Who needs jet lag when you can find rural luxury, a foodie's paradise and rustic delights right on your doorstep?

Villa Clarisse, Ile de Re, France

Kempinski Hotel Dukes' Palace, Bruges, Belgium

Canal House, Amsterdam, Holland

Le Manoir Aux Quat' Saisons, Oxfordshire, UK

Hollings Hill Farm, Herefordshire, UK

Ballyfin, Ireland

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As seen in the September/October 2012 issue of Brides