France – ‘Châteaux & Champagne’

France – ‘Châteaux & Champagne’


‘Châteaux & Champagne’

What better way to explore the Champagne-Ardenne region of France than along the picturesque Champagne Route, staying in stunning accommodation along the way.

Staying at, or visiting one of the 150 historic châteaux, manor houses and stately homes is an excellent way to complement a visit to France’s Champagne-Ardenne region and goes hand-in-hand with the champagne lifestyle. Built at the beginning of the 17th century, the Château d’Etoges was once a privileged place where the Kings of France enjoyed staying on their way to the east, and Louis XIV himself greatly admired the beauty of the château’s garden, fountains and ponds. Overlooking a quintessential moat, this beautifully renovated château has twenty individually appointed bedrooms furnished with genuine antiques and tapestries…

Story length: 1,682 (plus champagne facts: 350 words)
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Photography by Paul Marshall
Text by Andrew Marshall