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C6 - Château near Millau


Internal equipment
  • 12 Bedrooms - the Troubadours 35m² with 160 x 200 bed and a 140 x 190 bed
    - the Brocuéjouls with a 140 x 190 bed and a single bed
    - Courtines (40 m²) two twin rooms, with visible stone walls, decorated with antique tapestries, 2 single beds on the ground floor and 2 single beds on the mezzanine
    - Larzac bedroom with 160 x 200 bed
    - Templiers bedroom with 140 x 190 bed and sofa,
    - Millau bedroom with 140 x 190 bed and 2 single beds
    - Causse Rouge bedroom with visible stone walls and 140 x 190 bed
    - Cour d'Isabelle bedroom and Dragon bedroom (on the third floor) in the 13th century dovecote tower, with 2 single beds in each bedroom
    - twins bedrooms Cardabelles with 2 single beds in each bedroom,
  • 4 kitchens in each of the individual apartments
  • 6 bathrooms - a large bathroom with single bed, tub and separate WC next to the Troubadour bedroom
    - a bathroom with shower and WC
    - 2 bathrooms with baths and WCs near to the Templiers bedroom
    - a bathroom with shower and WC near to the Causse Rouge bedroom
    - bathroom with shower and 2 separate Wcs on the ground floor
  • Heating Is included in the price

There are 12 bedrooms , 7 bathrooms and 3 living rooms (2 of them with fireplaces)The large 50m2 Troubadour living room with its stone fireplace complete with coat of arms and a superb tapestry of the 18th century, TV and video set, piano-karaoke, and hifi set connected outside is an ideal place for you to all get together.

You can all eat together in the new 65 m2 dining room situated on the ground floor which has been restored in the old stable block. The summer kitchen in the pool house is the third place where you can be with your whole family, around the swimming-pool, with a fantastic view over the Millau viaduct.

There are three other kitchens.

There is a concierge who looks after the house although he is not resident at the property, lives 2 Kms away.

Garden & Grounds

External equipment
  • Swimming pool can be heated for an extra cost

There is a 2.5 hectares shaded garden. The whole garden and the inner court yard are equipped with a son and lumiere system for your evenings outside

There are many leisure activities at the chateau: a swimming pool 14 x 7 m,with round steps and a wave system, secured, enclosed by a large 180 m2 paved terrace with sun loungers and parasols. The whole area of the swimming pool is secured by a fence and a surrounding wall. A well equipped pool house can accommodate up to 30 persons, complete with freezer, electric oven, microwave, dish machine and barbecue. From this pool house you can admire the wonderful Millau viaduct.

There are swings for the children , volley ball, petanque (iron bowls),12 mountainn bikes (there is a mountain bike circuit) a fitness room, table tennis, table soccer,French American billiards, a piano with karaoke, TV and video set, hifi chess and other games and a library.

There is also a helipad at your disposal.

There are no close neighbours at the chateau so they can make as much noise as they like without disturbing anyone.


The chateau is situated in the country 4 kms from the city center of Millau, on the South West side of the city with fabulous panoramic views of the Larzac plateau, the town of Millau and the fantastic Millau Viaduct, the highest viaduct of the world, which is wonderfully lit at night.

The chateau is an ancient fortified farm of the Templar period with its defensive donjon and its corner towers.The square tower was already in existence in 1289, belonging to the Saint Pierre de Brocuéjouls parish,there is a lovely roman chapel of the 9th century belonging to this parish that you can see today not far from the house During the 17th century, François de Courtines, tax collector of Millau, created the inner Renaissance yard with bow windows. You will find his coat of arms above the fireplace.

