The most beautiful chateau for elopement weddings in France - the ultimate list

Welcome to this ultimate list of the best, most beautiful chateaux for elopement weddings in France.

I know planning a destination wedding or elopement in France might be a handfull, this is why I created this guide! France is the land of Romance and old time beauty, and it really is filled with beautiful chateaux all over its territory. Because there is much more to France than Paris (but it’s a great place to start!). With this ultimate list, discover the most beautiful hidden gems you can actually rent! Because what could be more romantic than a chateau for your elopement wedding in France?

Let’s dive in!

1) What are the different kinds of chateau you can find in France?

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MEDIEVAL CHATEAUX
A medieval chateau is a fortified structure build and inhabited by kings and queens during medieval times and after.
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RENAISSANCE CHATEAUX
Built after the 15th Century, these chateaux were built and inhabited by French Kings and artistocrats, are are oriented to comfort and beauty.

2) where can you find a chateau for weddings in France?

France has a very rich past and chateaux truly are scattered everywhere on its territory. However, some regions have more chateaux than the others. The Loire Valley is filled with Renaissance Chateaux, and the Ile de France (where Paris sits) also boasts with beautiful chateaux. Not all the chateaux you will see will be available for private receptions, as most of the chateaux in France are still private properties their owners don’t open to the public, however, you can rent more than 200 chateaux for your wedding in France, and that’s a lot to choose from!

This list indicates all the chateau for weddings in France you will find that really are beautiful and which can host most of your friends and family. The number of people able to sleep in each property is indicated in the listing.

3) Chateaux in France with a beautiful garden

4) Chateaux in France by the sea

5) Vineyard chateaux in France

6) Chateaux in the middle of mountains

7) Other beautiful chateaux

And it’s the end of this list! So, have you found your dream chateau for your wedding in France?

Let's find the perfect spot for YOUR elopement!

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