11 best vineyard wedding venues in France

Feb 29, 2024 | Planning
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Château La Louviere | Photography: Sarah Stefani

Sharing wedding vows amid the picturesque vines of the French countryside is the dream for many wine-loving couples and is it any wonder? Vineyard wedding venues in France offer the perfect combination of idyllic setting, exquisite gastronomy and of course, immersive wine tasting for a great pre or post-wedding experience with friends and family.

From Bordeaux and Loire in the west to Burgundy and Champagne in the east, and Languedoc, Provence and Corsica in the south - there's a wealth of choice of beautiful French vineyards for every wine preference and style choice. We've curated a collection of our favourite fine art vineyard wedding venues in France to help you choose the perfect location for your dream French destination wedding.

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Château Soutard | Elias Kordelakos Photography

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Château Soutard | Elias Kordelakos Photography

Vineyard wedding venues in Bordeaux

Château Soutard, Bordeaux

About: At the end of a majestic avenue of lime trees, Château Soutard whisks you away to a place of exceptional historical heritage. You're greeted by its proud 18th Century facade and 16th Century rubble stone wings, which are typical of traditional Bordeaux farms. Imagine welcoming your guests in the castle courtyard, having refreshments in the shade of the large lime tree then having a cocktail in the park before dinner and dancing in the historic cellar. Accommodation for 10 is available in the nearby Grand Faurie La Rose gite.

Location: Soutard, 33330 Saint-Émilion, France

Capacity: 200

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No 3 The Chateau | Barbara Markiewicz Photography

No3 The Chateau, Salles-d'Angles

About: Built in 1805, No3 The Chateau is a boutique château and cognac distillery situated in the vineyards of the Grande Champagne region of Cognac. The house and grounds have been fully restored to an exceptionally high standard and offer a breathtaking setting for luxury weddings. Located within easy access of Bordeaux, Limoges and La Rochelle airports, the chateau can sleep up to 12 people in six suites. You’ll also find a stunning kitchen, salon, dining room, display wine cave, cocktail bar and cinema room.

Location: 3 Chem. de Saint-Martin, 16130 Salles-d'Angles, France

Capacity: 150

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Chateau Les Carrasses, Quarante

About: A 19th century wine domaine in the Languedoc Chateau Les Carrasses is extensively restored as a luxury self-catering estate, comprising a unique collection of luxurious self-catering residences, on site restaurant, winery and first class hotel facilities. Surrounded by vines, with spectacular views and spacious grounds, the chateau has the feel of a private club with great service and a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Location: Route de Capestang, 34310 Quarante

Capacity: 100

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Château de Varennes | Valery Villard Photography
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Château de Varennes | Valery Villard Photography

Vineyard wedding venues in Burgundy

Château de Varennes, Beaune

About: Named by CNN among the top ten best wedding venues worldwide, Château de Varennes is a luxury estate located amidst the finest vineyards of Beaune in Burgundy. Family-owned for 400 years, the property is fully restored with all the modern luxuries, including a private chef, airport transfers and concierge services. There are gorgeous lavender fields onsite, plus a historic chapel, large gardens, an orangery and accommodation for 38.

Location: 2 rue de Bourgogne, 71270 Charette-Varennes, France

Capacity: 200

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Domaine de l’Abbaye de Maizières | Maïlys Fortune Photography
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Domaine de l’Abbaye de Maizières | Maïlys Fortune Photography

Domaine de l'Abbaye de Maizières

About: Founded in the 12th century by Cistercian monks, Maizières Abbey is a celebration of local heritage. Nestled in the heart of Burgundy, the Domaine de l'Abbaye de Maizières is now completely renovated, the estate remains a place steeped in history, and brilliantly combines elegance and authenticity.

Established in the middle of the vineyard and protected by an immense stone wall, the vast property guarantees you total discretion on your wedding day. Dominated by a 12th century castle, this lush setting offers an idyllic environment with vineyards, ponds, a mill, orchard, gardens… a true fairytale setting.

