Staying at castle hotels in France is your gateway to a world of exclusive relaxation. Let yourself be immersed in the wealth of continental luxury. Visit pompous and comfortable castle hotels.
Over the centuries, the French royal family and nobility have built a large number of castles, estates and hunting lodges. These imposing structures are presented in different architecture and design and reflect both the individual style of their owners and the periods of time in which they were erected. Some of them have been converted into private residences, museums and hotels.
A splendid castle of the 13th century, located in the middle of a park of 5 hectares, in the Loire Valley. A place full of romance. The interior is filled with the charm of bygone days. The rooms also convey that spirit, with four-poster beds, 16th and 18th century furnishings and marble and wood bathrooms. The swimming pool and an enough spacious terrace are conducive to relaxation and recreation. Chef Frederic Brisset, renowned for his cuisine, will delight you with culinary master-pieces.
Château de Lalande, an elegant, completely renovated castle from the 18th and 19th centuries. Surrounded by green old trees, 12 km from the French commune of Perigueux, it combines charm and sophistication. An upscale castle hotel combining tradition and modernity, it offers 17 quiet and comfortable rooms. They are all air conditioned and individually decorated in an exclusive manner. In this soothing and relaxed atmosphere, everything you want is at your service — a well-kept park, a first-class swimming pool, a spacious terrace, a lounge, meeting and meeting rooms and of course a gourmet restaurant.
The palace, erected in the vineyards in Valmi at the end of the 19th century, is the embodiment of the beautiful work of the Danish architect Viggo Dorf-Petersen. The richest families of Roussillon appreciated him very much and invited him to build their estates. Many famous personalities have owned it. Today the Valmy Hotel has been completely restored and welcomes guests. For its guests, the chateau provides spacious and comfortable rooms and a wonderful atmosphere. And local vineyards will pleasantly surprise you with their delicious wine.
The romantic charm of this 18th century castle is still felt today. Château d’Arpaillargues, formerly Hôtel d’Agoult, hidden from view in its large wooded park with a welcome shade. It was once the site of a whirlwind romance between Marie de Flavigny and Franz Liszt. Even today, you can feel the elegance that permeates every corner of this home, perfect for daydreaming and romanticism. The pool with magical azure accents beckons you to laze around, while the gorgeous, manicured courtyard pampers with the floral scents of Provence.
More than 400 years of history have turned this complex of structures into a wonderful castle. This hotel is located about 1 hour from Paris and near Fontainebleau, on the edge of a regional park. Spacious and exquisitely decorated rooms, overlooking the golf course, garden or courtyard. The restaurant offers cuisine refined with exquisite products. The golf course is one of the best in the Ile-de-France.
Post station, which was built in 1707 in the wonderful village of Avallon. Timeless and full of charm. The rooms are located along a cobbled courtyard with stunning views, the epitome of the French way of life. Antique furnishings in spacious rooms with gorgeous four-poster beds. Gourmet cuisine is served in the cozy atmosphere of the stylized restaurant. An inspiring Burgundy stop halfway between Lyon and Paris, you will experience the unforgettable spirit of France.
A magnificent 18th century chateau in the Medoc wine region, this hotel is ideally located for wine tourism and offers elegant and luxurious décor. Enjoy its carefully furnished rooms, with indescribable views of the park or vineyards. The Ceridwen Suite offers a sense of space and luxury. Discover the winery of the chateau to enjoy a moment of exceptional taste of high quality wines.
The 18th century castle, located near the picturesque town of Bayeux, immerses its guests in the wonderful atmosphere of French tradition. Three hectares of well-groomed parks for pleasant walks under the crowns of century-old sequoias and cedars. Refined interiors. The windows of the rooms overlook the park, which houses a 16th century pigeon house and a chapel painted with frescoes. For the convenience of guests, a gym, a luxurious sauna, a large jacuzzi, a tennis court and a spacious terrace are equipped.
Bicentennial trees of the park and the Castle of the 18th century, next to a moat with a water surface and swans. You will be amazed at the charm of this beautiful palace. All windows offer breathtaking views of the authentic Normandy countryside. Just a short walk from the medieval town of Bayeux and its cathedral. Spacious rooms are decorated and harmoniously furnished with antique furniture, antique woodwork convey the spirit of the time. The vaulted cellar now serves as a billiard room, which certainly lends its charm and sets you up for a cultural or romantic getaway.
The building of the 17th century is a historical monument. The park around the palace is famous for its green spaces. A wonderful garden with the changing seasons, offering more and more Baroque sights. Decorated with yew trees, fountains and ornamental labyrinths, they are a gardening masterpiece that plays with perspective, shadows and lighting. The harmony of sophistication and comfort of the chateau and the park, around it radiates a pleasant, calm and relaxed atmosphere of luxury.
