ROMANTIC FRENCH WEDDING VENUE
CHATEAU D’ARNAC, DORDOGNE, FRANCE
This exquisite private fairytale French Chateau provides a unique venue for your dream French wedding day celebrations and your honeymoon in france. Idyllically situated with 30 acres of magical grounds in the beautiful Dordogne region.
The Chateau is approached through a dramatic castle gateway, the perfect entrance for wedding cars. A small private lake, the river Menoire rose covered bridges, immaculate gardens, statues abound the whole area. Create your own vision of a perfect day , indulge your desires, be it whimsical, nostalgic, or completely modern, in this enchanted romantic place.
With the romantic backdrop of the 15th Century golden stone castle with its four Repunzel towers, there are several options available.
The beautiful upper terrace with views to the lake and manicured parkland has the possibility of several options. The back arched section is covered which can be richly dressed with the possibility to add Pagoda tenting all along the front part or just half of it depending on your desires.
The lower terrace outside the entrance the Chateau and the smaller area outside the Honeymoon Gatehouse nestling beside the river, are all available for a more cosy honeymoon in france. It is possible to have a marquee in the grounds too.
There is plenty of parking for up 75 cars in secure gated grounds.
The Chateau does not currently hold a civil ceremony licence. In France one has to be married BY THE MAYOR in the Marie.
Up to 70 guests maximum
Gated secure access to Chateau grounds for parking.
Chateau terraces and grounds
We can recommend 3rd parties for band hire/wedding singers
Catering, Cakes & Decoration
We can recommend 3rd parties for catering and bar facilities
We can recommend 3rd parties for flower arrangements
Video & Photography
We can recommend 3rd party photographers
From informal vintage style garden parties, long tables as the French do. Smartly served champagne and canapés, serenaded by musicians, or a fully staffed french wedding extravaganza, we can recommend great local caterers, for you to create your bespoke dream day.
The Periord region is one of the best gourmet regions of France, famed for its Foie Gras, truffle, duck confit, Archachen oysters sweet strawberries cheeses and walnuts all washed down with a glass of Bergerac wine.
The possibilities are endless, from string quartets, to jazz and blues bands, the French accordion favoured in this area, singers, the stage is yours to indulge your friends and loved ones and make it a memorable occasion. This can be arranged directly with the providers.
Air: Brive la Gaillarde airport is the nearest airport to Chateau D’Arnac. It is approximately 25 minutes drive away with direct flights from London City and Manchester through Cityjet and Flybe respectively. Limoges is the second nearest airport to Chateau D’Arnac. It is approximately 90 minutes drive away and is served by Ryanair, with regular flights from London Stansted, Liverpool and the East Midlands. Bergerac airport is equally close and is also served by Ryanair, though flights are less frequent. Toulouse airport is slightly further away though flies to a much wider selection of international airports.
Train: High-speed SNCF rail service to Brive la Gaillarde originates at Paris Austerlitz.
Car: From Paris via the A20 Autoroute, Chateau d’Arnac is about 5 hours.
Chateau D’Arnac – The Gatehouse, is conveniently located in the Correze Department of southwest france (19). It is situated about 35 miles south of Brive la Gaillarde and only 14 minutes from Beaulieu sur Dordogne.