Stay at These Five Lovely Castles and Chateaux Turned Inns in Northern France

If you are planning to step back in time and enjoy the regal luxury of how it was to live in the olden years in Northern France, then, staying at chateaux and castles turned inns and bed and breakfasts is a great idea. If you’re in Northern France, here’s a list of homey yet opulent accommodations that you shouldn’t miss on your list.

Chateau d’Agneaux


The rather austere exterior of this 13th century chateau hides a comfortable hotel with attractive but overdecorated rooms. Go for the one on the turret. Located outside the town of Saint-Lo, this is a rather tranquil respite set in a hilly countryside. The menus in the restaurant also serves fine food, so don’t miss dining here. (Image: Panoramio.com)

Avenue Ste-Marie,
50180
St-Lo-Agneuax
Manche
Telephone: +33 2 33 57 65 88

Chateau de Remaisnil


This lovely 18th century house was once the home of designger Laura Ashley, whose style still dominates the plush bedrooms, even though ownership passed on to an American couple. The chateaux is situated on an expansive grounds and the interior are set in the Rococo period, although guests will find it comforting to stay in the inn’s homey appeal. The coach house has nine affordable rooms. (Image: Wikipedia)

Proximite D459
80600 Remaisnil
Telephone: +33 3 22 77 07 47

Chateau de Locguenole


A vast lawn extends from the chateaux down to the Blavet estuary, which is famous as a sailing ground. The chateau’s park lines the coast. The chateau is famed for its wood-panelled rooms made even more elegant by its tapestries and antiques. For those wanting to go for a seafood extravaganza, head to the Turkish bath. (Image: Trip Advisor)

Locguenole
56700 Kervignac
France
Telephone: +33 2 97 76 76 76

Chateau la Barive


Just a few minutes from Reims, Laon and Liesse is Chateaux la Barive, an astonishing 17th century hunting lodge awaits you after a tiresome day spent cathedral hunting. This is also a nice place to replenish your quenching for some gastronomic delicacies. You will find the state rooms gracious and formal, while casual dining awaits you at the garden. Don’t miss exploring the vast estate. (Image: Trip Advisor)

Ste-Preuve
02350
Liesse
Aisne
Telephone: +33 3 23 22 15 15

Chateau des Crayeres


For champagne buffs, this chateau boasts a park surrounded by the finest vineyards in the region. The interior is skillfully and sympathetically decorated, with the sweeping staircase, marble columns and wood paneling adding charm to this already charming home away from home. (Image: Trip Advisor)

64 bd Henry-Vasnier
51100 Reims
Marne
Telephone: +33 3 26 24 90 00


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