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Chateau de la Barben, La Barben
(3.5/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
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. Put Chateau de la Barben and other La Barben attractions into our La Barben family vacation planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We visited the castle during the days of Halloween party; A great day out for children (However for the kids it's a bit special, but from 8 years that fear be doable) and for adults. The castle is very well maintained, has a beautiful garden and a nice view from the top. Better is combined with the zoo, because they are nearby. We will return to Easter.
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  • We're going to the castle of the Bailey for Halloween on Saturday 29 October 2016... First, the costumes and makeup, contest as say... fake? I had spent over an hour in makeup, and I have, I did something sick (black rat), and even my family and others; had played awfully well the games! and they did won a dude in sweatpants, with just the white face and the black eye under the eyes... nothing exceptional... He just did drag it... beat while me I had played the games thoroughly disguised as black rat... brief huge disappointment! jury to change emergency because no... then shows, apart from the black widow which was nice, the rest was lame and bored... Dr. whacko who knew not his text, long and heavy, poorly made creature, the passage of the Mummy with a sono done horribly wrong... anyway, editing I preferred 100 times the shows of two year back ago , with in over the passage of Halloween movies, and the nightclub in the room... is out and we are peeled... voila: DISAPPOINTED is the big word...
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  • We had a very nice visit with a guide who explained very well. We were with children from 3 to 12 years and they liked. The castle is well maintained and it is beautiful. The view from the terrace is beautiful. I advice to go see it with the visit with a guide.
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  • It was closed and the hours are not posted! Very frustrating!
  • Had a wedding here, the place is stunning and ideal for a summer party. There is however a major downside, the lady who owns the castle is not a professional and lost her cool several times. She shouted at people for sitting on the furniture without warning. She went on a rant for no reason, almost making the bride cry. Her husband is a good guy but she is a horrible host. Be careful, as this can trigger unwelcome consequences on an emotional day.
  • Nice, natural, quite and beautiful chateau..
  • Magnificent Castle we were unfortunately not able to visit because there was an event already full...
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  • Guided tour of the castle in just 45 minutes. It is much too fast and is not even the time to appreciate the quality and professionalism of the guide. Too bad. 1 h 30 would be welcome. Superb Castle quite atypical. To see.
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