4 based on 67 reviews
Masterpiece of the Renaissance in Provence, the Château de la Tour d'Aigues is located at the foot of the Luberon Mountains. His plans inspired the largest Castles in the Ile de France (the Louvre, Ecouen, Anet) and the elegant proportions of its facades deserve to have some attention. In the restored rooms, discover the pottery of the Tour d'Aigues: partially preserved pavement of the French Renaissance, decorated with white tiles or outputs of the factory of Baron JB.J Bruny (owner of the castle in the Enlightenment) Imagine what was the past splendor of this building ... We offer rental packages "à la carte", suitable for all types of events: seminars, meetings, trainings, conferences, parties ... The courtyard, Terrace and rooms of the castle can host events from 10 to 800 people. The Castle team brings to every request quickly and creative response to customized services in an exceptional setting.
Starting from Aix-en-Provence and beginning the trip through Louberon region, first meeting with the French history is Tour D'Aigues with its medieval castle built by Baron Jean-Louis-Nicolas de Bouliers in 1550-1571. History push on your shoulders while an overwhelming emotion that runs through the castle interiors. You encounter a strange silence, almost unnatural ... and try to imagine yourself back nearly 500 years ...Amazing...
But the visit is over and wake up, brutal, in 2013 and clamor daily local fair. Fair in whcih the small traders exhibit their products at exceptional prices - do not forget to drink local beer produced in small familial factories ... exceptional ...
4.5 based on 50 reviews
I enjoyed trying the wines, white, rosé and red varietals... for some reason I fancy their cheap "rosé fruité" in the summer heat... but get ready for some great surprises with their reds. Organic could be enhanced...
4.5 based on 62 reviews
We went here as part of a Noble Caledonia cruise tour and was very dissapointed...........how the garden can be "garden of the year" admittedly in 2008 I will never know. Maybe went too early (try May onwards) but it really is not much at all and lacking TLC. Then the wine was awful altough the presentation by a lovely German lady was excellent but not the food or wine! Avoid
4.5 based on 13 reviews
Located in the Chateau of La Tour d'Aigues, the Tourist Office welcomes you, inform you and advise you throughout the year during your stay in Provence. It also helps to coordinate the interventions of various partners in the local tourism development. Services: Free Wi-Fi - Bus ticket Opening hours : July-August: Monday 14h-18h Tuesday to Friday: 9:30 to 12:30 and 14h-18h Thursday: 9:30 to 12:30 and 14h-18h Sunday 14h-18h April, May, June and September: Monday 14h-18h Tuesday to Friday: 9:30 to 12:30 and 14h-18h Thursday: 9:30 to 12:30 October to March: Monday 13h-17h Tuesday to Friday: 10h-12h30 and 14h-17h Saturday: 10am to 12:30 pm Find us also in Ansouis at the Tourist information, from Easter to September
I was very pleased to meet with Ludovic such an enthusiastic fellow. His guest approach could be an inspiration for other less eager staff members. Kudos for their daily event magazine which came out in June covering local and regional events.... the chateau is also interesting...
4.5 based on 14 reviews
A small-scale Organic wine producer with a small degustation/vistor shop. The two ladies appeared to be very knowledgeable about the winery produce and their mid-range 3 year old whites and reds were particularly good for not a lot of coin (about €9 a bottle). They also do a superb rose wine, essential mediterranean summer afternoon drinking!
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