The forest that borders Lyons-la-Forest is recognized as one of the most beautiful beech woods in Europe and has long been a favorite destination for royal hunting parties. The village- which has remained almost unchanged since the Middle Ages- features a number of listed buildings in the half-timbered style typical of Normandy. The Grand Cerf- now renovated as a boutique hotel- is charming is every way. Wood in all its forms - bleached- old- and preserved and driftwood - creates an authentic and original decorative scheme that is both timeless and contemporary- and blends seamlessly with the natural environment. The hotels talented young chef serves a clever new take on traditional cuisine. HOTEL OPEN ALL YEAR.