La Bastide du Roy Rene was constructed in 1472 (before America was discovered !) by King Rene d’Anjou and his wife Queen Jeanne de Laval as their country home.
La Bastide — Transformed through the ages into an infirmary, an agricultural warehouse, a tannery... La Bastide found its true calling in the 1990’s becoming an exceptional hotel residence.
Le Roy René — In love with the arts, Roy René was one of the most important, most curious and original patrons of the late Middle Ages. A man of great culture, a fine scholar, he spoke several languages, was passionate about the East and the sciences. He supported the irrigation works in the Luberon and the Durance plain.