Château de La Colle Noire

Montauroux, France

The Château de La Colle Noire is built on a promontory overlooking the plains of Montauroux. The chateau is surrounded by a park with a chapel dedicated to St Anne. The ensemble dates from the middle of the 19th century and was entirely redesigned by Christian Dior from 1950. It has been the property of Parfums Christian Dior since 2013.



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Founded: 1826
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in France


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Carole Thiault (2 years ago)
C étais trop jolie
Caroline Graille (2 years ago)
Propriété magique ... Merci LVMH pour cette somptueuse visite !
Jerome Magnoli (3 years ago)
Lieux fantastique, riche en histoire. Domaine formidable avec ça propre production d'huile d'olive et de miel, chaque pièce est un voyage des sens, avec pour chaque pièce un parfum Dior différent qui nous plonge dans l'univers de cet endroit merveilleux... j'adore
Franck Oukil (3 years ago)
Un lieu magique de simplicité et de charme Sous la terrasse en fin de journée d'été, musique en prime ce soir .. jazzy portugais Un service simple et chaleureux , une gastronomie généreuse et savoureuse , avec une présentation digne des grands.... bref faites moi confiance , c'est une adresse romantique et raffinée pour très bien finir un agréable séjour dans l'arrière pays.... aucunes excuses de ne pas venir se passer une jolie soirée au petit prince ....
Anais Sigari (3 years ago)
Most beautiful place I ever see
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