The Watch Tower
Located at the top of a small spiral staircase in the West Wing of Tennessus Castle, is the small but exceptionally beautiful XV Century "Watchtower".
This delightful, newly opened suite has a spectacular beamed wooden ceiling, polished wooden floor and ....
.... hand painted, period style, wall scenes and decorations,
A hand crafted, interior oak staircase links the tiny bedroom to
its spacious, hand painted bathroom below, with a real copper bath tub and basin.
"I felt like a princess with her fairytale prince . . This is a magical place that is filled with warmth and happiness." Florence and Fabrice (translated from French!)
A full continental breakfast with fresh breads and croissants, cereals, homemade jams and preserves ,creamy yoghurt and a variety of teas and coffees is served in the newly opened medieval dining room or the historic vaulted "Salle de gardes" on the ground floor of the castle.
-A full English breakfast can be ordered in advance (supplement 20 euros per couple).
To enjoy Tennessus and its lovely gardens to the maximum extent possible, order our Picnic Basket..... to be savoured either in the grounds or by candlelight in the castle.
PRICE: 60 Euros (2 pers)
PRICES (including breakfast and welcome drink)
120 Euros per night (2 pers)
Things to do
At the castle:
- Badminton ,
- Ping pong,
- Hikes and walks.
- Sketching (private lessons available)
Medieval Parthenay,historic villages with churches (Saint Loup Airvault, Saint Jouin des Marnes),golf, riding, windsurfing.
The Futuroscope - Futuristic theme park (1 hr), Puy du Fou - historic theme park (1 hr), ballooning (1hr). the seaside (1.5 hrs), the Loire Valley and its castles (1hr-2hrs). Treetop assault course (45mins).