Assisting your access to travel 

L'Hotel de Hercé Mission Statement is to  accommodate 

the diverse personal needs of travellers.  We have coordinated stays and touring for  

older travellers, disabilities; including restricted sight, hearing, movement limitations,

and those managing health issues such as diabetes. 

Assisted Travel 

L’Hotel de Hercé  has provided below an outline of access information to our Bed and Breakfast accommodation, local town and minimum requirements for our Private Guided Tours .  We hope this will be informative  in planning  your holiday.

We pride ourselves on providing a high level of  individual service to our guests. 

Contact us today, so together we can start planning your holiday. 


Your minimum mobility requirements to stay and tour from L'Hotel de Hercé are _

The ability to be able get in and out of a car, 

Walk to the house or a restaurant or similar,

Walk short distances,

Manage easy stairs. 


Historic timber large curving staircase, moderate incline, shallow risers & deep treads, this a gentle stair case. There is a strong handrail 25 steps to the first floor landing & guest rooms.

Town Centre Access

Walk into town centre is 450 meters downhill, on a narrow road with some cobbles. 

Town Square has central car parking, 

The access in the town centre is level access to cafes, restaurants, shopping, services and cinema, Saturday market.

Drive Only

Guided Tours 

If your walking is restricted we can plan Regional Guided Touring  by car only.  With little or no site visit walking. Can you get in and out of a car with assistance? Wonderful,  we will plan your tour by car to take in many sights, see the countryside, view Chateaux and the Loire Valley or DDay Beach all from the comfort of a car. We are happy to make a holiday in France possible for you. Please contact us to start planning your holiday.  


The entrance to L'Hotel de Hercé is  via a slight slope stone paved carriage way. Then across a gravel open courtyard to entrance. Entry is up 4 wide stone stairs. The ground floor is level, with stone floor foyer, & timber floor hallway, dining room & salon, wide corridors & doorways.    

Ground Floor has guest toilet & basin.      


Guest bedrooms are on the first floor, with  all level access. Guest Rooms are carpeted, hallway has timber floors with long rugs

The Giverny Room is located directly adjacent to the top of the stairs, the other 2 guest rooms are located down a corridor that runs direct from the first-floor landing.

Transfers & Touring 

We prove a warm  welcome with our private Transfers from Laval Train station. Travel  in our  private car.  A larger  car can booked on request.  We regret are unable to provide access for or accommodate Wheelchairs at this time. 

Planning your

Private Guided Tour

We have identified access issues common to historic sites across France  Walking distances, irregular stone  surfaces, stairs, and finding toilets.  Every year more museums are  now providing lifts and ramp access. On  advice from you we  will plan your Guided Tours so you relax and enjoy yourself knowing your needs are not an issue at all. We will plan  destinations and touring best suited to you. Before your trip we will chat  with about your travel interests, mobility, or medical needs and provide the best  information of what options are available. 


Access to the level garden is from the gravel courtyard, up a slightly sloping path

The  path to the garden is impacted earth and gravel and not slippery. This leads to the  summer house, outdoor table & chairs for guests. The garden is private & enclosed.

Bathroom Access

Ensuite access is via regular sized doors ways

Ensuite showers are in shower cabinets with doors, access has one low step into shower.

Toilets have level access.

Guided Tours

Min Mobility  for most Guided Tours

Guests need to be able get in and out of a car.

Walk to and from the house to car or restaurant We can plan  limited walking distances   

Limit Touring time frames

Plan suitable access,

Meet strict meal time requirements 

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Flexible options

Playing Wargames in our 18thc Salon de Guerre, also has flexibility for the comfort and needs of  guests.

Located on same Floor as guest rooms

 Refreshments served in Wargames room 

Seated  gaming.

Adjustable table height and width

Large text Rule Set sheets

Battlefield Tours can be planned to accommodate any mobility restrictions.  

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