Castle of Grignan
Discover the castle of Grignan in Provence
Discover another century by visiting the Castle of Grignan in Rhône-Alpes.
In the heart of Provence, in the center of the village of Grignan and only 1km from our campsite, come and visit this magnificent castle with the renaissance architecture of Madame de Sevigne as well as the 2 other nearby Adhemar castles.
The castle of Grignan and its museum are located in the heart of the Drôme provençale in Provence in the heart of the adhémar cradle, it overlooks the plains and mountains with a 360° view. This monument built on a rocky promontory with Louis XIV style facades, overlooks the village above the collegiate church. You will be dazzled by its terraces with a unique panorama and the view on the Mont Ventoux. The Mont Ventoux is the emblematic place of the South Drôme so if you have not yet admired it you can enjoy it of the campsite, because its view is omnipresent. Want to see the Mont Ventoux up close? So go and challenge him by bike, on foot or on 2 wheels!
It is in the eleventh century, that we see appearing in the literary texts the name of Mrs. De Sevigne. And yes, the children study it or have studied it in class because the texts in French class often refer to Madame De Sévigné. But seeing it in real life will be a new discovery during your visit or during the night parties.
The history of the castle
The history of the Adhémar begins like this: “Once upon a time the Count of Grignan married Françoise de Sévigné, daughter of the Marquise de Sévigné. The affectionate correspondence between the marquise and her daughter made the castle a part of history…”. But if you want to know all the fascinating history of this family and the castle, so come and stay at the Truffières campsite and enjoy a unique moment where you will forget the time. Travel out of our century, in the time of king, Louis XIV, king of France or François 1st, the time of a visit.
Camping near the castle of Grignan
A vacation in the Rhône Alpes region is a successful vacation.
Located between Montélimar and Nyons, our campsite in Grignan has a strategic position for your vacations. You will be able to visit the perched villages, the inescapable sites of the Drôme provençale, the art and especially to walk between the truffle oaks, the lavender and the vineyard. A unique place to enjoy nature during his vacations.
The proximity of the campsite with the castle of Grignan will avoid you many difficulties of circulation or parking. And plan your stay in advance, the places for the night parties are very popular!
On foot or by bike you can go to the village of Grignan and visit the Adhemar castle. Along the way you can enter the main courtyard, admire the facade, the collegiate church, the heritage, and the stage.
This heritage offers you night parties all summer long on its terraces so don’t hesitate to take your family tickets with a special rate or go on stage as an extra. You can also enjoy the festival of correspondence in early July.
The castle is suitable for the whole family at a single rate and for the happiness of all, a treasure hunt is proposed during your visit. This tour will take you to journey to the heart of the castles of the Drôme France thanks to art and its museum to make you discover the great historical stages of the castle of Grignan.
Classified as a historical monument, the castle can be visited all year round.
Visit of the castle : 04 75 91 83 55 / fax 04 75 91 83 51.