Château Royal de Saint Saturnin

Magnificent place of interest in Auvergne

With 360° views of the Volcano Natural Park and the Monne valley, overlooking the village from which it takes its name and opposite the Romanesque church, this 13th century fortress was transformed into a seignior’s residence in the 15th and 16th centuries. The last direct descendants of the founders were Queen Catherine de Médicis and her daughter Marguerite de Valois, who gave the château to the future King Louis XIII in 1605. It is a haven of peace bathed in history and today welcomes you to its charming and extremely comfortable guest accommodation comprised of 3 suites, 2 rooms and a 4 ha of grounds. Take advantage of our summer kitchen to prepare your picnics to enjoy in our gardens, in the heart of a remarkable site.

Accommodation and rates

Our rooms in the castle

  • We welcome a maximum of two different families and 10 people.
    We have five rooms, located in the medieval main building and the Renaissance wing. This allows for many combinations and the possibility to "rest" the rooms between bookings, if necessary.
    We favour charm, authenticity, calm and space. All the bathrooms are recent and very comfortable, with independent toilets, but they fit perfectly in very old places. Our guests have access to the gardens -Renaissance garden, large regular garden, small enclosed gardens.

Prices

  • From 1 April to 15 July and from 1 September to 14 November :
    €295/night for 1 room or suite for 2 or 3 people, including breakfast
    €370/night for 2 adults and 2 or 3 children, including breakfast (Duchess family suite)

  • From 16 July to 31 August :
    €330/night for 1 room or suite for 2 or 3 people, including breakfast
    €420/night for 2 adults and 2 or 3 children, included breakfast (Duchess family suite)

Exclusive rentals

Privatisation of the guest house, up to 7 adults and 4 children; 1, 2 or 3 rooms or for 5 couples and 5 rooms.

Prices

  • Custom-made quotation

Reception rooms

  • We welcome all types of receptions and events for companies, institutions and associations in our two large rooms in the Renaissance wing.
    Up to 250 people seated and 350 people standing,
    Fully equipped catering area,
    600 m² terrace,
    Additional marquees if required, independent and private parking within the park -150 spaces.

Prices

  • Custom-made quotation

Seminar rooms

  • For a seminar, up to 80 people, we add Wi-Fi, screen, video projector, sound system, etc. according to specific needs. We organise the welcome coffee, breaks and meals with the help of approved caterers. We subcontract all types of entertainment, team-building, including cooking classes.

Prices

  • Custom-made quotation

Catering

Numerous restaurants in the vicinity and within a radius of 20 km, from the simple country bistro to the starred restaurant.
Reservation by us on request.

Activities

Leisure on site

  • Board games
  • Outdoor games for children
  • Access to the château library (housing numerous magazines and books)
  • Guided tour of the castle, offered

Leisure nearby

  • Visit of the medieval village and the Romanesque church of Saint Saturnin,
  • Numerous walks from the castle or surrounding area,
  • Visit of the surrounding castles,
  • Visit to farms producing Saint-Nectaire cheese,
  • Tour of the Romanesque churches,
  • Maison de Gergovie,
  • Funicular to the top of the Puy-de-Dôme,
  • Golf at 27 km,
  • The Michelin adventure and Vulcania.

To know

  • Payment by credit card
  • Reception room
  • Seminar room
  • Welcoming families
  • WIFI
  • Total capacity: 10
  • Seminar / reception room capacity: Up to 80 people / up to 250 people
  • Direct booking free of charge: Yes
  • Breakfast included: Yes
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Expériences à vivre au château

Meeting with history

The château Royal de Saint Saturnin, a historical monument dating from the 13th century and listed since 1889, opens its doors to you for a formula, on reservation, under the sign of culture and heritage. Let yourself be surprised by a room or a bathroom in a medieval tower, a toilet or a shower created in the thickness of the walls. In the evening or during the day, we will personally accompany you on a private tour of over an hour. From the castle to the gardens, we will tell you the history of the place and share with you our passion for the restoration and management of a historic monument.

Romantic break

Let yourself be charmed by our romantic formula, on reservation, and enjoy your stay in our Charles IX suite or in our double Cardinal room, beautifully decorated for your arrival. To make this special moment sparkle, enjoy your half bottle of champagne in your room, in the library or on our terraces. For the romantic stay, we like to make life easier for our guests and offer more flexible hours for the next morning. We serve a hearty breakfast in the dining room and at individual tables for more privacy.

Location

  • A75, south of Clermont-Ferrand, exit n° 5, towards Aydat. Follow D213 for 6 km, as far as the village on the left. In the village, at the war memorial, take rue de la Chantelle, marked residents only. A89, from Bordeaux, exit n° 25, then follow signs for Clermont-Ferrand south as far as the Ventouse pass, then Aydat and Saint Saturnin.