Please note due to family commitments we are not taking bookings for July/August,please choose other dates if you wish to enjoy the fabled hospitality of the Chateau de Challain.
Château Weddings, Luxurious Château accommodation for holidays or B & B.
PLEASE NOTE THE CHATEAU IS A HOME NOT A HOTEL,IT IS ADVISABLE TO EMAIL YOUR INTENDED TIME OF ARRIVAL A COUPLE OF DAYS AHEAD OF YOUR BOOKING.THIS IS BECAUSE WE SOMETIMES HAVE TO GO OFF TO DIFFERENT FUNCTIONS WITH LITTLE NOTICE AND WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THE CHATEAU IS READY FOR YOUR ARRIVAL.
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From here you will be able to check availability and make a reservation for the Château. Simply click on Book the Chateau or in the menu above. Customers booking On-Line will be directed to PayPal to pay the fee,customers not having a PayPal account can click on "If you do not have a PayPal account Click Here" in the first page of PayPal and pay by their Credit Card (Securely Encrypted). Wedding bookings are dealt with personally. Detailed information about the Château and all events can be found on the main website If you are uncomfortable with On-Line Booking systems please use contact us in the menu area or phone + 33 2 41 92 74 26. We do not disclose your details to any one.
Please be aware that from June the 1st 2014 we shall require full payment for all on line bookings,if you need to cancel we will refund 75% of the payment. If you cancel within 7 days of your arrival there will be no refund given. Please only book if you are serious about staying at the chateau and enjoying all that we can offer.
Bed & Breakfast in a french Chateau.
Chateau the French word for castle where royalty and aristocrats called Home. You can share in this experience while you stay in the Chateau de Challain the castle of Challain la Potherie. We offer a Luxury Bed & Breakfast in the Loire Valley region in France. If you are looking to have romantic accommodation in a French chateau let us welcome you. We will be happy to wine & dine you to make a lasting memory. Chateau Challain also host one of a kind weddings designed by our wedding organiser Cynthia. We have 5 romantic Luxury Bedrooms / Suites in our French Chateau that will make your stay memorable. France has many castles that invite guest into their homes but we will make our guest feel at home. Chateau Challain offers an exclusive and luxurious bed and breakfast in the Loire valley, our accommodation ranges from luxury suites and a 2 bedroom self catering Gate house (Gite), in a prestigious 19th century chateau surrounded by it's own 33 hectare park. This romantic castle is centrally located in an area of France offering the traveller wonderful tastes and flavours in the surrounding regions. We believe the chateau is the ultimate luxury bed and breakfast venue in France,of course you are more than welcome to stay longer and enjoy our gourmet cuisine. For those that wish to stay and enjoy our facilities without the grandeur of the Chateau we offer a Gite (self contained 2 bedroom apartment in the Gatehouse) this is normally self catered but you can book our Gourmet evening meals as well.
Chateau de Challain features:
Welcome to Château de Challain, the “Petit Chambord”. Completed as a private residence 1854, this magnificent château is the jewel of the region, now hosting an Elegant Bed & Breakfast as well as Fairytale Wedding Venue. The Castle provides guests with luxurious suites and a Gite for their Romantic holiday getaway in France. Designed for superior comfort, each room is brightened by the charm and elegance of a glamorous era (La belle epoch). Come visit, and step inside your own fairytale. The Château de Challain is located only thirty minutes outside the town of Angers in the Loire Valley, the region of Castles, and only one and a half hours from Paris by TGV (High Speed Train, a wonderful experience). The Castle is easy to get to from England and Ireland by flying direct into Nantes airport. The Chateau is situated at the corner of a quaint village in the western Loire Valley, the chateau region of France. The ultimate destination for your Castle Wedding or Romantic Bed & Breakfast holiday in France.
Weddings at the Chateau.
The Château is full of magic for the wedding couple, and offers a charming retreat for the guests. There is a town chapel within walking distance, and a smaller, private chapel in the Château, which features a stunning hand-painted gold ceiling. Small receptions include cocktails, a four-course meal, and in-house service. Regional wine and champagne are also available, prices vary. Larger receptions are available through Traiteur (auxiliary caterers, ours are Michelin stared). Rates change depending on the season and promotions.
Some of our latest weddings at the chateau:
Please contact us to request the most accurate estimate, as well as additional information on catering, services and Castle wedding planing.
Best B and B in the Loire valley France.