Toile Blanche
St Paul de Vence, Côte D'Azur, France

Toile Blanche

Situated in the hills of the Riviera is Toile Blanche, a contemporary guest house filled with art, and 16 suites, some of which have their own plunge pool. Toile Blanche means much more than just a holiday destination. It is a place that brings people and art together in a familiar atmosphere, creating a very personal and inspiring environment. Every detail has been carefully thought out, to provide an exceptional experience for guests. From the timeless architecture, designed by the Leroy Brothers, to the many facilities and the attentive service of the staff.

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Facilities

  • 16 suites, ranging from 30 to 90m2, some of which have their own plunge pool.
  • Two swimming pools are just a short stroll away from each suite.

Wine & Dine

  • Toile Blanche is also a renowned restaurant. The creative and refined dishes on the menu are creations of the brothers, who have also built up a solid reputation in the kitchen. La Guinguette, the summer bar focusing more on tapas and sharing plates, is a second eatery on the domain, where a laid-back atmosphere predominates.

What's the Story

  • The Leroy Brothers are three Belgian contemporary artists who have settled in Saint-Paul de Vence. Their artistic journey is fascinating, with exhibitions in many European cities and a strong presence in countries such as China and Russia. However, when they moved to the French Riviera in 2004, they embarked on a new adventure by creating Toile Blanche, a B&B with three rooms and a small restaurant. Over time, Toile Blanche has evolved into much more. Leroy Brothers and their family have used their talent and passion for art to transform their establishment into a truly unique place. After years of preparatory work, the brothers proudly present their new Toile Blanche. Next to the hotel, the Leroy Brothers continue to devote themselves to their artistic career, with regular exhibitions. However, hotel guests have the opportunity to visit the studio on-site.

Art

  • You'll discover stacked artwork throughout the entire hotel. Leroy Brothers (the owners) is an artist collective consisting of the three brothers Nicolas, Gilles and Gregory Leroy. In 1997, the brothers decided to unite their talents, forming one unique artistic expression rooted in Post-Internet Art. The trio creates their artworks using mainly digital techniques to create modern pieces, reflecting the new and connected world in which we live today. In 2010, the trio was chosen to participate in the Shanghai World Expo at "Jing'an Sculpture Park". They made an exhibition at the MMOMA in Moscow in 2013, and were part of the New Digital Art Biennale, known as "The Wrong” in 2015. Their latest solo exhibition "Segmented Realities” in Brussels in 2021 garnered widespread acclaim, tapping into the concept and unicity and valuation of art through NFTs.

Wellness & Spa

  • Wellness treatments can be booked. Amandine and her team will restore your energy levels with a therapeutic massage.

Dresscode

  • Riviera chic.

Budget

  • Rates start at EUR 390 per night and per suite in season, excluding breakfast and VAT.
  • Adult-oriented.
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Location & Setting

  • Toile Blanche is like an island away from the hustle and bustle, where guests quickly forget the hectic life outside. Yet it is only a few minutes from the famous artists' village of St Paul de Vence and a few kilometres from Nice or Cannes.

Art Tours

  • Art Tours by the Leroy Brothers can be booked at reception. They have curated a captivating art route in and around Saint-Paul de Vence. From the Fondation Maeght to Fondation CAB and much more.

Beaches

  • One of our favourite beaches on the entire Coast is Plage Keller and a great lunch spot as well. A 30-minute drive from Toile Blanche.

Local Restaurants & Bars

  • Apéritif: Chez Andréas in the village. Go for sunset.
  • Apéritif: L’art et le Vin” from Philippe, laid back atmosphere.
  • Les Remparts - The best hilltop restaurant in the village - small menu but excellent local fresh fish cuisine. Sit at the counter.
  • La Colombe D’Or - A Riviera Institution. Make sure to reserve a table outside far in advance. It’s also a hotel with 25 rooms and probably the finest collections of art in the world.
  • More recommendations in our Riviera Guide.

Don't Miss

  • The market (Marché Provencal) in Antibes is the place to come for locally-grown produce of all shapes & sizes. It takes place every morning from 6 am to 1 pm.
  • The Picasso Museum is near the market and very much worth seeing.

How to Get There

  • Fly into the Nice airport which is only a 15-minute car ride.
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