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Majestic Fairytale Castle Set in Rolling Landscape - Chateau Bessones

 Chateau Bessones
  • ID: 363
  • Chateau
  • Weekly £ 4,824
  • Bedroom(s) 10
  • Sleeps 25
  • Bathroom(s) 6
Average guests rating:      0 / 5 ( 0 Reviews )
Highlights: Chateau Bessones, Fairytale castle, Wine Tasting, Golf Course Nearby, Internet, Set in Rolling Landscape, Bedrooms and Suites, Sleeps 25


Chateau Bessones is a majestic fairytale castle in South West France. This exceptional 16th century stronghold is set within a rolling landscape of farms and magnificent forests and sleeps 25.


Guests will be charmed by this restored masterpiece with its the romantic scenery and delightfully elegant interior.

The chateau is a restored masterpiece with five elegant guest rooms and suites, plus a large Junior Suite.

The proprietors regularly host wine tastings with vintners from estates in Cahors, Bergerac and Marcillac, and classes on making foie gras à la quercynoise.

The property sleeps 25 in suites and individual bedrooms:

Room Agapanthe
Sleeps 2 people
Double bed
En-suite bathroom

Room Bouton d'Or
Sleeps 2 people
2 single canopy beds
En-suite bathroom

Room Hellébore
Sleeps 2 people
King-size bed
Private bathroom with shower
Private WC

Room Pivoine Suite
Sleeps 3 people
King-size double bed
1 Suite in adjoining Tower, single bed
Private bathroom with shower
Private WC

Room Rose Pompon Suite
Sleeps 4 people
Very large bedroom and spacious lounge
Large bed
1 Tower Suite
Private bathroom with shower and WC

The Junior Suite
10 persons
3 bedrooms each with a double bed.
In the main bedroom there is an alcove which can fit an extra double bed.
The Tower Room, perfect for kids, sleeps a further two people.
All of these rooms share one bathroom including a shower, sink and WC

Catering & Service
Chateau Proprietor Anne Bonaventure is also a skilled chef and can be engaged to provide breakfast and evening meals.

Her specialities are delicious dishes from the Quercy and Perigord regions incuding foie gras, volaille farcies, pomme de terre sarladaise, confit de canard and coq au vin. Meals are served with vegetables fresh from the estate’s garden. Breakfasts include home made cakes and pastries.

The price per day for breakfast and evening meal, excluding wine, is 50 euros per person and 75 euros including wine.

Other services are available. Please enquire prior to booking.


Area description

Chateau Bessones is located in the ancient kingdom of Quercy, close to the Dordogne River, the medieval city of Figeac and the sanctuary of Rocamadour.

Things to do and see
Visit Lac du Tolerme, in Senaillac-Latronquiere, where you can enjoy the beach, kayaking and walking.

For golfers, Golf de Haute-Auvergne in Sansac de Marmiesse has an 18-hole 72 par course.

There are a good number of hiking trails in the nearby Cantal volcanic mountain range and throughout the Lot, including pilgrimage routes to Santiago de Compostela in Spain.

Within an hour's drive of the chateau are the ancient grottos of Pech Merle. Here you can view fascinating cave paintings dating back 20,000 years. The Padirac Chasm, with its amazing subterranean river system, one of the most extraordinary natural phenomena of the Massif Central, can also be reached within an hour.

Accommodation, Facilities and Services

Property type: Chateau

Bedroom(s): 10 ( 25 Sleeps )
  • Double Bed and 2 Single Beds: 1
  • Double Room: 4
  • Double Room with en-suite: 3
  • Single Room: 1
  • Twin Room with en-suite: 1
Bathroom(s): 6


  • Long term rentals: No
  • Pets: No
  • Smoke: No smoking
  • Children: Yes, great for kids
  • Wheelchair: No
  • Eldery or infirm: Not suitable

Holiday type

  • Family
  • Group

General facilities

  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Parking


  • Chef (extra)
  • Linen Provided
  • Towels Provided


Car is essential
  • Off-road Parking


Local activities:

  • Golf
  • Wine Tasting


Check in: 16:00, Check out: 10:00

Linen, towels and energy costs are all included in the rental price.

End of stay cleaning is included. Please leave the property in the state that you found it.

Arrival time is 4pm onwards. Departure time is 10am.

Smoking is not permitted. Please enquire about pets.

It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and accidental damage.

A security deposit of 1000 Euros is payable prior to arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection.

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