Location: 2 Chem. de Maizières, 71350 Saint-Loup-Géanges, France

Capacity: 250

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Chateau De Mairy | Planning: Before the Moon | Photography: Sophie Epton
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Chateau De Mairy | Planning: Before the Moon | Photography: Sophie Epton

Vineyard wedding venues in Champagne

Chateau De Mairy

About: Hidden amidst the lush landscapes of Champagne, just 20 minutes from Reims-Prunay Airport, Chateau De Mairy is a treasure waiting to be discovered. Its rustic charm, combined with French elegance, offers an idyllic setting for couples envisioning a traditional French countryside wedding. The 17th century mansion is 10 hectares of gardens and woodland, promising a celebration that’s both personal and grand, with accommodation for 35. Champagne tasting in the local villages is a must, where you can visit small producers as well as the famous champagne houses, like Moet in Epernay, and Taittinger and Pommery in Reims.

Location: Domaine du Château de Mairy, 51240 Mairy-sur-Marne, France


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Chateau de Boursault | Planning: Lovin Concept | ​Photography: Mariel Hannah

Chateau de Boursault

About: Nestled atop a hill overlooking vineyards, just a 30-minute drive from Reims-Prunay Airport, Chateau de Boursault is a vision of architectural brilliance. It stands as a testament to love, originally built by Madame Clicquot for her daughter. The grand rooms and terraced Versailles-style gardens offer a fairytale setting for your French destination wedding. The property offers accommodation for up to 54 people.

Location: 2 rue Maurice Gilbert, 51480 Boursault, France

Capacity: 250

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Domaine les Crayères | Photography: Jonathan Udot

Domaine les Crayères, Reims

About: Set in Reims, 300 metres from Pommery Champagne House, Domaine les Crayères is a 5-star hotel in Reims nestled in a 7-acre lush garden. With its famed gastronomy and perfectly appointed rooms, it is the epitome of French elegance, ensuring a destination wedding that exudes luxury and indulgence. Nearby points of interest include Villa Demoiselle, Veuve Clicquot Champagne House and Chemin-Vert Garden City. The nearest airport is Châlons Vatry, 68km from Domaine les Crayères, which offers an airport shuttle service.

Location: 64 Boulevard Henry Vasnier, Reims, Reims, France

Capacity: 150

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Vineyard wedding venues in Provence

Château Martinay, Carpentras

About: Located in the Provence countryside, amid 35 hectares of park and wooden, Château Martinay embodies the quintessence of luxury slow living. Combining refined architectural elegance and authentic surroundings, historic legacy and contemporary vibes, Chateau Martinay is a one-of-a-kind venue, providing the ideal backdrop for your French destination wedding. The property offers several stunning settings to host your wedding ceremony and reception, plus accommodation for up to 24 people in 12 rooms.

Location: 2807 Rte de Mazan, 84200 Carpentras, France

Capacity: 400 outside / 50 inside

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Château d’Estoublon | Photography: Bottega 53
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​Château d’Estoublon | Bottega 53

Château d'Estoublon, Fontvieille

About: Located at the foot of the Alpilles mountain range since 1489, Château d'Estoublon is one of the great estates of the Baux-de-Provence region. On the south-facing limestone foothills, the 18-hectare vineyard includes many grape varieties, including Grenache, Syrah, Cabernet-Sauvignon, Mourvèdre, Roussane and Marsanne.

Chic and glamorous or country and relaxed, the Château d'Estoublon is the perfect setting for a wedding in total luxurious intimacy. Available for private hire, the twenty-two rooms, ten bedrooms and suites are yours to enjoy, with top-of-the-range facilities and 200 hectares of olive groves and vineyards to explore.

Location: Route de Maussane, 13990 Fontvieille, France

Capacity: 250

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Chateau La Coste | Planning: WEP in Provence | Photographer: Stepan Vrzala
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Chateau La Coste | Planning: WEP in Provence | Photographer: Stepan Vrzala

Château La Coste, Le Puy-Sainte-Réparade

About: With its vineyards, art, architecture and stunning Provençal landscapes, Château La Coste is an ideal venue for a truly unforgettable wedding. Spanning some 200 hectares, the château boasts a wealth of history, including a wine-making tradition which dates back to Roman times, in a remarkable setting featuring cypresses, stone pines, olive trees and oak.

Location: 2750 Route De La Cride, 13610 Le Puy-Sainte-Réparade

Capacity: 120


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