05/27/2013 09:11 am ET Updated May 28, 2013

19 Celebrity Vacation Homes That Will Put Your Memorial Day Weekend Getaway To Shame (PHOTOS)

So Memorial Day weekend is here and summer's unofficial kick-off has begun. So, what are your favorite stars doing to ring in the new season? Probably heading to their vacation homes.

Whether celebrities jet out to their French estates or leave the Big Apple behind for a visit to their Hamptons houses, Hollywood's elite know how to relax in style ... at their privately-owned mansions.

From Brangelina's Chateau Miraval in Correns, France to George Clooney's villa in Lake Como and Jerry Seinfeld's gorgeous Amagansett property, here are some of the most lavish celebrity vacation homes known to the common man: