Smaller Weddings, Bigger Dreams

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An Intimate Affair, The perfect French Chateau Wedding idea.   Here at Chateau Challain, "Where Fairytales begin," we started with intimate weddings from the beginning. Nothing has changed; couples from all around the globe have sought us to make their wedding dreams come true! From romantic elopements for just a couple to up to 120 guests ext...
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An Intimate Affair

In January 2019, Dez and Shahidah set off to Paris to pursue their mission of finding the perfect wedding venue for their dream wedding in France. The two met in high school, reconnected on a group trip to Toronto in 2016, had gotten engaged in Italy in 2018, and now they were traveling the world again to find the place where they would finally get...
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Your fairytale wedding for 2020 can still come true here at Chateau Challain.

 There's a reason why the world's best destination wedding photographers love this luxury French castle. No matter the season Chateau Challain is one of the most photogenic chateaux in France, all year round. In this blog, we would love to share with you some of our favourite recent weddings and elopements during our Fall and Winter season. Al...
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Lastminute.Love, The Best Springtime Elopement Offer

W e were so lucky to have been part of this beautiful springtime elopement of Chris and Brittany here at Chateau Challain, proud to be one of the best elopement venues in France. Why not be like Brittany and Chris and let your love bloom this springtime, and Elope to Chateau Challain . There couldn't be a better time than now, with o...
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Yami & Janelle, A love story

 Today on the blog we have a wedding that really puts the destination into destination wedding. Part of the magic of a destination wedding is the travel, the journey to some spectacular location, and in this case it's our wonderful Castle in France. So without further ado let's introduce you to the very beautiful love story of Yami and Janelle...
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Parties, Galas and Everything Else..

Here at Chateau Challain we are not just world famous for our luxury destination weddings, we also host some amazing Events and Galas. Whether it's a luxury family holiday filled with adventure and entertainments, or helping you host the perfect corporate retreat our team are ready help. Over the years we've hosted a wide variety events, all to the...
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The All Inclusive Platinum Package, what you can expect from one of the Top destination wedding venues in Europe

  Today I thought I'd highlight our all inclusive Platinum Package, so you can get a better look at what this luxury destination wedding venue has to offer.    One of the best aspects of our platinum package is that we take out the strain of organizing a destination wedding in France, leaving you just to make the choices that count. ...
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Talent Spotlight, Destination Wedding Photographer Jose Ruiz

How can you be sure your luxury destination wedding wasn't just a fairytale? The answer is, of course, the photographs! We are so lucky to have some of the very best destination wedding photographers create their art here at Chateau Challain. Today I thought we'd highlight one of our newest talents, the very marvelous Jose Ruiz. Hello Jose,&nb...
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Fairytale Getaways for a Fairytale Wedding

You've chosen a Destination Wedding Castle in France​, hopefully us! Most of our guests are happy to just roam the grounds and soak up the classic culture, or maybe just the Rosé. But some of our guests have the chance to explore all the local region has to offer, and often ask us about what there is to see. So we thought we would give you a g...
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A Midsummers Night's Dream

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Hi Fairytale Fans, we have a very special treat for you guys in this edition of our wedding blog (Like seriously, brace yourselves for some hardcore Fairytale action). I wouldn't say we only do Fairytale Weddings here at Chateau Challain, far from it. Not every Destination Wedding we perform has wings, or costumes. We are indeed proud to host ...
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A Fairytale Wedding Chateau.

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 The Perfect Fairytale Wedding.  Here at Chateau Challain, one of the top destination wedding venues in the world, we like to think that all of our weddings  and elopements have a certain fairytale theme. After all how can they not? Perhaps Chateau Challain is the epitome of a Fairytale Chateau, with her tall spires, grand ...
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Royal Wedding Special Offer: Save 10% on bookings in 2020

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Here at Chateau Challain, the top destination wedding venue in France, we are gripped with royal wedding fever! The bunting has been dusted off and the cucumber sandwiches are being delicately prepared as we ready ourselves for the wedding of the season. Although we are citizens of this beautiful French Republic, we do love a royal wedding, and nob...
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All Inclusive French Chateau Weddings at Chateau Challain

All Inclusive French Chateau Wedding
At Chateau Challain, one of the top wedding venues in France, we would like to highlight some of our in-house services that you will find in our all inclusive packages, the kind of services you can expect from your dream French Chateau Wedding. Whether it's our team of floral designers, or concierge services, all the way to wedding planning we are ...
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Elope to France, here at Chateau Challain

​Thinking of a Destination Elopement, somewhere Fairytale, somewhere in France perhaps? Then we have everything you could possibly wish for here at Chateau Challain, one of the premier elopement destinations castles in the world.   Some couples elope as a wonderfully romantic way to declare their love, just the two together in some far flung b...
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A wedding planner’s dream destination venue

A wedding planner’s dream destination venue
We are blessed with our own rather fabulous in-house wedding planner Madame Nicholson. The luxury Chateau Challain experience is not only open to couples that choose us to plan their destination wedding, but outside planners too. Our highly cooperative team of friendly skilled staff are ready to help insure your perfect day goes perfectly. Don't be...
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Free fireworks for your French chateau wedding

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Special offer: All wedding bookings placed in February will receive a FREE fireworks display The most romantic day of the year is soon upon us! Valentine's day conjures images of flowers, chocolates, declarations of love eternal, and as we say here in France l'amour! It is also the time when lovers decide to join their hearts in wonderful wedlock, ...
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A French Chateau Wedding

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  We thought we would start our new blog with one of our favourite French chateau weddings of last year. A truly fairytale affair in more ways than one, and like all good fairy stories it has a once upon a time, strangely enough, in a bowling alley. We'll let Sherri tell the story about her fairytale French chateau wedding in her own...
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If you'd like to find out more about getting married at Chateau Challain call Cynthia on +1 908 489 5005 or click below to email us.