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Vogue Magazine | June 2018

Vogue's royal Wedding

"Château de Courtomer has the elegance of a chateau, the comfort of a hotel and the heart of a home, making it the perfect venue for your wedding. Set in a 300-acre estate, the chateau was originally designed as an elegant family home. Located in Lower Normandy, France just a couple of hours journey from Paris."

 
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British Vogue | July 2018

vogue ever after

"Set in a 350-acre estate in Lower Normandy, the Château de Courtomer offers the elegance of a chateau, the comfort of a hotel and the heart of a home, making it the perfect venue for your wedding. Only a couple of hours away from Paris."

 
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Tatler Magazine | July 2018

A fine romance

"Château de Courtomer has the elegance of a chateau, the comfort of a hotel and the heart of a home, making it the perfect venue for your wedding. Set in a 300-acre estate, the chateau was originally designed as an elegant family home. Located in Lower Normandy, France just a couple of hours journey from Paris." 

 

International Living | August 2018

International living classifieds

"Enjoy a relaxing getaway at Chateau de Courtomer in the Normandy countryside of France! This 400-year-old elegant, private venue is perfect for family retreats, business meetings, weddings and other special occasions... Our team is also available to help you organize special trips to the Normandy beaches, Paris and other wonderful points of interest throughout France."


Featured Articles

 
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Chowhound | September 2018

the history of fois gras (and why its controversial)

“Foie gras, which literally translates to “fatty liver” in French, is the rich, buttery, and silky product of a fattened goose or duck liver. While it can be prepared many ways and has grown in popularity both as an ingredient and delicacy around the world, it is generally synonymous with French cuisine—and with controversy surrounding how it is made… “Foie gras, or the technique of gavage, is something that dates back to the ancient Egyptians,” says Franck Ete, the preferred private chef of Chateau de Courtomer, a distinguished French chateau open to guests that is located in the Orne region of Normandy.” … read more.


 

Forbes | August 2018

Rent Normandy's Most Exclusive Chateau

"The landlocked Orne department of Normandy is quintessential French countryside, with rolling fields, tiny villages and earthly pleasures like Camembert cheese, apple cider, foie gras and boudin noir. Now, you can have a bucolic getaway here in royal style in a newly restored 25-bedroom chateau available for private rentals. Elegant and well-preserved, Chateau de Courtomer is equipped to host weddings, parties, corporate events and family reunions. Maybe even the next season of The Bachelorette?"  ... read more.

 

Robb Report | August 2018

Channel Your Inner Aristocrat at Château de Courtomer

"One of France’s last grand châteaux has been carefully transformed into a modern-day palace. Normandy’s newest over-the-top rental château is far more than just a pretty face. Château de Courtomer, a 25-bedroom 18th-century château that has recently unveiled a decade-long renovation by Francophile Elisabeth Bonner, earns its spot on the French National Register of Historic Monuments with aplomb—its story stretches back nearly 1,000 years, crossing revolutions, wars, and monumental cultural shifts. And now, thanks to a careful restoration and the addition of a few now nonnegotiable amenities (think central heating and upgraded plumbing) it has become a palace once more, this time fit for 21st-century guests"   ... read more.

 

The New York Times | March 2009

A French Chateau Seen Through American Eyes

"In the late 1780s, when Antoine de Saint Simon, a French marquis, wanted to build a grand chateau in Normandy, he hired a royal architect who modeled it after one of the wings at Versailles.

More than two centuries and several noble clans later, the Chateau de Courtomer now belongs to an American woman, Elizabeth Bonner. And she is renovating it slowly, trying to make the 38 rooms and the 1,600 square meters (about 17,500 square feet) feel like a home"   ... read more.

 

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