Modern Living: Leur Club

A wealthy French importer named Bernard Fischler and his wife used to travel abroad with their little girl. Occasionally they wanted to take short side trips by themselves, but they could never find a satisfactory place to leave their daughter. "That," says Fischler, "is when I started dreaming of a beautiful hotel just for children."

This month his dream materialized in the village of La Trétoire in the heart of the Brie cheese country 55 miles east of Paris. There, on seven acres of woods and meadows, Bernard Fischler opened a 62-room hotel, called...

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