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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Rennes le chateau and many more Rennes-le-Chateau attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Rennes-le-Chateau trip itinerary planning site .
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  • With our small tour group, my wife and I spent some time in Rennes le Chateau. The Knights Templar had a castle in the town, and 99% of their castles had both a square and a round tower. Dan Brown's T...  more »
  • Repeatedly, we found that the Aude region made no effort with regard to tourism. Most of the information about the visits are not published as final site closures, temporary shutdowns, the routes to follow to reach the places not indicated the days of openings and closures are wrong on the Green or local guides. You can also specify the wrong information about the opening of restaurants! For a region that calls itself "disaster" it is surprising to these deficiencies. If you want to empty the region even more, must continue like that. The site remains picturesque.
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  • I was expecting a lot from this much-vaunted Rennes le Chateau, but nothing, a small town with a small church and Museum nothing and especially the particularity of that Church, which is the devil, who claims the holy water font, there is more that is been decapitated ... mah how sad
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