Top French Chateau (Castle) Hotels

Chateau de Balazuc
••• Chateau de Balazuc Courtyard. Olivier Perrot

Live like true royalty during your next visit to France. This country, with its rich history of elegant architecture features many castles that are open for overnight guests. As elegant as that sounds, some of these château hotels aren't insanely expensive. All the châteaux on this list of top French castle hotels bring guests a taste of the good life in old fashioned style and atmosphere. I have listed the château hotels geographically, from the north to the south of France, so if you’re doing a long drive, you could take in most of them!

Edited by Mary Anne Evans