  • Millau 4 kms
  • Montpellier airport One hour
  • Rodez airport One hour
  • Toulouse airport 2.5 hours

Local Activities

Located inside the Parc Naturel Régional des Grands Causses, C6 is a good place to enjoy many tourist sites : the Brocuejouls roman chapel, Peyre village belonging to the 'most beautiful villages of France ' and its cave dwelling church, Gorges du Tarn, Roquefort cheese caves, Larzac Templars, and many different sport activities such as paragliding, caving, rock climbing, Via Ferrata, hiking, horse-riding, mountain-biking, canoeing and kayaking

  • Cultural activities - Find out everything about Templars and Hospitallers who have built fantastic medieval villages on the Larzac plateau : La Couvertoirade, La Cavalerie, Saint Jean d'Alcas, Sainte Eulalie de Cernon and Le Viala du Pas de Jaux
    - Welcome in the chateaux belonging to the Route des Seigneurs du Rouergue, 14 about 23 are located in South Aveyron, such as Brousse, Montaigut, Peyrelade, Saint Beauzély, Saint-Izaire, Vezins and the Millau belfry
    - World famous music festival in the Sylvanes abbey
    - the Millau museum, the archeological excavations of La Graufesenque, the Brocuéjouls roman chapel, Peyre village belonging to the "most beautiful villages of France " and its cave dwelling church, the dolmen walk, the fontain walk and the menhir walk …
    and the 21st century jewel, the Millau viaduct, the highest viaduct in the world, designed by Lord Norman Foster and officially opened on December 2004. You will unforgettable views of the viaduct from your room in the chateau
  • Millau viaduct How to discover the Millau viaduct from the sky or in helicopter
    or on a quad + karting professional circuit + buggy
  • Nature pursuits in the area canyoning, Via-Ferrata, climbing, caving, paragliding ,bungee jumping, riding, adventure course in the trees , rowing on the Tarn, how to see the vultures and to know everything about them

Availability / Prices

*Note to the rental rates

All prices are per week per property from Saturday to Saturday Owners may be willing to accept mid week rentals or part week rentals in the low and mid season .Please email us your requests. We’ll be happy to answer your queries. Please book well in advance for peak season bookings as the best weeks tend to go quickly.

- Prices are quoted in Euros. If you choose to pay in £ sterling or US dollars please pay the equivalent rate quoted on the site which is approximate only. We will inform you when you pay what the exact equivalent amount is in Euros that you have paid, since it depends on the exchange rate on the day.

- Payment can be made by bank transfer, cheques in sterling or in Euros or by credit card. Prices are net of bank charges, i.e. tenants are expected to pay all bank charges. Payment by credit card through our secure Internet server incurs bank charges of 2% of the rental.

- A 33% deposit is required with the booking. The final balance is due three months before arrival ( a shorter period may be arranged for last minute bookings). A security deposit as defined for each house is required to be paid with the balance . This covers the cost of any damage or breakages and the cost of telephone and other services. This deposit will be returned after the rental, minus any charges for breakages, telephone, etc.

- Rental rates include: all linen, bathroom and kitchen towels, if renting more than one week cleaning on the Saturday of three hours with change of linen, electricity, gas,central heating in winter months and firewood . Pool heating can be arranged at extra cost
- Rental rates exclude : additional cleaning, cooking, babysitting, phone calls when available, bedding for cots and pool towels

- Renters should arrive between 17.00 and 19.00 as cleaners need the house to be free for cleaning on changeover day until this time. Please try not to arrive at the house until that time. Departure date : for the same reason, please vacate the house (or all except one room) by

- Each house has a maximum number of people. In no circumstances may more than the maximum number of persons listed on the property particulars be exceeded without prior approval

- Cancellation charges apply. Should cancellation occur more than three months before the commencement date, then the deposit is not reimbursable, within three months cancellation charges are 100% of the holiday. You are strongly advised to take out appropriate insurance to cover you for medical and personal injury expenses but also in the event of delays in your travel arrangements and against any cancellation charges payable if you have to cancel or curtail your trip. Finally and most importantly you are expected to have third party cover insurance and insurance to cover for any breakages/losses and damage during your stay