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Luxurious chateau for rent in France

Classic magnificence

A true rarity, this luxury chateau to rent in France is located in the beautiful Provence. The chateau rental offers a unique assemblage of long history, architectural integrity, timeless magnificence, abundant space, sweeping land, and beautiful vistas. The gracious castle is a showcase of refined architectural dignity and abundant space with an elegant and distinguished atmosphere. There is no higher level of luxury than staying in a private French chateau on an exclusive use basis.

The luxurious interiors offer a fine take on a traditional design, exuding classic beauty and a timelessly atmospheric elegance.

The stunningly impressive French chateau for rent provides complete privacy, plenty of space and a secure environment for VIPs, celebrities, several families or a group of friends on a luxury holiday in the South of France. As formal or as casual as required, the beautiful castle lends itself to host both gala events and smaller receptions and get-togethers. It can sleep up to 22 (24 max) guests across 11 bedrooms and suites, distinguished by their highly individual character and fine ambience.

Idyllically set amidst massive, meticulously manicured park-like grounds near Aix-en-Provence, the castle’s enviable setting is sure to impress with its splendour and expansiveness. Providing great opportunities for enjoyment of the outdoors, guests can lounge by the pool, walk in the historical garden or relax in a Jacuzzi in one of the towers overlooking the vineyard.

And of course, a French chalet of this stature would not be complete without a whole team of staff to cater to your every whim.

In the heart of a wine estate, the exceptional property is located between Aix en Provence and the Luberon. If you are looking to rent a luxury chateau in the South of France for any occasion, you will be hard pushed to find one quite so impressive.

It is hard to resist the perennial charm of Provence, and impossible not to be in awe of the gracious beauty, sublime exclusivity and elegant sophistication this historic chateau to rent offers its guests. This French luxury chateau for rent near Aix-en Provence is one of the best holiday homes to rent in not only France but in Europe, and for many guests, it will be a magical, once-in-a-lifetime experience.

French chateau to rent for a fantastic holiday

With the historical appeal, massive scale and natural splendour in the heart of a wine estate, it is brimming with endless elegance and absolute comfort. Embracing the magnificence, peacefulness, purity and perfection of its natural environment, the instantly welcoming castle encompasses the epitome of unadulterated escapism and impressive indulgence.

The gravelled driveway sets the tone of commanding sophistication that resonates with the beauty of the striking facade. As a fine prelude to the property’s graciously elegant interior, the impressive entrance hall with a decorative staircase offers a fine welcome.

The chateau rental offers space galore for entertaining, absolute enjoyment or finding that private retreat. Breathing luxurious authenticity, the various salons are ideal for socialising and lounging.

Elegance and classic lines are the masters in the beautiful dining room. It invites you to gather around in conviviality and celebrate every day. The gorgeous orangery provides a delightful setting with pleasant views across the parkland. The stylish, quintessential French country kitchen, with its cosy charm, is a standout space for both culinary pursuits and casual dining.

Living room in the French chateau

With 11 generously scaled bedrooms and suites, the prestige chateau for rent in Provence comfortably sleeps up to 22 (24 max) guests. Each has its own signature style inspired by the castle’s history. However, they all have in common their classy decor and furnishings, and they all come with luxurious drapes, uplifting views, and chic bathrooms that ooze classic French flair.

Standing in the middle of a 22-hectare glorious historical park, the prestige castle offers exquisite views of the surrounding landscape, the vineyards, the Alpilles massif, the Luberon, Sainte-Victoire, Mont Ventoux and the Alpes de Haute Provence. Numerous shaded corners and chill-out areas, lovely sun decks and an inviting pool adorn the grounds making them perfect for relaxing during the day or for romantic candlelight dinners in the evening.

Designed to provide relaxation and well-being, the chateau to rent in France also offers an outdoor heated pool, a Jacuzzi and a steam room.

A chapel adds a historic charm to the stunning property. The experienced team of staff offering superior personalised service allows guests to be transported to a world of indulgence, pampering and serene luxury. The team includes amongst others a butler, a chef, a maid and concierge services.

Given its everlasting beauty and historic allure, the chateau for rent in the South of France, Provence provides a majestic backdrop for that very special occasion – be it a milestone birthday, a wedding or a family reunion.

