Make up on location at the Château for €50 per person.

makeup at the chateau wedding
Published in Castle weddings

Local french theatre group perform plays from the "Belle Epoch" (The golden era)

La belle epoch.
 

The local Troupe perform plays for all occasions ,Weddings, Private parties,Functions etc.

 
Rate : from €600
Published in Castle weddings

Local Pyrotechnicians in action,and they are good...

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Published in Castle weddings

Local Jazz band for your castle wedding at the Chateau.

 
jazz at the castle wedding
 
wedding drums...
 
moonlight serenade?
Published in Castle weddings

The wedding feast menu options (seasonal)

We are very excited that you are considering our home for your special day, Here at Chateau Challain we strive to make every wedding a unique experience for all attending but especially for our Couple. We realize that this is one of the most important days of your lives and we want to help start it off on the right path. To bring all the details together you communicate directly with our organizer Cynthia and convey your dream wedding and our team will make that dream come true. Please find the package that suits you best but if it is not below we can customize one for you.

Prices for 2013 are available on request.


A wedding at the Chateau is customized for every couple this is what we include,


A 3 course meal with wine by our house Chef.


(The menu will be selected and signed as an attachment)


A starter,main and wedding cake with coffee or tea €poa

option 2

A 4 course meal with wine to compliment the dish by our house Chef.

(The menu will be selected and signed as an attachment)

A starter, main, cheese and wedding cake with coffee or tea €poa

 

option 3 Gastronomic

Gastronomic 4 course meal with wine by a gastronomic Chef.

(The menu will be selected and signed as an attachment)

A starter,main, cheese and desert, wedding cake with coffee or tea €poa
 

With each package a

Cocktail hour with canapés
Cocktail hour with Canapés & Champagne
Both also include a Bouquet for the bride, décor in your colour, Printed menu's and
Place cards, Candle, Tables and Chairs. This also includes the rental of the Château rooms for a reception from 5pm till 1am.
Before or after these times there is a per hour charge.
This is if any guests still need service of any kind. All bar service will end at this time or the additional time will be charged.
The ceremony can take place in the small chapel in the château for groups of 25.
We also offer Garden weddings or the Memorial Tower for a €poa charge.
Plus the village church across the street may be rented as well.
 

Elopements are just required for 3 nights min one suite.

You will be obligated to rent all 6 suites and 4 bedrooms for 2 night €poa
This guarantees privacy.

Check in is 4pm -Check out is 11am

Extended hours available for a small charge

Kings Suite a 2 Bedroom suite.
A double in the Kings room & A Double bed & 2 twins in Princess Tower with Bath & Shower
Romance Suite-Kingsize bed & Bath & Shower
Mme Rochefoucauld Suite-Double bed & single Bath & Shower
Tower Suite-Kingsize bed & single Shower
Empress Suite – Kingsize bed w/shower
Toile du Joie Suite – Kingsize bed w/shower
Napoleon Chambers – 1 double & 1 single ,Bath down hall
Amboise Chambers - 1 double & 1 single & Crib ,bath down hall on 1st level near suites
In addition we have a,
Mezzanine apt for 3 persons - which has a double in one room and another with a pull-out for a single.
There is a Bathroom on this floor accessible by all.
Massage room - Queen to share with Mezzanine bathroom
To sleep 22-28 persons any more than 28 person there is a per night charge for each person.
 

This guarantees privacy. There is lovely B&B's in the area for the rest of your guest. As I will be happy to organize these for you they run between €75 - €100 for a double per night. As a Coordinator & Designer for a 20% fee I can take care of al yourl needs for the wedding. For the bride this takes away all the worries of a destination wedding. Please get back to us with any additional questions.
 

Here is a sample 4 course gourmet menu to excite your taste buds:

-Carpaccio de saumon et ail noir du Japon, duxelle d'aromates et petite salade pleine de saveurs.
Carpaccio of salmon and black Japanese garlic, chopped mushrooms and shallots with a small salad.
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-Magret d'oie rôti au romarin, petits navets confits dans de l'eau de fleurs d'oranger, sauce corsée au chocolat épicé.
Roasted goose breast fillet, small turnip preserve in orange flowered water, strong sauce flavoured with spicy chocolate.
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Assortment of local cheeses
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Wedding Cake
flavour of your choice
These are some additional ideas for weddings:
Fireworks €poa
Theatre plays in the château €poa
Murder Mystery Dinner €poa
DJ €poa
2 Musician Classic For 3hr €800 or 4 musicians - €poa
4 piece Jazz Band 3-5hrs €poa
Rehearsal Cocktail Dinner €poa in Château
BBQ in the Garden €poa pp
Sunday Brunch €poa pp
Welcome Cheese & Wine €poa pp
Crepes & Galettes €poa pp
Wine or Chocolate for gifts for guest's €poa ea.
Photographer €poa and up
Hairdressers and make-up for the bride
In the château €poa
Honoured Guests €poa
At the salon €poa
Honoured Guest €poa
Golf outing for the men €poa
Rental of kitchen €poa
Clients Bottles - recycling €poa
Corkage fee €5 per bottle €1 per beer
Visit a vineyard for wine tasting & Museum visit and lunch €poa
Transportation additional €poa for 15-50 persons
Horse and carriage €poa for just bride
Plus wagon rides for guests during cocktails
And so much more....
Sincerely, Cynthia
Published in Gastronomy

For our larger wedding parties we offer some extra accommodation and facilities.

Napolean room
 
amboise room
 
dont know room
 
kitchen-dinner
 
mezzanine room
 
explore our dungeon,not all return...
Published in Chateau Accommodation

Our latest Renovation,the Magnificent Gate House.

 
We are offering the Gate House as a "Gite" (a self contained holiday let) you will have full use of the Gate house with its 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom with shower and kitchen with a functioning fire place. You have access to the Grounds of the Chateau and your own "al fresco" dinning area.
 
Rate; Friday to Sunday (mid-day to mid-day) €1000.
Rate: Sunday to Friday (mid-day to mid-day) €2000.
a bed fit for a king
 
self contained kitchen
 
Al fresc breakfast?
 
Wow
 
babies to
 
superb decor in the gate house gite of chateau de challain
Published in Chateau Accommodation

The Toile de Joile suite.

Walls of silk 4 poster bed
Freshen up after a relaxing day
You can't escape the feeling of romance as you enter this suite, which includes a grand silk bed, full bath, and separate salon for quiet, intimate meals. Experience historic luxury as you sip champagne, read poetry, and soak in a giant clawfoot tub, surrounded by fresh flowers and french manor charm.
 
 
 
 
 
Rate: €250 per night.
Published in Chateau Accommodation

The Romance suite

Romance says it all....
 
One of the most sort after suites in the chateau.
 
You can't escape the feeling of romance as you enter this suite, which includes a grand silk bed, full bath, and separate salon for quiet, intimate meals. Experience historic luxury as you sip champagne, read poetry, and soak in a giant clawfoot tub, surrounded by fresh flowers and french manor charm.
 
 
 
Rate: €350 per night.
Published in Chateau Accommodation
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