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Chateau Challain Weddings

Chateau Challain: One of the Best Destination Wedding Locations in France

 Your Exquisite Destination Wedding Location in France

Welcome to Chateau Challain, one of the exquisite destination wedding locations in France that epitomize elegance, romance, and enchantment. Nestled in the breathtaking Loire Valley, our stunning estate offers an idyllic backdrop for couples seeking an unforgettable destination wedding experience. 

Discover why Chateau Challain is the perfect choice among France’s most sought-after destination wedding locations. Imagine exchanging vows in a fairytale castle nestled in the heart of France, surrounded by breathtaking beauty and immersed in a world of romance. 

This castle, renowned among France’s top destination wedding locations, fulfils your wedding dreams with its captivating charm and timeless allure. From its rich history to its picturesque surroundings, every aspect of Chateau Challain exudes elegance and creates an unforgettable destination wedding experience.

Why Chateau Challain is one of the best destination locations in France

We offer three Luxury Wedding Packages for your chateau wedding, based on the most requested services from our wedding packages.

Each of our Intimate Affairs, Gold, and Platinum wedding packages can be tailored to your individual desires. High season is April 1st to October 31st and all holidays.

Over the years, we have fulfilled requests for gymnasts, fire acrobats, caricature artists, water colourists, Disney plays, cover bands, mimes, singing waiters, archery, ice skating, hot air balloon rides and more.

Luxury French Chateau Elopement packages

Share The Love

Celebrate your love and share this unforgettable experience with your cherished guests at Chateau Challain. Indulge in the joy of creating lifelong memories together, surrounded by the opulence and splendor of our exclusive destination wedding location. With its grandeur and charm, Chateau Challain sets the stage for an extraordinary celebration that will leave a lasting impression on your loved ones. Allow us to pamper you and your guests, ensuring every detail is meticulously planned and executed to perfection. 

From luxurious accommodations to exquisite dining experiences, we take pride in providing an exceptional level of service that will impress even the most discerning guests. At Chateau Challain, your destination wedding becomes an opportunity to create cherished moments, where your loved ones can bask in the beauty and elegance of this extraordinary setting.

Chateau Wedding Ceremony

Your ceremony can be held anywhere in the chateau or its grounds. A popular location with brides is the gazebo overlooking the lake – which we can decorate in any style you choose. The Memorial Tower and woods are also popular locations for ceremonies. The choice is, as always, yours.

Church Wedding Ceremony
The church in Challain-la-Potherie is directly opposite Chateau Challain – only a few minutes walk. The 18th century church can be decorated to your taste and your vows can be taken with the local clergy or your own. Design a bespoke ceremony or have a traditional service – we’ll help you with all arrangements.
Wedding Reception
Our four or five course wedding reception prepared by top-chefs will delight you with a selection of delicious canapés, a choice of cocktails, Mis en Bouche, delicate starters, mouth-watering mains and French desserts. Our hog-roasts and BBQs are very popular – we can cater to any request.
Bar and Drinks
Beer and wine is included in your wedding reception and rehearsal dinner package. We also offer a wide selection of champagne, cocktails, spirits and soft drinks from our bar. The bar stays open til 11pm, or if you choose, an extended bar can run til 1am. Children drink free all weekend and suites have tea and coffee making facilities. Fridges are also available.
Wedding Planning
With 20 years experience, Cynthia knows that your wedding is one of the most magical experiences of your life – and that you want everything to be perfect. To that end, Cynthia will ensure your wedding day meets all your expectations and more.
Wedding Decorations
The wedding decorations don’t have to stop at flowers and garlands. If you have a theme in mind or specific request please let Cynthia know. We’ve hosted masquerade balls, made giant chess boards, held 1920’s theme parties and much more. Our experts can help design and decorate the chateau and grounds in whatever theme you like.
Firework & Pyrotechnics
No wedding celebration should be without a BIG fireworks display to finish off the perfect wedding day. With a range of fireworks and pyrotechnics packages you can be sure your wedding day will end with a bang. In fact, we’ve hosted fire-breathers and dragons, fire-showers and displays to rival any major global display.
Music and DJs
From the gentle notes of our resident harpist to the more up-beat tunes of one of our DJs we’ll make sure your party has whatever style of music suits your taste. Choose from our roster of entertainers: harpist, pianist, a jazz band, choir, string quartet, DJ, singers and cover bands to get your guests dancing. You can even plug-in your own Spotify playlist.
Photography & Videography
Our resident photographers and film makers can will capture every moment of your wedding day. The chateau and surrounding areas are steeped with romanticism and will make the perfect setting for your wedding photos. Whether you want documentary style, traditional poses or a combination, our photographers are on-hand throughout the wedding.
Rehearsal Dinner
On your first night at the chateau, we’ll prepare a delicious “Rehearsal Dinner” for you and your overnight guests – served with beer and wine. We find that a rehearsal dinner the night before helps you to relax and give you an opportunity to have a taste of what’s in store on your wedding day.
Hair and Makeup
Every bride wants to look her best on her wedding day, which is why we have makeup artists at the chateau that can help the bride truly shine. With professional assistance, the dazzling bride is sure to be the center of attention. Bridesmaids and other weddings guests can also have their makeup done.
Your Bridal Suite
The chateau has over a dozen suites. Our most popular bridal suites are The Romance Suite, The Empress and The Tower. These suites are the epitome of luxury with four poster beds with high quality US mattresses, neo-gothic design and ensuite bathrooms.

Ultra Luxury Weddings

Luxury weddings have become a very popular trend nowadays, and it’s no secret why. It is a big deal to get married and most people would like to do it in some grand and luxurious way. There are many different styles of luxury weddings.

There are many things that you can do today to make your wedding day special. It’s time to dream big, this is the party, the once in a lifetime event that you must plan, prepare, and intend. You’ll want to fully experience your special wedding day with the best, the most glamorous, beautiful experience possible.

Our bespoke chateau wedding packages offer everything you need to make your wedding a success.

Contact us today for more details on booking your luxury wedding: +1 908 489 5005

Recent Weddings at Chateau Challain

We host dozens of weddings and elopements at Chateau Challain every year. Browse wedding photos and videos and read reviews of their chateau weddings by brides and grooms.

Kimberly & Charles

March 2023

The entire Chateau Challain went above and beyond to ensure that our special day was more magical than we could have ever imagined. Hats off to Cynthia and her dedicated team to making our dream wedding such a memorable experience.

Shahid & Dez

November 2022

An absolutely stunning location. We enjoyed the weekend wedding. We were well looked after. Food was excellent. The grounds are beautiful, and the rooms were nothing short of royalty.

Ruby & Kevin

July 2023

The most beautiful venue you can ever dream of staff is unmatched. We just had our wedding here and we already want to have an anniversary party here. Truly the most magical place.

Katy & Robert

April 2023

Had a great wedding experience here with Brett leading the way! All of the staff were very friendly and the food is excellent! Location is beautiful! Our photos looked like they were straight out of a fairytale!

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