Private châteaux

Mayenne is the department with the largest number of inhabited private châteaux

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon

    Parc et jardins du château de Craon

    © Photo : J.B. Deguara

  • Lassay-les-Châteaux - château fort de Lassay

    Lassay-les-Châteaux - château fort de Lassay

    © Photo : Jean-Charles Druais

  • Parc du château de la Rongère à Saint-Sulpice

    Parc du château de la Rongère à Saint-Sulpice

    © Photo : Jean Charles Druais

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy à Chailland

    Parc et jardin du château de Clivoy à Chailland

    © Photo : Communauté de communes de l'Ernée

  • Château de Bourgon à Montourtier

    Château de Bourgon à Montourtier

    © Photo : château de Bourgon

  • Château de Goué à Fougerolles-du-Plessis

    Château de Goué à Fougerolles-du-Plessis

    © Photo : CDT53

Château de Craon

A private 18th century château with a French-style garden and English-style grounds, both of which are open to visitors.
B&B accommodation available.
 

Château de Bourgon in Montourtier

This château has been famous since the 10th century and was reconstructed in the 15th century.
It is a magnificent Renaissance château, with 15th century architecture and a 16th century Calvary and chapel. Its atmosphere derives from a blend of daily life, ancient monuments and the forest. The bridge and tower date from the Middle Ages.
Floral paintings from 1625 and 18th century panelling.
 

Château de Goué at Fougerolles-du-Plessis

This château was built in the early 17th century on the site of a medieval fortress. It has a remarkable collection of painted panels.
Discover its monumental grand staircase of granite, its reception rooms with their painted ceilings and magnificent panelling, its cellars and so much more.
It is one of the few châteaux in the Mayenne department that invites you to visit its interior.
You can also enjoy its grounds, filled with tall foliage plants…
 

Château de Clivoy at Chailland

Built towards the end of the Middle Ages and radically altered in the 19th century.
It has grounds and gardens that are officially listed among France’s ‘Outstanding Gardens’.
 

Château de la Rongère at Saint Sulpice

Has very fine grounds laid out in the French style
 

Lassay Castle

The castle was built in its present form in 1458 and has retained its eight towers, curtain walls, two-storey barbican and miniature castle.
 

Château de Lévaré

This is a 16th century Historic Monument, the residence of the Vaux family from medieval times up to the French Revolution and then of the Duke and Duchess of Abrantès until 1950.
Don’t miss: the chapel, stables, moats, garden.