The castle of Palaminy


hateau de Palaminy is a unique and private offering to enjoy your holidays with family and friends or as a retreat for your business or social/arts group. Located in southwestern France, 40 minutes from Toulouse-Blagnac  International Airport, the 6 bedroom/6 bath wing of the Chateau is currently available for self catering rentals (1 week minimum, up to 12 guests). 


et on a 10 acre  park,  adjoining ancient village, the historical castle of Palaminy gives the chance of a unique experience in a peaceful environment. You are invited to use the enormous, 53 by 23 meter pool,  believed to be the 2nd largest private pool in France (during the summer months). Or to enjoy a genuine chateau feeling while wandering through the jardins à la française …


our hosts, Marquis Robert and Marquess Jeanne-Marie de Palaminy, both fluent in English, are enthusiastic historians and art patrons who live in the main chateau section adjoining the rented wing. They will greet you warmly and provide an historical overview of their family and the surrounding region known for its abbeys, cloisters and sacred sites from Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance periods (More at “Discover the region”)



On the edge of a village, and nestled within a 10 acres park, Palaminy castle is 59 kilometers south-west of Toulouse, in an area of ​​outstanding tourist attractiveness.

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You are interested in the rent of the castle wing ? To ask for availability, please contact us !


Discover our workshops and become familiar with French art of living.

Services available

• Four hours of cleaning a week included in the rental price.

• Catering services (as a supplement, upon prior notice).

• Sightseeing information and tips by the owners.


• Swimming pool (summer months).

• Piano in the living room.

• Tennis and table tennis.

• “Jeu de boules” (typical South-of-France activity!).

• Jogging in the park.

• Bicycle riding (bikes for rent upon prior notice).

• Wine tasting (to be scheduled in advance).


• Hiking in the hills and in the Pyrénées mountains.

• Sightseeing in various landscapes and typical villages and towns. (e.g. Saint-Lizier, Aurignac).

• Toulouse : stroll in the “South of France” atmosphere of the “pink” city !

• Unique cave of Le Mas d’Azil where you drive through the river dug mountain.

A Word from the owners

I appreciate continuing the tradition of hospitality which is in Palaminy one of our family values. “La vie de château” and its charm, as well as all the beauties of the region, are to be shared : these are values to be transmitted to those ready to appreciate it in our 21st century.

Marquise de Palaminy

Being a castle owner nowadays requires the attention of preserving, maintaining and transmitting such an heritage. Being faithful to our history means that we have to keep it alive. From my point of view, the sense of heritage is universally a vital component of all cultures.

Marquis de Palaminy


17 Oct


In the castle of Lavardens (Gers,  impressive site and architecture), an exhibition from  October 17 , 2015 to January 3rd, 2016 : ” l’art du santon “(traditionnal figures for christmas cribs).
1 Oct


One day trip in Albi, Cordes and Monestiès :  Albi a spectacular city, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with the famous Toulouse-Lautrec Museum. Monestiès, a charming village with a unique XVth century sculpture group. Cordes : as you climb up the hill where this medieval city clings, you travel back in time. It is nicknamed “Cordes...
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1 Sep


From July to September it offers concerts: organ, chamber orchestras, piano, choirs, clavicord, etc. in the magnificent setting of the  cathedral Sainte-Marie in Saint-Bertrand de Comminges, or in churches as Saint-Just in Valcabrère or in other romanesque smaller churches.


Castle of Palaminy

To book a period, call now the property owner using the form below below . We will be happy to give you more details about the various possibilities available.

Marquise de PALAMINY
Château de Palaminy | 31 220 PALAMINY

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