THE STORY: The cabin at the back of the field is brought to you by Géraldine Boyer (a Club Med deserter), Camille Fabre (who used to work at the Bakus agency), and Hervé Lafont (the co-founder of VeryChic), all three of whom have joined forces for Parcel and its vacation homes that are as pretty and they are tiny! Scattered across France (Burgundy, Brittany, Provence…), their tiny houses can be found on well-intentioned farms, who voluntarily lend a small amount of unused land to the trio. Tucked away on the fields of a winery in Champagne owned by Alexandre Bonnet, these two Aube maisonnettes, like all the other ones, are entirely self-sufficient (dry toilets, eco-showers, wood-burning stoves for the winter) and decked out with all the essentials, including cozy beds and fully-equipped kitchens. But there’s no wifi, of course, so you can disconnect and recharge your batteries… If the best essences can be found in tiny bottles, the best vacations can be had in tiny houses! Starting at €129 a night.
TOILETRIES: Écolabel-certified Green Lab products.
BREAKFAST: €14, with coffee or tea, milk, local juices, bread, brioche, butter, jam, honey and yogurt from a nearby farm.
LITTLE LUXURY: Letting yourself be guided by the owner down to the estate’s cellar – and during a Champagne tasting.