Chateau de l'Emperi, Salon-de-Provence

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Architectural Building Historic Site
Listed as a historical monument by the French Ministry of Culture, Chateau de l'Emperiis a magnificent castle that is built on a huge rock. This castle was built in the ninth century and was used by the Roman emperors as well as the Archbishops of Arles. Chateau de l'Emperi even served as a jail and a barrack during the French revolution. This great castle has survived earthquakes and even wars. Processions and re-enactments of Nostradamus are carried out in the entire town. With a beautiful fountain and Nostradamus, this castle is the centre of great attraction. Arrange to visit Chateau de l'Emperi and other attractions in Salon-de-Provence using our Salon-de-Provence vacation trip planner.
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  • This museum has a very impressive collection of old fire arms and uniforms, particularly around Napoleon. You do not get to appreciate much of the chateau though which is a pity. Definitely worth a vi...  more »
  • A lovely place to visit for a few hours. There are many displays with lots of armoury. I liked the garden as there are fabulous views across the town.  more »
  • A very complete collection of uniforms, weapons such as rifles, swords nicely illustrated with maps and other original documents. A must see!  more »
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  • Nice castle in the middle of the town
  • Great collection!
  • An excellent museum. Huge exposure. Photo in the Museum is prohibited. Adults and children enjoy. Average time on the visit to the Museum of 1-2 hours.
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  • In a pleasant and well laid out I highly recommend. History of France to find its place. ..
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  • A superb Museum inside a castle. You will discover many Napoleonic uniforms and you will be able to tour the countryside of France. Very informative and immersive!
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