Renting a French Chateaux

There's a property to suit every taste, all handpicked by our expert team for their fantastic features and stunning countryside locations.

Here at Simply Chateau, we have years of expertise in providing luxury holiday accommodation for families and groups, with a portfolio of over 270 chateaux in France to choose from. Whether you're looking for an impressive castle estate, a sprawling stately home or a charming family farmhouse or villa, there's a property to suit every taste, all handpicked by our expert team for their fantastic features and stunning countryside locations.

Finding a property to suit your individual holiday needs is easy with our simple search system, which allows you to narrow down your options based on desired region, facilities, length of stay and number of guests. To make your holiday planning even easier, here's a brief guide to our regions and the most exceptional properties available to rent.

Most Popular Regions

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Bordeaux is known by wine connoisseurs all over the world for its vineyards and beautiful wines. Enjoy your stay close to the World Heritage site of St Emilion and the vineyards of Pomerol, not to mention a wealth of picturesque market towns. Stay at the beautiful 5-bedroom Chateau la Roque for a real luxury experience, with antique-furnished interiors, a private swimming pool, tennis courts, gardens and a sun terrace.

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Brittany offers the opportunity to relax on a number of excellent beaches, and there's plenty to see and do in the region, including equestrian centres, golf courses and even water sports at the beautiful 150-acre Lac du Guerledan lake. If booking a large group break, stay at the stunning Chateau Du Moulin, which has room for 35 guests and offers panoramic sea views, a 1.5-acre garden, large swimming pool and direct path down to the beach. 

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Not only is Dordogne beautiful, but it's also steeped in history, with medieval towns and bastide villages scattered throughout the region. Stay in the charming Chateau de Cardou, located in the wooded hills of the Dordogne valley, for space for up to 10 guests, beautiful scenery, a private pool and over eight centuries of history. 

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The Loire Valley is often referred to as the 'Garden of France' due to its glut of gorgeous vineyards, fruit orchards and fields of artichoke and asparagus crops. The abundance of historical towns and villages within the region has also earned it World Heritage status. Enjoy all that the valley has to offer by staying at the stunning 19th century Chateau St Germain, which can accommodate up to 13 guests and boasts a heated swimming pool with pool house and a terrace with barbecue.

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With its rolling landscape, chalk cliffs, picturesque coastline and mild climate, Normandy makes a great holiday destination for those seeking a tranquil countryside break. We have a number of exceptional villas and chateaux available for rent in the region, including the beautiful Domaine du Pont farmhouse. Fully restored in 2005, this unique property has room for 10 guests, with rustic beamed ceilings, large gardens and a pretty rural setting.

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From Lyon, the gastronomic heart of France, to Grenoble, gateway to the Alps, our chateaux in Provence & the Alps are ideally situated to offer convenient day trips to a host of must-see towns and cities. Book the spectacular 17th century Chateau de Bouji, which can accommodate up to 30 guests, to take advantage of its prime location between Lyon and Marseille, and to enjoy its two swimming pools and private gardens.

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The South of France promises golden Mediterranean beaches, beautiful sunshine and elegant dining in an array of top-quality restaurants. Enjoy the lively glamour of St Tropez and Cannes from the comfort of your own luxury chateau - the 18th century Villa Fontare sleeps 10 guests and boasts over 1.5 acres of woodland garden, private pool and terrace.

More Regions

Aside from our most popular regions, we also offer luxury holiday chateaux in a variety of other areas in France. See below for more holiday inspiration: