Le Château de Marigna

Marigna sur Valouse, Jura
+33 6 86 12 15 30

An exceptional place. Spend an evening by the pool after a day’s hiking and listen to the lynx calling to each other


3 places


Sleeping from 2 – 9

Children welcome
Babies welcome

The Experience

Stay in rustic splendour in an imposing, walled medieval fortress surrounded by gorgeous countryside with many hilltop villages to visit. The wine is good, food delicious and there’s much interesting wildlife to spot.

Bring hiking boots, borrow bikes; ride horses; come as a group and take all three cottages. Eat Jurassien feasts at the huge stone table in the courtyard or under the poolside pergola; stroll down to the lake at the end of the impressive park for a spot of wild swimming and bobbing about.

Pierre will tell you about the lynx that roam the surrounding forests and advise on everything from fishing in Lake Vouglans to Festivals in Beaume les Messieurs. Take time too, to do not very much: settle by a log-burning fire, drink in the views, watch and listen – the Jura is a nature-lover’s dream.

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We think you'll love

  • Being in an exceptionally beautiful setting in a relatively untouristy region
  • The tranquillity
  • The outstanding quality of everything: architecture, grounds, décor, kit… every detail has been thought through
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You should know

  • The Château is quite isolated
  • There are stairs to all the bedrooms
  • You may be sharing the grounds and pool with other guests


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Check in
After 4pm
Check out
By 10am
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 3 nights, the Dovecote; 7 nights, the Cottages. The connecting cottages can be booked together for groups of up to 16.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Bakery 8km.


Nightly price
from €51
Weekly price
from €360
1 Cottage for 9
From €2253 bedrooms
1 Cottage for 7
From €1403 bedrooms
1 Dovecote for 2
From €511 bedroom



Great place to stay! Beautifully and lovingly restored cottages in a wonderful and quiet setting. The grounds are brilliant for kids to run around and go adventuring in a safe environment! The host was fantastic, showed us round the castle and gave us lots of very useful local tips. It was too cold for us to use it, but the pool would be an amazing extra in the summer!

Amanda, Luxembourg

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The neighbourhood

This region, to the north of Lake Geneva, has a fine wildness of countryside, with dramatic rock formations and waterfalls; its isolated forests shelter France’s last free lynx. Pierre will direct you to the best local markets and to nearby Arbois for Jurassien wines. Two of ‘France’s Prettiest’ hill-top villages: Château Chalon and Beaume les Messieurs - with Abbey and caves - are half an hour’s drive away; so is lovely Lake Vouglans.

Local points of interest from Pierre JACQUEMIN

  • The Pool: Refresh yourself in our perfectly exposed pool of 12 x 6 m overlooking the valley of the Petite Montagne. An intimate universe where the water, the stone and the wood unite to offer you real stolen moments of paradise...
  • Boat trips: Embark with us! Discover Lake Vouglans, huge expanse of turquoise water with a length of 35km, nicknamed the ‘Emerald Giant.’ We’ll help you enjoy the tranquillity, uniqueness and wild beauty of the site.
  • Bike rides: The more athletic can satiate their passion by escaping to the heart of nature with the mountain bikes we offer to roam the many trails that line the park of the castle.
  • Fishing in the pond: Still in the park, the pond of Beau Regard will allow the youngest to discover the joys of fishing. Thanks to the equipment available they can try their luck with the many fish.
  • Horse stables: Riding enthusiasts will appreciate the quality of the facilities we offer. Saddlery, boxes, watering troughs, fodder, fenced parks… all these facilities of exceptional standing are at your disposal.
  • Meet our exceptional mascot, Denise: an old tawny owl who lives the day in a chimney of the castle, and who poses like a starlet when the hosts photograph her!



A life-long friend of the owners, who live abroad most of the time, Pierre Jacquemin lives nearby, has overseen the meticulous renovation and takes the greatest care of the Château, and you. He knows the property and surrounding area inside out, will give the best advice on any local subject and is happy to take you boating and swimming. He’ll also introduce you to Denise the owl, who roosts contentedly high in the tower.