Chateaux in the Vendée, a brilliant idea for a break
There are many chateaux in the Vendée just waiting to be discovered. These beautiful buildings have many stories to tell. A short chateau break or a trip back in time, anything is possible!
The Vendee’s rolling countryside, full of history and many chateaux
Chateau accommodation in France, is readily available in the Vendee’s bocage, near the Puy du Fou®. The Chateau de la Flocellière offers five rooms in the chateau, two historic gites and additional chateau accommodation in the form of an independent gite located in the chateau outbuildings. An additional little privilege is a succulent candlelit dinner in fine china tableware.
The Chateau de l'Auneau is located in the heart of the Domaine de l'Auneau on the banks of the Petit Lay River. The chateau offers guest rooms in addition to a Tables d’Hotes status. The garden is listed as part of the “Remarkable gardens” Label.
Situated on a hillside and overlooking two rivers, Chateau de la Richerie has been awarded "Les Collectionneurs" label. The chateau accommodation consists of 20 luxury rooms decorated with Empire style furniture.
Between the Puy du Fou® and the national forest of Grasla, the 17th and 18th century Chateau de la Rabatelière has two comfortable rooms and a suite, offering exceptional chateau accommodation for passing guests. The grounds of 24-hectare crisscrossed by romantic bridle paths, also provide a relaxing peaceful retreat.
Located in Puybelliard, near Chantonnay, the British owned Chateau de Puybelliard can accommodate up to 15 people. An ideal location for large groups.
The Manoir de Ponsay dates back to 1492 and has been in the same family for eleven generations. The Manor house itself, has an interesting past, being partly burnt down during the Vendean war and then restored after the Revolution. It has five rooms and a studio as well as an unusual dovecote with a well-preserved revolving ladder.
The Chateau du Breuil’s accommodation consists of four guest rooms and four attractive gites, located in converted “Napoleon III” style outbuildings. Their decor has an Italian influence. In addition, an 18th century style decoration is also present. The old stained-glass windows and sublime woodwork add a comfortable warm atmosphere.
In the sunny southern Vendee, chateau accommodation along wine roads
Why not take advantage of a short chateau break in France and discover the Vendée wine routes?
The wine estate of the Chateau de la Brédurière is at the heart of the wine circuit of Mareuil. This 6-hectare site is set in a calm preserved environment. This chateau in the sunny Vendée offers a gîte which is located in an outbuilding of the chateau and can accommodate up to 5 people.
Chateau stays in the very heart of the Vendée
In Aizenay, the Chateau de la Marronnière is a vast 18th-century residence that was completely renovated in 2008. This chateau hotel offers three elegant double guest rooms and a large suite for four people, each with a spacious bathroom.
Chateau Le Chêne Bertin is a beautiful property in Bournezeau dating from 1859 covering 600 m², with 2 floors and 7 bedrooms. The 8-hectare park has a golf practice and a fishing pond, ideal for a relaxing moment surrounded by nature.
Bourneau is a fairy-tale British owned Chateau in western France. Set in the heart of the Vendée’s Bocage, this charming chateau was rebuilt in 1863 on medieval foundations. Inspired by the famous Château d'Azay-le-Rideau, it is surrounded by a moat and a large park. The chateau, does not lack in charm, with its unusual architecture, unique in this region, and its many references to the French Renaissance.