Get married in a château

Come and share a very special moment with your guests at the Domaine et Château de Valinches, in the heart of a 15 hectare park located 30 mins from Saint-Etienne and only 1h15 mins from Lyon (France). You will enjoy breathtaking views of the entire estate from the reception areas at your disposal for the celebration of your union, a true haven of peace.
For your vin d’honneur or your cocktail, you have a covered area of 130m² available at the front of the Château for 250 people or more, as well as the beautiful woodland park.
Located in the former Château stables, the 290m² reception room seats up to 180 people. Its configuration, with round tables, allows you to enjoy a dance floor and benefit from a 45m² stage for the evening’s entertainment.

Your evenings and during the day

In full communication with nature, the Domaine de Valinches promises a cozy setting that will transport you to a totally different world.
During the day, true art of living style combines luxury with relaxation and fun to make your wedding perfect, while in the evening; music, subdued lighting and tinkling laughter will undoubtedly give rhythm to the spirit of the place.
Architectural elements, carefully tended woodlands and complete autonomy will make your wedding a successful event, both for you and your guests; permanently engraved in the collective memory as a lasting souvenir.

At your disposal

  • The 15 hectare park including a lake with pontoon and island, perfect for photo shoots
  • One 290 m² single-level room that includes a 40 m² stage
  • One 130 m² covered outdoor space on the Château’s forecourt with panoramic views
  • Seats up to 180 and 250 standing inside
  • Reduced mobility access
  • Reduced mobility washrooms for both men and women with baby changing table
  • Secure parking with 85 spaces and more
  • One chapel on the edge of the woods
  • 18 round tables, 15 rectangular tables, 200 chairs
  • Accommodation on site for up to 109 people
  • Green space

    surrounded by our bicentennial trees, for the organization of your secular ceremony

  • Possibility to rent on site all the additional equipment desired:

    High bar tables, tablecloths, glassware, tableware, tents, umbrella heaters, benches, arches, vehicles, sound system, lighting, outdoor chairs, etc.


All catering services are integrated within the Domaine:

  • Vin d’honneur or cocktail
  • Table service or buffet dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Next day brunch, etc.

For your meals, our chef and his brigade offer traditional gourmet cuisine, generously promoting nature’s bountiful produce, guaranteeing peace of mind, choice and quality.
A great fan of taste, our chef will concoct gourmet, creative menus for you according to the season and your desires. You have the opportunity to choose from several quality gastronomic menus, in accordance with your budget, or to design the tailor-made menu of your dreams.
Our wine list and its wide range of local, regional and world wines, champagnes and spirits is also at your disposal to flatter your dishes and your taste buds. With our cellar and our tasting area on site you will appreciate being able to taste the selected wines.


So that your guests can enjoy this wonderful evening,
the Domaine et Château de Valinches includes
in its formulas,
all its 110 beds,
guaranteeing you comfort, conviviality and originality at the same time.

Thirty 4-star rooms (awaiting listing) for up to 73 people
Original accommodation in gypsy caravans for up to 22 people
Dormitory for up to 15 people
For a total of 110 beds

Activities and animations

In this exceptional setting, the entire team of the Domaine et Château de Valinches will be happy to accompany you and customize your wedding to offer you a wonderful event that will remain engraved in the memory of your guests.

  • Catering: Our chef and his brigade guarantee you choice, quality and peace of mind.
  • Animations: DJ, band, show, magician, artists, petanque tournament, foosball, etc.
  • Technical: Decoration, lighting, sound system, video capture, photographer, photobox, etc.
  • Transportation solutions.
  • Communication and printing: Signage, announcements, menus, table plans, etc.
  • Rental of prestige cars, carriages, security, etc.
  • Supply of wines and champagnes, culinary or oenological workshop, etc.
  • Organization of your secular ceremony within the Domaine.
  • Hairdressing and makeup.


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