CAN WE ORGANISE AN EVENT DURING WINTER?
Yes, it is quite possible to host a reception in winter. The dedicated room has underfloor heating. For a wedding or an event company with a small number of guests, you also have the option of using the upper chapel equipped with a fireplace.
ARE THE PRICES THE SAME DURING WINTER AND SUMMER?
No, the prices differ between summer and winter. The rental price is lower during the winter season, however a heating package is to be added.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE RENTAL OF THE PLACE?
Renting the Fontdouce Abbey site for your event includes 29 round tables, 25 rectangular tables, around 300 chairs, garden furniture (16 seats) and hangers and clothes rails for the cloakroom.
Not included in the rental: barnums or parasols.
AT WHAT TIME DO WE HAVE TO END THE EVENT?
Your evening can last until 5 a.m. and not after.
IS THERE A LIMITATION ON “NOISE”?
The sound limitation is 90 decibels.
IS THERE A PERSON FROM THE ABBEY ON SITE DURING THE EVENING?
Yes, in case of advice, need or emergency, a guard stays all night at the Abbey.
CAN WE ORGANIZE FIREWORKS IN THE VALLON?
No. For practical and environmental reasons, it is prohibited to shoot fireworks in the valley.
CAN WE RELEASE LANTERNS OR BALLOONS?
No. A prefectural decree prohibits releasing lanterns or balloons in the valley, in particular for environmental reasons.
IS THERE WIFI IN THE ROOM?
Yes, the wifi is freely accessible in the room.
IS THERE A KITCHEN NEAR THE RECEPTION ROOM?
Yes, we have a catering space directly connected to the reception room.
FROM WHEN CAN WE DECORATE THE ROOM?
The reception room is accessible to you from 2:30 p.m. the day before the wedding, particularly for catering and decoration.
FROM WHEN CAN WE DECORATE THE COCKTAIL PLACE?
You can decorate the place of the cocktail, from 10:30 am on the wedding day.
AND IF IT RAINS, DO WE HAVE A SOLUTION FOR THE COCKTAIL ?
In case of rain, you can use the chapter house as well as the lower chapel the cellar and the distillery.
IS A PLACE PROVIDED FOR CHILDREN?
Yes, a room is dedicated to children as well as a space where they can rest. It is better to take one or more babysitters to look after the children if there are many.
CAN WE CHOOSE OUR OWN SERVICE PROVIDERS?
Yes, you are free to choose the service providers you want. If you do not have some or you need ideas or advices, you will find, in “Our providers” page of this website, information on the service providers with whom we have already worked.