Here at French Wedding Style, we have researched the top ten best wedding venues in Aquitaine, France. This is a quiet but spacious region that so many couples are drawn to celebrate the most special time of their new life together. Let’s take a look together…
The Domaine d’Essendiéras has a magnificent position on top of one of the highest hills of leafy Dordogne. Here there are two castles with dazzling views across the river La Loue. The Grand Chateau has a terrace with great panoramic views of the Dordogne. On the estate, you will discover romantic Celtic gardens, stone fountains, and a beautiful golf course clubhouse with exposed beams and large dance floor.
Chateau de Fayolle is a wedding venue in the Dordogne region of France that is set in the heart of a Domaine. The castle venue is surrounded by parkland with a private chapel, lovely gardens, a terrace, and a pool. The venue makes you feel regal in rural France.
The multi-award-winning Chateau Lagorce is a classic French chateau near Bordeaux. People say this venue is out of this world. The chateau conserves its rustic character from outside but stays very modern and fully renovated from the inside.
The Chateau la Gaurterie is set in the breathtaking French countryside and is on the border of Dordogne and Charente. Its location is recognized as being one of the most beautiful areas in France. This castle has 2 spaces the main chateau and the gatehouse for more guests. Both have recently been beautifully restored, retaining most of the original features, to together provide an elegant but homey ambiance.
Domaine de Grolhier is a very large estate with 5 separate houses altogether. Once you step foot in this venue you will be taken to another world, forgetting reality once behind its walls. You can relax in the heated swimming pool, jacuzzi, or sauna before soaking in the sun in the parkland.
The 17th century Manoir du Bout du Pont is nestled in two hectares of grounds. The ambiance of this space is romantic yet fun and rustic yet modern. It offers large spaces that still feel intimate like the romantic courtyard, with wisteria-covered pergolas and bordered by lavender, leads into the barn. There are so many unique spaces at this location.
Chateau Cazedneuve is in the heart of Aquitaine near the Bassin d’Arcachon and Sauternes vineyards. The Royal Castle of Cazeneuve is the property of Henry IV, where Queen Margot has once stayed! It still holds the same charm since it is fully furnished in the period decor and still inhabited by the same family.
Chateau Rigaud is often called a “chic chateau”. This venue is fully-staffed but also has to be privatized, which blurs the boundaries between a boutique hotel and house rental. The chateau’s theatre-style kitchen is the beating heart of the house where chefs cook entirely from scratch with authentic techniques to awe your guests.
Chateau de Seyre is an elegant nineteenth-century castle near Toulouse. It is located in the Lauragais, in the heart of the Pays du Pastel, called “the little Tuscany of France”. Celebrate your big day in luxury in the lounges or at the huge park. We love this venue, we had to include this gem on the wedding venues in Aquitaine list.
The vineyard villa with Marry Me in France his newly restored and looks down over the Dordogne river not far from the historic sites of St Emilion. It is beautifully nestled amongst the vineyards. The style is a mix of ancient and modern design throughout the 8-hectare property with breathtaking views of the surrounding area.
These are just the best of the wedding venues in Aquitaine that we love! This region has so many spaces to explore. Leave us a comment with your favorite venue below! We love hearing from you.