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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Shurmine Landbrug (16 months ago)
Just an outside photo, because it is closed on sundays
Yusmila Flores (2 years ago)
ELEGANT.
MAik Kisbenedek (2 years ago)
Amazing place! ??
Engelbert Chua (2 years ago)
This place is magical! It takes you bsck in time!?
Carole Thiault (2 years ago)
C étais trop jolie
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