de Challain in Loire Valley France
Chateau de Challain Challain-la-Potherie Loire Valley France Bed and Breakfast B&B Lodgings Accommodations
Host: Cynthia Nicholson
Guestrooms: 4 suites
Address: 49440 Challain-la-Potherie, France
Telephone: 011 33 241 927426
Activities/Attractions: Once the capital of Anjou, Angers lies along side the Maine River at the western end of the Loire Valley. It has been beautifully restored, blending provincial charm with sophistication. The bustling regional center is often used as a base for exploring the château district to the west. Young people, including some 30,000 college students, keep this vital city of 260,000 jumping until late at night.
Guests marvel at the cuisine that Chateau de Challain has to offer. With an on-site chef graduate from the Culinary Institute of America, a full wine cellar, and fresh regional produce, every meal is a new opportunity to savor the best tastes of the Loire Valley. Luncheons must be reserved the previous day, dinner with four hours notice. Day visitors to the chateau may also request to dine; just call ahead a day before arrival. Dinners are currently 50€ PP, including wine, coffee, and dessert.
Situated on beautiful grounds, the Chateau complex makes up one corner of a small village, which also has shops, a cathedral, and many summer events. The Chateau is now open for both overnight guests and day visitors, and also hosts wedding receptions and other events. The Chateau is full of magic for the wedding couple, and offers a charming retreat for the guests. There is a town chapel within walking distance, and a smaller, private chapel in the chateau, which features a stunning hand-painted gold ceiling.
General Information: Welcome to Chateau de Challain, the Petit Chambord, only thirty minutes outside the town of Angers in the western Loire Valley region of France.
Completed as a private residence 1854, this magnificent chateau is the jewel of the region, now hosting gala events and providing guests with luxurious suites and exquisite offerings.
Designed for superior comfort, each room is brightened by the charm and elegance of a glamorous era. Come visit, and step inside a fairytale.
Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard.
Rates: (Prices quoted in Euros).
Overnight guests wake up to a full breakfast each morning, served from 7-10 am.