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We're getting married, come celebrate with us!

August 23-25, 2024, in Massignac, France


We would be honored if you could join us for our wedding weekend at the beautiful Domaine Des Etangs in Massignac, France. The event will be an intimate gathering of our close friends and family so that we have the opportunity to connect and spend time with the people we love. We have reserved the entire property for the weekend and will provide food and lodging for all of our guests, so all you have to do is show up and have fun!

Wedding venue: Domaine Des Etangs

The Domaine Des Etangs is a 13th century estate in the French countryside, originally built by the knights of Chasteignier de la Roche-Posay. Today, the property serves as a luxury resort comprising twenty-nine rooms spread across multiple cottages. We will have full and exclusive use of the resort for the wedding.

WELCOME DINNER

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23rd

Check-in by 4pm, or earlier with advance notice

5:30pm - Hors d'oeuvres on the Longere lawn
6:30pm - Dinner on the Dyades patio
8:30pm - Festivities & music at the Chateau

Attire: Dressy Casual

Dinner will be outdoors (with shade), so we recommend leaving your jacket and tie in your room.

WEDDING DAY

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24th

Morning - Breakfast served to your room or cottage
Mid-day - Activities listed on the "Things to Do" page

5:00pm - Cocktails in the Chateau garden
5:30pm - Ceremony at Place de la Chapelle
6:30pm - Dinner outside in the Longère garden
9:30pm - Party at the Octave

Wedding Attire: Creative Black Tie

The festivities will be outdoors, so we recommend lightweight fabrics. There will be time to change after dinner and before the party.

PARTING BRUNCH

SUNDAY, AUGUST 25th

Early risers - Coffee and pastries available

10:30am - Brunch at La Laiterie Terrace
12:00pm - Checkout, or extend your stay (see "Accommodations" page)

Rest of the day - Chill and enjoy any of the activities listed on the "Things to Do" page.

Attire: Soccer mom / Dadcore

GETTING TO DOMAINE DES ETANGS

The Domaine Des Etangs is located roughly 300 miles southwest of Paris in Massignac, France. There are regular flights and trains to cities nearby, and there is ample parking on-site if you prefer to drive.



ARRIVING BY PLANE

Fly to Bordeaux

(Two hours from venue)

There are many commercial flights to Bordeaux, all of which make one connecting stop in Europe. Most flights from the US are overnight, arriving in Bordeaux before noon.

ARRIVING BY TRAIN

Disembark at Angoulême Station

(Forty-five minutes from venue)

There are multiple trains a day from Paris Montparnasse station to Angoulême station. The trip takes about two hours on the fast trains (TGV INOUI and OUIGO) and is very comfortable.

ACCOMMODATIONS

All rooms are pre-assigned and complimentary for wedding guests

ARRIVAL + CHECK-IN

Friday

All rooms will be available for check-in no later than 4pm, but you may arrive at the venue any time on Friday to use the facilities and explore the property.

DEPARTURE + CHECK-OUT

Sunday

You must check-out of your room by 12pm, but you may relax at the venue on Sunday for as long as you like.

EXTRA NIGHTS

It is not possible to arrive before Friday, but if you would like to extend your stay at the Domaine beyond Sunday, please let us know and we can facilitate reservations at discounted rates.

EXPLORE

The Domaine des Etangs is situated on 2,500 acres of private land in the French countryside, so please take some time to explore the property. Bikes and electric cars are available for use by all guests.

EXERCISE

The resort has indoor and outdoor pools, a tennis court, gym, rowboats, fishing, hiking, and many other activities on its grounds. No reservations are necessary to enjoy these experiences.

RELAX

There is a world-class spa on site with services including facials, massages, manicures, and other treatments. If you would like to book an appointment, please use the link below. Note that you must arrange for payment of these services separately.

RSVP

Wedding Weekend

Invited spouse/partner