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Chateau de l'Emperi, Salon-de-Provence

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 120+ 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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  • 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. 
  • Passage to Los Angeles we're attracted by this castle which is very beautiful and well maintained. The Museum inside is interesting and nice to see. Good experience.
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  • Very many shows take place each summer in the large courtyard and small yard. Must see a very important collection of weapons and costumes of the brothers Brunon which offers its visitors two and a half centuries of military history from 1730 to 1918.
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  • Nice castle in the middle of the town
  • Great collection!
  • 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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  • Museum interesting but the design has not changed since the 1960s
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