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With a view over Provence to the Mediterranean, the Château des Baux is one of the most beautiful sites in France. It is also a unique place marked by a turbulent past of more than ten centuries: from the Counts of Les Baux (who claimed to be...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
13520 Les Baux de Provence, France
+33 4 90 54 55 56
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All reviews audio guide castle ruins siege engines war machines battering ram medieval village re enactments kids and adults views of the surrounding countryside ruined castle great for kids souvenir shops light show entrance fee lots of history middle ages couple of hours
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Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We did a morning visit from Aix and were not disappointed. Very windy on the top but great views across the area if you can stand the climb :-)

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Reviewed August 29, 2018

you can spend half a day there, walking around the place. there are many restaurants nearby and shops to buy souvenirs, not recommended if you have a baby with you. best to go on a summer day. they give you audio guide to explain everything...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Went with a friend to see this and it was amazing, definitely a photo opportunity with a stunning view and dramatic backgrounds!!!

Thank ameliebankes
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to go to. You can get a free audio guide witch explains everything to you......nice tour...nice people

Thank Gaitan D
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

We decided to take the road to go to Baux de Provence without really knowing what to do there. We arrived, after 1h15 drive, and had a great surprise: the town is pretty, people are kind and the castle is definitely a must do. Comfortable...More

Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

It was so wonderful when sprinklers came on and we were able to stand in the spray and cool off! As we continued our walk up the hill, we dried off before we arrived at the steps to the viewing points. This is not a...More

Thank sinza2017
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Recommended by our hotel we weren't disappointed in spending time here. We wish we'd gone earlier in the day and had more time . Les Baux is an amazing place to visit . We were fortunate to visit before the peak of tourist season. We...More

Thank Fionna M
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Really not much left of the chateau. Need to have a lot of imagination to figure out how it all came together.

Thank ZeAbbs
Reviewed August 15, 2018

The Medieval town of Les Baux and the Chateau are definitely worth a visit. We were advised to go early or late in the day in the summer and that was good advice. The Chateau is larger than it appears and the upper parts are...More

Thank jlit64
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Les Baux is a beautiful place. If you visit, you will be lucky if you see the "show" from Balthasar (spelling?), who is a wonderful gentleman who is dressed in period attire and explains the history of the city and the area.

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September 6, 2018|
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Response from fidelio2011 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There are two main attractions. The light exhibit and the chateau itself. You can get right in front of the light exhibit’s door by car and walk in. This is flat and easily accessible. I would recommend a visit for... More
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Response from Maria C | Reviewed this property |
You cannot drive all the way up to the Chateau but you can get pretty close! There is public parking for a fee. Carrieres de Lumieres is very close by - no need to move your car! I believe Sundays get quite busy. The... More