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Rennes le chateau, Rennes-le-Chateau

Categories: Castles, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.1/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web
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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  • I know that this small village will not have the same significance for everyone, but since I had read and viewed many You-tube clips on the mysterious life of abbe Berenger Sauniere, I greatly desired...  read more »
  • The village is very cute. The famous church isn't great either, as well as the Museum of Abbé Saunière. It is, however, a stop to take his own curiosity.
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  • We visited this little town with no idea of the story behind the house. It really is an intriguing place and I can guarantee you will get caught up in the mystery of it all. The village has very steep...  read more »
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