Architecture & design

A true rarity, this luxury holiday chateau rental in Provence is steeped in history and infused with wonder and enchantment.

Facade of the chateau

Surrounded by vineyards and gracious parkland, it is a splendid example of architectural beauty and elegant aesthetics. The domain has been the property of the Counts of Provence since the 16th century, and today, it is a beautiful family home that has been lovingly restored to retain its period sophistication and authentic Provencal atmosphere.

The exclusive chateau embodies the fantasy of a stunning palatial Tuscan-styled villa, featuring a massive historic stone facade, complete with towers; gorgeous, manicured grounds; a spectacular setting amidst vineyards; and public spaces that are truly impressive.

Showcasing an exclusive presentation of refined timelessness and classic allure, the incredible chateau offers a privileged world of enduring beauty that dazzles at every turn. With an undeniable air of quiet refinement and discreet formality, it boasts a wealth of charm and character for a lifestyle of prestige and privilege.

With its commanding facade, the singular property stands out with understated magnificence yet exudes an imposing presence and understated grandeur.

The refined interior spaces are bright with natural light, spacious with high ceilings and decorated to the highest possible standard. Many rooms benefit from incredible views, whether it be of the surrounding vineyard, the impressive gardens, or the beautiful pool area. The grand windows of the orangery provide vast amounts of natural light and magical views of the jaw-dropping gardens.

One of the chateau’s most striking features is the impeccably manicured garden, where flawlessly trimmed hedges and topiary have added structure and artistic flair to the private landscapes. The sweeping lawns are embellished with sparkling fountains and decorative classically styled planters.

Living areas, indoors

With a meticulously tasteful presentation, the fully staffed chateau to rent in France features every conceivable luxury and amenity from gracious living and entertaining spaces, to the beautiful kitchen to the elegant bedrooms and suites.

Image gallery with some of the bedrooms in the chateau

A large entrance hall takes you to different living rooms as well as well as to the chateau’s dining room. The living areas showcase a refined decoration, combining the authenticity of the place with maximum comfort. Oozing a feeling of inviting warmth, the oversized kitchen features top-of-the-line appliances, high-end finishes, ample space for both cooking and casual dining.

Magically lit by night and flooded with natural light by day, the orangery adds a visually stunning space that serves as a dining area and special events venue.

The 11 generously scaled bedrooms and suites – including junior suites – range from 29m² to 72m², sleeping up to 22 (max 24) guests in luxury and style.  Defined by elegant aesthetics and classy timelessness, each is designed with its bespoke colour scheme, from calming lilac to lemon yellow. As well as the beautiful bedroom designs, the bathrooms are also exquisitely decorated with luxurious fittings. They come with a minibar, a Nespresso coffee machine, satellite TV and air conditioning.

For a moment of well-being, let yourself be carried away by the wellness of the hammam or the steam room. Unwind in the rooftop Jacuzzi that shows off spectacular views of the mesmerising landscape.

The expertly renovated chateau for hire and its exquisite scenic setting combine perfectly to provide a splendid backdrop for any occasion, whether it is with family or friends or as the ideal setting for corporate events.

Living areas, outdoors

Beyond the chateau itself, the substantial landscaped grounds are expansive and beautifully idyllic.

The large chateau to rent in Provence stands within an area of 300 hectares, including 170 vines, in the middle of a 22-hectare historic park.

Aerial image of the chateau and surroundings

The splendorous parkland is graced with mature trees, hedges, flowerbeds, sculpted topiary and manicured green vegetation. The elaborate box hedging adds another element of opulence to the spectacular grounds. They enjoy awe-inspiring views of the Alpilles massif, the Luberon, Sainte-Victoire, Mont Ventoux and the Alpes de Haute Provence.

The glorious, sprawling verdant grounds allow guests to enjoy doing nothing but relaxing in the perfect sunshine and soaking up the calm of the wondrous natural environment. There is a fabulous 21-metre-by-7-metre pool that will keep serious swimmers very happy. It is surrounded by large lush lawns and plenty of sun loungers. The outdoor living space experience is further enhanced by gorgeous terraces and al fresco dining areas.

