Weekend “Treat Yourself” Escape

October 11 – 14, 2019
Château de Montvason
As seen on Escape to the Château  DIY
50700 Saussemesnil, France

A long weekend in a Château that you’ve watched being renovated on Channel 4’s Escape to the Château DIY.  You’ll meet the faces of the Château hosts, Paul and Emma.  This beautiful Château on the Cotentin Peninsula (also known as the Cherbourg Peninsula) is easily accessible by ferry to Cherbourg or to Caen.  According to the Daily Telegraph “The Cotentin Peninsula in Normandy is seaside France at its most unspoilt and welcoming!. 

Halloween & All Saints Day

Murder Mystery Weekend

October 30 – November 2, 2019
Château de Montvason
As seen on Escape to the Château DIY
50700 Saussemesnil, France

A long weekend in a Château that you’ve watched being renovated on Channel 4’s Escape to the Château DIY.  You’ll meet the faces of the Château hosts, Paul and Emma at this beautifully renovated Château on the Cotentin Peninsula.  According to the Daily Telegraph “The Cotentin Peninsula in Normandy is seaside France at its most unspoilt and welcoming!. 

Weekend Fairytale Castle Escape

November 11 – 14, 2019
Château de la Lande
As seen on Escape to the Château  DIY
36140 Crozon-sur-Vauvre

A long weekend in the fairytale 16th century Château de la Lande that you’ve watched being renovated on Channel 4’s Escape to the Château DIY.  You’ll meet the lady of the house and gracious hostess Stephanie Jarvis.  The Château is located in the central Loire Valley region of France (yes plenty of wine to enjoy).   Easily accessible  


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