• 21st to 25th October, 2016

    Chateau Des Vigiers Matchplay Trophy


    Sample Gastro Golf in Dordogne, France

    2016 is already a very special year for Golf, with Justin Rose bringing home gold from Olympic Games in Brazil. There is also the small matter of the Ryder Cup in Hazeltine to come too.

    To celebrate, Château des Vigiers will host the First “Vigiers Match Play Trophy” in October 2016. This tournament is a prestigious event that combines golf, gastronomy and wine in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

    Gastro Golf invites you to take part in this very exciting competition, where you will compete as part of a European team playing golf against local members whom will represent France. Each team will be made up of up to 24 amateur players.



    Chateau des Vigiers dates back to 1597 and is set in the beautiful terrain of the Dordogne. Within the complex, the venue offers two very different types of accommodation, The Chateau and The Relais.

    The Chateau des Vigiers is known locally as “Little Versailles” and was the creation of Jean Vigiers, a royal judge. The Chateau is furnished in a traditional French country house style offering 25 individually decorated rooms (12 “deluxe” rooms and 13 “Classic” rooms), each with authentic French design.

    The Relais des Vigiers comprises 40 spacious “Tradition” rooms each with its own balcony or terrace with views over the chateau and Golf des Vigiers.

    Other superb facilities across the resort include a bar, a billiards room, 2 heated swimming pools, tennis courts and 2 outstanding restaurants specialising in foie gras and truffles.



    Les Fresques is the venue’s award winning restaurant having earned a Michelin star at the beginning of 2014. The restaurant serves fresh local delicacies and offers an extensive wine list.

    The La Chai brasserie is located a few yards from the Relais in the old wine making building.  Here guests can enjoy some of the regional specialties as well as lighter lunches, either inside by the open fire, or outside on the terrace amidst the stunning surroundings.

    The resort also has a bar (Le Club) which is open every day until 2:30pm – perfect for having a drink after an exciting round of golf.

    PACKAGE RATES (inclusive of vineyards and wine tasting)


    Classic Room …………………………….. 829 € (£720.00)

    Deluxe Room ……………………………. 929 € (£805.00)

    Prestige Room ………………………… 1,189 € (£1,030.00) 

    Sterling rate equivalent as at August 14th



    Classic Room ………………………………110 €

    Deluxe Room ……………………………. 130 €

    Prestige Room ………………………….. 200 €

    • Prices are shown per person for the 4-night package, based on two sharing a double or twin room in the Château.
    Single occupancy price on request.
    Prices include VAT and are shown in euros.
    Not included is a local government tax which will be charged at 1€ per person and per night. A non refundable 50% deposit will be required upon booking.

    EXTRA GOLF can be arranged at a cost of €52 per person per round


    See more of the local area with a day trip to Saint-Emilion a prestigious Château & vineyard, with wine tasting, tour of the wine cellars and a tour of Saint-Emilion’s monolithic underground monuments.

    OR spend half-day trip exploring Bergerac.  Tour includes a visit the unique Château & its vineyards, and includes with winetasting in its cellars and a tour of mediaeval Bergerac town.

    Both trips are available for the small extra cost of 26€

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    Event Programme

    • Arrival
    • Welcome drinks with foie gras canapés
    • Welcome gift in the room
    • Accommodation in the Château

    • Buffet breakfast served in “Les Fresques”
    • Competition golf Day 1: Greensome / Foursome
    • Accommodation in the Château

    • Buffet breakfast served in “Les Fresques»
    • Competition golf Day 2: Fourball Betterball / Foursome
    • Prize giving ceremony
    • Dinner served in Brasserie “Le Chai”
    • Accommodation in the Château

    • Buffet breakfast served in «Les Fresques»
    • Enjoy a day in Saint-Emilion with a game of golf (optional)
    • Cocktail party in the Château’s reception rooms
    • Gala dinner served in our Michelin Star Restaurant “Les Fresques”
    • Accommodation in the Château

    • Buffet breakfast served in “Les Fresques”
    • Departure during the day – or stay some extra nights!


    • 4 nights bed and breakfast in the  16th Century Chateau

    • VIP welcome and drinks reception

    • 2 days of competition golf against the Chateau des Vigiers Members

    • 3-course dinner with wine served in the Brasserie “Le Chai”

    • 4-course gourmet dinner with wine served in our Michelin Star Restaurant

    • Cocktail party with local aperitifs and canapes

    • Prize giving ceremony*

    • Complimentary access to the fitness center

    • For the non golfer 1 complimentary hour of professional beauty therapy

    *Prizes include a 2-night stay at Chateau des Vigiers with unlimited golf and a selection of locally produced wines


    • Hire of golf buggies and trolleys

    • Hire of golf equipment

    • Range balls and practice rounds

    • Food and drink other than that stated above

    • Flights

    • Transport or Car Hire can be arranged on request.