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Spend the Night Where Some of History's Most Interesting People Once Lived

Fodor's Logo By Barbara Noe Kennedy of Fodor's | Slide 1 of 14: Where: Gif-sur-Yvette, FranceAfter King Edward VIII gave up the British throne to marry his American-born mistress, divorcée Wallis Simpson, the exiled couple moved to Paris. And on weekends, they retreated to the site of a former mill a short train ride away, where they renovated the main house along with guest accommodations. Le Célebataire is one of the small guest houses, offering a dash of English panache in the French countryside.Plan Your Trip: Visit Fodor’s Guide to France

These abodes once belonging to some of history’s most interesting people can you yours for the night. If only the walls could talk.

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