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Chateau de Grignan

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Great chateau with splendid views

The Chateau Grignan is a state-owned castle that has been restored since the 1930’s. It is the... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
MJbChateauL
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Limburg Province, The Netherlands
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Top attraction in the region

Altough the furniture is not originaly from the castle, it is from the time period. Very nice... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
Dany T
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Edegem, Belgium
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Made famous by marchioness of Sevigne’s correspondence, the chateau of Grignan is the largest Renaissance palace in South-East France. Its majestic silhouette towering above the village offers magnificent panoramic views of the Drome provencale...more
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

The Chateau Grignan is a state-owned castle that has been restored since the 1930’s. It is the largest renaissance chateau of southern France. Entrance fee is €7 but worthwhile, even if You are no history buff. Great and impressive interior and large halls. Outside is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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chateauxdrome, Service Communication at Chateau de Grignan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear visitor, Thank you for your nice comment! The castle has been restored by Marie Fontaine from 1912. The fees* actually are : - SELF-GUIDED VISITS > Full rate Grignan : € 8 > Reduced rate Grignan : € 6 - GUIDED TOURS > Full...More

Reviewed September 26, 2018

Altough the furniture is not originaly from the castle, it is from the time period. Very nice decorated. Interesting pannels with explanations. Great chateau!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

A must if you're in the area. And just €2 to visit the gardens and outside ...it's stunning, one of the most beautiful visits I've been on. The views are amazing.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

Every year the chateau hosts a summer season of theatrical performances staged in the front courtyard with the facade as a backdrop. It's a magical atmosphere as the sun goes down over the surrounding countryside. This year's production was Lorca's 'Blood Wedding'. Music, choreography and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful castle in a very charming setting. You can walk in and out of the rooms and the view is breathtaking. It’s a shame that in the summer they have put up a concert venue in the front of the chateau that blocks the “cour...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

In July and August only the chateau is open all day not closing for lunch. For just 2€ You can get into the terrace grounds which includes an outdoor bar which serves drinks and ices. There is a shady area under trees where you can...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Like a castle out of a storybook, the Chateau de Grignan rises up from its surrounding village on a hill, giving it sweeping views over the surrounding countryside (which is filled with lavender fields). I didn’t have time to go inside the castle itself, even...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank AlexB10499
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Combined with a walk around the village of Grignan, a visit to this chateau makes for good day trip if you are in the area. The chateau is a work in progress, but that is a great focus for one’s visit. From its earliest history,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

We visited the castle set atop a hill overlooking the medieval village of Grignan. The facade is very impressive and the sandstone is quite pristine given the age of the building. Recent sandblasting meant the building was very, very bright in the sunshine. Sunglasses a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

It's seems odd that after 3 visits to the area over the past 10 years, including one that had us 3 nights in the village itself, we never toured the Chateau. It's worth it.

Date of experience: July 2018
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