Rennes le chateau, Rennes-le-Chateau

World-renowned as the center of various conspiracy theories, hilltop Rennes le chateau is a village that attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year. The predominantly rural area has a rich history, as evidenced by its castles, cathedrals, vineyards, and museums. This picturesque countryside spot rose to fame thanks to the popularity of Dan Brown's mystery "The Da Vinci Code." The book has ties to Father Bérenger Saunière, a local 19th-century priest and subject of many claims and stories that surfaced in the 1950s. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Rennes le chateau and many more Rennes-le-Chateau attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Rennes-le-Chateau trip itinerary planning site.
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  • In my opinion Rennes le Chateau now looks its best from a certain distance while descending from the mountain road. For us then it seemed just like a fairy-tale village sitting atop a hill. We liked.....  more »
  • Just enjoy the whole atmosphere, such a lovely place to explore and enjoy a coffee or a lunch , where you are spoilt for choice, personally in the garden amongst the shelter of trees.  more »
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