Situated next to Provence in the South of France, there is a stunning Languedoc Wedding Venue called Château Rieutort that we are exploring today. Château Rieutort is an elegant 30 hectare wine estate dating back to 1755 and used to be the summer residence of one of Napoleon’s generals. It is situated in the Languedoc – Roussillon region, on the banks of the Herault river, where you will feel at home as you plan your magical wedding.
Château Rieutort includes a 2.5 hectare park with two swimming pools, SPA comprising a giant jacuzzi, sauna and two massage rooms, château with its B&B suites as well as historical out buildings namely the orangery, stables and supporting winery buildings which have been converted into gîtes (self catering units).
Rieutort can accommodate 61 guests in five château rooms and seven gîtes offering in total 21 bedrooms with double and single beds and sofa beds. A further 4 guests may
use supplementary folding single beds and the adventurous can pitch their own tents in the park.
This means that the Chateau can not only act as your wedding reception venue, but it can provide a secluded getaway wedding location in the South of France for your whole family.
When it comes to planning your big day, up to 100 wedding guests can be hosted in a wedding reception room, or you can have a large scale wedding with hundreds of your guests being hosted in the grounds of this glorious venue.
As we mentioned Chateau Rieutort is not just a magnificent wedding venue, but also a wine estate which will provide plenty of options for amateurs and wine experts alike.
The team at Chateau Rieutort headed up by Karina who is multi-lingual will go that extra mile for you and great your dream wedding at the beautiful south of France wedding venue.
About the Area
The Languedoc-Roussillon region in the South of France has everything from stunning mountains, to pretty villages, scenic rivers and a magnificent coastline. The coastline includes white beaches, blue seas and all less crowded than it’s neighbour of Provence and the French Riviera. The Languedoc-Roussillon region is now part of the super region of Occitanie from 2015, but it has retained much of it’s unique characteristics.
Sights and places of interest to visit in the area include the UNESCO town of Carcassonne and Roman Pont du Gard bridge and aqueduct – the tallest the Roman’s ever built.
The nearest airports in Languedoc include Montpellier, Nimes and Marseille.