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Chateau de Grignan, Grignan

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Chateau de Grignan was once the dwelling place of the “prettiest girl in France,” according to the 17th-century author La Fontaine. The “prettiest girl” was Francoise-Marguerite de Sevigne, and she called the chateau her home after her marriage to the Count of Grignan. She wrote to a friend that “the triumphant terrace” was her favorite part of the vast castle. Much of the chateau is indeed triumphant, with just one wall spanning 52 m (107 ft) in length between two medieval towers. Visit Marguerite's terrace to survey the surrounding landscape, or tour the interior of the castle to get an idea of how the "prettiest girl in France" once lived. See Chateau de Grignan and all Grignan has to offer by arranging your trip with our Grignan trip itinerary builder.
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  • The castle is really beautiful but this is deserves with this climb through this beautiful village! and what a view on this small village
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  • It snowed, everything is white, and we decide to go for pictures from the terrace of the Castle.. .what was not surprised to learn that since January 1 have to pay 2 euros per person to walk outside the Castle! While for years, everyone can enjoy space and the beautiful view! What a pity to deprive can be large families, groups of friends walk on the terraces because it pays...
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  • The visit is for the panorama and the memory of madame de Sévigné, very well maintained. She is buried in the Chapel, a little below the castle of his daughter
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  • Great views over the town. Free to walk around the gardens.
  • Amazing palace
  • Very nice and ancient place to go
  • wonderful site, the village is superb and visiting the very interesting Castle, beautiful view on the surroundings of the location of the castle on a rock
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  • Beautiful town with impressive castle. The market is worth especially who want to buy olives noires de Nyons.
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