A place of cultural events
In the headline
In October, the Château de Simiane will be welcoming Jean-Michel Barrière from 6 to 28 October. His paintings reflect the events of his life, with a focus on travel and distant lands, but also on “the great south”, the region between the Baronnies, the Rhône, the Pre-Alps and the Mediterranean. Between figurative and abstract, a painting for everyone.
The castle of Simiane can be visited throughout the year, and access is free.
January, February, March, October, November, December: Wednesday and
Saturday from 10am to 12pm and from 2pm to 4.30pm, Tuesday, Thursday and
Friday from 2pm to 4.30pm.
April, May, June, September: Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 10am to
12pm and from 2pm to 5pm, Tuesday and Thursday from 2pm to 5pm.
July, August: every day, from 10am to 12.30pm and from 2.30pm to 6pm.
The castle of Simiane was the home of the granddaughter of Madame de
The castle, which has remained authentic since the 18th century, was the
home of Pauline de Simiane, granddaughter of the Marquise de Sévigné, who was
responsible for the publication of her grandmother’s famous letters.
The small castle shop
The Little Castle Shop offers visitors various items such as goodies bearing the image of the castle (notebooks, bookmarks, water bottles, mugs, etc.), Fellgood products from the Valréas company GALEO (soaps, body lotions, hand creams, candles, etc.), herbal teas and teas from TISANES LE DAUPHIN of Buis les Baronnies, aprons with textiles from INTRA MUNICIPAL, and a range of other products. ), herbal teas and teas from TISANES LE DAUPHIN from Buis les Baronnies, aprons with textiles from INTRA MUROS, knives from Michel Montlahuc but also toys for children (wooden swords, crowns...), gift vouchers and books on Valréas, the Enclave des Papes and on artists exhibiting at the castle.
The little castle shop is open at the same time as the castle.
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614 letters from 1734, then 772 in 1754
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MODELS OF MONUMENTS