How about leaving it all behind for a little while? We have collected some of the most special secret hideouts, in Europe and the rest of the world. Follow us on a trail to places that are romantic, exclusive, or simply just relaxed and authentic.
Witnessing Seestück Prerow for the first time, it appears like an imposing character from a fable. The reed thatching seemingly grows beyond the roof, covering the gables and side walls, with a rusted steel façade that somehow complements it harmoniously.
Built around 200 years ago, the Scheune never saw any repairs and was left to collapse until 2007 when it was renovated and given a whole new purpose.
Designed by Thomas Kröger Architects, Das Schwarze Haus allows weekend travellers to escape the hustle and bustle of Berlin in a home inspired by the region’s historic barns.
Made of solid wood, the Zumthor Cabins stretch three floors into the air with huge floor-to-ceiling windows that glow a warm light of inhabitance.
With a history dating back to 1553, the former Renaissance Üselitz Manor House offers a space for contemplation like no other.
There are few places on earth like Austria’s Vorarlberg province. Wenefrieda allows you to experience the full power of its landscape.
Architect Sigurd Larsen on moving trees and designing experiences in sync with nature with the Løvtag cabins, deep in the Danish woods.
If you ever caught yourself daydreaming about living in a time that no longer exists, then a stay at the Domaine des Tourelles is the ultimate manifestation of that ideal.