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Auvergne Chateau Equestrian Escape

Accommodations for Auvergne Chateau Equestrian Escape

This is a stationary ride so you will be staying at the same accommodation each night.

The handsome chateau dates back to 1836 and has glorious views over its 100 acre estate from a position of sublime rural tranquility. Its hilltop position offers wonderful views of the estate's 100 acres including the lake, forests and fields. From its southern exposure, the terrace provides views of the estate and farmlands, church towers and the traditional bocage.
Large, flower-filled terracotta pots along the terrace enhance the area, making it the perfect place for enjoying a refreshing drink or meal.
There are common areas if you need to unwind including, a lounge, a billiard room if you feel in the mood, a hammam and a heated pool (open from June to September) over by the orchard and kitchen garden. The swimming pool is open from June to September.
Wi-Fi is available at the property. There is no laundry service.

Room Options
The Chateau offers 5 room categories: Pavilion, Standard, Comfort, Superior and Deluxe.

The regular package includes the Superior room category, which we are happy to upgrade to a deluxe category or downgrade to a "Standard" or "Comfort" level.
There are a total of 19 rooms, of which there are 16 in the Chateaux and 3 in the Pavilion.
Each room features a bath or shower, free WiFi Internet access, a flat-screen TV, a mini-bar and a reversible air-conditioning system.

Pavilion Room (13-22 sq.m)
Our Garden Pavilion rooms (next to the Château) are furnished in typical country residence style. They are located on the ground floor and lead out directly onto the gardens. These rooms are ideal for guests with pets, and are also popular for their accessibility and direct access to the grounds. Can fit up to 3 guests. Double bed (standard or king) or 2 twin beds.

Standard Room (13-22 sq.m)

Our Standard rooms are furnished in typical country residence style. They are north-facing and offer a view of the horse training tracks. Can fit up to 3 guests. Double bed (standard or king) or 2 twin beds.

Comfort Room (16-26 sq.m)
Our Comfort rooms are south or north-facing and offer a panoramic view over either the Bourbonnais woodlands or the horse training tracks. Can fit up to 3 guests. King bed or 2 twin beds.

Superior Room (22-27 sq.m)

Our Superior rooms are south or north-facing and offer a panoramic view over either the Bourbonnais woodlands or the horse training tracks. Can fit up to 3 guests. King bed or 2 twin beds (1 single and 1 king-size double).

Deluxe Room (35 sq.m)

Our Luxury room is the Château's flagship room and is ideally situated at the end of the main building's west wing. It boasts views from three sides (south, west and north) and overlooks the magnificent Bourbonnais woodlands. It features a bath, free WiFi Internet access, a flat-screen TV, a mini-bar, a courtesy tray and a reversible air-conditioning system. Can fit up to 3 guests. King bed.

All meals are included in this trip. The regular package includes standard evening meals with some of the dinners being of the "gourmet" category with 5 courses.
Meals are served in the hunter's dining room, the more intimate Directoire Salon, or outside, on the inviting terrace.

A gourmet restaurant with roots deep in the Bourbonnaise tradition offers local cuisine with produce from the chateau's own vegetable gardens, neighboring farms, or local markets. The Chateau's garden grows numerous plants and aromatic herbs and those elements are at the heart of the cuisine offered. Meat, fish and vegetables are all enhanced by a clever association of herbs and plants. The chef, Cedric Denaux will ravish your senses with an inventive cooking. Priority is given to locally sourced and seasonal ingredients while making sure the resources remain available for future generations.

There is also an excellent wine cellar and wine menu (drinks not included).

Breakfast with home made jams , pastries and bread, is served from 7.30 to 10.00 in the breakfast room. If you prefer more privacy, it can also be served in your room. 
Lunch is served from 12.00 to 1.30 and dinner from 7.00 to 9.00.

This trip includes and can accommodate special dietary requests.

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Auvergne Chateau Equestrian Escape
Tour Code: IT-FRSRYG
6 days / 5 nights ~$1,685.00
Dates : February to December

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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Season Seasons  Min / MaxReserve
B 2022 04/08 - 06/30 6d / 5n 6 days, AP - Mid 2 /6 Reserve
A 2022 07/01 - 09/18 6d / 5n 6 days, AP - High 2 /6 Reserve
B 2022 09/19 - 10/01 6d / 5n 6 days, AP - Mid 2 /6 Reserve
B 2022 10/22 - 11/06 6d / 5n 6 days, AP - Mid 2 /6 Reserve
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Tack: French trekking, English
Horses: English Thoroughbred, French Saddle Ho...
Pace: All paces according to riding level

Airport: Clermont-Ferrand
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