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Chateau de la Barre

Chateau de la Barre is in the Vanssay family since 1404, unbroken lineage. Staying at Chateau de la Barre with Count and Countess de Vanssay is a unique experience of living an aristocratic and authentic French way of life. Luscious fabrics, important antiques in all the rooms, great wine list, elegant “Grand Siecle Dinner”, colourful garden and surroundings, large private parc, and a professional yet warm and personal welcome by the owners themselves, all this have made Chateau de la Barre a unique address for refined travellers.

Experience a Chateau hotel near Paris and Loire Valley France… Chateau de la Barre, less than 2 hours from Paris, is perfectly located for visiting Chenonceau, Chambord, Amboise and the other Loire Valley chateaux.

There is no better way to royally experience the castles of the Valley of the kings than as guests at this privately owned boutique hotel, home to the family of Count and Countess de Vanssay for more than 610 years.

This luxury chateau hotel with its 100 acre private park, its romantic gardens surrounded by XVIth century fortifications, its family chapel, its magnificent collection of antiques, oil paintings and tapestries.

Its prestigious rooms without compromise on the best modern comfort, the delicious and elegant dinners with traditional French gastronomy and a great selection of the best French wines make this very exclusive place a highlight when you travel to France.

A warm and personalized welcome will make you feel like friends of Comte and Comtesse de Vanssay. Guy, the 20th Count de Vanssay, will give you a tour of the Chateau and Marnie (she is Anglo American) will meet you in the drawing room for tea and provide you with an introduction to our region, orienting you towards the sights and activities most interesting for you.

Marnie, via her travel agency Countess Connections and its wealth of information and access to hidden gems, can assist you in organizing not only your stay in the Loire Valley but also your travels in France and Europe. Guy is also a wine expert and will help you choose the nectar of your dreams.

Welcome

Château de la Barre

Chateau de la Barre is in the Vanssay family since 1404, unbroken lineage. Staying at Chateau de la Barre with Count and Countess de Vanssay is a unique experience of living an aristocratic and authentic French way of life. Luscious fabrics, important antiques in all the rooms, great wine list, elegant“Grand Siecle Dinner”, colorful garden and surrounding, large private parc, and a professional yet warm and personal welcome by the owners themselves, all this have made Chateau de la Barre a unique address for refined travelers.

Experience a Chateau hotel near Paris and Loire Valley France… Chateau de la Barre, less than 2 hours from Paris, is perfectly located for visiting Chenonceau, Chambord, Amboise and the other Loire Valley chateaux. There is no better way to royally experience the castles of the Valley of the kings than as guests at this privately owned boutique hotel, home to the family of Count and Countess de Vanssay for more than 610 years.

This luxury chateau hotel with its 100 acre private park, its romantic gardens surrounded by XVIth century fortifications, its family chapel, its magnificent collection of antiques, oil paintings and tapestries, its prestigious rooms without compromise on the best modern comfort, the delicious and elegant dinners with traditional French gastronomy and a great selection of the best French wines make this very exclusive place a highlight when you travel to France.

A warm and personalized welcome will make you feel like friends of Comte and Comtesse de Vanssay. Guy, the 20th Count de Vanssay, will give you a tour of the Chateau and Marnie (she is Anglo American) will meet you in the drawing room for tea and provide you with an introduction to our region, orienting you towards the sights and activities most interesting for you. Guy is also a wine expert and will help you choose the nectar of your dreams. Marnie, via her travel agency Countess Connections and its wealth of information and access to hidden gems, can assist you in organizing not only your stay in the Loire Valley but also your travels in France and Europe.

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Accommodation

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Accommodation

Prestigious and family suites, elegant rooms in the Chateau and charming self catering flats in the Cottage.

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On-site

Experiences

On-site

Experiences

Cooking classes, hot air balloon flights, wine tasting, shiatsu and many new experiences in the Chateau.

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Regional

Activities

Regional

Activities

Loire Valley chateaux, local wines, driving on Le Mans circuit, Chartres Cathedral, gardens and other hidden gems…

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The Accommodation

Prestigious and family suites, elegant rooms in the Chateau and charming self catering flats in the Cottage.

Discover

On-site Experiences

Cooking classes, hot air balloon flights, wine tasting, shiatsu and many new experiences in the Chateau.

Discover

Regional Activities

Loire Valley chateaux, local wines, driving on Le Mans circuit, Chartres Cathedral, gardens and other hidden gems…

Discover

Location & Contact

Phone : +33 243 350 017 — Tel : 02 43 35 00 17