prices and booking                    GBP 2020



posted 1 January 2020

 * travel to and from le Moulin du Chemin is not included


weeks commencing

3 May and 11 October

regular size guestrooms

large size guestrooms

STANDARD HOLIDAY PRICE per person for six-night, including all types of holiday at le Moulin du Chemin, except Cycling Holidays with bike hire included.



CYCLING HOLIDAY PRICE per person for six-nights with bike hire included.



  off the beaten tourist track, yet easily accessible  –


weeks commencing

10 May to 27 September

regular size guestrooms

large size guestrooms

STANDARD HOLIDAY PRICE per person for six-night, including all types of holiday at le Moulin du Chemin, except Cycling Holidays with bike hire included.



CYCLING HOLIDAY PRICE per person for six-nights with bike hire included.



  marvellous ambiance  –  great food  –  excellent wines 

SHORT BREAKS of less than six-nights are sometimes available at short notice – please enquire

  lovely accommodation and facilities    idyllic surroundings  –


  • Convenient PUBLIC TRANSPORT is available from the airports at la Rochelle, Poitiers and Paris CDG, to Niort train station – we will be happy to provide further information.

  • We will be pleased to arrange a TAXI to meet you and take you back to la Rochelle, Poitiers or Nantes Airports.

  • CAR HIRE is available at these airports, as one would expect.

please contact us for further information


AIRPORT CAR HIRE AND THE ENVIRONMENT If you are concerned about the environment,

you will be interested that your hire-car mileage, including trips to local places of interest,

is likely to be less than the two return trips required for an airport transfer.

NIORT TRANSFER – NO CHARGE for guests scheduled to arrive on Sunday after-lunch and before 17:30hrs (5:30pm) nor for the return on Saturday morning. Tariffs outside these times are 98€ on Sunday and 70€ on other days.

NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT - Single Occupancy Supplement does not apply to the first solo booking in each week. The Single Occupancy Supplement of £330 is applicable to any subsequent solo booking in that week. First come first served. Applies to standard size rooms.



how to book

  1. Decide a date for your holiday at le Moulin du Chemin

  2. Decide which category of room you would prefermedium or large.

  3. Check with Carolynn or Peter for availability by email or phone +33 (0)5 4995 9487. We will respond to your email within 24 hours.

  4. We will make your provisional booking and advise you accordingly.

  5. To confirm your reservation, print the booking form (button near the end of this page) and complete and return, and arrange for payment of your deposit.

  6. We will acknowledge receipt of booking form and deposit payment in writing. At the same time we also advise for your information, the balance to be paid and the due date.


categories of guestroom

Guestrooms at le Moulin du Chemin fall into two categories:

Standard Size Rooms


 Large Size Rooms


Please let us know your first room-size preference – standard or large.

Click for information about standard and large guestrooms.



availability and reservations


Would you also kindly advise your first room-size preference – standard or large.


We will respond to your email within 24 hours.

or feel free to call Carolynn or Peter on +33 (0)5 4995 9487



·       DEPOSIT £150 per person for holidays is payable with the booking.

·       BALANCE will be invoiced and will be due six weeks before arrival date.

·       Full payment is due at time of booking on bookings less than SIX weeks prior to the start of the holiday.


payment methods









on Sterling accounts

Please make cheques payable to Carolynn Grimaldi, and mail to

Carolynn Grimaldi

2 lieu-dit le Moulin du Chemin

79240 Scillé,



- the reasonable price includes absolutely everything during your stay -

Six-night (Sunday after 13:30 to Saturday morning) rates per person include the following:

  • Accommodation in well-appointed rooms of great character, with en-suite bathroom or shower. Tea and coffee making facilities are provided as well as bathroom and pool towels, soap, hairdryers, etc.

  • Traditional breakfasts consist of crusty French bread and fresh croissants from the boulangerie each morning, delicious local butter and honey, conserves prepared at le Moulin using local fruit, and steaming hot coffee, tea or chocolate. Muesli, cereal flakes, dried fruit and yoghurt are also provided at breakfast as well as a generous selection of seasonal fresh fruits.

  • First-class packed lunches comprise a half baguette sandwich - a different delicious filling each day – and you choose from le Moulin’s generous selection of cold beverages, fresh fruits, crisps, cakes, chocolate bars, cereal bars, etc.

  • Four-course evening meals comprise starter, main course such as traditionally-reared chicken prepared with Dijon mustard, tenderloin of pork encroute, roast spatchcocked quail, etc, a wonderful array of cheeses, dessert and coffee (or tea, verveine, camomile, etc). Every day a different menu. Superb vegetarian food is available – let us know in advance if you require vegetarian or another special diet.

  • Plenty of excellent wine is served during aperitifs-at-seven and with the evening meal. A selection of more than twelve brilliant local wines are served during a six-night holiday.

  • Tea and coffee making resources are provided in each of the guestrooms.

  • A well-stocked guests' drinks-fridge is available 24/7.

- unlike many holidays, all meals and drinks are included in the price -

  • Use of pool, heated to 27-29°C and open May to September – pool-towels are provided.

  • Cycle route notes, highlighted maps and use of fully-equipped touring cycles as well as friendly advice and support (Cycle Holidays).

  • Transportation of rider and bike to and from the Marais Poitevin and to Mervent/Vouvant (Cycling Holidays with Excursions, pre-booked by request).

  • Walking route instructions and maps as well as friendly advice and support (Walking Holidays

  • Cycle route cards, maps and friendly advice and support as well as requisite extra rations, bike storage, etc, and lycra washing and drying facilities. (Road Bike Holidays).

  • Information, recommendations and support throughout your holiday whatever your pursuit, based on Carolynn's and Peter's local knowledge gained during more than twenty years in the region.

  • VAT.

Prices are per person based on two members of same party sharing a double or twin room.

I can vouch that the website does not exaggerate       Raymond Tutt, Hook Norton, Oxon, UK


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Maison d'Hôtele Moulin du Cheminestablished 1993

Carolynn Grimaldi and Peter Roche

2 lieu-dit le Moulin du Chemin, 79240 Scillé, France

+33 (0)5 4995 9487

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