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Chateau de Grignan

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Address: Le Chateau, 26230 Grignan, France
Phone Number: 04 75 91 83 50
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Unique Chateau

It's a very special and unique chateau. It's built kind of a huge rock pillar and therefore seen from far away. Logically, the view on its terraces is breath taking. If you are in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Lukas M
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

It's a very special and unique chateau. It's built kind of a huge rock pillar and therefore seen from far away. Logically, the view on its terraces is breath taking. If you are in the region, it's a most-go. We go there regularly especially for buying wine in the domaine de montine.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This chateau has been beautifully restored and gives great insight into life there in days gone by. There are also spectacular views from the terrace.

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La Rioja, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

If you are in Grignan, it is worthwhile to visit. The chateau has been restored and has great views of the countryside.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Dominating the charming village, the castle associated with the letter-writer Madame de Sevigny has a wonderful position, fine rooms and furniture, carefully restored, knowledgeable guides. On another occasion we hope to attend open-air theatre or a concert in the courtyard.

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paris
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The castle of Grignan was one of the fortified castle built by the Adhemar family in XVth century. It was destroyed during the french Revolution but very well reconstructed at the end of the XIXth. Well, it is very interesting to visit it to better understand how the lords of Adhemar lived there and the role they played in this... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We arrived at the Chateau reception to be met by an unsmiling middle aged woman with blonde hair put up ( I did look afterwards to see if she had a name tag but sadly she didn't). She neither smiled or greeted us, just asked us if we wanted to see just inside the castle or outside as well, I... More 

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Only parts of the castle are available to visit. Spectacular view over the whole countryside. Helpful pages describing each room are available in several languages at the entrance to each room making it unnecessary to take a guided tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

-Very well furnished. -Nice view with typical Provence landscape. -English guide book. -No crowd at all. -The view from the chateau can be enjoyed for free.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Grignan continues to improve this already well-maintained chateua which can be visited with guide (or without). It sits on the top of a charming, full service and lively village overlooking the lavendar fields surrounding it. In summers the chateau hosts a Moliere play, outdoors, as part of the summer long string of events. Several very good restaurants, along with cafes... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

While the chateau is a 20th century restoration of a property dating back to the 11th century, it is being furnished with museum pieces from the time of Madame de Sevigne who chronicled life at the court of Louis XIV in letters to her daughter at the chateau.

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