Overview


La Tour du Chateau is a full-service, luxury property that has five ensuite bedrooms, hosting up to 12 guests. Our small village, Ventenac en Minervois (population ~500), is located in the Occitanie region (formerly known as Languedoc) in the REAL south of France! Our chateau tower is on the famous Canal du Midi…and as such, offers gorgeous views of the Canal, vineyards, and on clear days, the Pyrenees. Our guests have exclusive access to the chateau tower, its gardens and pool.

We offer specially designed holidays that include transportation, gourmet meals, award-winning local wine, and unique and authentic French excursions. We also can design tailored vacations based on our guests’ preferences.  At La Tour du Chateau, our focus is on providing extraordinary and memorable vacations.


We are located in the south of France, just 1 hour from the Spanish border and 7 hours from Paris, in the small village of Ventenac en Minervois (~500 residents).

There are a number of travel options to reach La Tour du Chateau. Barcelona is a direct flight from many large airports. From there, it is a three-hour drive to the chateau tower.  Guests may prefer to fly to Paris and then take a connecting flight to either Montpellier (1.5 hours away) or Toulouse (~2 hours away). A ~5-hour train ride from Paris is also an option.  Smaller airlines like Ryan Air serve airports like Carcassonne (30 minutes from the chateau tower).

La Tour du Chateau is located just 30 minutes from Mediterranean beaches, 30 minutes to the medieval city of Carcassonne, and just half an hour to the Cathar Castles.  The Pyrenees and Spain are located just an hour away.


Opportunity Description

La Tour du Chateau is launching several new experience packages exclusive to the male holiday goers. The owners are seeking to partner with talented content creators who host a strong base of male readers/viewers located in the UK, Australia, and neighboring European regions to France to promote.

Published content should focus on the overall experience(s) and the uniqueness of the offerings with a strong focus on encouraging bookings.

4-day experiences are centered around:

  • Wine:
    • Selection
    • Tasting
    • Pairing
  • Food:
    • Skills
    • Grilling
    • Sauces
    • Purchasing Fresh-from-market
    • Oysters
    • Truffles
    • Fish
  • Spirits:
    • Martini
    • Cognac
    • Whisky
    • Brandy
  • Additional experiences:
    • Cycling on Tour du France route with professional
    • Citroen 2CV rental
    • Whitewater rafting
    • Camargue Cowboys
    • Golf
    • Hunting

Media Requirements

In-Kind Partnership

In exchange for a complimentary 2-night all-inclusive* experience stay at La Tour du Chateau, for up to 2 media guests, we require:

  • Social media audience: 50K+
  • Primary male audience
  • For online or print publication outlet:
    • Assignment letter to include estimated publication date
    • Blog requirements: 30K+ UVM (Google Analytics screen shot within the past month is required)
    • One (1) write-up review 750 words+ with media. We can supply licensed media if needed, photography/videography skills are not required, but preferred.
    • Minimum of three (3) Tweets, one (1) Facebook post, and one (1) Instagram post. Focus to be on the platform with your most active and engaged audience.
  • For media publication (i.e.: YouTube, Roku Channels, etc…)
    • 30K+ monthly viewership
    • Assignment letter or similar with estimated airdate
    • Minimum of three (3) minute review of the property, location, and experiences.

*All inclusive does not include travel to and from the region.


 

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About La Tour du Chateau

Located in the South of France, La Tour du Chateau is a full-service property on the famous Canal du Midi in France's Occitanie region (formerly known as Languedoc). Located just 3 hours from Barcelona in a small village of ~500 residents, we cater to groups of 10-12 guests, providing exclusive access to our medieval chateau tower, its private gardens and salt-water pool. We are particularly proud to offer vacation packages that introduce our guests to the wonders Occitanie has to offer! Our custom designed programs include cooking classes with trained chefs, tastings at well-respected vineyards, private tours that showcase the region's rich history, just to name a few! Each offering includes transportation, gourmet meals, award-winning local wine, and unique and authentic French excursions. Here at La Tour du Chateau, our emphasis is on providing our guests with extraordinary and memorable holidays!