Chateau d'Ansouis, Ansouis

#7 of 28 in Historic Sites in Luberon
Must see · Castle · Tourist Spot
Going back to the birth of Jesus Christ, Chateau d'Ansouis has been in existence for over 2,000 years. It was initially a fortress in the Aigues Valley. The architecture of the castle has soft features. It is surrounded by lush green gardens, terraces and groves. This magnificent castle in the region of Luberon has been renovated to meet the needs of the public. Inside is a well-designed staircase, a series of elegant furniture rooms. It gives the feeling of walking amidst medival era and the Old Regime. The seventeenth century welcomed the new residents of the castle, post all religious and political wars. The Escalis were succeeded by Villeuneuve Ansouis a Aix in 18th century. That is how the castle derives its aristocratic lifestyle. To visit Chateau d'Ansouis on your holiday in Ansouis, and find out what else Ansouis has to offer, use our Ansouis.
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  • You have an excellent opportunity to visit private chateau which is more than 600 years old and consist of two buildings which were combined in one. The tour is guided by the owner who tells you an...  more »
  • The Chateau by itself is much like the other castles in the area. The special thing here is a town that stands apart, even from a host of other charming small towns.  more »
  • Marvellous - notice the visit is at 15:00 and at 16:30, only guided visit is possible. 10 Euro per Person. The owner of the castle is showing and explaining the castle. Really worth a visit, full of information and very engaged. (Explanations in french language)
  • Lovely tour in French (only).

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