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Address: 11190 Rue de l'Eglise | Rennes-le-Château, 11190 Rennes-le-Chateau, France
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+33 4 68 31 38 85
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Rennes le Chateau, the most amazing place where you find all that you...

Rennes le Chateau, the most amazing place where you find all that you need!!!

The Domain closes its doors this sunday, the 16th of november. We come back on saturday, the 27th december for one week and on 2015, we will open on saturday, the 07th of march.

Don't hesitate to contact us for further information.

Guided or unguided Tours, ask!!!

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Nice museum playing up mysterious history

The museum is certainly worth a visit, mysterious hype notwithstanding as gives you access to some stunning views from the walls and tower. But the story of Father Berenger... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
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Dorking
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54 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The museum is certainly worth a visit, mysterious hype notwithstanding as gives you access to some stunning views from the walls and tower. But the story of Father Berenger Saunieter, his unexplainable wealth and possible links to a DaVinci code type conspiracy add some spice to what could be a very standard museum experience. The adjoining church is small but... More 

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Denmark, Australia
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62 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

It worth visiting this museum to gain an understanding of the possibilities of what history could have been around the Templars and Mary Magdalene.

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Thank shirley327
Colchester, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Calm and relaxing atmosphere, a real mystery in history. Lots of information and good explanations. Views were stunning, on a hot day it's hard to absorb all the information.

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Thank colchesterain
Colchester, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Well presented museum explaining the history and life of Sauniere. Lovely gardens but quite a few steps. On a very hot day it was too warm to stand and read all the information given in multiple languages. Neat little shop with lots of books at the end though. Reasonably priced.

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Thank sesherratt
Bradford, United Kingdom
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216 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Diane & I visited while in the area in July - fortunately it wasn't too busy, I'd imagine the steep, single track village access road is a nightmare in August! The museum itself is extensive and well laid out with multi-language descriptions of the exhibits, a real bonus for us schoolboy French linguists!

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Maaseik (Belgium)
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173 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016

This museum, giving some idea how live was in that days (for the somewhat richer people) certainly keeps alive the mystery of father Sauniere, it's worth a visit

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Thank Jos K
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The museum includes most of Sauniere' s domain (the villa Bethany, of which you only see 3 rooms unfortunately, the Magdala tower, the gardens, the beautiful walkway etc) and costs 5Euro per adult. The church itself is free entry. Unfortunately, although there is some English translation, each full panel of text in French only has a few lines translation into... More 

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Thank Lucyland13
Aix-en-Provence, France
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42 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Rennes le château is synonymous with the Abbé Sauniere mystery otherwise there's not much else in this village. But for those who have read about it the visit of the museum was very interesting as I was finally in the actual place I'd read so much about. If you are with small children there are the gardens to run about... More 

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Thank Anj1396
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 December 2015

The Museum is OK as long as you speak French. If you happen to know the history of Rennes-le-Chateau it all makes a lot more sense.

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Thank Simon T
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015

This is a great site, interesting & varied. The museum is fascinating giving meat to the bones of this famous mystery site.

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