Chateau Tango

A Unique Tango Retreat in Southern France


Friday 28 June - Monday 1 July 2024

A 3-night tango immersion in a breathtaking setting with the UK's leading tango teachers

Tango workshops by day and romantic milongas by night, surrounded by tranquil vineyards and olive groves. The dream just came true.


beginner tango student laughing in class



5 tango workshops by David & Kim Benitez


3 night time milongas


Free practice space


R&R by the pool and tennis court


Welcome BBQ and farewell dinner


Exclusive guest wine-tasting (optional)


Trip to the medieval town of Carcassonne (optional)



Our retreat will take place at a tranquil chateau in the Minervois region of Languedoc, a stone’s throw away from the medieval city of Carcassonne.

Nestled amongst beautiful vineyards and olive groves, the Chateau will be exclusively ours for the duration of the trip.

We’ll dance tango in L’Orangerie under high, timbered ceilings, chandeliers and fairy lights.

Between tangos, you can take a dip in the heated swimming pool, head to the tennis court or explore 115 hectares of vineyards, olive groves and pine forests.


Tango, wine and unforgettable memories…


There are direct flights from London Stanstead to Carcassonne (20 minutes from the Chateau) and Toulouse (1 hour 20 minutes from the Chateau)

When booking your flights please note that check-in will be after 4 pm on Friday 28 June and check-out at 10 am on Monday 1 July.


Yes, you do need some!

We can only accept those who have taken at least 6 months regular tango classes before booking the holiday.



The Chateau has charming accommodation arranged in 9 unique cottages of varying sizes. Each cottage has 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms with its own terrace and kitchenette.

You can book a double, a twin or another shared option (3 – 5 guests).

Most of the cottages share their bathroom, kitchenette and terrace with 1 other room.




Your cottage will be stocked with tea, coffee and homemade jam. Fresh croissants and baguettes will be delivered to your cottage every morning.

Lunch and Dinner:

We will have a welcome BBQ on Friday night, an empanada truck on Saturday night and a farewell dinner on Sunday. 

All lunches will be self-catered – each cottage has its own kitchenette.

If you join our optional trip to Carcassonne on Saturday, you can of course grab lunch in the medieval’s city’s many cafes and restaurants.

On Sunday, you can lunch on your terrace or why not join our picnic in the picturesque vineyards?

– The nearest supermarket can only be reached by car. If you’re not hiring a car, groceries can be purchased online and delivered to your cottage.

– If you would like wine with the meals on Friday and Sunday night, bottles of wine can be purchased at the Chateau shop. Any unopened bottles can be returned at the end of your stay.


tango dancers David & Kim enjoying a dance
friendly argentine tango teachers
tango dancers kissing at the end of a show
tango dancers kissing at the end of a show


– Check-in (4 pm)

– Evening Workshop (6:30 pm)

– Wine Tour and Tasting (7:30 pm)

– Welcome BBQ (8:30 pm)

– Welcome Milonga (10:30 pm till late)


– Morning Trip to Carcassonne (10 am)

– Free Time + Practica

– Afternoon Workshop (4 pm)

– Evening Workshop (6 pm)

– Empanda Truck (8 pm)

– Milonga (10 pm till late)


– Morning Workshop (11 am)

– Picnic in the Vineyards (1 pm)

– Free Time + Practica

– Evening Workshop (6 pm)

– Farewell Dinner (8 pm)

– Farewell Milonga (10 pm till late)


– Checkout (10 am)



The below prices are per person and for the full 3-night stay.

Availability is strictly limited.

Gender balance will be considered during the booking process and, for this reason, we may not be able to immediately confirm your place.

If you are booking a shared option, rest assured your room will be same-sex only.



Please send us a message below for further information or to book your place!


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A 25% non-refundable deposit is payable on booking the holiday.

A further 25% non-refundable deposit is payable on 28 January 2024.

The full amount becomes payable on 28 March 2024 and is also strictly non-refundable.

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