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Chateau Wedding in France: How to Choose the Perfect French Castle Venue

28 July 2021

An incredibly romantic atmosphere, amazing ancient architecture and panoramas of vineyards are just three reasons to choose a chateau in France for your wedding in Europe. Intimate but on a grand scale and exclusively yours for the occasion, this is your invitation to celebrate amid centuries of elegance and history.

In France, there are over 6,000 exquisite châteaux. Each has its own story to tell, its own style and chapter of history. It would be easy to get lost with so many beautiful locations available to your choice. So, let’s take a look at our hand-picked shortlist of the most fabulous French chateaux for an unforgettable wedding.

Weddings at Château de Chantilly near Paris

Chateau de Chantilly is a magnificent chateau for luxurious weddings, located 40 minutes from Paris. This is one of the most famous French castles, and it is very prestigious to celebrate a wedding here. Chateau de Chantilly consists of a huge park, castle and several separate buildings for events. During the day, the castle is a museum, but it is also ideal for renting for a wedding event. Invite 80 to 100 guests and fill the walls with love and laughter as your wedding events begin.

In this chateau’s gorgeous grounds, there are several magnificent venues for the wedding ceremony. For example, you can exchange wedding vows on the Le d’Amour, the island of love. It is a small island located on the west side of the park with a lovely feeling of privacy. Alternatively, host your ceremony at the Maison de Sylvie, a romantic pavilion with elegant French décor. Nearby is a secluded garden ideal for cocktails after your ceremony.

Wedding in a castle in the Nord Pas de Calais

The Nord-Pas de Calais region of northern France is home to some of the finest wedding chateaux. For example, Le Château de Ranchicourt — it is an 18th century castle that will be the perfect setting for your wedding. With its chapel, stables, dovecote, farmhouse, huge park and abundant wildlife, your wildest dreams will come true. Just imagine wandering through a manicured lawn surrounded by hundred-year-old chestnuts to the castle gates, where the love of your life and the ‘I do’s await.

Château Saint Roux Wedding

The Château Saint-Roux is located between Nice and Marseille in the south of France. It offers an idyllic setting for events in the heart of Provence. A unique and exclusive approach to ecological holidays and a natural oasis away from the buzzing cities promises a completely different atmosphere for your celebrations.

Surrounded by incredible natural beauty, Château Saint-Roux is a unique, elegant and unforgettable venue for weddings and special events. The reception hall accommodates up to 70 guests. Styled to complement your wedding theme, the space comes to life for the banquet and dancing. In addition, there is a wonderful terrace for alfresco entertaining.

These French chateaux are simply incredible and an excellent starting point planning your wedding in Europe. But at Cocoon Events, we don’t believe in one-size-suits-all planning. Instead, we’ll work with you one-to-one to guide you towards the perfect chateau venue for your vision and specifications. Write to us at Cocoon Events to find the perfect chateau for your wedding together.