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Chateau de l'Emperi, Salon-de-Provence
(4.3/5 based on 140+ 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
  • a visit interesting but fairly targeted and must be interested in the wars and weapons - is not for young children
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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 »
  • The Empéri Castle is a castle fort built in the 9th century. which was the residence of the archbishops of Arles as well as the Germanic emperors, IT attracts every year hundreds of thousands of visitors. It is now the Museum of the army in the province (schedule of the Invalides in Paris) and also in the Museum presents a copy of the bed of Napoleon to St. Helena. It is a Museum of history and military art, through the evolution of the french uniform.
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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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