Château de Bournand

A charming B&B in the Loire Valley

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Built on the remains of medieval foundations and displaying an engraving dated 1699 shows its historical importance. Bournand Castle has been transformed over centuries and has become a family home full of character and authenticity. Ideally located in the heart of the Loire Valley, near Saumur, Chinon and the Royal Abbey of Fontevraud, come and immerse yourself in the French way of living. Our charming guest houses welcomes individual breaks, couple getaways and groups holidays. Be it for a cultural or gastronomical experience or simply to enjoy a long weekend in a quiet country village. Come and explore the extensive and well-manicured gardens, visit the nearby charms of the village and its historical church.

Welcome to Château de Bournand

Guest rooms and Cottage

All of our guest rooms are decorated with antique furniture originating from France and New York.
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Dining experience

We endeavor to ensure that our guests’ dining experience is second to none enjoying typical French cuisine.
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Activities and tourism

Guests have free access to the swimming pool in the park with pool house and solarium
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History

The restored Bournand Castle was built on the ruins of the medieval castle of which traces can still be seen within the grounds (The façade of the watchtower) which was once an important fortress. According to the Poitou legend, one of his lords, Robin de la Haye, valiant knight, loyal to the King of France during the Hundred Year War. The sire of Bournand fought a wild beast that frightened all the surrounding villages and killed passersby. He killed the Basil (the name given to this monster) before returning home. The next day, the peasants trailed the animal to the nearby hamlet Epennes and buried the animal under the dolmen which can still be seen … So legend and reality intertwine into eternity.

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