Castle jewel glimmering in the rolling hills of the French Countryside welcoming guests with its luscious gardens, fresh dining and star-studded past.


A SLOW-CHIC EXPERIENCE

Set in a 17th century castle, Château de la Ballue is listed as a historic monument due to the fact the land has been fortified since ancient times. Today, the Château de la Ballue is best known for its ornately styled gardens that have inspired contemporary artists such as Niki de Saint Phalle, Robert Rauschenberg and Antoni Tapies. With topiaries, old trees, and fountains, there is a unique combination of shade and sun that make the gardens such an enticing spot.

Along with wandering the grounds, guests can also enjoy use of the outdoor spa and sauna, the heated outdoor pool, or relax on the deckchairs by the pond. In an effort to retains its authentic historical characteristics, the Château de la Ballue has been carefully renovated and decorated with period furnishings yet still has all the modern amenities and fixtures required. With its stunning gardens, royal-inspired lodgings, it’s no wonder that literary celebrities have enjoyed a trip to Château de la Ballue.

Château de la Ballue is ideal if you’re looking for an elegant base to explore the Emerald Coast. 

Open Year Round

Double rooms start from 210 € per night. Use the calendar to find the rate and availability on a specific date and to book online.


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WE LOVE

  • The Spa. Open to guests of the Château de la Ballue, be treated like a queen with amenities like a jacuzzi and sauna; open in both summer and winter. 
  • Original rooms. Each of the rooms at Château de la Ballue feature a luxurious canopy bed and private bath with their own, unique style. 
  • Breakfast. Served in a 17th century buffet room, this will be a meal you won’t soon forget; indulge in tea, fruit juices, artisanal jams, fresh yogurt, cakes, crêpes, and more.

DON'T MISS

  • Parc des Grands Chenes (+33 (0)6 88 72 73 40). Get your adrenaline racing at this treetop activity course; fun for the entire family.
  • Furrow of Brittany. Near Pontorson, 15km, Norman traditional restaurant - to discover the local traditions.
  • Mont Saint Michel. The site is a world renowned landmark and has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1979 (30 min drive from the castle).

THE BEST BIT

Free access to the gardens. Normally costing €9.50 per person for a tour, guests of the Château de la Ballue can explore for free. The gardens include a maze called the Labyrinth, inspired by drawings by Le Corbusier, which challenges all that enter. There is so much history and beauty contained in the gardens you’ll find them completely mesmerizing. 


NEED TO KNOW

Rooms: 5
Bar: There is a bar at Château de la Ballue and a piano room. 
Restaurant: A breakfast buffet with a local selection of breakfast treats is available in the mornings. The nearby town of Bazouges-La-Pérouse has options for dining during other meal times. Breakfast price is 20EUR for an adult, 10 EUR for children between 10 and 15 and free for children under 10.

Seasonality

Open Year Round

MORE INFO

Rates: Double rooms start from 210 € per night. Use the calendar to benefit from the best rate and availability on a specific date. Book online to get the best offers.
Breakfast cost: 20 EUR per person.

Experiences*

Best For

Cultural exploration, Family holidays, Honeymoons, Luxury stay

Landscape

Countryside, Hills, Remote location

Get Active

Golf, Hiking

Learn

Golf

*Experiences in or near the property


QUALITY LABELS

Slow-Chic HotelsLabel Qualité TourismeChâteaux & Hôtels Collection

Facilities

Swimming Pool, Spa & wellness, Restaurant, Pets Welcome, Free Wi-fi, Bar, BBQ facilities, Hot Tub, Parking, Sauna, Heated outdoor swimming pool
Internet
Free! Wi-Fi is available in the entire property and is free of charge.
Parking
Free! Parking is available onsite and is free of charge.
Pets
Pets are allowed, charges may apply.

Booking & Cancellation policies
Booking & Cancellation policies may vary according to room type and/or in case of special offers.
Please check the room conditions while making your reservation.

LOCATION

La Balue, 35560 Bazouges-la-Pérouse, France - Show map


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