French Château Weekend at Château de Montvillargenne
Here’s an opportunity to spend a stylish weekend in a genuine French chateau. Located to the north of Paris in the heart of the Chantilly forest is the charming 19th century Chateau 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. It 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.
We explore the neighbouring town of Chantilly. Well known for its imposing, heavily restored château, the elegant old town of Chantilly is also particularly famous for the Great Stables and racecourse. There’s also an opportunity to enjoy a day trip into Paris or visit the nearby historic town of Senlis.
Enjoy a luxury stay at this enchanting 4-star Chateau.
Dates throughout 2023
Travel to France
Travel across the Channel and through northern France to the Château de Montvillargenne for a three-night stay.
Today we drive the short distance into the elegant old town of Chantilly. The imposing Chateau de Chantilly is surrounded by parkland, gardens and the Forêt de Chantilly. 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.
Paris or Senlis
A choice today. Take a day trip into Paris and enjoy the sights of the ‘City of Light’. Optional guided tours and river trips on the Seine can be arranged. We can also suggest places to visit. Alternatively, visit the nearby historic town of Senlis where you can enjoy a ride through the medieval centre in a horse and carriage. The cathedral dates from the 12th century and the castle ruins offer a scenic walk.
Return to the UK
It’s time to leave France and return to the UK.
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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.
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|Dates throughout 2023||From £205.00 per person||From £122.00 per person|
Prices quoted on staying the annex, upgraded rooms are available on request.
Prices by air or by train are available on request.