Unique 16th Century Wedding Venue in the Charente

300 guests
Bordeaux, 90 mins
From 4,400

Historic Monument and Home of Baron Otard Cognacs French Château with Renaissance style wedding venue in Charente

A unique opportunity to host your wedding celebrations at this magnificent Château, originally a 10th Century Fortress, then the birthplace of one of the most famous French King; it is steeped in history. Caters for 250 seated and 300 cocktail-style.


A unique opportunity to host your wedding celebrations at this magnificent Château, originally a 10th Century Fortress and steeped in history. The vast, bright, Renaissance-style banqueting hall with a view of the Charente river, offers a truly sumptuous setting for your wedding party.

Although this is a 'venue only' Château with no on-site accommodation, there is a wide choice of accommodation nearby, ranging from 5* hotels to guesthouses and gites. You are able to rent the Louise de Savoie Courtyard, State Room and Guards room rental giving you a huge choice for your French wedding venue reception.

The Château offers all-inclusive catered wedding packages or, if you prefer, you can opt to self-cater, choosing all your own suppliers. The Château would be pleased to give you a list of recommended caterers, photographers, florists, etc, carefully selected for the quality of their services.

If you're looking for an exceptional French wedding venue which really has the 'wow' factor, this is it!

Nearest airport: Bordeaux 1hr30


Ah, Nouvelle-Aquitaine! Home to Aquitaine, Limousin and Poitou-Charentes. This is quite possibly the ideal wedding destination for any happy couple.

Aquitaine is home to Bordeaux and it is more than possible for you to get married near to the breath-taking Dordogne, or even near the Basque Villages. This is along the Spanish border and there is so much for you to see and do. The hot springs that are in Nouvelle-Aquitaine are not to be missed and this is great if you want to pamper yourself after the big day. Poitou-Charentes is on the Atlantic Coast and the sandy white beaches are culturally stimulating ad the most beautiful location to get married in France. Famous for its beautiful architecture as well as its incredible food and wine, This region has it all. Castles from yesteryear adorn every hilltop and the region is a must for anyone who enjoys their food. Local specilaities include truffles, foie gras, prunes and of course wine, so every wedding will be full of amazing cuisine and your guests will not be disappointed. If it is the classic French chateau that you are after for your wedding in France then you have to conside Nouvelle Aquitaine and the surrounding areas!

Of course, you also have the Marias Poitevan wetlands, and this is not to be missed either. You can get to this area via train and flights also run to this area as well. This is easily one of the most beautiful areas for wedding venues in the whole of France and the activities there include horse riding, wine-tasting and relaxing on some of the sandy shores. The region features many destinations with cultural and touristic significance locations like the Citadel of Blaye, Saint-Emilion, La Rochelle, Aquarium, Arcachon and the Dune du Pilat. All of these areas have a rich historical background that could be considered when choosing wedding venues in the region. Nothing can quite compare to the experience you will get when you visit this location, and it is one of the best places for you to say those special words, “I Do!”.


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For further information please contact Unique 16th Century Wedding Venue in the Charente.

You can speak to us in: French & English


  • Low seasonAllFrom €4,400
  • Medium seasonAllFrom €4,400
  • High seasonAllFrom €4,400


  • Golf course nearby

  • Internet access

  • Disabled access

  • Maid service

  • Hotel recommendation list

  • Recommended wedding planner

  • Recommended suppliers list available

  • Recommended caterer

  • Nearest Airport


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