Chateau de Massillan dates back to 1550 when it was owned by Diane de Poitiers, the famous lover of Henry the second. This contemporary boutique hotel is situated near Orange and Avignon just 10 minutes off the 'autoroute de soleil'. Chateau de Massillan is surrounded by world famous vineyards such as Chateau Neuf du Pape, Gigondas, Beaumes de Venise. There are many historical attractions within a 30 minute drive; the Ancient Roman Theatre in Orange (every year in July and August world renown open-air operas are staged), Vaison la Romaine, Pont du Gard, the Gorges de l'Ardeche and the Palace du Papes in Avignon. The wonderful authentic Provencal landscape makes it a perfect place for cycling, hiking, horse riding and canoeing. The 4 airports in easy reach of this Chic Retreat are, Marseille, Monpellier, Avignon and the nearest International airport is Nimes.
Chateau de Massillan has 24 acres of parkland, with a herb garden, a 40 metre long pond, a pine wood and meadows. The restaurant opens out to a very large courtyard which features a contemporary fountain. Opposite the restaurant is a second relaxation area where pre and post dinner drinks are served. To the east of the fountain is the 14m long swimming pool. Chateau de Massillan is an ideal venue for a wedding, celebration or party for up to 70 dinner guests.
The gastronomic restaurant at Chateau de Massillan has an exellent selection of quality Rhone Valley wines which perfectly pair the delicious southern French cuisine. 10 of the owner's favourite wines are available by the glass. The meals are served in the courtyard around the fountain or in the orangery on cooler nights.
The restaurant is closed on Mondays giving guests the chance to try out the excellent local cuisine, there are 3 great restaurants less than 5 km away. Bookings for the hotel's restaurant are essential.
Chateau de Massillan has 13 roomsand suites all individually designed and decorated by Babylon design Ltd. The original features are combined with the highest quality modern furniture, antiques, bed linen and specially designed products such as massive limestone sinks. Many of the bathrooms offer a separate bath and shower. Air conditioning is available in all south facing rooms. The suites have large terraces which open to the courtyard. All of Chateau de Massillan's rooms have beautiful views.
How to get there?
Leave the A7 motorway at junction 19 (Bollène). At the roundabout take the D8
(direction Nyons, Vaison la Romaine). After 1.8km, this road will meet the D994 turn left (still direction Nyons, Vaison la Romaine). After 1.2km turn right on to the
D12 (direction Uchaux). After 6.5km you will arrive in Les Farjons. Turn right into a very narrow road opposite the church. Follow this road for 600m until you see the entrance gate of Château de Massillan.
Nearest Airport: Avignon/Nimes/Marseille.
Distance from Airport: 30minutes/45 minutes/1 hour.
In order to confirm your booking, your credit card will be debited for the amount of the first night without extras (including tax).
Payment must be made with a Visa, Eurocard/Mastercard card.
Our cancellation policy: More than 2 weeks in advance: No charge Between 2 and 1 week in advance: The1 night deposit price Less than 1 week in advance: 100% of the total price Reduction of stay: 100% of the total price
Deposit The first night without add-ons is charged when the booking is made.
On the day of your check-out, you must leave the room/apartment no later than the time shown below. Staying in the room any later than this may result in you being charged an extra night.
Check in time from: 15:00 hrs Check out time: 11:00 hrs
Early check-in: no
Late check-out: no
wine tasting in the world-famous vineyards of Provence
Please note: rates indicate FROM price for the given period and may differ for higher number of visitors. Rates currency is EUR.
Rates at Chateau de Massillan are per room per night. Breakfast is EUR 19 per person. A baby's cot is available at EUR 30 per day and is available in all rooms except the standard rooms. An extra bed for a third person is available in some rooms at EUR 60 per night.
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