Château des Baux
Location: Baux-de-Provence (Les), in the Bouches-du-Rhône departement of France (Provence-Alpes-Cote-d-Azur Region).
Built: 11th century.
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: Owned by the municipality.
ISMH Reference Number: PA00081208
Notes: Château des Baux is a castle in ruins and a major tourist Provence Les Baux-de-Provence in the Bouches-du-Rhône.The castle was built in the eleventh century to the Lords of Baux. During the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, Les Baux was an important place between culture and politics of medieval Provence because of the power of the ruling family, though often beaten by local wars, including baussenque wars that raged between 1145 and 1162 for the estate of Provence.
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