- Château de Bagnols is a stunning boutique hotel located in the heart of the Beaujolais. Dating back to the 13th century, Château de Bagnols has a long and intriguing history, and is a place of true comfort and peace, with stunning gardens.
- Château de Bagnols is one of France’s architectural treasures. This listed and historic building dates back to the 13th Century. Original features still remain, its moats, surrounding walls, towers and golden stones highlight its majestic past and transport you back in time.
- Surrounded by vines and set amid splendid French style gardens, the château offers exceptional facilities: a roman pool, a beautiful restaurant and stunning reception rooms.
- Why not take a hot air balloon ride at sunset and take in the stunning scenery that Beaujolais has to offer.
- The restaurant is overseen by Michelin trained Jean Alexandre Ouaratta, be sure to indulge in his sublime tasting menu.
- Each room is individually styled and is named after people who once lived there or who had some connection to the families who lived there.
- No trip to Beaujolais is complete without tasting the regions famous wines!.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
An 18-hole course among the vines! The course is pleasant to play and in terms of technique, and is accessible to all levels. There are lateral water obstacles at 8 holes, the greens are vast and the surfaces well-tended. Thanks to the drainage and the hilly terrain, you can play all winter on the summer tees and greens. 20 Km north of Lyon, the countryside surrounding the golf course offers players a view of valleys with rows of vines and golden stone villages.
At a height of 600 m, Au fil des Arbres offers 8 adventure trails for everyone aged 3 and over! And why not… at the heart of a splendid forest of Douglas pines, experience a moment in nature with us!
The Beaujolais des Pierres Dorées area boasts close to 1,200 km of marked hiking trails. These tours can be adapted to your level of fitness and projects. They have been chosen for their interest in terms of heritage and scenery. Trail markers are regularly maintained in partnership with the Departmental Council of the Rhône region and local associations to ensure that all walks and hikes are safe. Maps are available at the Beaujolais des Pierres Dorées Tourist Information Office.
The Beaujolais vineyard is famous worldwide and boasts an infinite number of treasures and flavours. And the Beaujolais tourist wine route, which includes 12 appellations, will teach you all there is to know about its heritage, wines and landscapes: the prestigious crus, the bell towers in Beaujolais Villages, the sun-drenched Beaujolais slopes and the picturesque villages in the Pierres Dorées area…
The Beaujolais region is a subtle blend of soils, grape varieties and people. It is the full and magical expression of a terroir. The “most sensual of vineyards” extends over 17,324 hectares along a strip of land 10 to 15 kilometres wide and 50 kilometres long, that winds from Mâcon in the north to Lyon in the south along the hilly slopes of the Monts du Beaujolais which rise to an altitude of 700 to 1,000 m.
Unique in Europe, the first park devoted to wine and the vine! Whether with family or friends, expert or novice, Hameau Dubœuf invites you to a magical world dedicated to wine and the vine! Extending over 30,000 m2 at the heart of Beaujolais, it will offer a fun and original presentation of all the secrets of our vineyards, their origins, their locations and their techniques.
Discover all the specialities in a magnificent setting with breath-taking views over the Beaujolais. Enjoy a free tasting of numerous Beaujolais wines produced here. They are set apart thanks to the BIO label which characterises the wines produced by the vines grown by the family under organic farming conditions.
With its museum, botanical garden, and geological trail, the Espace Pierres Folles invites you to embark on a trip through time, in the very heart of Beaujolais des Pierres Dorées country. It is scheduled to become a Geopark in 2017/2018.
Located in the very heart of Villefranche-sur-Saône, the municipal Paul-Dini museum invites you to discover a comprehensive overview of paintings from the Rhône-Alpes region, from 1865 to the present.
Lac des Sapins (fir tree lake) in Beaujolais Vert, is a lake that is popular with walkers, bathers and fishermen alike. As for sporting enthusiasts, they are spoilt for choice: sailing, paintball, the Forêt de l’Aventure acrobatic forest trail, horse riding, hiking, cycling and more. Also on site: walks and on-land GPS-assisted games with the GPTO Mission and in pedal boats with the Pedal Boat Mission, electrically assisted bicycles, tree houses, Segways and the largest natural biological swimming pond in Europe.
