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The view from the top is breathtaking!

We walked up to the Chateau on a sunny afternoon in mid June. Make sure to wear a hat or sunscreen... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
amw4
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Saturday is market day in Apt

An absolute must should you be in the area. This market is enormous. 100s of stalls, music, food... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Claire R
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1 rue des Penitents, 84490 Saint-Saturnin-les-Apt, Apt, France
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All reviews worth the climb stunning views lovely walk st saturnin interesting ruins off the beaten path chapel village valley chateau les remains paths walls luberon century hill
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked up to the Chateau on a sunny afternoon in mid June. Make sure to wear a hat or sunscreen as the clean French air combines with intense sun and you will burn before you realize it. The view of the surrounding countryside was...More

Thank amw4
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

There are beautiful views from the top onto the valley so be sure to stop if en route to Sault. Not a must if only touring Luberon.

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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

An absolute must should you be in the area. This market is enormous. 100s of stalls, music, food and drink. Arrive @ 10.30 ish. Packing up is @ 1.30 pm. Park where you can and enjoy.

Thank Claire R
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

It came as a surprise to see the place for real. The entrance was hidden behind the village houses. We followed some people down to the Main Street and then followed the signs to get to the wall. The site was magnificent. We climbed all...More

Thank ski-lover01-08
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Take it easy. Climb to the castle. Carry on up onto the plateau and look back the village. Imagine the lives carrying on in the castle, then dwell on the scars to be seen on the walls in the village, and the horror of 20th...More

1  Thank Michael P
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

The chateau at Saint Sat (as the locals call it) isn’t really a chateau at all but a castrum. After the barbarian invasions in the tenth century the villagers got together and built a fortification on top of the hill. It was added to over...More

2  Thank angie c
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

In summary: worth the walk up the hill for the beautiful view. In detail: The view is fantastic and the ruins and the small dam are interesting. There are also a number of walking paths past the ruins that offer further views. There are a...More

2  Thank Oshanda
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful village with a lovely walk up through the ruins to the chateau at the top. It was great to try and imagine what the place was like when it was originally built. Would be great if some information boards could be provided.

1  Thank Colin W
Reviewed 4 October 2017

great hike to what's left of this chateau. Go beyond the ancient dam and climb up the hill. Nice smell of wild plants and beautiful views. Worth a visit.

Thank fritz74300
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We started our day exploring the village of saint saturin les apts, which was very nice, then headed up the steps to where the chateau lies. There is a chapel up the top, plus a small garden, before you explore the stone ruins of the...More

Thank jon b
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