Les Estivales du Château - "The Summery" of the Château

Until 31st August, all weekends, public holidays and school holidays, Château des Baux

In the past, the Château was the political and social center of life in the city of Les Baux. Several animations and workshops reveal you the trades and daily life in the Middle Ages.

The village of craftsmen → from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
Come and see blacksmiths and stonemasons at work... 

The duel → at 2.00 pm and 4.00 pm
An epic display of the ‘love courts’ in Les Baux.

Catapult firing  → at 11.00 am, 3.00 pm and 5.30 pm
While the trebuchet was fired by the men, the bricole catapult was used by the women and fired from the ramparts.

Firing with crossbows → from 10.00 am to 6.30 pm

On Ascension weekends (from 25th to 28th May), the weekend of 8th May (from 6th to 8th May) and during Pentecost (from 3rd to 5th June), there are extra workshops - held between 10.30 am and 6.00 pm - that introduce visitors to the fantastical world depicted in the works of Giuseppe Arcimboldo and Hiëronymus Bosch.

Admission Fees

Adults: 10.50€
Children under 7 years: free
Families (2 adults and 2 paying children): no charge for the 2nd child
Concessions (students, children aged 7 to 17 years, jobseekers): 8.50€
Pass Provence Carrières de Lumières + Castle: 18€
Pass Provence Concessions: 14.50€
Le Pass Provence includes acces to the Yves Brayer Museum


Information → Château des Baux
Tel +33 (0)4 90 54 55 56 - Fax +33 (0)4 90 54 55 00