Rennes le chateau

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Rennes le chateau
4.5
Points of Interest & Landmarks • Castles
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Albywon
Sydney, Australia11,536 contributions
Landscaped Village
Mar 2018 • Couples
We have lived at the nearby village of Montazels for the last 3 years and enjoy visiting this village.
Much money has been spent on landscaping in the last two years on the village is now easy to navigate on foot.
So beautiful and well worth a walk around visit.
Written September 23, 2020
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Luggage105
Lezignan-Corbieres, France25 contributions
The ascent memorable, views on attaining the summit fabulous.
Sep 2020
A village, remote. With a long history of quest for knowledge, power. Time warped, with the remarkable stories being ever expounded on the life and times of the vicar.
He brought life into a fading culture, revitalised the locals, possibly upset the religious orders of the day.
Mystery had abounded within this area. Religious beliefs practiced Cather revolt.
Life requires opportunity to radicslise.
Written September 15, 2020
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Rosan58
Hampshire, UK104 contributions
Amazing views
Aug 2020
Well worth a visit. Fantastic views of the mountains. Go with an open mind when visiting the museum and it’s conspiracy theories
Written August 24, 2020
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Helga718
Perth, Australia24 contributions
Illusion
Feb 2020
In my opinion Rennes le Chateau now looks its best from a certain distance while descending from the mountain road. For us then it seemed just like a fairy-tale village sitting atop a hill. We liked to explore it further. However, a great deal of disappointment accompanied our visit there. Of course, we didn’t expect the streets of Rennes le Chateau to be paved with that famed gold of unknown and mysterious origin but … at least there should be streets, well? It turned out that every surface in the village was torn and done away with, while every passage was blocked by some bulky construction equipment so that made it completely impossible to see the things properly. Marie’s garden reminded us of a quarry or a sand pit. We entertained ourselves making jokes that the villagers or probably someone else were going all the way to finally get the illusive treasure. Might be! Everything was closed. Yet with some ingenuity of by-passing obstacles we had a chance to observe the buildings sponsored by Saunier’s riches from the outside. I can imagine that in its due time the residents of impoverished villages found them fancy and even glorious. I can only agree that they are nice and unusual for a rural area. I am not a “Da Vinci Code” admirer, and whatever Saunier did to get into money – treasure-hunting, tomb-raiding or blackmailing – he surely succeeded of turning that village into a tourist attraction.
Written March 12, 2020
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Pamela W
Murcia, Spain6 contributions
Amazing chateau , enjoy this lovely historic attraction
Jul 2019
Just enjoy the whole atmosphere, such a lovely place to explore and enjoy a coffee or a lunch , where you are spoilt for choice, personally in the garden amongst the shelter of trees.
Written November 6, 2019
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Chuck S
Idaho938 contributions
Panoramic View, Quirky Tale
Aug 2019
Tiny town at the top of isolated hill. Shady tale of the Monsignor here who MAY have found gold, and was the basis of some of Dan Brown's the Da Vinci Code book. The church is small, but interesting. The Chateau is quirky, and the museum interesting...and the view is great of the area. We bicycled here, and it is a pretty good up, but worth it!
Written September 20, 2019
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TheBackyardTourist
Door County, WI440 contributions
Gorgeous view
Sep 2019 • Friends
We took a lovely drive to Rennes le Chateau. The view from the drive and from the top was stunning!!
Written September 7, 2019
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Pam L
Christchurch, United Kingdom55 contributions
Historic Stop with Amazing Views
Aug 2019
There was a charge for parking but we did not have to pay an entry fee into the Museum or the Church. The views of the Pyrenees are amazing and a board identifies most of them that are over 2000 metres. We found some interesting small shops and were able to enjoy a refreshing drink in the Garden of one of the Restaurants. There were a number of paintings being exhibited in the vaults under the walk way of the walls and there was a film festival being staged in the evening.
Written August 26, 2019
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HSD_Wolves
Wolverhampton, UK91 contributions
Good pit stop
Aug 2019 • Family
Not a teaming tourist hotspot but a good place to spend a couple of hours. Entry was 9 euros for an adult and 2 young kids. Parking free down the raid advised and the walk up the hill helps stretch the legs after a long drive.
There is a shop and the attraction focuses on Bible story as do many sites in the area. The actual site was smaller than pictures would suggest so don’t expect a mini Carcassonne
Written August 14, 2019
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bradziker1
Lake Mary, FL1,234 contributions
Nice historic stop
Jul 2019 • Friends
Cute little town on a hilltop with excellent views and a bit of history. There are a variety of restaurants and some small shops. It is small, so you can get the museum, church and other things done in a few hours. There is parking at the bottom of the hill, and you climb some steps to get to the town. Not really accessible for disabled.
Written July 5, 2019
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