The Chateau de Codignat

In the heart of France, with its lakes, verdant hillsides and forests, this 4 Star Relais and Châteaux property, renders the nobility of the past, alongside all modern comforts and services.

Historically Château de Codignat was, in the 12th century, a look-out tower fortification for the Ravel Château. It lent itself, on the eastern side, to defend against the enemies coming from the Dore Valley. Following the decease of a turbulent history, parts of the castle were then expanded to become the residence of French noble families. The elegant rooms, each one different from the other, are beautifully furnished in the Haute Epoque style and provide every amenity, including whirlpool tubs. Here lies the château's unique ability to combine the older, traditional feel with a subtle, sumptuous edge.

The Auvergne region, has a strong peasant cuisine, which has spread to the rest of France, often served in the small Paris cafés traditionally run by Auvergnats. The château itself has an excellent reputation for quality dining with a chef who has achieved one Michelin star.

Externally, Château de Codignat with red-tile roofs and Medieval turrets offers breathtaking views across the Auvergne volcanos. To capture your imagination further, a helicopter tour of Auvergne's castles and Roman churches, provides an amazing aerial view.

The Suite Room

The Traditional Room

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