Castle hotels in France

Have you ever dreamed of enjoying a luxurious setting like a royal family? Spend the night in a French castle.

The French term “chateau” conjures up photographs of the picturesque countryside, fine dining, historical monuments, luxury and romance. A weekend in one of the French castle hotels will allow you to feel it all under one roof.

Château de Lignan

This IX century castle is located in Lignan sur Orb and rises above the Orb River. You can visit the vineyards at Faugeres and St. Schinon or tourist spots including Saint-Nazaire Cathedral and canal du Midi. Visitors can make quick trips from the village to nearby Bézies.

This three-star hotel has 44 rooms – two of which are for people with disabilities, an outdoor swimming pool, parking and other modern amenities will make you enjoy your vacation.




Castle-Hotel Orfoyet

In this nineteenth-century castle, which is located in the Gevaudan Albaret in Sainte-Marie, surrounded by 12 hectares of park, you will find solitude and grace. It has 18 rooms and provides essential amenities for modern travelers. It is located near the city, and rest here can be combined with day trips to the ski resort. The hotel provides visitors with bicycle rental and the opportunity to visit the nearby vineyards, the museum and park of wildlife and culinary classes for guests.




Dukes Castle Hotel Joyeuse

This castle of the XVI century in the style of the Middle Ages is located in Couiza. The hotel has 23 double rooms and 13 junior suites with modern amenities. The hotel boasts a restaurant, tennis court, swimming pool and fishing spots. You can visit other castles or casinos in Alais-les-Bains, the dinosaur museum and vineyards or go rafting.




Hotel Chateau d’Ayres

This three-star hotel is located above the lively town of Mérüer. This building of the XII century was built in the frame of six hectares of park and also has 29 suites. The hotel has modern facilities including a jacuzzi pool, tennis court and children’s playground. Visitors can enjoy horseback riding, boating, an excursion to the Tarn Gorge and visit the Sevenn, a national park.




Château de Valmy

Lock XIX century located in Argeles sur Mer on the coast of Vermilion is pleasant to spend not only a weekend, but also the whole vacation. The hotel consists of five spacious rooms decorated in a modern style. Guests can visit the Valmy vineyards and the wine cellar. It offers a swimming pool and breakfast on the terrace. The beach and restaurants can be reached by car or taxi.



Alina Abramova

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