When planning a romantic trip, France is the perfect place to find some of the most picturesque locations. If you look in the right places, you will find plenty of options from lavish châteaux to intimate boutique hotels with countryside-cottage charm in France. Take this opportunity to bring your partner with our weekend getaway offer saving up to 35% and go to your favorite hotel. Here is a round-up of some of the best recommendations for a romantic French getaway.
1. Château de Beaulieu et Magnolia Spa, The Originals Relais
Stay in the romantic Château de Beaulieu et Magnolia Spa, The Originals Relais, located in Centre Val De Loire, dating from 1976 and boasting a lovely restaurant and garden, guests will feel truly spoilt.
2. Château du Landel, The Originals Relais
This romantic château in France is situated near the picturesque old town of Rouen. When you are not exploring the surroundings, you can relax in the spa or take a dip in the swimming pool. If you are in Normandy, take a day trip to Rouen or Giverny’s Monet Garden is a must visit place.
3. Relais de Saint-Preuil, The Originals Relais
When choosing a destination, it is a good idea to take note of what attractions are nearby. If you stay at the Relais de Saint-Preuil, The Originals Relais, you will have quick access to some lovely vineyards, making it a great choice for wine-lovers. Staying at this local hotel will make you feel like you are in an authentic gite in France.
4. Les Vignes de la Chapelle, The Originals Relais
Get the most of your romantic getaway in France at Les Vignes de la Chapelle, The Originals Relais. This hotel offers the best of both worlds. Those who want a relaxing trip will appreciate the cozy rooms, the lovely buffet and the opportunity of a massage. If you want something more active, you can try one of the local bike tours.
5. Château de Nieuil, The Originals Relais
The Romantic Château de Nieuil, The Originals Relais was established as the first castle hotel in France, and continues this tradition of hospitality with gourmet cuisine, an inviting swimming pool and facilities for pets. Of course, given its easy access to the town of Angouleme, the Cogarc Museum and a captivating set of gardens, there is plenty to enjoy outside as well.
6. Clos St Eloi, The Originals Relais
An inviting Auvergne Rhone-Alps hotel, will be the perfect place to stay if you want to keep in touch with the natural world. There are multiple natural parks of outstanding beauty nearby: the Livradois-Forez Naural Park, and the mountainous Auvergne Volcanoes Regional Natural Parks. If that is not enough, a trip to the Credogne springs will suit any water-lover.
7. Ar Men Du, The Originals Relais
A charming hotel with a romantic French country cottage feel, Ar Men Du, The Originals Relais is a great choice of seaside holiday for two. Within easy reach of Tahiti beach, the Cabellou headland and the Ile de Raguenez; the hotel offers a Michelin listed restaurant which specialises in local seafood.
8. Clos de Vallombreuse, The Originals Relais
Are you hoping to lose yourself in history? Then perhaps you would like to try the Clos de Vallombreuse, The Originals Relais, one of the most romantic settings that France has to offer. The house itself dates from the nineteenth century, while the nearby commune of Douarnenez and the adjacent Tristan Island have their share of historical sights. Back at this grand manor house, you can enjoy the spa and treatments, not to mention lush sea views.
9. Auberge du Moulin à Vent, The Originals Relais
The affordable, pet friendly Auberge du Moulin à Vent, The Originals Relais in the Centre-Val de Loire of France has all of the intimacy of a gîte for two with just eight bedrooms and lovely home-made meals. If you want to get active, you can try horse-riding and cycling in the nearby park.
10. Domaine des Thômeaux, The Originals Relais
The Domaine des Thômeaux, The Originals Relais boasts a gym for people who want to get active and a spa for those who would rather relax, not to mention homemade cuisine. The local wineries will also appeal to those who follow their taste buds!
11. Château de Perreux, The Originals Relais
While there will always be debate as to which destination is the most romantic château France can offer, the Château de Perreux, The Originals Relais in Centre-Val de Loire is surely a contender. A genuine period château built in the fifteenth century, it provides access to a wide selection of nearby castles and cathedrals. When your tour is finished, you can head back for dinner - there is a different menu every day.
12. Grand Hôtel de Courtoisville Piscine & Spa, The Originals Relais
At the Grand Hôtel de Courtoisville Piscine & Spa, The Originals Relais history buffs will appreciate the opportunity to visit the medieval architecture of Mont Saint Michel or even take a tour on a vintage sailing ship.
13. Le Château de la Roque, The Originals Relais
This romantic château is a picturesque castle dating from the sixteenth century. Despite this vintage, it is a fully up-to-date destination, offering both wellness rooms and a relaxing golf course.