Just Imagine Your Dream Holiday ……. Make it Happen at Chateau Colombier.

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Last updated: 09/01/2016
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Here you’ll find the character of an old country house but with all the modern comforts you expect nowadays. It’s plenty big enough for an extended family celebration or for a group of friends holidaying together.

The success of a holiday for a large group depends very much on the choice of venue and Chateau Colombier is ideal. We have spacious bedrooms with en-suite shower rooms, many reception areas and extensive gardens so there are always plenty of private areas inside or out to find a quiet spot to relax.

Do you have a special occasion to celebrate? How about holding your Party in Provence? You can book rooms, apartments, or the whole Chateau. We will work with you to ensure that everything is in place so that you all have maximum fun with minimum hassle. It’s a great place for a reunion, or for an extended family get-together where everybody has space to spread out. Come for a couple of nights, a long weekend, a week or more.

We can cater for up to 16 guests having 7 bedrooms (4 ensuite), 1 shower room plus 3 bathrooms. Fully equipped kitchen, separate breakfast room,elegant dining room for 12 people, library, family room, 'chill out' room and self-contained studio/gite for guests with limited moiblity. Outside we have a walled garden housing our 10 x 4m swiiming pool with paddling area, integrated jacuzzi and wave machine.

You can relax outside in our landscaped grounds with paths, paved areas, terraces and raised beds containing a wide collection of aromatic plants, climbing roses and leafy vines.

Restaurant (La Charette Bleue) & local bread shop - 500m
Local shops - 4km
Nyons (small market town) - 8 km - where you have a supermarket, butcher, cinema, hairdresser, doctor, dentist, chemist, bank (including a cashpoint). Several restaurants from creperie/pizzeria, traditional menus through to a la carte restaurants with traditional menus.

5 places to shop
Bread and cakes - (organic) and basics from the Pain d'epi
Bakers in Condorcet village / Aubres village (best croissant and pain au chocolat)
Meat - Butchers in the old square in Nyons
Fish - trout from the fish farm at St Ferreol Trente Pas. Catch your own if you like and fish stalls on Nyons Market, Thursdays
Cheese - cheese stalls in the market (organic cheeses from the baker just to the right of the SHOPI supermarket in Nyons town centre)
Fruit and veg - Nyons market & La Domaine des Arches – Farm shop, local produce, just outside Mirabel aux Baronnies.

Local markets
Monday - La Motte Chalancon (July and August)
Tuesday - Crest, Grignan, Vaison
Wednesday - Buis les Baronnies, Remuzat
Thursday - Nyons
Friday - Dieulefit, Taulignan, Visan
Saturday - Buis les Baronnies, Montbrun les Bains

Wine tasting
There are several vineyards locally - hosts are very welcoming and a visit is a must for visitors who enjoy their wine! (Further details available on our blog.)

See the vultures at Remuzat.
Visit the Maison des Vautors in Remuzat for video shows and more information (and to see Sebastian's wood carving).
Vaison la Romaine - visit the medieval old town, the Roman amphitheatre and museum - market day Tuesday,
Nyons - visit the local town - market day Thursday – a must. 9.00 till 1.00. - visit the old squares the old town & there are loads of restaurants and cafes to watch the world go by - great art-house cinema.
Grignon - Visit the chateau of Madame de Sevigny - there are stunning roses (May).
Brantes - artist perched village overlooking Mont Ventoux - good restaurant just outside - excellent ice-cream in a café within the village.
Dieuliefit and le Poet Laval - Dieulefit for pottery - Le Poet Laval – a Knights Templar fortress.
Domaine Rocheville (10mins) on the outskirts of Nyons, direction Montelimar
Lavender distilleries in Nyons (under 10 mins) or St Jalles (under 15 mins)
Classical and ancient heritage - Vaison (30 mins) is your first stop for things Roman: its ampitheatre and its museums.
Further afield you have Orange (60mins), Nimes (90mins) , the Pont du Gard (90 mins) and Arles (120 mins)

Cycling – including Cycle up (or down) Mont Ventoux (80 mins)
Kayaks and canoeing; at Saillans on the river Drome (90 minutes drive from Le Colombier); or kayaks on the Ardeche (100 mins) or the Pont du Gard (90mins)
Rock climbing in Condorcet (go to the trout farm – minutes away) , and the iron walkways (via ferrata) (120 mins)
Paragliding Buis les Baronnies (30mins)
Walking – from the gentle to the extreme
Lakes at Cornillon (90mins) – lots of trees, parking bays, and picnic benches – with a great adult outdoor fitness circuit, complete with little signs showing you how to use the equipment.
Quad bikes – from age 16; for hire at Aubres (10mins) Also day and overnight trips.
Hang gliding instruction at Mevouillon (50 mins)

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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House

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  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms



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Autumn 2016
Sep 3 - Dec 18, 2016
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Christmas/New Year 2016-2017
Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2017
2 night min stay
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