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proud to present very special private châteaus in France where
can be an honored guest for one or more nights. Share in the
and ambiance of stately manor houses, medieval castles, Renaissance
and aristocratic family homes while you vacation in this rich and
country. We offer a wide selection of properties throughout France,
unique small castles and country manors offering understated elegance
opulent and stylishly-decorated luxury châteaus. A dream
getaway or short break to enjoy swimming, golf or tennis becomes a
when you stay at a French château in the countryside.
Weekly rentals of an entire château are ideal for a family
holiday or to spend with friends to celebrate a
occasion, enjoy a unique vacation or as the location for a destination
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Château Forge du Roy in the popular Dordogne département is a delightful
weekly rental château on 184 acres in the Vézère
Valley ~ the prehistoric center of France where visits can include
cliffside perched villages, caves whose walls were painted by early
man, and modern day enjoyments such as fine restaurants and cuisine,
water sports on the rivers or exploring the outdoor markets. The
château has a swimming pool and a sauna as well as the
opportunity to fish in the lake from a boat or the bridge. Right
now you have the opportunity to take advantage of their special Easter
Offer: a reduced rental rate, organized Egg Hunt and 3-course dinner
free of service charge available the weeks of April 8-15 and April
15-22. And visit our
Special Offers page to see the great discounts for May and June!
Château Forge du Roy will
long be remembered as the perfect holiday with your family and
friends. Contact us
to ask questions or make your reservation.
Château gives every inquiry personal, prompt attention
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each property on this site is different from the others, the
include a warm welcome and comfortable lodging for guests, interesting
architecture (view the châteaus on our Château
Photos page), the owners' eagerness to share their homes' history
tours and fascinating stories, and a standard of excellence required of
successful bed and breakfast lodging in France.
guest rooms await you on beautiful estates, many with swimming pools
tennis courts. Château guest rooms are spacious and
with en suite modern bathrooms and views over the countryside.
châteaus provide romantic candlelight dinners just for their
giving one an opportunity for immersion in French culture. The
attention offered at châteaus and country manors will make your
in France just perfect.
your interests lie in cooking, painting or French language classes
a guest at a bed and breakfast. Visit our Château
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are seeking. And, if you want to vacation in a particular area of
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some have their own vineyards producing wine or Champagne, and others
olive groves and produce their own pure olive oils. To learn more
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a château or self-catering gîte for a week or an
in a château for a few days. Whatever you choose, your
will create memories to last a lifetime. And, if you are looking
for that perfect venue or elegant location for a special family
anniversary, birthday or wedding ~ a château is the perfect
place for a memorable marriage ceremony ~ au Château
offers you many from which to choose. Catering can be arranged in
to such entertainment as live music and hot air balloon rides.
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of the best. Perhaps you are seeking a charming country manor house or
an historic and elegant castle ~ look at our Châteaux
for Sale page first to see what we can offer.
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