Emotional Escapes presents Chateau de Mérindol, a luxury rental near Avignon, South of France.
Château de Mérindol is a luxurious private rental property within 10 minutes' drive of the historic city of Avignon. With 10 spacious and very well-equipped en-suite bedrooms (plus a nanny room), this château in Provence can sleep up to 20 guests in the highest comfort. Each bedroom features air conditioning, a king-size bed (180 cm) that can be divided into 2 separate single beds on request, and a flatscreen TV with a DVD player.
Built in the 14th century, it used to serve as a residence for bishops awaiting their audience with the pope at Avignon's world-renowned Palais des Papes. Fully restored to its former glory in the 19th century, the Château enjoys beautiful, tailored grounds as well as a large 14 x 7 m heated swimming pool.
Château de Mérindol is an ideally located luxury vacation rental for exploring the Roman ruins spread around the area, with such unique sites as the Pont du Gard, the famous arenas of Nîmes, Arles and Orange and the ruins of Glanum at St-Rémy-de-Provence all less than an hour away.
Arriving here is easy, as Avignon TGV station is about 10 minutes away from the property and connects directly to London, Brussels, Paris, Lyon, Aix-en-Provence and Marseille, or indirectly to any major city in Europe.
Avignon has always been an important city of Provence but even more so after 1309 when the popes moved to Avignon.This radical move would prove a major influence and boost to the city...
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