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Featured Pays de la Loire Wedding Venues

Getting married in Pays de la Loire? Find the top Pays de la Loire wedding photographers via their award-winning images from the Pays de la Loire wedding venues featured below.

Page Last Updated December 4th, 2019

Chateau de l'Eperonnière Wedding Photography of the Bouquet Toss Outside in Nature
Wedding Photography by Jeremy Fiori, Angers, France

Wedding Venue - Château de l'Eperonnière

This old barn restored in 2009 encompases the purest traditional styles and will accommodate up to 180 people. You will be amazed by its 15th century inverted boat structure that makes for unique wedding photographs. Come make the Chateau de l'Eperonniere your memorable wedding venue.

Domaine de Chatillon wedding venue photography | First dance with friends and the bride under DJ lights and fog
Wedding Photography by Jeremy Fiori, Angers, France

Wedding Planning Services from Domaine de Chatillon

Domaine de Chatillon Wedding Venue - Located 7 km from the city center of Angers, the castle is part of the historic heritage Angevin. Former seminary of Angers, it was transformed more recently into a prestigious venue for weddings. It is located in the heart of a wooded park, combining all the charm of the countryside for beautiful wedding photography.

A new project related to events was important to us, and we found the Domaine de Chatillon all the inspiration and space to design a new place full of charm and refinement to host your wedding receptions and professional events.

Château La Forêt humor wedding photo | Bride and groom watching a surprise video during reception
Wedding Photography by Sybil Rondeau, Nantes, France

Wedding and Camping Yelloh Village in the Vendée | Château la Forêt

Chateau la Foret, Vendee - France Wedding Venue Photography - "Discover the charm of this wedding event restaurant in the outbuildings of a castle of the 19th century. Do you like simple and delicious recipes? Then, you will appreciate the Auberge of the campsite Château La Forêt for its traditional dishes à la carte or in menus. Whether you love pizza, meat or fish, young and old, will eat as they please. Holidays are made to discover new flavors!

Note that the campsite restaurant is open every evening in season."

Chateau Allure du lac outdoor wedding photography | Emotional ceremony
Wedding Photography by Jeremy Fiori, Angers, France

Château Allure du Lac Wedding Venue - Maine-et-Loire


Located in the western part of the Loire Valley in France, Chateau Allure Du Lac is an exquisitely decorated and luxurious 19th-century chateau. Updated with modern amenities, yet still retaining its old-world charm, Chateau Allure du Lac is truly a special place for your wedding event.

Chateau Allure du Lac is situated on a 22-acre private lake offering luxury and extraordinary grounds that include forests full of wildlife, a lakeside terrace, island, palatial lawns, swimming pool, tennis court, and beautiful gardens for unique wedding photography backdrops.

Wedding Photography by Tim Fox, Vertou, France

Ancenis, Angers and Nantes Wedding Reception Venue | Château de Vair

Chateau de Vair - Loire-Atlantique, France Wedding Venue Pictures: "Go through the gates and enter the legend… A majestic alley leads you through a triple enclosure of doors and moats to the historic heart of the Château de Vair. Let your dreams run wild, write your own fairy tale!

Over 900 m2 of reception areas, a large terrace open onto the row of lounges, a 6-hectare romantic park with century-old trees. The site is listed as a Historic Monument.

Three bright living rooms in a row open onto a superb 250 m² terrace with a view of the park and the orangery.
Capacity: 160 people seated and 300 people for cocktails."

Wedding Photographer making pictures of the groom in Castel Jalesnes
Wedding Photography by Karol Robache, Vaucluse, France

Wedding Venue in Pays de la Loire - Chateau de Jalesnes

Chateau de Jalesnes has excellent relationships with several local wedding planners and they welcome inquiries from other professionals in the wedding profession. You can have exclusive use of the entire château and grounds or select a few favorite rooms or spaces to personalise your special day.  They offer a variety of romantic venues for when you say those all-important vows:  The château chapel, private forest, formal gardens and even a sylvan glade for your wedding photography needs.

Manoir de Kerougas, Assérac wedding photography from the reception dancefloor
Wedding Photography by Adam Riley, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

Wedding Images from the Manor House in Kerougas France

At the gates of Guérande, the Manoir de Kerougas located in Assérac in the department of Loire-Atlantique welcomes you and organizes your receptions. Splendid Breton property of the seventeenth century, the manor is located on an exceptional site just 20 minutes from La Baule, both near the Brière and salt marshes and 5 km from the first beaches.

The Manoir de Kerougas welcomes you for a wedding in a peaceful and beautiful setting in a wooded and flowered park.

The courtyard sheltered from the wind and exposed to the setting sun is at your disposal for your cocktails and photography.

Chateau de La Motte Husson, France Photography Showing the Bride dancing on a table
Wedding Photography by Lukas Powroziewicz, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Escape to the Chateau | Vintage Wedding Venue in Mayenne

Chateau-de-la-Motte Husson is a castle set in the Pays de la Loire, France. Chateau-de-la-Motte Husson is set within twelve acres of breathtaking parkland.  It features a majestic moat, an Art Deco orangery, a walled garden, and numerous outbuildings and stables, not to mention the chateau itself, which boasts five floors and forty-five rooms! It is truly a fairytale setting and the ideal backdrop for your elegant vintage wedding and Pays de la Loire wedding photography.

The chateau was built in 1864 to show off its original owners’ wealth. The grand reception salons scream decadence and can host up to two hundred people.

Guests playing a game and laughing during dinner at the Domaine de la Ruade wedding venue
Wedding Photography by Sybil Rondeau, Nantes, France

Domaine de la Ruade has a country-chic spirit will allow you to live an unforgettable wedding weekend in a natural and exclusive setting. There is an old hay cart, there the old barrels of winemakers holding company with pretty rocking chairs that are waiting for your guests to flourish.


Chateau de la Fresnay, Angers wedding photo with a couple dancing under purple lights
Wedding Photography by Estelle Offroy, Loire-Atlantique, France

France Wedding Venue: Chateau La Fresnaye

You want to experience the castle life at Chateau La Fresnaye with family or friends for a wedding weekend, a week or more and independently?

Live a unique and unforgettable wedding experience alone in a private residence or enjoy the concierge service offered by some members.