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Chateau in Le Barroux

Château du Barroux

Built in the 12th century to protect Le Barroux from Saracen invaders, Château du Barroux is one of Provence's few castles. Its fortunes rose and fell, but its last indignity was in WWII, when retreating Germans set…
French in Le Barroux

Les Géraniums

The Geraniums makes a sweet spot for a country lunch (washed down with a glass of local wine, of course). It's a century-old old auberge – beamed inside, with a fine terrace outside – and the food is first-rate. Ups…
Church in Le Barroux

Abbaye Ste-Madeleine

Two kilometres north of Le Barroux along thread-narrow lanes, this abbey hears Gregorian chants sung by Benedictine monks at 9.30am daily (10am Sundays and holidays). The Romanesque-style monastery, built in the 198…