150 EUR/night* starting at
This château, with an architecture as picturesque as it is magical and with its grandiose natural surroundings, is unquestionably one of the most beautiful as well as being one of the oldest châteaus in Provence.
Today a prestigious bed & breakfast, the château de la Barben opens its doors to you and lets you discover its architectural features, such as the watchtowers with the pulleys of the old drawbridge, the battlements, machicolations, arrow slits, the monumental stairway, the chapel and the lords' coat of arms and motto make this place a gem of Provençal heritage.
The breakfasts and tables d'hôtes dinners are served in a luxurious medieval décor: the big dining room, the medieval kitchen or on the terrace with its splendid views.
The garden is absolutely remarkable and also listed as a historic monument. An enchanting place to visit and admire, to dream and to plunge back into time during a stay at the Château de la Barben.
Suite Granet - Boudoir
Suite Granet - Lounge area
Suite Granet - Bathroom
Decorated with sumptuous plasterwork and 18th century period furnishings, it has a king-size bed with a Toile de Jouy canopy.
In succession, a small lounge with bed, marble bathroom with bathtub and shower, toilet apart.
Very sunny, it has a beautiful view over the countryside around Salon.
Suite des Amours
Suite des Amours - Ambiance
Canopied four-poster bed
Suite des Amours - Bathroom
Suite des Amours - Terrace
Situated in the castle's big round tower, the Palamède Tower, this big room with fireplace has a four-poster king-size bed from the Renaissance period and 18th century period furnishings. Bathroom with an immense free-standing bathtub for two and a big Italian-style shower, view of the river and centuries-old sycamores, toilet apart.
Private terrace facing south, magnificent view.
Room Auguste - Ambiance
Room with a king-size bed or two twin beds. Empire furnishings. Big bathroom with toilet apart..
Beautiful view of the river and the castle's roofs.
Room Elisa - Bathroom
With grey Toile de Jouy wall covering, this room has Louis XV period furnishings, king-size bed or two twin beds.
Big bathroom, retro bathtub and shower, toilet apart. View over the hills and garrigues.
Listed as a historical monument, the château has defied time and illustrates several centuries of French history. A 11th century medieval fortress, it reigns since hundreds of years ago on an immense hill that makes it invincible. The synthesis between nature and the château remains perfect, this union never ceases to maintain its beauty and mystery.
Come and discover the summer program of the Château de la Barben!
During all the summer, the castle of Barben "Jewel of the Provençal inheritance" proposes:
- 2 visits of one hour each
- Medieval animations
- trail games around the castle
- Candlelit visits
- unusual and gourmet visits
From the big dining room to the old medieval kitchen for a convivial meal with the proprietors, or on the main terrace for a romantic candlelight dinner for two, come enjoy the Provençal dishes prepared with fresh market produce by the château's cook.
For an anniversary, a marriage proposal or just for the two of you to escape, the Château la Barben offers you the unique setting of an 11th century castle in the heart of Provence: Les Amours Suite with its antique furnishings, main terrace for a romantic dinner.
Exclusive use of the Château includes:
- A parking area for 250 cars
- The 10,000 m² French-style gardens for cocktails
- The main terrace and the terrace called Palamède within the castle for the dinner
Number of guests
- The French-style gardens, for cocktails, can accommodate 400 people on its grass terrace.
- The main terrace, for the dinner, can seat 300 people.
- In the case of bad weather, the castle's interior is limited to 200 guests.
Quote upon request