|Airport||72km, Bergerac Dordogne Périgord|
A fairytale chateau in every sense of the word, this venue provides a ready-made backdrop for the most romantic wedding fantasy. The surreal grounds of this fairytale wedding chateau near Agen are perfect for astounding wedding photographs. After the ceremony, walk in the middle of giant cedar trees with trunks covered in green leaves or stand next to your spouse in front of the lake and you’ll have stunning pictures that will reap thousands of hearts in your instagram account.
This wedding castle near Agen has a sleeping capacity of up to 18 people on-site across 8 bedrooms. Whilst being situated less that 30 minutes away from the bustling city of Agen, you will find plenty of accommodation options for other guests.
There are two possible outdoor ceremony spaces. The first is on the right hand side of the chateau overlooking the lake, and another is down by the old fountain nestled amid a tree-lined avenue. Indoor options for the ceremony in this fairytale wedding chateau near Agen include the grand hallway in front of a majestic winding staircase, but this is only suitable for weddings of up to 50 guests. Larger groups can host an indoor ceremony in the upstairs part of the orangerie. What can you expect from these ceremony spots? The side of the chateau that overlooks the lake is a grassy area with a perfect view of the sunset. Just before the evening is the best hour to hold your ceremony. Right in front of the chateau is an old fountain and a walkway where chairs can be placed for wedding guests. It’s a great location for rustic-themed weddings because a minimalist central altar for the ceremony can be placed in front. Your backdrop will be the gorgeous facade of the chateau and a few tall trees standing beside the old structure.
For the wedding reception, you can use the large lawn space in front of the chateau or down to the orangerie that opens up on to a field of hazelnut vines. The orangerie provides a great compromise between an indoor and outdoor reception because the window of the orangerie are without glass and hence give you the feeling of being outside but sheltered from the rain or a heatwave.