Château de Pralong

Château de Pralong

The Pralong Chateau is an estate dating from the XVII century, surrounding a beautiful house for your exclusive use. It is at the heart of Ardèche Verte, one hour and a quater from Lyon, one hour from Saint-Etienne, Valence and Grenoble, Pralong is an ideal place to organize a party, an anniversary, a family gathering or a wedding. The chateau can accomodate 36 people. This beautiful venue is for rent all year round for large groups celebrating any special event.

1h15 south of Lyon, Saint-Etienne, Grenoble and Valence

Accommodation 36 persons

Reception 140 persons or 220 persons

Park, swimming pool

Discover the property of Château de Pralong

Enjoy a beautiful, welcoming and cosy family residence to celebrate a wedding or a birthday, or organise a weekend with friends. The estate is fully privatized for you, including the château (or castle), the parc and the swimming pool. A the back, the terrace opens to a vaste  parc, a nice octogonal basin and the pool. You can also enjoy a breathtaking view on the surrounding hills.

You can entertain in the salons of the ground floor or in the Glycines and Citronniers recepetion rooms. You can also house your closest friends and relative in the house.

Are you looking for a wedding venue, a week-end away or holidays in France ?

Principal living and reception rooms

In addition to the salons inside the castle, two reception rooms have been converted to allow you to organise an event. You will find the Glycines room to welcome 140 persons and the Citronniers room for a 220-person reception. You can also organise a vin d’honneur or a seculate ceremony in exterior in the courtyard and the park.
Rent our château and experience a slice of authentic french country life

Our bedrooms

Although they are situated in the same house, the 15 bedrooms are distributed between two accesses. The entry to the « Grande maison » gives access to nine bedrooms named after flowers or colors. The entry of the « Jardin d’Hiver » gives access to six other bedrooms named after the family members of the owner. You will immediately feel at home in this vast family house !
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Our Rates

The property is always rented in its entirety to a single family. You have the park (5 acres) with its heated pool, and the house (600 m2) with its reception rooms (380 m2) and 15 rooms for 36 people. We can, if desired, close the large reception room at the entrance of the court. The rental price includes 15 rooms to accommodate 36 people, and the charges for heating,water, electricity, garden maintenance, pool, cleaning the chateau, and linen house. Bed linen and towels are provided. Beds made on arrival. From the 1rst May to the 30th October, central heating is an option, with a supplement cost of 344 €. Damage deposit: 2000 euros.  
Season Stay With reception room Without reception room
Low season
From 11th November to 15th April (except Christmas, New Year and Easter) WE 3 days 2 nights 3800 € 2600 €
Week 7 days 7 nights 4800 € 4000 €
Mid season
From 15th April to 31st May / From 1st October to 11th November WE 3 days 2 nights 5000 € 3200 €
Week 7 days 7 nights 5800 € 4200 €
High season
June to September WE 3 days 2 nights 5400 € 4000 €
Week 7 days 7 nights 6600 € 6000 €
We speak for our owners. We offer the best pricing.


Pralong Chateau was a stronghold in the fifteenth century, which belonged to the family of the Counts of Satillieu. In 1800 it was acquired by the family Bel, farmer neighbors, who have done works. Misses Bel married Mr. Bayzelon, wealthy industrialist of Lyon, and ancestor of the current owner Didier Bayzelon. It continues the works of his ancestors by completely renovating Pralong into a friendly and comfortable home, and create in common a large reception room, the hall of wisteria.
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Château Lifestyle

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Activities around

Chateau Pralong is at the heart of the green Ardèche, just over an hour  south of Lyon. It is located close to Annonay, the city where the brothers Montgolfier brothers invented the Hot Air Balloon, more than two centuries ago. The famous natural arch of the Pont d'Arc is the triumphal point of entry to the nature reserve. For lovers of nature and the outdoors, activities and tourist destinations abound around Annonay in this beautiful region of Haut Vivarai and beyond to the Ardèche mountains and Meyzenc volcanic massifs. Whether hiking (6000 km of trails open to you), mountain biking, horseback riding the landscapes impress with their wild and unspoilt beauty. Many marked trails allow you to discover the natural park of Pilat, the Vocance and further south in Ardèche other landscapes include:  the Meyzenc,  the Tanargue or the Gerbier de Jonch ... not forgetting of course the southern Ardèche and Ardèche Gorges for kayaking or canyoning lovers. With its green network of small roads, it’s secure soft paths, its mountainous terrain and its famous cycling event "L’ardéchoise " everyone can, for a week-end or a day, enjoy  the pleasures of cycling. When the snow comes, the Ardèche plateau takes on another face: like the moon, almost unreal! In this pristine landscape, you will follow the footprints of a fox or a weasel, you can take a ride on a dog sleigh or go cross-country snow skiing. Discover the villages of Saint Symphorien, Louvesc, or the wonder of the Cheval Postman Ideal Palace, built by one man (Ferdinand Cheval, rural factor between 1879 and 1912) where all styles of all countries and of all times are mixed. Also  make the most of your stay by visiting  Peaugres Safari next to Annonay, the largest animal park in the Rhône-Alpes with 900 animals from 5 continents.
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Practical information

Adress : Domaine de Pralong 07290 Satillieu
  • Take the A7 highway, exit n°12 Chanas (Southsud Lyon)
  • At the roundabout, take direction Serrières / Annonay (N82)
  • At Annonay,  take direction Satillieu.
  • In Satilleu village, turn left near Crédit Agricole, then right.
  • Drive up 900 m to the white fence and a stone house. You have arrived !

Equipments :

  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Salon : TV, home theater, stereo, wireless internet access.
  • Central heating throughout the house
  • Interests : billiards, table tennis, foosball, board games, children's games, bowls, library
  • For babies : two cribs, high chair, changing mat

For the reception :

  • 15 panels of 150 cm in diameter
  • 144 Napoleon III chairs white
Our team will be at your disposal for any question you may have.

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