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Chateau des Baux de Provence
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US$395.07*
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Private Tour: Les Baux de Provence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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 descended from King Balthazar) to the Château’s destruction in 1483 by Richelieu after the wars of religion.This medieval stronghold contains both a castle and a village.
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Beautiful scenery with lots of history on it its a shame that is loaded with expensive shops but its worth to zie it

Thank Maria U
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"audio guide"
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"castle ruins"
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"siege engines"
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"war machines"
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"battering ram"
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"medieval village"
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"re enactments"
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"kids and adults"
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"views of the surrounding countryside"
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"ruined castle"
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"great for kids"
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"souvenir shops"
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"light show"
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"lots of history"
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

This place has an interesting history, but the best part is the views. The chateau provides an opportunity to see 270 degrees below Les Baux.

Thank Joan B
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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

The scenery of the city is very beautiful. The mountains look different than other parts of the world. The Carriere is Close to the city, 10 minutes walk, and you Find parking place around. (In September wasn’t very easy, I imagine in summer is more difficult). From Carriere de Lumiere we walked through the city and go to the castle, around 20 minutes. The view from there it is awesome.

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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Les Baux de Provence is a beautiful village. Quite touristic but you need to absorb that.

The chateau is a must see. The view on the surrounding is beautiful. You see from here the whole neighborhood, little villages, wine and olive yards, Mont Ventoux and how the village around the castle is build.

The chateau it self are ruins, but the story that the free audio guide tells you gives you a view on how it was before.

Thank Kenny V
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Baux-de-Provence is a hillside town with great views of the surrounding countryside. It is a steady uphill climb but worth the effort for the spectacular views. There are many little cafes, restaurants, and shops on the way up and down,another great stop a beautiful area in the south of France.

Thank MNRLVEU
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