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Rennes le chateau, Rennes-le-Chateau

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World-renowned as the center of various conspiracy theories, hilltop Rennes le chateau is a village that attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year. The predominantly rural area has a rich history, as evidenced by its castles, cathedrals, vineyards, and museums. This picturesque countryside spot rose to fame thanks to the popularity of Dan Brown's mystery "The Da Vinci Code." The book has ties to Father Bérenger Saunière, a local 19th-century priest and subject of many claims and stories that surfaced in the 1950s. Work out when and for how long to visit Rennes le chateau and other Rennes-le-Chateau attractions using our handy Rennes-le-Chateau holiday planner.
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  • A deserted village feel... House in disrepair and the gardens. Visit of the Museum very well, and the view is great. Damage there may be subsidies to maintain this village...
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  • A great day of discovery... The story and the mystery... We enter a village very well maintained, clean, stone... The Church, the Museum are really to see. The grounds are beautiful... The home of artisans and vendors is very nice. A place that I highly recommend!
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  • Rennes Castle is a very beautiful village, which rises out of season. Its houses are marked by time and it's good to walk in its narrow streets, dwell on a lookout and take the time to discuss with the local.
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