To exercise or have fun with friends or family, the castle’s private tennis court is perfect for having a lovely time practising the sport in a unique place. The court is accessed by a path that crosses the vineyards. Alternatively, why not try a friendly game of boule? A pétanque pitch is at your disposal. Mountain bikes allow guests to explore the 300-hectare estate’s wonderful landscape. Backdropped by a resplendent panorama, the rooftop Jacuzzi provides the perfect vantage point to take in the scenic beauty of the spectacular surroundings.

Chateau garden with pool

There is also a chapel on the estate. For added convenience, a helipad and car parking are available.

With the magnificent private park and meticulously landscaped gardens providing a dignified backdrop, this luxury chateau rental in the South of France is often used as a wedding reception venue for those seeking a celebratory experience with class, refinement and beauty.

Staff at the chateau for rent in France

Offering a haven for ultimate pampering and a cocooning experience, this luxury holiday home rental in Provence is serviced by a team of professional, discreet staff. With a chef, a butler, and a maid on hand, guests’ daily needs are gracefully catered for.

Included in the daily rate: Breakfast, concierge service & assistance, daily house cleaning and laundry service.

The exceptional chateau to rent in France is the perfect place to rent for all manner of occasions, whether it be large scale gatherings, stately events or the most intimate of affairs.

Activities at this classic chateau to rent in France

Culturally rich, action-packed, offering superb cuisine, breathtaking landscapes and colourful festivals, Provence has so much to offer.

The postcard town of Aix-en-Provence is at your doorstep. With quaint markets and quintessentially French-style architecture, it is every Francophile’s heaven. Or head out to some of the immensely picturesque villages nearby for a slice of authentic Provencal charm; Lourmarin is officially named one of the most beautiful villages in France and sits in medieval splendour on a hilltop, while Bonnieux is the perfect Provencal village with architecture and winding streets dating to the middle ages, all surrounded by rolling lavender fields, abundant vineyards, and ancient olive groves.

For a spot of hill walking, rock climbing or mountain biking, head to Montagne Sainte-Victoire. A beloved mountain for hikers and climbers, the wilderness is sublime, the absolute calm and the breathtaking landscapes. Its beauty has largely inspired Cézanne for his paintings and makes it an essential place for those on holiday in  Provence.

The Mediterranean coast and the bustling city of Marseille is a short drive away, packed with things to see and do. Steeped in history, Marseille overflows with cultural, architectural and artistic treasures to discover. Alternatively, take a kayak out on the Calanques and revel in the tranquillity of the open waters and the hidden coves. A must-see natural wonder, the Calanques is a series of limestone cliffs, fjords and rocky promontories plunging into the Mediterranean along about 20 kilometres of coastline between Marseille and Cassis in Provence. From hiking along the steep crags to aquatic and subaquatic activities in one of the richest underwater canyons in the Mediterranean, together with exploring a broad range of terrains and habitats (caves, shallow seabeds, canyons…), the protected Calanques National Park’s possibilities are infinite.

Provence is also one of France’s most popular wine regions, offering opportunities to meet with the leading winemakers in the region. Grenache grapes grown on sun-drenched land abundant with aromatic plants result in an exquisite rosé wine such as Côtes de Provence, or Bandol which are ideal served chilled and enjoyed in the sun with friends. However, the region also produces full-bodied reds and some white wines.


This incredible chateau rental in the South of France is ideally located between Aix en Provence and the Luberon on an exceptional wine terroir.

Located a 10-minute drive from Aix en Provence, the estate covers 300 hectares. The closest airports are Marseille-Provence Airport (50 kilometres) and Nîmes-Alès-Camargue-Cévennes Airport (90 kilometres). The chalet’s private helipad offers the ultimate in convenience and privacy.

Arriving by train, Aix en Provence TGV train station is just 30 kilometres.

Book one of the best chateaux to rent in France

Set against the undulating landscape of sunny, slow-paced Provence, this prestigious chateau rental in the South of France offers a magical backdrop for a luxury stay and delivers immense beauty and refined indulgence.

A definitive example of a prestige property, this unique wine estate – complete with a castle, sprawling grounds and vineyards – is undeniably rare in its superior magnitude and idyllic vineyard setting.

Ideal for holding your wedding, private party or meeting, this is an opportunity to experience a true fairytale in a chateau in Provence, France.

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