Parisian style château in the south of france



frequently asked questions

Do you have ready-made packages?

We want to offer you a tailor-made wedding that looks like you and corresponds to your dreams, so we only establish a personalized quote based on what you need and the level of experience you want to offer your guests.

Can I bring my own alcohol?

We provide all the alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks served at the château. If you want a particular wine or champagne for an event, we will do our best to meet your request.

Can I bring my own caterer?

We have a chef at the chateau who creates menus according to the seasons with quality products, mainly local. It can also offer vegetarian, kosher, world cuisine, etc. menus. If your caterer is close to your heart, we are open to possibly validating him, fees will apply to use our facilities.

Is there a time limit for the dance party?

No ! We are very happy for you to have fun until the end of the night. In order to preserve tranquility for the neighborhood, bass is prohibited and there is a limit of 90 db indoors and 70 db outdoors.

Do you allow fireworks?

Oh yes ! They must be carried out by professionals and duly declared to the proper authorities.

I have already booked my wedding planner, am I obliged to take your organization services?

No, the important thing is that you are comfortable with the person in charge. We are nevertheless present during the event, because we know the places perfectly and collaborate upstream to prepare everything, so we have coordination costs.

Do you tax service providers?

We work exclusively with high-end service providers, accustomed to working at the castle and are open to integrating new ones, we nevertheless wish to validate them individually.

Do you have a list of service providers that you provide to us?

Once your date is secured and our wedding planner and scenographer service is reserved, we put you in touch with service providers available on your wedding day and corresponding to the style you are looking for. We will have contacted them beforehand and you will only have to finalize the contracts, with our help if necessary, if they suit you.

Is there a minimum spending budget for alcohol or meals?

No, we adapt to your requests, but we are uncompromising on a quality offer for your guests, both in terms of presentation, quantity and service. We offer many simpler options such as; barbecue, castle wood-fired pizza evening, pancake party, etc., for other weekend meals, but we do not neglect the neat aspect of these services.

Is it cheaper to book in the off season or on weekdays?

We offer the same quality of service and the same castle throughout the year, so the price remains unchanged. However, choosing the low season or mid-week can have advantages for you and your guests, in terms of price and availability for certain vendors or for plane tickets.

How many guests can you accommodate?

We can celebrate weddings outside and have no space limit. If you wish to use our reception rooms, in case of rain, they measure respectively 87 and 93m2 which can go up to 120 guests, in the largest. It will therefore be necessary to provide a marquee, in case of rain, if you exceed this number.

How many beds do you have?

We have 62 beds in the castle and can also provide glamping-type accommodation (cotton canvas tent and top-of-the-range bedding). In addition, there are several B&Bs and hotels nearby that can accommodate your guests.

Will we have exclusive use of the castle?

We only celebrate one event at a time. We have 62 beds, if you want there to be no other guests than you, these must be reserved in full.

Do my guests have access to all the activities of the castle and the swimming pool?

Yes of course ! The swimming pool is closed from 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. for security reasons. It is protected by a perimeter alarm which is triggered if a person enters the area.

Are the parks lit?

Yes, we have high end lighting in both parks, for the facades, the most beautiful trees, the parking lot and last but not least we offer a fairy lights sky of 180m2 as well as large crystal chandeliers in the park - they are included in the rental price.

Is the furniture (tables and chairs) included?

We believe that, like you, each wedding is unique and we don't want weddings that look alike, so we prefer to work with furniture rental companies who can meet your dreams.

Can we organize a secular or religious ceremony in the park or the chapel?

Yes with pleasure. We do not charge extra for this.

How long before the wedding should I book?

As soon as you have a crush on the castle! Do not hesitate to contact us even for a last minute request, we are able to organize things in record time!

Do you arrange a shuttle for guests?

Yes on request and with supplement, we organize a shuttle which picks up your guests and brings them back.

I have to cancel my event, will I be reimbursed?

Unfortunately, our events are non-cancellable and non-refundable. Under certain conditions and with fees, the event can be postponed.

How much deposit do you require to book?

To secure your date and validate the contract, we ask for 50% upon reservation and 50% no later than 6 months before the event.

Should I take out insurance?

Yes, event organizer insurance is mandatory, we have negotiated a contract that protects you well, if you wish.

Is cleaning included?

Oh yes, the last thing we want you to do the day after your wedding is clean up !

What is the color of Henry IV's white horse?

White of course! If you have reached this question, it is because we have made you want to celebrate your wedding at Château Saint-Joseph! Don't hesitate any longer, contact us and let's talk about your dream wedding!

Let's make something beautiful