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Located in the municipality of La Barben, Chateau de la Barben is a castle that has been classified as a historical monument ever since 21st December 1984. Chateau de la Barben was originally the abbey of Saint Victor in Marseille, although no one really knows the exact era when it was constructed. Historians believe, however, that Chateau de la Barben was constructed before 1000 and owned by the Ponteves family. What will surely grab your attention when you stroll into the castle are the gardens. Chateau de la Barben is known to have the best gardens in the province and the landscaping is considered to be one of the most beautiful. To visit Chateau de la Barben on your holiday in La Barben, and find out what else La Barben has to offer, use our La Barben online journey builder .
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Chateau de la Barben Reviews
christelVarOctober 1, 2017
J'avoue, j'étais septique au départ. Certes le cadre est magnifique mais j'ai eu peur de rester sur ma faim à l’intérieur. Limite un peu ri quand j'ai vu notre guide est arrivé avec sa perruque blanch... more »I admit, I was skeptical at first. While the setting is wonderful, but I was afraid to stay on my hunger inside. Limit a little laughed when I saw our guide arrived with his white wig and his accent to cut with a knife. But just past the gates of the Castle I was transported. The guide has been exciting and excellent, I loved it and even found his accent brought a touch that he should not delete! He showed nice, smiling, joking with us as with children, a great guide! As for the visit, it was just as exciting! We will return to visit the lower rooms. And frankly if you're not cowards like me, go there for Halloween (book before) it must be fantastic in such a setting! Before leaving, don't forget to make the tour of the Castle by the trail. We found with the given to the small track set, and we loved it! In short, no blackheads! Home top, top, top parking visit! That say otherwise, go!
Anais CSeptember 8, 2017
Nous avons trouvé une offre sur Groupon, une entrée à 5,5€/personne avec une boisson offerte. Nous sommes arrivés devant une superbe allée, avec une petite musique d'ambiance médiéval, un contexte trè... more »We found a deal on Groupon, free entry to 5.5 euros per person with a free drink. We arrived at a beautiful gone with a small medieval music, a very friendly environment. A woman greeted us and offered drinks that we enjoyed in the meantime the next visit (there are guided tours every hour). Then a guide dressed in period costume we have joined to start the tour. We really enjoyed, the guide was very friendly, funny with lots of anecdotes to tell us! We really recommend this magnificent Castle, furnished as at the time with authentic pieces and beautiful French gardens! We had a very good afternoon!
focus1727September 8, 2017
En nous rendant au Château de la Barben, nous avons voulu y amener notre petit fils de 4 ans 1/2. Au fil de la visite nous nous sommes rendu compte qu'il avait apprécié tout comme nous, même si nous n... more »On our way to the castle of the Barben, we wanted to bring our little son of 4 1/2 years. Over the course of the visit we realized that he had enjoyed just like us, even if we get everything on the part of the guide with a foreign accent very pronounced indeed very nice. The exteriors are superb.
Natalia MerkoushovaJuly 1, 2017
A great place to visit, amazing tour guide, very beautiful garden. All was great and super impressive!
Mick WebbAugust 1, 2017
A wonderful castle great tour educational and entertaining
Aditya KottaJuly 24, 2017
Beautiful castle with a gorgeous view of southern France.
Isabelle PerquyOctober 1, 2017The Bailey Castle is located after the zoo of the same name (it has its own car park) and has 2 vocations: it's a medieval castle open to the public, underground or domestic; and also Bed & Breakfast. The outdoor setting is beautiful and relaxing. The visit of the underground by a costumed guide is great, alive, he goes to the scope of his audience. That of the interiors has been disappointing, parts are sad, soulless and all look alike. Avoid the visit of interiors...
Romain derainSeptember 10, 2017Visit to friendly Renaissance with a very nice guide. However, the parts are not all in value: they lack lights. The tour group is sometimes too big compared to the size of the rooms
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