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Greatest Hits: 10 Favorite Baths à la Française

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Greatest Hits: 10 Favorite Baths à la Française

February 24, 2017

We sorted through our archive of dozens of French homes to select 10 of our all-time favorite French baths. Join us for a tour.

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Above: A Régis Larroque–designed loft in the 11th Arr. of Paris sports a bathroom with floor-to-ceiling white square tiles and gray grout. See the rest of the flat in A Minimalist Parisian Loft. Photograph courtesy of RL Interior Architecture.
chalky limestone walls from the \1\2th century frame a bathroom in the fon 10
Above: Chalky limestone walls from the 12th century frame a bathroom in the Fontevraud Abbey hotel in the Loire Valley, featured in Fontevraud Abbey in France: The Ultimate Haunted Hotel. Photograph by Nicolas Mathéus.
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Above: In a two-room apartment for special guests of French brand Marie-Sixtine, a pink terrazzo floor flatters a clawfoot tub and paneled wall, both painted in Farrow & Ball’s Down Pipe. See the rest of the apartment in Chez Marie Sixtine: The Chicest New Guest Pad in Paris. Photograph by Julie Ansiau, courtesy of Marie-Sixtine.
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Above: Designer Dorothée Meilichzon mixed three different tiles in a bath at the new Hotel Panache in Paris. See more in Hotel Panache: The Power of Jolie Laide Style.
another bathroom at the hotel panache is lined in warm gray subway tile in a ru 13
Above: Another bathroom at the Hotel Panache is lined in warm gray subway tile in a running bond pattern.
a bathroom in a rehabbed farm building at château de la resle in burg 14
Above: A bathroom in a rehabbed farm building at Château de la Resle in Burgundy features a Vieques Tub by Patricia Urquiola for Agape. See the rest of the estate in A Burgundy Château, Hotel Edition.
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Above: Ochre designer Solenne de la Fouchardière paired walnut cabinets with smooth plaster surfaces in the bathroom of her own Paris apartment. See the rest of her home in A Flat in Montmartre, Echoes of Chanel. Photograph by Pierre Verger.
an offbeat attic bath fitted with four vintage doors at the d’une & 16
Above: An offbeat attic bath fitted with four vintage doors at the D’une Île estate in the Basse-Normandie region of France, featured in D’une Île: A Rustic Retreat in Normandy with Cottages to Rent.
the bathroom of the martin margiela apartment in paris flaunts a row of mi 17
Above: The bathroom of the Martin Margiela apartment in Paris flaunts a row of mismatched antique mirrors flanked by vintage vanity lights. See more in Trend Alert: 11 Deconstructed Baths.
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Above: At the Hotel Bachaumont near the Louvre in Paris, interior designer Dorothée Meilichzon mixed harlequin floor tiles with penny rounds in a gray and white scheme. See more in Moody Blues: The Hotel Bachaumont in Paris. Photograph by Paul Bowyer.

Finally, get more ideas on how to evaluate and choose a bathtub or shower in our Remodeling 101 Guide: Bathroom Tubs & Showers.

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