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Chateau de l'Emperi, Salon-de-Provence
(4.3/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
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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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Be a fan of the army, history to fully appreciate this Museum! The framework in him, this superb Castle is a positive of course.
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  • For those nostalgic for the 1st empire and for lovers of history, enter! The magic of the place will do the rest.
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  • You can visited the outside view of the city all the time, exhibitions inside the Castle are wonderfull, but gotta inquire before because all exhibitions do not please everyone
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  • Nice castle in the middle of the town
  • Great collection!
  • Essential. Superb. What a beautiful collection!?
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  • The collection is impressive and beautiful, but he must love guns and military uniforms...
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  • In addition to the historical side of the Castle, it is possible to have a magnificent view of Salon de Provence from the ramparts.
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