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An exceptional venue for exceptional events

Would you like to celebrate the happiest day of your life in an exceptional setting? Look no further than Château d'Ainay le Vieil! A fortified castle built in the thirteenth century, the Château d'Ainay le Vieil will enhance your special event with its towers, moat, guardhouse and parapet walk. Combining a flamboyant Gothic style with Renaissance inspiration, you'll be delighted to celebrate your union in the heart of its dwellings and residence!

The reception hall and the castle

La Salle des Archersis a 17th-century vaulted room on the left as you enter the courtyard, opposite the facade of the Renaissance Logis, which is illuminated in the evening.

Its surface area is 207 m2covered in part with short-pile carpeting, and in part with a 5×8 m wooden floor serving as a dance floor.

According to standards, it can accommodate 200 seated guests for meetings, seminars, conferences, concerts, receptions, weddings, cocktails, etc...

Several options are available: reserve additional space for a tent or stage in the château courtyard or park, install lighting, take a guided tour of the château for guests only...

Rental prices from €1850. Contact us for more information.

Wedding photography: €200 package for all exteriors: gardens, park and courtyard.

Download the 2024 Château rental rates brochure.

Download the 2024 price list for an all-inclusive wedding at the château.

Download the 2025 Château rental rates brochure.

Download the furniture rental rates brochure.

Rental prices for a seminar or event. Contact us for a quote.

Download the seminar services brochure.

* The photos shown are examples of how the premises are used.

The Park and Gardens

The Roseraie and the Chartreuses are accessible until nightfall for the guests of the reception.

This majestic and enchanting setting is the ideal setting to celebrate a unique event. Ainay-le-Vieil is an intimate and prestigious place to celebrate your special events.

In practice...

Château d'Ainay-le-Vieil offers...

Free parking

And even spaces for electric vehicles...

Exclusive access

In some parts of the park, even after the park is closed to the public...

State of mind

The decor is spiced up with vintage objects discovered in the castle or found in the region...

Check in / Chek out

Arrival between 15:00 and 19:00
Departure until 12 noon.

Wedding or reception cancellation

As a matter of policy, if you wish to postpone the wedding we will sign a document together stating that we are indeed postponing the wedding to a later date chosen jointly and under the same conditions as those that were predefined at the beginning. 

If you decide to cancel less than 3 months before the scheduled date, the deposit will not be refunded. But if you cancel for reasons beyond your control (such as Covid), we will of course refund your deposit in full. 

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