The Castelnau is perched high on a hilltop, surrounded by countryside, in beautiful Gascony, South West France. It is the perfect setting for a unique wedding experience; 3 days of celebrations within the walls of this historic stronghold.
Here is a French wedding venue that offers freedom to create your wedding, your way, where the only limits are your own imagination. Stroll the streets and wander between the houses in your very own village, where every inhabitant is your guest.
With a scenic landscape taking you back to medieval times, The Castelnau is more than just a 12th Century Wedding Village. It’s for your provate hire for family gatherings, group and business retreats, your holiday village fo rup to 80 guests onsite.
The Castelnau is a real fortified village dating from 1143 AC – sleeping 80 guests within 16 carefully renovated houses. Able to host up to 200 guests, this special wedding venue allows the possibility to bring all your friends and family together and leave the outside world behind for a few precious days. To get married here, inside these ancient stone walls, promises to be the best time of your lives, making memories that will endure a lifetime.
As this 12th Century Wedding Village we aim high at what we provide.
Your wedding is about bringing the people you love most in the world together to share the most precious of moments. At the Castelnau, you are guaranteed an exceptional setting for your celebrations and a true sense of community. With 16 uniquely designed houses perfect for families large and small and all your groups of friends, there is more than enough space for all your guests to enjoy becoming the residents of this village!
Surrounded by acres of rolling fields, the Castelnau is the ideal setting for your dream wedding in a rural, French countryside location. Make the most of the truly breath-taking views with an outdoor ceremony, cocktails and canapés on the terrace, a giant outdoor BBQ, and garden games on the lawn.
This 12th Century Wedding Village, internationally renown as The Castelnau, is the perfect setting for any event that seeks a breathtaking experience immersed in privacy and fresh air.
The west side of the 17th century Monumental Stables (National Heritage) has been beautifully renovated into an incredible space for eating and entertaining – a large vaulted reception hall of 180sqm. It can comfortably seat 150 + guests for dinner leading out on to a huge terrace with stunning views which can hold a further 200 seated diners.
In the centre of the Castelnau there is a 13th Century church, carefully renovated, with a seated capacity of up to 180. Religious ceremonies are welcomed, permission must be sought from the local Parish and English and French speaking priests are possible.
Banquet hall, indoor and outdoor spaces, catering and decorative services, and our very own Church, at this 12th Century Wedding Village you’ll find everything you wish for.
Over the course of a wedding weekend, the dining and drinking will be an important part of your celebrations. We are proud to suggest our handpicked partners that will be presented to you by the Village Manager assigned for your wedding weekend. Partners that go above and beyond to serve inventive seasonal cuisine, with the experience and energy to feed up to 200 hungry guests.
From canapés to spit roasts, Gala dinners to interactive food festivals, our suggestions for catering partners will work closely with you to create bespoke menus to satisfy all your culinary wishes.
We and our Village Managers welcome all your questions. Please enquire below.
Catering is a big deal when it comes to private events and we take our services seriously. At The Castelnau, our 12th Century Wedding Village is an experience without compare as we guarantee to personalise everything towards your highest expectations.
The Castelnau is proud to partner with a handpicked selection of event planners that will be presented to you by the Village Manager assigned to your wedding.
We insure that we will help you find the perfect match for your event, as each of our partners display experienced team that have been organising seamless events at the village for many years. Whatever your choice they will wholeheartedly ensure that your wedding weekend unfolds just as you wish it, so that you do not have to worry about anything and can relax with your friends and family.
Any of these friendly teams will make the planning of your big event easy, offering the very best of suppliers for you to choose between and the ability to adapt to every bespoke request you may imagine. With the endless possibilities the village can offer you, our Wedding Planning partners will guide you through the process, ensure that your staff needs are covered and that your budget is met.
Here, at our 12th Century Wedding Village, we can do wedding planning as well.