Chateau de Challain
Loire Valley, France
Located in the heart of the Loire Valley, Chateau Challain is voted one of the top 10 wedding venues in France. They have been hosting weddings for over 12 years. There is a town chapel within walking distance, and a smaller, private chapel in the Château, which features a stunning hand-painted gold ceiling. Small receptions include cocktails, a four-course meal, and in-house service. Regional wine and champagne are also available, prices vary. Larger receptions are available through Traiteur (auxiliary caterers, ours are Michelin stared). Rates change depending on the season and promotions.
Why we love it
This venue is full of enchanting moments. It is also a bed and breakfast, offering a charming retreat for the guests which is perfect for a wedding weekend getaway. A Chateau plays a distinct role in the history and culture of France and offers a luxurious setting for a fairytale wedding.