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Chateau de Tarascon

Boulevard de Roi Rene, 13150 Tarascon, France
+33 4 90 91 01 93
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A must, must see. Wonderful complete castle with tremendous views of the Rhône and Tarascon

We were on our way back from Avignon to Arles and took a more scenic (TomTom!) return trip and came... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
The_Review_Queen
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North Shields, United Kingdom
Ripped off at the door !!!

The castle is very good however the man at the door (watch out for him he has dark long scraggly... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
adrobson
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
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Boulevard de Roi Rene, 13150 Tarascon, France
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+33 4 90 91 01 93
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on our way back from Avignon to Arles and took a more scenic (TomTom!) return trip and came across this absolute delight. How wonderful to see a complete castle instead of ruins. The whole of the castle is available for viewing and the...More

Thank The_Review_Queen
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The castle is very good however the man at the door (watch out for him he has dark long scraggly hair and is in his 50s) pretended not to have any change. After I gave him a 10 euro note, he refused to give me...More

Thank adrobson
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Beautiful to see how this castle dominates the town, very well conserved, one of the best medieval castles of France

Thank limburg353
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This chateau looks old and rundown from the outside. However, it is worth the few Euros to go inside and really tour this great Chateau. The courtyards are high and open, the rooms in each levels are interesting, some with wall paintings. Finally, the rooftop,...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Reasonably well preserved castle, with many rooms and fabulous views. For anyone interested in the Middle Ages, a must-see.

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

A beautiful setting and in beautiful condition. Easy to move around with wonderful views. The graffiti is amazing, so much history carved into the walls, you feel as if you know all the poor Englishmen who were incarcerated here during the Hundred Years War. Take...More

Thank CommodoreChris
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Well preserved chateau and former prison by the river. Beautiful situation with great rooftop views. Some lovely stonework and fireplaces. Lots of stairs and levels. Very interesting and somber graffiti tributes from former prisoners (many Napoleonic war British). Worth a visit combined with the church...More

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We explored the chateau (castle) during a day trip to Tarascon from Avignon. The visit is really worth the effort. You can explore all 4 levels and the roof, by ascending stone spiral staircases. The building itself is in very good repair, and the architecture...More

1  Thank GregandWinnie
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Erected on the border between France and Provence. Opposite castle Beaucaire. Nice visit at 9.30 in a completely deserted complex. Understand that a building of such magnitude is suitable for art exhibitions. Unfortunately, the quality of Pascal Monteil's art is not high enough to compete...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 3 June 2017

On the final day of a two week trip through northern Italy and Provence, we visited this castle on the whim of my father-in-law (FIL). Earlier in the trip we passed Tarascon on our way from Nimes to Arles and my FIL remarked that there...More

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