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For special occasions – What better way to enjoy your time in France than by staying in a lovely château?


The area has many fine châteaux dating from different periods in France’s varied history and a number of owners have turned them into hotels offering upmarket and stylish accommodation. We’ve teamed up with luxury holiday accommodation specialists Oliver’s Travels to help you find the best châteaux and luxury villas in this wonderful part of France.


The French Atlantic Coast is dotted with châteaux and a number of them offer accommodation – perfect for a stay with a touch of luxury. Some have been completely transformed into hotels, others offer just a few rooms for bed and breakfast while others allow you to hire the entire château so you can pretend to be duc and duchesse for a couple of weeks!

Chateau De La Cheine, Dordogne – Great for families or a group of friends


The chateau has 10 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 6 WCs and can comfortably host 20 people.

On the ground floor there is a fully equipped kitchen, a living room with a fireplace and seating for 17 and a dining room.

The large park to the rear of the manor offers space aplenty for outdoor games, and a BBQ area. Dining outside in the garden is a must as is taking a dip in the private swimming pool.

It is located in the local commune of Ginestet a predominantly wine and agricultural area.


Special offer

40% discount has been applied to advertised rates for all bookings in June and July 2017.  15% discount has been applied to advertised rates for all bookings in September and October 2017 & 2018. Please click on link below for more information.


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Château de la Belle, Charente — Stunning wedding venue


Holiday RentalSurrounded by a wooded park of 22 acres, the château is a gorgeous holiday and wedding venue dating back to the 16th century and fully refurbished in 2016, located just a short drive from Poitiers.


The castle sleeps up to 24 guests, the whole estate provides accommodation for up to 68 guests. The living space also includes 2 luxury lounges, 2 dining rooms and a large kitchen. A magnificent banquet hall, with adjoining professional kitchen, which has a capacity of up to 120 seated guests and 240 standing guests.


The Charente River is easily reached from the property and the château can organise canoeing, kayaking, fishing and a lot more.


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Château Belles Vignes, Bordeaux — suitable for weddings or special events


Holiday Rental

An 18th century château in a wine estate, situated in a huge park with a swimming pool and a private fishing pond, only 15km from the city of Bordeaux. It is surrounded by vineyards, 170 ha of rolling hills and woodland.


The 530 m² living space includes six ensuite bedrooms, lounge room, dining room (12 seats), games room, reading room, billiard room, kitchen and a veranda.


Enjoy a private wine tasting reserved for all guests. The bike path along the property, takes you on a discovery of the varied landscapes of Entre-Deux-Mers, its vineyards, bastides and small villages


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Château De La Guerinche, Dordogne


Château De La GuerincheThe 17th century Château is set within 15 acres of grounds. The spacious inter-connecting salons guarantee a perfect temperature in both summer and winter. The dining room seats 12 and the kitchen also has dining space by the open fireplace. There are four double bedroom suites, two en-suite twin bedrooms and a couple of bedrooms that are suitable for children or teenagers.



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Chateau de Vezins, Loire Valley


Oliver's Travels

6 luxurious bedrooms and 7+ reception rooms set on 7 acres of land. There is a heated swimming pool, 7 seater Jacuzzi, magnificent French gardens with fountains, Japanese gardens with pond, a C14th moat, barbecue and outdoor dining in the conservatory. Conveniently located for exploring the famous vineyards, chateaux and Atlantic beaches.




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Chateau de Vigner and Estate, Loire Valley


Oliver's TravelsIdeal for weddings or family gatherings: a total capacity of 33 guests. The Chateau sleep up to 14 guests, the Coach House a further 10, the farm cottage an additional 5 and the apartment another 4. On-site facilities includes an impressive floodlit swimming pool, set within a secure walled garden with a large terrace. Situated on the outskirts of the small wine-producing village of Concourson-sur-Layon Inquire for special offers and wine tasting opportunities.


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Chateau Abelia du Lac, Loire Valley   with a floor designed for weddings!


ol_Abelia19th century chateau with a a 22 acre private lake, a lakeside terrace, swimming pool, palatial lawns, gorgeous gardens and forests full of wildlife. 14 double and 1 single bedroom in the castle and plus an apartment in the Manoir with 5 bedrooms. Wine tasting, horseback riding, horse racing and golf are all nearby.




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Chateau Flacelliere Pavillon, Vendee — Excellent wedding venue, sleeps 130 guests


Destination Wedding

A 900 year old castle only an hour from the coast. Surrounded by a hilly landscape, set in a timeless village reachable on foot. Poets and great personalities have lived in this domain, each century leaving its mark. The outdoor spaces are stunning: a 15 hectares park with the most incredible old and exotic trees and a pool. Wine tasting is available on site.



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Chateau Bella, Charente/Dordogne – Ideal for smaller groups


Chateau for rentSituated in a wing of a beautiful 17th century Château. Guests have use of the large swimming pool (6x12m) and 40 hectares of park as well as a private, furnished terrace with stunning views of the lake. The accommodation is well equipped and three of the bedrooms have large king-size beds.




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Chateau de la Cailletiere – for an active luxury vacation


Luxury Holiday

Two centuries ago a French nobleman by the name of Augustin de Vernouillet built the Chateau de la Cailletiere which is now in the hands of his descendants. It can accommodate 13 guests and has hard court tennis facility, a private swimming pool, and 70 acres of private grounds for you to enjoy. Horses on site!




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