Spoken languages in the hotel:
English, German, French, Italian
4 Star hotel in the former castle of the Marquis de Sade
Each room with its own individual character
Outdoor swimming pool in the hotel’s garden
Gourmet restaurant with French cuisine
Personal and attentive service
Two 18-hole golf courses within a 30 minute drive
Free parking at the hotel in private secure parking
Good to know
Opening hours of the restaurant: In High Season opened Wednesday to Monday evening, closed on Tuesdays. In Low Season opened Wednesday to Sunday evening, closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Opened on Saturday and Sunday for lunch all year round
Rooms are all equipped very differently, only some have a bathtub
For excursions in the surroundings a car is recommended
The breakfast is balanced, but not as typically rich as is usual in France
Pets are welcome. Water and food bowl can be provided in the room upon request
This historic castle hotel in Provence is surrounded by the hotel’s own garden. From the terrace, guests can enjoy a panoramic view over the rooftops of the picturesque village of Mazan. All rooms have their own individual character and are decorated with colourful flower patterns. In the evening the gourmet restaurant ’L’Ingénue’ serves guests exquisite French cuisine.
Romantic: Warm shades, provençal gardens and the picturesque old town of Mazan
The rooms of this 4 star castle hotel are decorated in warm tones such as peach and apricot and decorated with flowers. Fluffy carpets cover the stone floors. The 3 suites have small terraces and direct access to the beautiful flowered, provençal garden. Some of the rooms are equipped with free-standing bath in the middle of the room where guests can relax. In the clean, private garden with outdoor swimming pool, you can read a good book under the shade of beautiful olive trees. The charming village of Mazan, with its old town historic church, is perfect for a leisurely stroll.
Historic: 4 Star hotel within the castle of the Marquis de Sade
25 rooms of the hotel are located in the former castle of the Marquis de Sade, who directed the first Theatre Festival in France here in 1772. A further 5 rooms are located in a building from the 18th century, directly opposite. Some furniture in the hotel also dates back to this time. The gourmet restaurant serves the guests in a classy establishment, just as the Marquis de Sade would have enjoyed.
Boutique: 30 individually furnished rooms, friendly personal service
The hotel is managed by Frédéric Lhermie and his mother, who graciously and carefully look after their guests. With infinite passion, the pair have designed the interior of the castle hotel, combining the colourful flower decors, furniture from the 18th century, statues from the 1920s, as well as African art. All 30 rooms are differently furnished and have their own individual charm.
Food & Drink: Balanced breakfast, gourmet restaurant with French cuisine
Guests can enjoy a balanced breakfast in the hotel’s dining room or in the summer on the terrace with views of the rooftops of Mazan. In the hotel’s Restaurant ’L’Ingénue’, the British chef Franck Pujol serves creations which are largely based on products from the region. Therefore, the menu changes seasonally. Here, the guests can try the classics of French cuisine "foie gras", prepared to perfection. The chef also integrates many seafood dishes and plays with the taste buds contrasting sweet and sour or hot and cold flavours. In this gourmet restaurant, even connoisseurs and lovers of French cuisine will be surprised. Fine wines from the provençal area are served in accompaniment. After dinner, relax in the chic well-stocked lounge bar designed in the style of the 1920s.
Sport & Leisure Time: Two 18-hole golf courses nearby and many excursion destinations, garden with outdoor swimming pool
In the provençal garden of the hotel, guests will find a cozy place to relax or can cool off in the hotel’s outdoor swimming pool. The two 18-hole golf courses of Saumane and Avignon can be reached by car in 30 minutes. In addition, the area is ideal for walks and other sporting activities from kayaking and fishing in the River Sorgue to paragliding and mountain biking at Mont Ventoux. In addition, the Château de Mazan is an ideal starting point for excursions: the cultural city of Avignon or the Luberon area with its beautiful famous villages such as Gorges are only 32 miles away. The various wine routes of Côtes du Ventoux, Côtes du Rhône and Châteauneuf-du-Pape are a 30 minute drive away by car where you can taste the fine wines of the region straight from the vineyard.
Location: In the heart of Provence at the foot of Mont Ventoux, Mazan’s old town within walking distance
The Château de Mazan is situated at the foot of the Mont Ventoux in Provence in the small village of Mazan. It is located in the former palace of the Marquis de Sade with a beautiful landscaped garden. From the terrace, guests can enjoy wide views over the rooftops of Mazan. The small old town with cafés, restaurants and shops is within walking distance. The largest city nearby is Avignon, 32 km away, where the nearest airport is also located.
What’s more?: Modern conference rooms, ideal location for weddings and other events
It is also possible to organise seminars and business lunches in the castle hotel. There are 2 conference rooms available with a maximum capacity of 35 people. Adorned with 100-year-old decorations they include Wi-Fi, flipchart and screen. The historical charm of this hotel makes it an ideal place for a romantic wedding. On request the whole castle can be rented for exclusive events.
free of charge
garden / outside area
24 hour reception
outdoor pool (open seasonally)
Frequently asked questions
The following pools are available onsite: outdoor pool