Château des Baux

On top of a rocky spur in the heart of the Alpilles, the Château des Baux spans 5 hectares in one of France’s most majestic locations. A designated Historic Monument, the Château commands a magnificent view of Provence, from Aix to Arles and beyond.

During a self-guided tour which is available in 10 languages (French, English, German, Italian, Dutch, Spanish, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, Portuguese), visitors can learn about the turbulent and chaotic past of the Lords of Les Baux and their medieval fortress through the keep, the Sarrazine and Paravelle towers, the lordly dovecote and the Château chapel.

Open every day all year round.
January, February, November, December: 10.00 am to 5.00 pm*
March, October: 9.30 am to 6.30 pm*
April, May, June and September: 9.00 am to 7.00 pm*
July and August: 9.00 am to 7.30 pm*
*Last entrance 1 hour before closure.

Events 2022

Photo exhibition: Blue, blue, blue: the Klein adventure

Until  9 April 2023
Echoing the programme at the Carrières de Lumières, wander freely through the life and works of the artist Yves Klein passing among ten large-format panels.

Escape Game: The mystery of Alix, last Lady of Les Baux

The Château des Baux presents the new feature of the 2022 season: an outdoor Escape Game: The Mystery of Alix, Last Lady of Les Baux. Learn the history of the Château des Baux-de-Provence while having fun!

Film: “Race d’aiglons, jamais vassal”

The film “Race d’aiglons, jamais vassal” (Race of eaglets, never vassals) plunges you into the history of the Baux lineage.

A season at the Château des Baux

10 July to 28 August. Discover a programme of family, fun and educational activities at the Château throughout the summer.

Information and reservation


Adults: 8€ / 10€* | Seniors (+65 years) : 7€ / 9€*
Chidren (-7 years): free | Children (7 to 17 years): 6€ / 8€*
Youth (18 to 25 years): 6€ / 8€*
Concessions (students +25 ans, jobseekers, teachers) : 6€ / 8€*
Family (2 adults + 2 children) : 25€ / 33€*

Pass Baux-de-Provence
(2 sites: Carrières de Lumières + Château des Baux).
Adults: 18€ / 20€* | Seniors (+65 years): 16,50€ / 18,50€*
Children (-7 years): free | Children (7 to 17 years): 14€ / 16€*
Youth (18 to 25 years): 14€ / 16€*
Concessions (students +25 years, jobseekers, teachers): 14€ / 16€*
Family (2 adults and 2 children): 51,50€ / 59,50€*

Half price at the Yves Brayer Museum on presentation of the ticket Pass Baux-de-Provence.

*With events.

Practical information

Esplanade du Château
13520 Les Baux-de-Provence

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Getting Here

At 3 hours from Paris or Toulouse, 1.30 hours from Lyon, 1 hour from Marseille or Aix-en-Provence, near Arles and Avignon, discover the village Les Baux-de-Provence and the beautiful and famous Provence.

Accommodation and Restaurants

For one night or a few weeks, Les Baux-de-Provence offers relaxation, cultural and historical visits, arts and outdoor excursions. Find the accommodation and restaurant that will make your stay an unforgettable experience.   Download the hotel and B&B availability in Les Baux-de-Provence


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Tourist Office

Maison du Roy, Rue Porte Mage,
13520 Les Baux-de-Provence
Tél. +33 (0)4 90 54 34 39

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Opening hours
Monday to Friday : 9.00 am to 6.00 pm
Weekends & public holidays : 10.00 am to 5.30 pm