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French Château Weekend at the Château de Montvillargenne

  • Château de Montvillargenne rear view, France

    Château de Montvillargenne rear view, France
  • Chateau de Montvillargenne, France

    Chateau de Montvillargenne
  • Château de Chantilly, Chantilly, France

    Château de Chantilly, Chantilly, France
4 day tour
From £430 per person - minimum 25 passengers

Here’s an opportunity to spend a stylish weekend in a genuine French château. Located to the north of Paris in the heart of the Chantilly forest is the charming 19th century  4 star Château de Montvillargenne.  The hotel fuses classic French luxury with a fresh contemporary style. Set in a 15 acre park it is one of the largest chateau hotels in France and was built in the Norman architectural style by the Rothschild family in the last century. Make the most of the chateau’s spa and wellness facilities or relax in the bar and beautifully decorated lounge.  Explore the towns of Chantilly and Senlis as well as the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte.



Selected Weekends up to November 2024 and throughout 2025

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1

Travel to France

Travel to Dover for the short sea ferry crossing to Calais and continue to the Château de Montvillargenne for a three-night stay.

Day 2

Chantilly and Senlis

The imposing Château de Chantilly is surrounded by parkland, gardens and the Forêt de Chantilly and renowned for its long history of equestrianism.  Next door is the prestigious Chantilly Racecourse and Great Stables. The stables, home to the Living Horse Museum, were built in 1719 and can house 240 horses and up to 500 hounds. Guided tours are available, on request.

Continue to the nearby historic town of Senlis.  Here you can visit the 12th century cathedral and the castle ruins which offer a scenic walk.  Alternatively, you can enjoy a ride through the medieval centre in a horse and carriage.



Day 3

Melun and Château de Vaux-Le-Vicomte

Visit the charming riverside town of Melun and perhaps take a Seine cruise or discover the ancient church of Notre Dame. The town was always the favourite residence of the Kings of France in medieval times.

Continue a short distance to the 17th century Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, whose richly decorated rooms have been restored to their former glory.  The château provided the inspiration for Louis XIV to build Versailles, and has featured in many films and TV programmes.  After and early dinner in the L’Ecureuil restaurant, enjoy the spectacle of the gardens and the illumations of  more than 2000 candles (most Saturdays from May to September).

Day 4

Return to the UK

Drive to Calais for the short sea crossing to the UK.

Château de Montvillargenne ****

The charming 19th century Château de Montvillargenne is the largest Château hotel in France and is located in the heart of the Chantilly forest. The hotel’s facilities include a gym, indoor swimming pool, sauna and Turkish bath. There is also a stylish bar, gastronomic restaurant, beautifully decorated lounge and dining rooms. All of the 120 bedrooms are equipped with private facilities, bathrobe, mini-bar, safe, hairdryer and satellite TV. Hot buffet breakfast is included. Group rooms are located in the hotel’s extension, directly linked to the main Château building and meals are taken in the main building. Upgrades for traditional Château-style rooms in the main building are possible at a supplement. The hotel is set in extensive grounds out of town. Free onsite coach parking is available. Annex building rooms have recently been refurbished.


Dates Half Twin Single Supplement
Dates throughout 2024 From £430.00 per person Price on request
Dates throughout 2025 price on request price on request

Prices quoted on staying the annex, upgraded rooms are available on request.

Prices by air or by train are available on request.

Price based on exchange rate of £1.00 = €1.192. All prices are per person based on sharing a double or twin room and with a free place in a single room both are based on a minimum 25 full fare paying passengers. Prices do not include UK coach hire or travel insurance. Dates are subject to availability. Smaller groups can be quoted for on request. Greatdays Holidays Limited are a member of ABTA (Y0380) which means you have the benefit of ABTA's assistance and Code of Conduct. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. Greatdays Holidays Limited has an ATOL licence (4279) and all of our air package tours are protected under this licence. In the unlikely event of our insolvency, the Civil Aviation Authority will ensure that you are not stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any monies you have paid to us for an advance booking. All the flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this tour are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. When you pay you will be supplied with an ATOL Certificate. Please ask for it and check to ensure that everything you booked (flights, hotels and other services) is listed on it. Please see our booking conditions for further information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate go to: Our website policy is to use only copyright free images or images which have been authorised to us for free use by the owner. If you consider an image to be unauthorised or to be your property, please contact us immediately and if invalid we will have the image removed. If your image requires crediting or is missing a copyright statement then we will be pleased to add this to the webpage, contact us at

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