Marry in a Medieval Château near Limoges

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Sleeping 2 PAX
Wedding 300 PAX
Type Chateau, Medieval
Ceremony Symbolic
Features Gardens, Reception Room, Privacy, Observation tower
Airport 56km, Limoges

Highlights

Are you dreaming of eloping to a French chateau? This elopement venue in Limoges is the perfect elopement venue in South West France for couples looking to have the privacy of an entire castle just for the two of you. Enjoy the fancy furnishings inside and the medieval decorations that you’ll only see behind glass covers in the museums.

If you’re thinking of getting married in France in a wedding venue that illustrates French history and gorgeous landscapes, this chateau might be the right one for you. Looking at the this venue, it’s not hard to imagine how fairytale weddings unfold here.

History

It’s one of the historic buildings in South-West France, gaining recognition as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture. It stands out from all others in the commune of Coussac-Bonneval because of its enormity and timeless architectural design. The castle in its present state dates back from the 14th century and has been owned by the same family for over 1000 years. Although reconstructed in the 18th and 19th centuries, the castle maintained much of its original form. The corner towers still stand as the most attractive feature of the castle while the 5000 m2 formal landscape outside the historic monument remains as it was since the 18th century.

Accommodation

You can rent the whole chateau to yourself for a symbolic wedding ceremony. The chateau rental includes one night of free lodging for the couple. Take note though that since the chateau still serves as the residence of the Bonneval family, you can’t take pictures inside and you’ll only be entitled to one room for your stay.

Ceremony

You also have the option of renting the chateau’s garden alone or its inner court if all you want is a perfect backdrop for your wedding. Have an intimate dinner in either of these two spots after the ceremony and have your wedding photos taken in any spot in the garden. As an added treat, climb the Observation Tower and enjoy the view of the Coussac village in an archetypal landscape.

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