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Chambres d'hôtes Château de la Barben

Bed and breakfast - Aix-en-Provence countryside - Salon de Provence

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 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.

The +++

  • 11th century residence
  • medieval castle
  • quiet and nature
  • tour of the château
  • medieval activities
  • garden listed as a Historic Monument
  • seminars & receptions
  • tourist, cultural and sports activities in the surrounding area

Rooms & Suites

Suite Granet

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

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

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.

Giant Escape Game - Lost in the corridors of Time

New ! «Lost in the corridors of time »:

The giant escape game of the Castle.During a simple guided tour you are transported in time by a mysterious spell.

This giant escape game will make you discover parts of the castle usually closed.

This game based on guess and deduction is recommended to the over 15 years.


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Let yourself be transported back in time

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.

Romantic stay at the Château

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.

Your wedding in the Château, like in a dream

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.

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Contact and access

Chambres d'hôtes Château de la Barben

Château de La Barben - Route du château - 13330 La Barben

+33 (0)4 90 55 25 41

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