If you’re looking for a spectacular holiday for you and your family, these beautiful French chateaux would be hard to compete with. With fairy-tale features like turrets and towers, huge dining rooms and stately four-poster beds these holiday homes are likely to spark your kids' imaginations and intrigue touchy teens. The grounds have just as much to offer, enjoy private pools, huge grounds and tennis courts as well as extra luxury services like catering, a maid, spa and babysitting services.


1/10  Chateau Alarie, Loire Valley

Chateau Alarie is an elegant and ancient chateau, with all modern conveniences. Its old-world charm is firmly in tact with original fireplaces, library and vaulted ceilings. Kids will love the outdoor pool and table tennis table, and parents can relax knowing that they are running wild in safely gated grounds. It’s in the heart of the Loire Valley, surrounded by vineyards, historic chateaux and quaint villages for wonderful days out with the family.

Sleeps: 12
Price per week: From $1,600