It is our pleasure to welcome our guests at the Flocelliere Castle, a privately-owned residence, ranked as “historic monument”, that we keep on renovating each year.
We do not pretend to run this home like a hotel, but more wish to share a lifestyle . offering to their guests a pleasant experience in a 1000 years history setting.
The castle is a haven of peace and quietness .The castle is surrounded by a 40 acres of landscaped grounds with exotic and two hundred year old trees and by a formal garden “jardin à la Française” The castle is located in the village of "la Flocellière" (Flower of the sky”)which can be reached by foot.
Vicomte and Vicomtesse Patrice and Erika Vignial welcome their guests personally all year round
At their arrival, guests are invited to share a tea or an aperitif in the castle salons ,with family portraits of ancestors, near a fireplace and where they will discover the famous painted ceiling. A private visit of the chateau can be proposed during the stay.
Do not miss the library ,the piano and the French billard
We propose elegant, spacious, refined and bright suites and double rooms with queen-size bed of high quality (180 x 200) or 2 beds, , decorated with antique furniture, authentic and refined in harmony with the history of the property and in suite bathroom offering all the important modern conforts.
Some are four-poster beds or alcove beds .You may snuggle up in the warm duvets! Walls are covered with precious fabrics. Rooms are large and have all a nice view on the park. Free Wifi, modest-size flat screen television and telephone
You will also appreciate the cosy ambiance of our rooms.The thick walls of the château work better than air conditioning
The same attention will be offered to our guest with a copious breakfast . Home made jams, so as our own honey,fresh orange juice and fruits from the garden, and the best selection of coffe and tea. During breakfast, Vicomte Patrice Vignial will assist their guests for their visits and travel plans
Serene surroundings :
Far from the maddening crowd, undisturbed by cars and noise as you will find the car park at the castle entrance .
In the warmer months of the year you can relax by the outdoor heated swimming pool , in a verdant setting of calm with a romantic view on the Bocage Vendéen. The Haut Bocage Vendéen consists of woods and hills overlooking the Bas Bocage Discover the castle park of 15 ha and the two-hundreds old trees which came from around the world
Evening Meals :
The owners propose to share with their guests traditional French candellight dinner in the historical castle dinning room where we will share our life stories with our guests
Dinner is possible with a preliminary reservation. The owner of the castle offers a carefully prepared family menu, with fresh products from our kitchen garden.
Price 50 euros each
The menu includes our house aperitif, starter, main dish with vegetables, then cheese and desert as well as local wine and it is served on a refined table covered with silver and crystal
Special themed evenings in renaissance costume can also be organized for a group of people