To the east of the city of Bordeaux (33 Gironde, Nouvelle Aquitaine) and to the north of Libourne is the appellation of Fronsac (and also Canon-Fronsac) where one of the top chateaux offers stylish B&B (Chambres d’Hotes) at Chateau de Richelieu– Fronsac Chateau B&B
Sometimes the term “Chateau” gets stretched to include some very modest accommodation (or even ruins), but here is a proper 17th Century Bordeaux Chateau in the midst of the vines with a working winery and spacious and elegant interiors.
The estate extends to 17 hectares (42 acres) and guests have access to the garden and outdoor swimming pool. There is free Wi-Fi access and all rooms benefit from garden and pool views All rooms are en-suite with a comfortable seating area, and some rooms feature stone walls and exposed beams. A continental breakfast including pastries, fruit and yogurts can be enjoyed every morning. Restaurants within easy walking distance in the small village of Fronsac.
for more info and to check availability at this Fronsac Chateau B&B see Chateau de Richelieu
Alternative nearby vineyard accommodation: Chateau Franc Grace-Dieu
by train to Bordeaux
airport: Bordeaux Mèrignac BOD ( 30 miles /48 km)
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