Chateau Lauréa

Incredible restored 18th century castle in the heart of a vineyard in the Provence's village of Rians, with 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. House staff, secure pool, private tennis court and vast baroque-inspired garden.

In summary 

Chateau Lauréa is located in the middle of a vineyard, in the heart of Provence in Southern France and has a vast baroque-inspired garden and a sculpture parc exposing impressive outdoor artworks. Thanks to the surrounding nature, this castle offers to its guests a peaceful and unique place.
Visitors can enjoy the magical atmosphere of this historic castle, the artistic interior design, the beautiful terraces and park, the breathtaking Provence's nature and the ecological wine culture.
This authentic and exotic get-away is perfect for families, groups or friends. 


Room 1 - Chambre 1 :
Room. This bedroom has 1 double bed. Bathroom private.

Room 2 - Chambre 2 :
Room. This bedroom has 1 double bed. Bathroom private.

Room 3 - Chambre 3 :
Room. This bedroom has 1 single bed. Bathroom shared.

Room 4 - Chambre 4 :
Room. This bedroom has 1 single bed. Bathroom shared.

Room 5 - Chambre 5 :
Room. This bedroom has 1 double bed. Bathroom private.

Room 6 - Chambre 6 :
Room. This bedroom has 1 double bed. Bathroom private.


This luxurious villa has beautiful, spacious interiors and can accommodate large groups.
The property is composed by different parts : the main house and two independant apartments. The main building corresponds to the oldest part and has been extended and restored over the years, respecting the original castle's style. The same goes for the two independent apartments.
From June 2022, the castle will have a 3rd independent apartment which will consist of one bedroom with a double bed and its private bathroom, another bedroom with a double bed, and one single-bed room, with a shared bathroom.

It is possible to visit the extraordinary wine cellar with its several underground levels stunningly curved out and dug into the local limestone mountain. The site is professionally equipped with high technology steel tanks and approximately 300 wooden barrels. Guests can also enjoy a historical art underground gallery.


Guest can enjoy the independent garden and courtyard apartments, different terraces, the main garden with secure pool, and the private tennis court. There are also a ping-pong table, a bowls strip and a football area in the garden.

Staff & Services

The complete housekeeping at the end of the stay and the services of a person (2 per day) in charge of cleaning, grocery and cooking are included (service to be booked and planned prior to arrival).
The castle offers to its guest the possibility of optional laundry service and optional housekeeper's services.


Chateau Lauréa is located in Provence, in the north-east of Aix en Provence. Situated between the Calanques of Cassis and the Gorges du Verdon, it is an ideal starting point for discovering and exploring the beauty of Provence. Guests will have the opportunity to discover this beautiful French region rich in history, heritage and gastronomy. The property is for exemple close to the Sainte-Victoire mountain and Picasso's castle in Vauvenarges. 


  • Children welcome
  • Secure pool

Entertainment, well-being & sports

  • Children playground
  • Internet access (wifi)
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Petanque area (game of boules)
  • Ping-Pong table
  • Private tennis court
  • Table football
  • TV

Equipment, facilities, events

  • Extinguisher Extinguisher
  • Smoke detector

For your comfort and convenience

  • Central heating
  • Dining room
  • Fireplace in living room and the suites
  • Hair dryers
  • Living room
  • Private parking space

Kitchen & Appliances

  • Blender
  • Coffee maker
  • Dish washer
  • Dryer
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Grill
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Vacuum cleaner


  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Lounge chairs on the terrace
  • Terraces


  • Cook / Maid
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What is Included

Included in rates

  • Bed and household linens
  • Domestic staff
  • Electricity, water, gas
  • Housecleaning upon departure
  • Internet WIFI

Not included in rates

  • Cancellation insurance
  • Extra house cleaning time : 45.00 EUR Per Hour
  • Laundry service

Rental conditions

- Children must be supervised by an adult at all times when using hot tub, pool, sauna or hammam
- Children welcome
- It is not allowed to organise events in the property without prior approval by Villanovo
- Pets allowed (after acceptance of the owner)
- Pool has no swimming guard
- Safety fence around the pool, or fenced on demand
- Smoking is not allowed inside the house
- The house must be returned in the same condition of check in. Otherwise fees can be charged to the customer.
- Language spoken by staff : English - French
- Check-in : 15:00 h - Check out : 10:00 h
- Amount of security deposit : 4 000.00 EUR
- Security deposit must be paid in the form of : Credit card pre-authorization (amount is not debited from your card)

Reservation conditions

- Guarantee deposit charged by Villanovo upon reservation : 40 %
- 2nd payment 45 Days to arrival day : 60 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo.
- The reservation price does not include optional incidentals or on-request items which will be added to your final bill.

Cancellation policy and cancellation fees

- Any booking modification or cancellation must be sent to us by email
- Cancellation policy is applied according to villa local time
- For all cancellations, the initial guarantee deposit is non-refundable.
- Cancellation occurs less than 45 Days to arrival day : 100 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo.
- No show 100 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo
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The Area

Distance from

Airport (1 Hours by car)
Closest train station (45 Minutes by car)
Marseille (1 Hours by car)
Aix en Provence (45 Minutes by car)


July 2022
August 2022

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