to Sarlat,Beynac, Domme, Monpazier, Les Eyzies and the world of pre-history, and to all the chateaux of the Perigord.

La Millasserie is for adults only. Parking, and wi-fi connection is free. Pets are welcome with prior arrangement.

Your hosts are Alain Pioton and Byrne Fone, who met in the USA in 1978.

Alain, from Bordeaux, opened Alain Pioton Antiques, in 1982 in Hudson, New York. His was the first antiques shop in Hudson and for more than two decades he sourced antiques in France.

Byrne, Professor at the City University of New York, taught 18th Century English and 19th century American Literature and offered one of the first courses in Gay Studies taught in the US. He has written several books in that field including The Columbia Anthology Of Gay Literature (Columbia University Press) and Homophobia: A History (Holt/Picador). He is the author of four novels including Achilles: A Gay Love Story, and American Revolution, a detective fiction about the first gay US President.

Alain and Byrne have been coming to France since they met, and in 1989 bought a house in the Perigord, using it for vacations and as a base from which to source antiques for Alain’s gallery. In 1999 they moved from that house to La Millasserie, continuing to vacation there as well as source antiques. In 2008 the moved permanently to France and opened the B&B. As they say, “we have been fortunate to have become a popular destination for guests from The US, the UK, Europe, and beyond. In the spirit of Gay hospitality we welcome gay and gay-friendly guests to La Millasserie.

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Dordogne Gay Friendly Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels, and Vacation Rentals

Today’s Featured Gay Friendly Accommodations: Bernalview B&B, San Francisco

Author: , November 11th, 2010

Periodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay.

Gay Friendly Bernal Heights, San Francisco Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels, and Vacation Rentals

Bernalview B&B, Bernal Heights, San FranciscoSet high atop San Francisco’s Bernal Hill, with great views of San Francisco’s Downtown and the Bay Bridge Bernalview Bed & Breakfast offers guests the quintessential San Francisco experience.

From your comfortable queen bed, you can gaze out your window to enjoy an ever-changing view of San Francisco. With just one guest room, you’ll feel like part of the family, and can come and go as you wish. The half-bath is just outside the guest room door, and showers are in the shared bathroom upstairs.

If you’d like to spend late nights visiting San Francisco’s many gay bars, clubs and cultural attractions, sleep in late in the mornings – our continental breakfast is self-serve, and can be enjoyed either in the garden or the dining room. Choose from breads, yogurt, organic jam and spreads, cheese, turkey, fruit, juice, coffee and an assortment of tea.

Bernalview Bed & Breakfast is close to the main bus lines running day and night to downtown SF, Fisherman’s Wharf, the Castro, SOMA and the lively Mission District. We are also just a short walk from the 24th st BART station (San Francisco’s metro), with easy access to SFO, downtown San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley.

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Featured Property: Stone House Bed & Breakfast, Hurley, New York

Author: , August 6th, 2010

Periodically we’ll feature one of our properties here to let our readers know about some great gay friendly places to stay.

Gay Friendly Catskills, New York Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels, and Vacation Rentals

Stone House B&B - Hurley, Catskills, New YorkThe Stone House Bed & Breakfast at the Cornelis Kool House, Hurley NY, is an early 18th century Hudson Valley Dutch estate, with architectural features dating back to the original Dutch settlement of the New Netherland. It is possibly the oldest house in New York State that you can actually stay in, dating from circa 1700.

We are nestled in the peaceful countryside of the Esopus valley, by the historic village of Hurley, a National Historic Landmark. We are perfectly situated to explore both sides of the Hudson River, the Shawangunks or the Catskills.

Both the popular tourist destinations of Woodstock and Rhinebeck are just an 18 minute drive away.

Explore the historic Rondout in Kingston and take a river cruise up the Hudson (a 10 minute drive), discover the enchanting lighthouse at Saugerties (16 minutes), go antiques shopping in High Falls (12 minutes), or take in a concert at the amazing Fisher Center at Bard College (19 minutes) – whether you choose to go sight-seeing or just walk a local trail, this area has a wealth of experiences to offer you.

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