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Chateau Abbaye de Cassan

Route de Gabian | D 13, 34320 Roujan, France
+33 4 67 24 52 45
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Lovely setting

Although the restoration is a work in progress it was an interesting visit. When we were there we... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2016
London, United Kingdom
Very well perserved

The kitchen is most interesting. The church's representation of stained glass windows creative... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2016
Beth R
Santa Barbara, California
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The sumptuous Chateau-Abbaye de Cassan rises from the midst of vineyards and olive groves. A modest monastic retreat which became a powerful royal priory then a sumptuous princely dwelling, the castle houses a vast Romanesque church (XIIth cen.) And an abbey palace (XVIIIth cen.), Warranting the name of the little Versailles of Languedoc. Here the past breathes through the coolness of the secular stonework. This historical site is a genuine showcase for a number of cultural events. In 2017, the individual visit of the site is closed due to renovations of the main roof
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good47%
  • Average24%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“restoration” (2 reviews)
“chapel” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Route de Gabian | D 13, 34320 Roujan, France
+33 4 67 24 52 45
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

Although the restoration is a work in progress it was an interesting visit. When we were there we were the only two visitors. They have concerts in the old chapel which I would have loved to attend.

Thank willemeltham
Reviewed 19 June 2016

The kitchen is most interesting. The church's representation of stained glass windows creative. The second floor is still being renovated so not accessible at this time. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank Beth R
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We visited this beautiful building after reading reviews on Tripadvisor. It is best approached from Gabian side where you can appreciate the scale of its facade. At present only the ground floor is open to the public but there is enough to see there. Informative...More

Thank Lorraine M
Nathalie A, Directeur général at Chateau Abbaye de Cassan, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2016

Hello We are very pleased to your enthusiasm to visit the monument and the discovery of our wines. Hope to see you again for a concert or a diner for example ! Best regards

Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Lovely quiet and god wine sold here. Cheap and only need about 2/3hours to see it all. We are 20,27 and 60 plus grandparents and we all enjoyed

1  Thank grantamyesme
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Would have loved to visit the chateau abbaye de Cassan. From the outside it look is very impressive but alas! in December it is closed.

Thank Hamlet13350
Reviewed 14 August 2015

A fabulous building in a lovely setting. Visible from across the valley this imposing chateau is rather unloved inside. There seems to be a feel of a place that those who are there really want to care for and love but there is insufficient money...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We were a family group of 8 (aged 5-85). Our tour guide was Julia and she was very thoughtful about pace, shade and ensuring everyone was engaged. There are treasure hunts for little ones and lots of quirky details about the previous occupants, decoration and...More

Thank Jo T
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Lately more parts of the Abbaye has been renovaed, at furnitures have been put on display to illustrate the life at the high time of the Abbaye.

1  Thank GrisVoyageurs
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Its a great place from the Outside, inside needs a lot of TLC, the owners have been saying for at least 5 years they are doing it up. Yes its worth a peek and it could be simply stunning if it was restored back to...More

2  Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 2 July 2015

At an unimposing place between two villages you'll find the imposant Chateau - unfortunately closed at the day of our visit, but you can go surround the walls and have amazing views on an impressive and cultural important building

Thank urs_bauer
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