Château de Cabriès

Cabriès, France

The Château de Cabriès is an historic castle in Cabriès, Bouches-du-Rhône. The castle was built in the 8th century. In 1237, Anselme Férus sold it to Ramon Berenguer IV, Count of Provence. It was restored in the 18th century, with French windows added.

In 1934, the northern aisle was acquired by painter Edgar Mélik, who painted its walls. It now houses a museum named after him.

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Founded: 8th century AD
Category: Castles and fortifications in France
Historical period: Frankish kingdoms (France)

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René (17 months ago)
The museum could update the Google ad which announces that the museum is open in February 2023. This would save people from having to travel and break their noses.
Youri Baliardo (18 months ago)
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Patricia Lazzaro (5 years ago)
Small museum perched on a Provençal peak. Former residence of Edgar Melik, it hosts 2 temporary exhibitions a year. Coming soon, from June 29 to November 9, Madeleine Dines, "Chants Terrestres". Nice detour to make on the side of Cabries.
Mattéo Garguilo (6 years ago)
Very pleasant museum, in a pleasant setting, a warm welcome, we had the right to a complete visit with explanations of the exhibition of Monsieur de Asis, a somewhat special painter, but as we say, everyone has their own tastes and colors. , that's all to say that I highly recommend this museum!
Thomas Dufossé-Michelangeli (6 years ago)
Very interesting museum on the contraband of the time and current, plus the history of the boats transporting resources of Lake Geneva. In addition there was also a painting exhibition Affordable price and very well maintained museum
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