The Relais des Rois, a luxury castle of the XVIIIth century, located in Saintes, in the Valley of Cognac, in the heart of the Charente-Maritime district, is a unique and prestigious site that hosted kings Charles IX, Louis XIII, Louis XIV of France, the Queen of Spain in 1679, and the Duke of Anjou in 1700.
Its royal interior decoration combined with its historical authenticity make it one of the few small castles for hire, amongst the most luxurious in France.
With its 5 bedrooms and splendid bathrooms, its Versailles-style lounge, you can experience the excellence of the French style.
Its French garden overlooking the Charente, its subterranean refuge, and its "Orangerie" (reception room), all together contribute to make up a luxury complex that can't but satisfy your desire of having a unique place for staging an event or enjoying a stay quite out of the ordinary.
Finally, its exceptional geographic location, just 20 minutes away from Cognac, places it at 45 minutes from La Rochelle, 25 minutes from the beaches of the Atlantic Coast, 1 hour from Bordeaux, 90 minutes from the vineyards of Margaux, St.-Julien, Pauillac, Pomerol and Saint-Emilion.