Bost Castle was built under Charles VII. The estate has been registered since the 15th century. Bellerive-sur-Allier, a commune in France, acquired the refurbished chateau and redesigned it into a hotel in 1956. After extensive renovation, the castle hotel was opened in November 2013. Two renowned chefs, Stéphane Roche and Xavier Robert, serve seasonal organic produce from the local chateau farm.
The elegant city of Biarritz has a romantic palace that will turn your dreams into reality. A large park is surrounded by a small 19th century castle. In the garden amid an abundance of flowers — roses, magnolias and rhododendrons, you will find the perfect place to enjoy the little joys of life. Nature walks, spacious terraces and extraordinary fountains invite you to enjoy relaxing in the garden. Exquisite 18th century artwork, prints and antique furniture in the reception rooms lend the charm to this magical hunting lodge.
Clos De La Ribaudière is located not far from the Marais Puitevin Interregional Park and the famous sights of the Loire castles. Built at the end of the 18th century, it is the ideal place for a pleasant stay, luxurious relaxation and interesting discoveries. Nearby is the city of Poitiers, which will delight everyone with its treasures of Romanesque art and a futuroscope.
Among the vineyards of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, near the commune of Avignon, stretches its watchtowers into the sky, an impressive 19th-century building. The Chateau Marquis is a gourmet meeting place where sophisticated cuisine meets an elegant atmosphere, in dining rooms or on the panoramic terrace next to the pool. The rooms of the chateau are decorated in a Provencal style, they are spacious and sophisticated, and they offer beautiful views of the small regional park of the Alpilles, the Palais des Papes and Mount Ventoux.
The heritage of the 16-18th century architecture and creative cuisine come together in this old building, with its venerable stone façade on the banks of the Guine River, in a quiet green corner of Perche. Less than 90 minutes from Paris, between Nogent-le-Rotroux and Chartres, in the heart of a vast and magnificent park. The rooms of the castle are decorated with wood, warm and cozy. The plush terrace and heated outdoor pool are perfect for chic relaxation and deep relaxation.
Medieval atmosphere and modern comfort blend harmoniously in this 16th century building. The old chapel has been converted into a wine cellar. Fortified by watchtowers, the castle impresses with its silhouette, conveying the strong spirit of the Middle Ages. A rectangular building with a courtyard and a lovely garden, it offers an ideal base for hiking. First-class tennis courts and a swimming pool will satisfy your sports passion.
The beautiful landscapes of Burgundy, the neighborhood with the Chablis and Champagne vineyards create an atmosphere in this noble residence. Enjoy fine dining in the conservatory and on the chalet’s terrace. Each room has its own unique decor. Cascading gardens, swimming pools, terraces and a lounge with a crackling fireplace immerse you in relaxation. A massage at the wellness center will complement your relaxation.
A majestic and historic 17th century estate located in the small town of Doncheri in the Ardennes. With its crenellated towers and a chapel, a nearby river, a beautiful pond and a magnificent park, the Chateau du Faucon is the epitome of a way of life. Luxuriously furnished rooms with elegant views are conducive to contemplation of beauty.
The Château d’Étoges in Champagne, was built at the beginning of the 17th century and is surrounded by a beautiful park of 20 hectares. A spacious terrace, vegetable garden and manicured gardens with fountains give this beautiful place its character. The spacious living rooms are filled with paintings and furnishings from the 17th and 18th centuries. Some windows offer romantic views of the surrounding moats. A stay at this castle hotel is full of charm and authenticity.
Refinement and elegance of a noble residence, which in the past belonged to the Knights of the Order of Malta. The gourmet restaurant is located in an 18th century hall and is decorated with portraits of family ancestors. Whose hospitality has lasted for centuries. Individually furnished rooms. An authentic palace with a well-tended park, modern pool and spa, just 10 minutes from Grenoble.
The Castle Hotel Clément welcomes you in an atmospheric setting where you will immediately feel at home. Here you can feel the joy of life on every floor. It is a true architectural gem with amazing interiors. Luxury and prestige, a bold 19th century building, exquisite furnishings that combine antique furniture with more modern pieces. The complete renovation of the ground floor showcases a different, more modern white decor with lots of plants. A park of 4 hectares with centuries-old trees nearby creates the feeling of a modern fairy tale.
