Chateau de la Verie      

 Route de Soullans 85300 Challans − France

Hotel*** Restaurant Château de la Vérie is located near the town of Challans, at the route de Soullans, near Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie in a favorable entourage. The town of Challans is part of the salt marches of Bretagne and the Vendée, at a few miles from the atlantic shore.

Challans has a privileged position in the north-west of the Vendée, while it is located close to the towns of La Roche-sur-Yon et les Sables – d’Olonne, at 30 miles from Nantes and 15 miles of Noirmoutier and the pretty island “île d’Yeu. The pure and mild climate of the Vendée ensures a comfortable stay in our castle.

With its 17 hectares parkland, Château de la Vérie offers a true ocean of quietness at only 20 minutes from the beaches of Saint-Jean-de-Monts and Saint-Gilles.

Please come and stay in a place full of history in an authentic setting with undeniable charm. Do not hesitate to taste the products of our gastronomic cuisine which will enchant your senses with its seasonal and noble products.

Chateau de la Verie

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The 17 hectares parc with its small waters and brooks harbours sheep and goats as well as a tennis court and an outdoor swimming pool : everything you need to relax.

Situated in the Vendée, in Challans, close to the beach

3 star hotel – restaurant

17 hectares enclosed park with lakes.

21 rooms, 15 to 35 m²


Terrace and small salon

Out door swimming pool and tennis court

Three rooms for your seminars and private events

Wi-fi free of charge

Private free car-park

Château de la Vérie brings all the good things of the Atlantic together. At only 15 minutes from Challans you will find various seaside cities in contrasting landscapes. Discover the large sandy beach and promenade of Saint-Jean-de-Monts (golf), the harbour and fishing town of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie or the wild charm of l'Île de Noirmoutier and l’Ile d’Yeu.

For the more sportive people, we propose some activities near the castle: Planete Racing, karting in Challans, bowling “Le Village”, cinema le Club, poney riding « les Douèmes », and the Challans cycle club.


Luxury bedroom

With a beautifully renovated bathroom, the luxury bedroom of Château de la Vérie, invites you on a fabulous journey.

Enjoy the modern equipment of the luxury bedroom with its double bed or two twin beds, a direct dial telephone, entirely renovated bathroom, hair dryer and television and minibar.

The combination of luxury and style allows you to relax in peace and harmony.

Prestige bedroom

With a generous 26 m² of space our Prestige bedroom offers all the comfort you would expect in an authentic 3 star castle hotel.

The combination of luxury and style allows you to relax in peace and harmony.

In an atmosphere of tradition and modern comfort, our Prestige bedrooms offer you a double bed or two twin beds, a direct dial telephone, a 4 m² bathroom, hair dryer, television and mini bar

Royal bedroom

In the welcoming setting of charm so typical for the Vendée region, the Royal bedrooms of Château de la Vérie, offer a double bed or two twin beds, a direct dial telephone, bathroom, hair dryer, minibar and television.

The spacious Royal bedrooms offer up to 20 square meters of floor space and are located on the first and second floor of Château de la Vérie.

Dauphin bedroom

The warm colours and stylish furniture of the Dauphin bedrooms, located on the second floor of Château de la Vérie, will give you a feeling of wellbeing.

Double bed or two twin beds, a direct dial telephone, bathroom, hair dryer and television : our Dauphin bedrooms are equipped with all modern facilities.

Prince bedroom

The Prince bedrooms, located on the second floor of Château de la Vérie, offer you 10 m² of space in a combination of modernism and tradition.

The Prince bedrooms are fully equipped with a double bed, a direct dial telephone, bathroom with bathtub, hair dryer and television.


Our private guesthouse is beautifully located in our park, opposite the castle and offers you a lot of privacy.

At only 20 minutes away from the beaches of Saint-Jean-de-Monts, Saint Gilles and Noirmoutier you can enjoy your privacy where discretion and intimacy go hand in hand with refinement and authenticity.

