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Inspiring Experiences: France and Portugal

May 29, 2019 • By Margeaux Gerwin


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What are ThirdHome members saying about their luxury home exchange trips to France and Portugal this week?

ThirdHome Exchange members recently returned from Cholet, France and Dunas Douradas, Portugal! Keep reading to learn about their ThirdHome travel experiences!

Chateau Exterior

Pool, gardens, and Jacuzzi

Gold Suite

1 of 9 luxurious bedrooms

Billiard room

One of many salons. Other rooms include the Louis XVI gilded sitting room.

Chateau de Vezins | Cholet, France

Chateau de Vezins is an 18th-century historic marvel with the amenities and comfort of a royal palace! The Chateau is designed to provide the most spectacular forms of entertainment for all guests. Each bedroom and bathroom is decorated diligently and with exquisite detail. No matter which room you walk into, you’ll feel like royalty! Chateau de Vezins is surrounded by over 7 acres of manicured French gardens with a 40 foot heated swimming pool, 7 person Jacuzzi, numerous fountains, a 14th-century moat, barbecue and outdoor dining in the conservatory. The chalet alone is reason enough to travel to the beautiful western countryside of France.

ThirdHome member Bob says, “The property is nothing short of extraordinary- it would take a book to describe it. The owners and staff were very gracious and accommodating. My 25-year-old son said it was the best trip of his life and he has taken a lot.” Click here to read more of Bob’s review.

Casa Wadma pool exterior

The outdoor living spaces are the heart of this stunning getaway.

Living Room

Clean modern interiors blend seamlessly into the bright exterior pool area.

Outdoor Living

Fully enjoy Portugal’s temperate weather with this homes outdoor dining, billiards and poolside area.

Casa Wadma | Dunas Douradas, Portugal

Located between the renowned resorts of Vale do Lobo and Quinta do Lago, Dunas Douradas is set in acres of pine woods and was designed to resemble a Roman village. Casa Wadma is a lovely getaway located within Dunas Douradas with 6 bedrooms for guests to enjoy. In addition to the fascinating interior, amenities also include delicately treated gardens with a beach entrance, a private pool, waterfall, slide and an outdoor entertainment area. Casa Wadma is welcoming to all visitors!

ThirdHome member Azita says, “Perfect family home with complete privacy and security. The villa is well maintained and doesn’t lack anything. Very spacious and the bedrooms are separated to give everyone a very private and comfortable feeling.” Click here to read more of Azita’s review.

Members, click here to view all available weeks and plan your next THIRHOME Exchange trip. Remember, you must be logged in to your account to see availability.

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