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Imagine staying in a castle with 1,000 years of history in France! One of France's most eye-catching Airbnb listings is Château de la Flocellière, located 5 miles from Puy du Fou. Here one will feel like one has been transported back in time to a Disney movie like Beauty and the Beast. Paris may be the most popular destination in France with its architecture and setting, making it one of the most romantic in the world. But France is also full of other must-visit destinations.


Another great accommodation idea is to stay in unique French treehouse accommodation and wooden castles in the French countryside. France is a timeless destination and is just made for a rewarding getaway holiday. It is a land full of innumerable castles - some of which are open as B&Bs and boutique hotels.

Château De La Flocellière - The 1,000 Year Castle B&B

The castle, Château de la Flocellière, is located next to a charming little market town. Try not to have the opening song to Beauty and the Beast, "Belle," ringing in one's head.

"Little town, it's a quiet village, every day like the one before. Little town, full of little people waking up to say. Bonjour! Bonjour!."

Château de la Flocellière is a private castle that sports a magnificent medieval keep and a wing from the former orangery. It is set about by hundred years old trees and stunningly beautiful French gardens.

  • First Mentioned: In the 11th Century.

Dine in the medieval dining room. In the winter, kick back and sit by the fireplace or wander around the colorful garden in the spring. Bring along a pet for an extra 10 Euros or $11.00.

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Accommodation In Main Part Of The Castle

Book a room in the castle and feel like royalty. Have an overnight stay in the castle's five double rooms bedrooms with a capacity for nine guests. Enjoy a dinner served in the traditional French way. Guests are also invited to use the sitting rooms, the library, the billiard, and some other spaces in and around the castle.

  • Bedrooms: 3 Double Rooms And 2 Suites
  • Bathrooms: 3 Spacious Bathrooms
  • Cost: $230 to $440 Per Night
  • Suite: Can Sleep 3 or 4 People
  • Additional Bed: $40
  • Dinner: $65 Per Person

Accommodation in the main part of the castle includes:

  • The Marquise Suite: Has A 140 x 190 cm French Bed
  • General Bonnamy Suite: For 2-4 Persons And Has A View of The French Garden
  • Chambre Prestige Baronne Alquier: For 2 Persons
  • Rene de Surgeres or Hillerin: For 2-4 Persons With 2 King-Size Beds or Twin Beds
  • Eveche Double Room: For 2 Persons + Child (King-Size Bed and Sofa)

The medieval tower is available for rent and is ideal for a family or group of around 10 and is listed on Airbnb.

  • Cost: $857 Per Night

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The Castles Gites And Furnished Out-Buildings

In total, the castle can hostel around 100 people with its annex buildings, including some dormitory-style accommodation. Some rooms can be booked separately, or whole builds of the castle complex can be booked for groups.

Furnished Out-Buildings:

  • Le Donjon: For ten people
  • Le Pavillon: For 12 people (10 adults, two children)
  • Le Logis: For 15 people

There are three guest houses outside the main castle available for rent that sleeps between 10 and 15 people. Additionally, there are two flats on the first floor that sleep between two and four people.

Planning One's Visit Of The Château De La Flocellière

The castle is open to guests from April and November. It is close to the city of Nantes and not far from the region of Brittany.

It is easy to reach by train. There is a direct TGV speed train from Roissy CDG Airport or from Paris Montparnasse railway station to Angers. From there, take the shuttle or taxi.

  • Season: April Through November

If coming by car, it's a 380-kilometer or 235-mile drive from Paris down the motorway A11. See the directions on their website.

Facilities include the kitchen, Wifi, free parking at the premises, a shared pool, TV, a washer & dryer, and TVs. Sleep in the four-poster or column beds and relax in the high-quality of the castle's beds for a refreshing night's sleep.