Home of fairytale castle weddings
Welcome to Château de Challain, the “Petit Chambord”. Come and experience a castle in France, the majesty and luxury of the golden age. We are the ideal setting for your castle wedding or castle holiday in France. You can stay for a Month or just B & B we also cater for gastronomic evening meals for our guests. The chateau is often booked as a whole for a week or longer at a time for large families or corporate events, this can be self catered, B & B or fully catered. A wedding at our chateau is a turn key event with our wedding planner "Cynthia" managing all aspects of your desire and budget. Completed as a private residence 1854, this magnificent chateau is the jewel of Anjou. Now hosting an Elegant Bed & Breakfast as well as Fairytale Wedding Venue. The Castle provides guests with luxurious suites for their Romantic holiday getaway in France. Designed for superior comfort, each room is brightened by the charm and elegance of a glamorous era. Come visit, and step inside a fairytale.
The chateau offers a comprehensive spa facility and horse riding and treking are available at the chateau.
The Royal suite at the chateau.
You enter the Park gates and drive through spectacular landscaped gardens to arrive eventually in front of a truly romantic, French Chateau. Perhaps over 120 guests have been invited or you are having a small intimate affair,the chateau can cater for your every fancy on your special day. Marquees can be supplied if you require additional space and extended flexability on your castle wedding day. Our outstanding facilities and bespoke service provide the ultimatel venue for your wedding, and our experienced and friendly staff will ensure that everything runs smoothly. We will help or totally manage your plans, suggest exciting and innovative touches that will enhance your wedding day. We pride ourselves on the highest standards of comfort, impeccable service and personal attention to detail ensuring you and your guests will enjoy a warm and relaxed atmosphere in the truly exceptional family home of the Chateau de Challain.
Bed and Breakfast in a French Chateau (chambres d'hôtes). We offer guests two options to stay at the chateau, you can book a suite in the marvellous chateau with breakfast (Gourmet evening meal is possible with notice) or you cant rent the Gate House as a Gite (self contained holiday let). The local area is quite stunning with many local attractions including some of the truly great vineyards nearby.