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Baux of Provence Castle

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  1. History of the castle
  2. Description of the castle
  3. Photo Gallery

Camped on the rocky outcrop of Baux-of-Provence, bordered of two ravines à.pic, the Castle of the Baux, at the same time imposing site and monument of legend, extends on nearly 7 hectares. Its majesty and its many centers of interest make of it a visit impossible to circumvent for which wants to discover Provence. Medieval fortified town with the borders of Languedoc, Comtat Venaissin and Provence, the Castle of the Beams was with the lasting conflicts of the centuries: Provence was at the time the object of all covetousnesses. The visitors thus discover the tumultuous past of Provence, thanks to a given audioguide gracefully, the time of the invasions sarrasines and houses troglodytic, the courses of courtly love at the time medieval, the Rebirth, the Lords of the Baux and their relationships to the royalty... particularly thanks Culture Spaces for the photographs as well as the texts.

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Coordinates of the castle

Castle :

Château des Baux
13520 Les Baux de Provence

Phone : +33 4 90 54 55 56 fax : + 33 4 90 54 55 00
Email :

Proprietor :
City property - Listed monument

Date and schedule from the visits

The castle is open all the year:

- in summer of 9h at 20h30
- in autumn and in spring of 9h at 18h30
- in winter of 9h at 17h

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