Famili Top® is an original way to enjoy a family walk. Discover 5 villages of the Rhône and their heritage. This life-size paper chase, taking around an hour and a half to two hours to complete, will introduce you to Beaujeu, Le Bois d’Oingt, Mornant, Saint-Symphorien-sur-Coise and Claveisolles.
Château de Bagnols is a stunning boutique hotel located in the heart of the Beaujolais. Dating back to the 13th century, Château de Bagnols has a long and intriguing history, and is a place of true comfort and peace, with stunning gardens. Château de Bagnols is one of France’s architectural treasures. This listed and historic building dates back to the 13th Century. Original features still remain, its moats, surrounding walls, towers and golden stones highlight its majestic past and transport you back in time. Surrounded by vines and set amid splendid French style gardens, the château offers exceptional facilities: a roman pool, a beautiful restaurant and stunning reception rooms.
Each of the rooms is designed with a stylish grand feel only accomplished by an original French castle. They are all named after either people who once lived there or who had some connection to the families who lived there, keeping the history alive. The hotel seamlessly blends 13th Century features with 21st Century luxury.
Chateau de Bagnols has 21 individually styled bedrooms all names after people who lived at the house or had connection with the families who lived here. Special occasion? Then be sure to book the signature suite Lady Hamlyn this magnificent suite measure 140sqm has its own private terrace with views over the gardens, original fire places and a private dining room.
The very essence of Bagnols, a stunning collection of unique apartments situated in the main building of the Château, each offering the opportunity to experience a part of the history. Walls richly decorated with XII to XVIII murals, four-poster beds, stylish furniture, decorative fireplaces and marble bathrooms, the immersion is total and the experience unique.
Transformed by the skilful hands of architect Albert Constantin, the huge golden stone building, formerly the Château cellar, is now home to an unusual set of suites with curved lines evoking the ancient barrels, a successful marriage of contemporary design and the spirit of Bagnols. Understated and luxurious furniture, pastel palettes, huge bathrooms and a soothing design featuring predominantly wood and golden stone.
In the spacious outbuildings of the Château, between the vast inner courtyard and the rolling hills that surround them, a group of rooms in the purest historic style with hints of nature. Among these, the famous Lady Hamlyn suite, the apartment of the eponymous and iconic former owner of the property, which has been converted into a spectacular duplex.
Within the age-old walls of the Château de Bagnols drifts a very present-day aroma, straight from the kitchens of Jean-Alexandre Ouaratta, whose talent was honed in the finest restaurants before being consecrated at this historic property. As dependable as the solidness of the setting, as creative as the inspiration of the ambience, the chef, together with the mastery of an accomplished artisan, takes the gastronomic to the ‘bistronomic’, making restaurant 1217 a new and vibrant experience.
It is better to shine than just to twinkle. These were the words of Thomas of Aquin, contemporary of the Château’s creation, the year of which, 1217, gives the restaurant its name, and confirm his key role in the Bagnols experience today. Shining bright, the cuisine of Jean Alexandre Ouaratta, our recently Michelin-starred Chef, uses simplicity and colour, love of the produce and the terroir, revisited with a seasonal vibrancy which transcends decor and gastronomy as we know it. A pure pleasure of discovery in the majestic Salle des Gardes or on the panoramic terrace which dominates the region of the Pierres Dorées.
What could be more natural at the Château de Bagnols than to offer a timeless pause? Combining the serenity of a place of history with the most cutting-edge technicality of the brands and equipment, it offers its hosts and urban guest seeking well-being moments of pure pleasure. Beauty, fitness, relaxation, welcome to the Château.
The peaceful ambience stemming from the surrounding countryside, the calm interior of the Château, so conducive to introspection, the harmonious balance of an age-old site whose history continues daily to be written, make the Château de Bagnols a perfect destination for an hour, a day, or a peaceful break. With the cutting edge expertise of the Sothys brand, the range of treatments is provided by an attentive professional team.
A space dedicated to fitness is where you’ll find the latest Technogym cutting-edge sporting technology. The Château de Bagnols is not only a place of culture but also of physicality. Unless you prefer a morning run among the vines!