We all fall in love with Marseillan for a variety of reasons, each of which reflects the town's unique charm and appeal. Here is an introduction to your two hosts at Rue Galilee B&B, who followed their own paths to the sun, having a few other adventures along the way.

We hope you enjoy reading more about us in the section below, and we look forward to sharing more of this lovely little Mediterranean town with you in future...


A friendly, open-hearted writer who enjoys telling the stories of events that have touched and coloured her life. Sara writes in a way that is accessible and thought-provoking, in equal measures. Her playful observations will bubble off the page, or resonate cheerfully in your ears if you've chosen one of her self-narrated audiobooks.

Beginning with "Dream it, Do it ...Why not?" before moving on to "How to Create a Great B&B" - with a side venture to explain the finer points of "Yanne's Fishing School" - Sara's books are here to entertain and inspire you.

Sara has taken brave steps to change the direction of her life on a number of occasions, and is now happy to claim the title of Author, with a heart-warming collection of praise and reviews for her first works.

A natural raconteur, Sara is actively working on two new projects to enhance this collection, with other titles waiting in her creative soul. See more about Sara on


I have always dreamed of different things. Those dreams have become goals that I’ve aimed to realise … one way or another. Some have taken a little longer than others to come to fruition, but I am happy to claim a couple of notable Big Dreams, now fulfilled.

My first achievement was to sail around the world, with my friend Calle, in our Halberg Rassey 42E yacht. As a seasick electrician, with no previous experience, this took a lot of planning but the ensuing three-year journey – packed with great encounters and a few scary adventures – made it all worthwhile. You can read more about it in the book published under the title “Brave or Stupid” and make your own decision as to whether it was a wise choice or not!

My second, and current, Big Dream was to create and run my own Bed & Breakfast – despite having no experience of the hospitality world, either. Finding a near-ruin of a house in a little-known French town, enlisting the help of my family and friends, and a couple of fantastic local builders, and working like a man possessed for ten months brought my greatest reward. Opening the doors to “Rue Galilee B&B” in June 2016 made my heart sing. Despite not speaking a word of French, I feel like I have come home. I now love welcoming guests from all corners of the world, sharing the joys of my adopted home town and sometimes telling tales from my times at sea, too.

“Welcome to another day in Paradise”, and you can read more about this change of life direction in my other book “How to Create a Great B&B”. More about Brave or


Our dreams have become books, ready to inspire you to make your dreams come true!


Rue Galilee boutique hotel B&B. Bar, food & wine.Relaxed luxury in Marseillan.
"Probably the best little paradise by the sea in the South of France."


Quoted from New York Times, USA:

I walked into the old town of Marseillan to the five-room B&B Rue Galilee where I discovered one of the most delightful small hotels I've ever found in France. This old stone house with blue wooden shutters and boxes of red geraniums was meticulously renovated by the Swedish owner Janne Larsson. The generous Scandinavian style breakfast, including herring and house-smoked salmon, that was served the next morning was excellent, too. By Alexander Lobrano Published Aug. 29, 2019. Read the full article

Quoted from The Sunday Times, London:

Marseillan is like St Tropez before Bardot. Staggeringly pretty, one of the most unspoiled ports in France."
B&B Rue Galilee is located in the heart of Marseillan in Southern France.



We stayed here for a weekend when attending the wedding of our friends: the entire experience was magical from start to finish. The B&B is beautiful on the outside, like something from a fairytale, and equally stunning on the inside. The room we stayed in was fabulously comfortable and luxurious, with lots of space and every comfort we could want. The owner and his partner were wonderful, so friendly, welcoming and accommodating to every request or question we had. The breakfast was excellent and the bar downstairs was lovely too. Marseillan is a beautiful town, and I would be tempted to return just for the chance to stay here again.

We are the only B&B in the South of France to offer the famous Carpe Diem beds.

Sleep as you have never slept before!