Culture and Gastronomy: discover the Drôme’s castles

  • Grignan's Château

    Grignan's Château

  • Suze-la-Rousse château

    Suze-la-Rousse château

  • Château des Adhémar

    Château des Adhémar

Culture and Gastronomy: discover the Drôme’s castles Gringnan fr

When culture meets gastronomy, your mind gets hungry!

 Stay at one of the 3 of the Drôme Provençale’s medieval castles, spend the night in a top-range bedroom and enjoy a gastronomic dinner.

The Château des Adhémar is an outstanding example of medieval architecture in the mid-Rhone valley. It was built on the top of a hill above the town of Montélimar. Within the curtain wall You will find an 11th century chapel and a 12th century residence with outstanding decorative features.

The Château de Grignan was built in the Middle Ages. 16th century rebuilding transformed the edifice into one of the greatest Renaissance châteaux of South-East France. In their correspondence, Mme de Sévigné and her daughter often referred to the château, thus making it a key site in the history of the region.

Owned by the Princes of Orange, the medieval fortress of Suze-la-Rousse was partially transformed in the 16th century. During the Renaissance, it acquired an arcaded courtyard in the Italian manner. The château is today the seat of the Université du Vin (Wine University) that forms and support professional but also welcome tourist and wine connoisseurs for wine tasting weekends and workshop.

 

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