The mystery of the interlacing

"The mystery of the interlacing", a turnkey tourism stay including variations depending on individual needs.

The basic offer  on "the mystery of the interlacing"

During your stay, we suggest to introduce you to the multi aspects of the interlacing, timeless and universal figure (illuminated manuscripts and medieval capitals, Arab stucco, tiles and medieval art deco, Celtic jewelry, art basketry, etc.).

Our offer is variable depending on your number (cottage for 9-14 persons guest house for 2 to 4 people), length of stay (weekend or midweek) and interests (prefered types of traceries, stays with a
cultural or leisure dominance.

Our basic package includes in any case and if you wish:

 

  • welcome apperitif
  • guided tour of the gallery of the cottage

 

  • conference on interlaces (with choice of the theme)
  •  map of traceries of Brie (and Paris)
  •  library with local funds and funds on interlacing
  •  board games (including games on interlacing: still in design)
  •  drawing and painting materials (for kids) with models on interlacing
  •  a guided half-day to visit interlaces in Jouarre or Meaux.


 but also ...

  •  free wifi,
  •  hiking maps,
  •  barbecue available,
  •  racquet game
  • etc.

 

A week end typical stay

 

We recommend a two-night weekend, Friday from 16h to 18h Sunday.



Friday night
welcome in Terre de Doue, guided tour of the gallery

  • stroll in the streets of Doue with discovery of two or three traceries
         aperitif
  • mini conference on a theme "interlaced" (if desired, theme chosen with Bernard a few days before arrival )


Saturday morning

  • free morning, lazy or dedicated to interlace with our advice, with the possibility of an interlacing workshop (cost non included in the package)


Saturday afternoon

  • visit one of the  interlace places of Brie, using a paper guide (included in base price) or Bernard  as a guide (additional fee)


Sunday morning

  • free morning workshop with possibility of interlacing
  • mini conference on a theme "interlaced" (if desired, theme chosen few days before arrival with Bernard)

 

Sunday afternoon

  • visit one of the places briards interlacing, using a paper guide (included in base price) or Bernard (additional fee)


2016 prices

  • for up to 9 people (for more, please contact us)
  • includes rental of the house, linens, bath towels, electricity, cleaning fee and activities included in the basic package including welcome drink.
  • does not include meals, heating, guided tours, entrance fees to museums.


            Low season: 635 TTC         Mid season: 723 TTC

 

Mid-week stay

This stay takes place from Monday 16h to Friday 10h. It allows a deeper discovery of interlaces and a pace suited to your desires.

 

Monday morning and early afternoon

We offer one or more free interlacing discoveries on the way up to Doue, according to your desire  with paper or electronically guide.

Monday evening from 16h

  • welcome and guided tour of the gallery of interlaces
  • stroll the streets of Doue with discovery of two or three traceries    
  • aperitif and dinner around interlacing,
  • mini conference on a theme "interlace" (if desired, theme chosen with Bernard a few days before arrival)
  • dreams (probable but not guaranteed ...) about interlaces.

 

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday

  • free morning or thematic workshops (see below)
  • visit one of the interlace places of Brie, using a paper guide  (included in the price of base) or Bernard (additional fee except for Tuesday including a free guided tour)

Friday morning     synthesis of the week, prospects and departure


 2016 prices

  • for up to 9 people (for more, please contact us)
  • includes rental of the house, linens, bath towels, electricity, cleaning fee and activities included in the basic package including welcome drink.
  • does not include meals, heating, entrance fees to museums.

           Low season: 730        Mid season: 955    €  TTC

Stay of a week in high season

 

 

 

The stay of a week in high season proposes a close program to the mid-week stay, but during 7 days instead of 5. It is designed with either a lesser pace of activities, either with a workshop over several days (wicker, painting, etc.) or with a series of visits (medieval heritage, stained glass art, etc.)

 Prices 2016

 

  • for 9 people maximum (for more, please contact us)

 

  • includes rental of the house, linens, bath towels, electricity, cleaning fee and activities included in the supply base including welcome drink on the first day.

 

  • does not include meals, heating, entrance fees to museums.


 The high season: 1220 € TTC

 

Stay a la carte

You can create your interlace stay a la carte from two types stays (weekend and midweek) on specific themes (medieval route, graphic art, crafts of wicker, garden and land art, interlacing ornamental, etc.) or mixing the themes.


Some examples of proposed resources:

  • medieval routes with visiting heritage to interlace (Commanderie des Templiers de Coulommiers, Merovingian crypts of Jouarre, fair city of Provins, World Heritage of UNESCO, Episcopal city of Meaux)
  • graphic art with artists painters meetings on interlacing, discovery of ancient calligraphy, drawing interlaces workshop 
  • wicker craft with meeting an artisan, creative workshop, visit of "Musée de Seine-et-Marne" museum and watching movies on wicker work
  • garden and land-art tour with the visit of a garden and meeting land-art artists
  • the ornamental tracery with discovery of trimmings, lace, scrapbooking, illumination, and, more generaly, types of the most common ornamental traceries.
  • walking or drive tours in Brie (and Paris) about interlacing (cost per half day)


but also

 

  • provision of local cards on interlacing briards for Hikers
  • access to local funds and funds on the interlacing of Terre de Doue
  • ground games (including games on interlacing : still in design)
  • permanent manual workshops (drawing , coloring, scrapbooking, fimo)