The land of truffles dominates the Rhône vineyards
This illustrious 12th century chateau served as the summer residence for the Marquis de Roche-gude. Now part of the renowned Relais & Chateau Association, the castle stands around vineyards, fallow deer and the luminous sky of the petit village, surrounded by the period furnitu-re and canopied beds that furnish its 25 bedrooms.
Each of these bedrooms sets the standard for beauty, comfort and relaxation. Distinctly decorated, they exude and spirit of modernity and elegance in the style of the Provencal lords who once lodged inside the castle. Authentic furniture lives in harmony with contemporary shapes and volumes.
Chateau de Rochegude is also home to a world-class restaurant headed by Chef Thierry Frebout, who takes pleasure in welcoming you unto a magnificent terrace which has, over the years, become the principal place to taste seasonal truffles, asparagus, and other local delicacies.
Chef Frebout has been at the forefront of Chateau kitchen for more than fifteen years, and takes pride in creating fantastic dishes such as half-cooked duck foie gras with organic fig from Piolenc; seared scampi with zucchini and chervil butter; and seared tenderloin with truffle marrow sauce. The restaurant also features a vegetarian menu on demand.
Part of Chateau de Rocheduge’s enchantment lies in providing a sense of well-being for guests. As such, the hotel offers a range of massages and esthetic cares as well as access to an outdoor swimming pool. Guest can also enjoy the tranquility found in the inner courtyards, a place that makes one feel as if time has stood still.
Chateau de Rocheduge
Place du Colombier
Text: Andrés Ordorica ± Photo: CHATEAU DE ROCHEGUDE / IDEAL MEETINGS