This first-class 4-star art hotel is located at the gates of Tours, between the castles of the Loire and the vineyards of Touraine. The castle hotel is unique in its kind and has 28 rooms in its own style, with elements of black and white decoration from the greatest designers of our time. The Art Hôtel welcomes you in the salons and on the lovely terrace in a cozy atmosphere with soft music where you can relax. The hotel offers comfort and modern amenities: a relaxation area (with hammam, sauna and wellness treatments), bike rental and WiFi in all rooms of the castle, and much more.
30 kilometers from Beaune overlooking the medieval village of Chateauneuf-En-Auxois, which has been recognized as one of the “most beautiful villages in France”, Saint-Sabin offers a wonderful panoramic view. The 8 hectare park in which it is located is a small hunting reserve for deer, rabbits and other forest animals. From the spacious and comfortable rooms you can enjoy the view of this idyllic setting, and from the dining room you can enjoy the park and pond. The elegant 17th century chateau, built on the grounds of a former monastery, offers all kinds of leisure activities: swimming pool, walks in the park, nearby golf courses and visits to the Burgundy vineyards.
This 19th century mansion has many strengths — starting with its location in the heart of Perigord in Monpazier, one of the best-preserved Bastides in France. Established in 1284 by King Edward I of England, Duke of Aquitaine, this charming, elegantly furnished hotel shows its respect: its most beautiful suite bears the name of the castle. The tower has a salon, jacuzzi and Turkish bath. Garden, pool and terrace, excellent cuisine and 2 minutes from the local square with its good shops and cafes — the perfect place for history buffs in this region so rich in medieval ruins.
On a land of high cliffs between Étrettes and Saint-Valery-en-Caux, there is the Château de Sissi, the former summer residence of the Empress Sissi in an 11-hectare park. This 18th century manor house offers many opportunities for relaxation on site, a relaxation and wellness area, a park with trees and flowers inviting you to stroll, and horseback riding around the castle. Not far from the hotel, the GR 21 road leads to Petites Dalles Beach. Foodies should explore Samuel Hubert’s gourmet cuisine. If you are looking for an authentic place and the charm of old houses, find it here and get new inspiration.
You can feel the extraordinary atmosphere of the great mansions of the Champagne wine region of yesteryear. The classicism of the decor is stylish and elegant. Vivid colors, cornices and chandeliers give this castle a hotel that embodies the spirit of the region, its exceptional atmosphere. Champagne tastings are held in the lounge bar, with a focus on the wineries of neighboring chateaux. Tastefully furnished rooms provide tranquility and comfort. Some of them open onto the hotel garden. To make your stay at the gates of Reims in the regional nature park ideal, there is a spa area with sauna and jacuzzi.
Built in 1235 by the Counts of Macon, the castle hotel D’igé stands with four towers in a quiet garden, at the other end of which there are two more towers from the 18th century. In keeping with the warm hospitality offered here, the rooms are cozy and furnished with great care. In the Park Tower Suite, you can sleep under a beautiful Gothic arch. The castle with its beautiful parkland is located 12 km from the former Benedictine abbey of Cluny, in the southern part of Burgundy with its many Romanesque churches, vineyards and famous agricultural products. Local cuisine is served in salons in a medieval style, as in the days of Louis XIII. Weather permitting, you can dine on the shaded terrace.
Spend time in a real historic site in the heart of the Loire Valley. The building, built by King Louis XI in 1465, overlooks a French-style garden and a commemorative chapel. A family full of passion and commitment to the French heritage has been welcoming guests here for 23 years. Stylish rooms with refined comfort and views of a Renaissance park with three hundred year old trees. The outdoor heated swimming pool, the crowning glory of this place, will allow you to experience the maximum pleasure of relaxation in this atmospheric castle hotel. Regional traditions and modern cuisine come together at one table — be sure to try the unique 49 homemade jams, 22 wine vinegars flavored with herbs from the local garden.
South of Dijon, on the edge of the vineyards, the Château De Saulon welcomes its guests in the finest traditions of Burgundy hospitality. The region’s culinary heritage unfolds on a table under the old vaults of this 17th-century building and, weather permitting, on a lovely terrace. The rooms are furnished with all modern comforts and offer views of the garden and park with swimming pool, tennis court and fish pond. This idyllic setting is ideal for a romantic getaway with a specific ambiance.
The castle, built in the sixteenth century, has retained its authenticity thanks to the passionate work and love for this place, its owners. For nearly a decade, they have retained the atmosphere of bygone days and today the hotel showcases chic décor with antiques and modern touches, highlighting the shades of history.
The rooms in the dairy are designed in a creative spirit; the atmosphere matches the names of the colors, and romantic details compete in the castle. Sophistication extends to the most unusual places, such as a hut on a century-old tree or a swimming pool surrounded by vineyards. Labro Cuisine offers fresh and first-class produce from a beautiful region.
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