Entirely independent from the 21 rooms of the castle we offer you our private guesthouse.

This old farmhouse is stylefully renovated and has kept all its authentic charm. Typical brickwork from the Vendée, antique furniture and an old style kitchen; our fully equipped guesthouse brings you tradition, comfort and all modern comforts.


  • Guesthouse for 4 persons
  • Washing machine
  • Dish washer
  • Large refrigerator
  • Professional oven
  • Private garden with view on the castle
  • Barbecue
  • 2 sleeping rooms with one double bed and two singles beds
  • No pets
  • Access to the swimming pool and tennis court

Wellness & Relaxation

Swimming Pool

Thanks to the privileged surroundings of Château de la Vérie, you can enjoy the nature without having to leave the premises.

The 17 hectares parc with its small waters and brooks harbours sheep and goats as well as a tennis court and an outdoor swimming pool : everything you need to relax.

Weddings & Events


Whether you are planning a private dinner party or a diner dansant, Château de la Vérie offers you a choice of meeting and private dining facilities.

The atmosphere of another time, the taste of a different era, all in a carefully designed decorum ; in this refined ambiance you can make your wildest dreams come true. From a treen enlisted wedding to a discrete family meal, Château de la Vérie offers you the intimacy of her two salons with a capacity from 10 till 70 persons.


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For your events Château de la Vérie has three private rooms. The blue and yellow room accommodates 20 to 24 people around a U-shape table and up to 40 people in a theatre setting.

The small room is more appropriate for private dining or small group meetings and has a maximum capacity of 12 people.

For certain occasions the restaurant accommodates up to 60 seated people whereas you can welcome about 60 guests for your weddings or christening parties.


  • Two salons (blue salon and yellow salon) for 20 to 60 persons
  • Small salon for a maximum of 12 persons
  • We can receive up to 60 persons
  • Large parking (free of charge)


With its menus of seasonal and quality ingredients the gastronomic restaurant of Château de la Vérie is a tribute to French cuisine.

Our gastronomic restaurant will take you on a culinary trip around the land of tastes.

Enjoy the first sun beams on our beautiful sunny terrace.

Château de la Vérie also offers you the possibility to use its restaurant, partially or totally, for your private dining parties. 

Our restaurant can seat up to 60 persons and also welcomes you in the park for an unforgettable event.


Please fill this form for individuals or for groups and you shall receive an answer written by a live person at Chateau de la Verie. This is the only way you can know exactly what room types are available for the dates you want, and the best possible rate, because you are dealing directly with the hotel.
Bear in mind that websites set up to give an automatic answer, work with allocated quotas given by the hotel, therefore when it appears there are no rooms available for the date you want, this is not necessarily true, because they never allocate ALL the rooms to third parties.

Hotel: Chateau de la Verie

Address: Route de Soullans 85300 Challans

Region: Centre (Loire Valley)

Country: France

Official website:

Telephone: +33 (0)2 51 35 33 44

Fax: +33 (0)2 51 35 14 84

Hotel email:

By car:

Take the A6, direction Chartres/Le Mans/ Angers. Near Angers take the N23, exit Nantes. In Nantes take the first exit direction Bordeaux, périphérique sud, exit 22, follow Bordeaux, and then Bordeaux/ La Roche sur Yon. Take the exit to la Roche sur Yon. Keep right direction La Roche sur Yon par RD, exit n°1. After having passed Saint-Philbert-De-Grand-Lieu, Machecoul and La Garnache, take the exit Challans Centre (D32).

At the roundabout, take the direction Challans Centre. Cross Challans , pass the Town Hall and go straight ahead in the direction of Saint-Gilles (D69). Château de la Vérie is situated at 1,5 miles from the town hall on your right.

GPS coordinates Latitude : 46.7879516 Longitude : -1.9103037

By train:

Station TER Challans 1 mile

By airplane: 

Airport Nantes Atlantique at 40 miles.

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