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The Château Bouffémont Vlog: Christmas Decorations with Château Bouffémont

The Château Bouffémont Vlog N° 012: Deck the halls Château Bouffémont style! 

Christmas is coming and at Château Bouffémont we love to go all out for the holiday season. After all, Christmas is all about spending time with loved ones and treating them to something really special, and what could be more special than celebrating the festive season in a beautiful French chateau? 

Here, we go behind the scenes with Parisian-based florist, decorator and friend of the château Akiko Kovacs to bring you ideas for decorating for Christmas Château Bouffémont style!

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How to organise a seminar at Château Bouffémont in France

how to organise a seminar

The term ‘seminar’ is a broad one – the Cambridge Dictionary, for instance, simply defines it as “an occasion when a teacher or expert and a group of people meet to study and discuss something”.

This means that if you are reading this article with a view to booking an elegant and luxurious venue for your own working-day, your requirements may greatly differ from even many other individuals, groups, institutions or businesses.

Nonetheless, the following are the most important broad steps that you can take to organise a seminar at the enchanting stone-built residence that is Château Bouffémont, and even more crucially than that, ensure that it is a success.

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Wedding a la francaise?

marriage chateau

For so many couples, it is a lifelong and heartfelt dream to get married in France. This may be due to an enduring love of French culture, or perhaps a family or ancestral connection to the country. Alternatively, you may simply be looking to tie the knot abroad and have considered France due to its strong associations with all things romance.

However, there is much more to the organisation of a French wedding than simply finding the prettiest and most enchanting backdrop on which to confirm one’s union. Here are some of the other factors that demand consideration.

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5 ideas for an idyllic winter wedding

5 ideas idyllic winter wedding

If there is a time of year when it is difficult to resist the opportunity to get married – certainly if for any reason, the summer months are not convenient or available – it is surely the height of the winter. With any luck, there will be snow on the trees in the grounds of a suitably enchanting fairytale venue that you have booked, such as Château Bouffémont.

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What to do for New Year at Château Bouffémont


Even by the standards of French chateau properties, Château Bouffémont is an immensely desirable all-year-round destination. With its refined furnishings and spectacular manicured gardens, it is a truly warm and enchanting place for you and your family to stay.


However, there’s something extra special about the ambience and activities on offer at the resplendent venue at the turn of the year. It’s the season, after all, characterised by the sweet smell of the turkey cooking, the crackling sound of the fireplace and all of the pleasantries associated with the exchange of gifts between loved ones celebrating a very special time of year indeed.


But as luxurious as several winter days spent as ‘lord of the manor’ of the prestigious historic property may be, there’s much more for you to do as 2017 becomes 2018 at Château Bouffémont.

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