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Outside view of the Chateau.

The Chateau was The Merovingian's mansion, located in the Mountains, a remote moutainous area resembling the Alps.  Neo has to fly about "500 miles due south" to save Morpheus and The Keymaker in Mega City.

The Merovingian and Persephone had access to it through manipulating the doors of Le Vrai.

The Keymaker was imprisoned there by The Merovingian. After making a deal with Persephone, she led Neo, Trinity and Morpheus to the mansion to retrieve The Keymaker. Then, she killed Abel and told Cain to go and notify The Merovingian.

When The Keymaker was freed, The Merovingian showed up. The Twins went after The Keymaker who ran away followed by Morpheus and Trinity and made their way to the Chateau's garage. Meanwhile Neo easily fought, and defeated The Merovingian's henchmen.

The main hall of the Château.

When the fight ended, The Merovingian left and closed the door of the Château. Neo opened it and found himself in the Mountains. After Morpheus and Trinity left with a car, Neo looked for another exit. Neo saw a Twin who grinned and closed the door between them. Neo smashed it and again ended up in the Mountains.

He decided to fly away and made it just in time to save Morpheus and The Keymaker during the pursuit.


  • If Mega City is located where Chicago would be, then the château would be somewhere in Ontario, Canada (near Fort Hope.) The mountainous landscape does not resemble that of Ontario though. Based on a guess, one might suppose the location of the château to be somewhere in the French Alps; which would be both consistent with the Frenchman 's identity and the landscape seen, as well as the fact that 'château' is a French word. This would then place Mega City somewhere in north Africa.