Holidays at the Castle
The Château de Gorce is situated on a plateau with a view on the valley of the Transon river near the medieval town Confolens. The castle is not only associated with its natural environment but also with a very long history over many centuries.
Nowadays you have the possibility to rent comfortable and spacious holiday apartments located in the former servant’s house. The Château de Gorce offers a historic location in a quiet and natural environment. This is the place where you can discover beautiful spots, visit picturesque villages, ancient churches and castles, do some shopping on local village markets or simply take a break from everyday life and relax in the well-kept park. The beauty and tranquillity of the Château de Gorce can inspire artists, painters and musicians, and challenge hikers, joggers and bikers. The private lake also offers the opportunity to go for a refreshing swim or to go paddling. Moreover, there is a golf course nearby and you can also go horse riding and enjoy the beautiful scenery from the back of a horse. Guests who arrive by car can also easily go on numerous day trips and even take a drive to the beautiful Atlantic coast. Many famous French cities such as Bordeaux, Cognac, La Rochelle, Poitiers, Limoges, Angoulême are not very far away. It goes without saying that there are a lot of antique and porcelain shops as well as wineries and cognac vineyards to be discovered.
The Château de Gorce has a very special atmosphere. People from all over the place can find what has become rare in our hectic everyday life: tranquillity, calmness, freedom - and maybe they can even meet other interesting people they enjoy talking to over a nice glass of wine under very old trees or next to an open fireplace.