Welcome to the Château of Saint André d'Olérargues, France
Drawing by G. Laval (1988)
Drawing by G. Laval (1988)
Once renovations are complete, the Château will be available to host your business meetings, seminars, weddings and other family gatherings
The Château is medieval in origin, dating back to the 15th century. Previous owners have included noble French families and even a descendant of the English throne
The village of Saint André D'Olérargues is located in a stunningly beautiful part of the Provence Occitane with hills, vineyards and rivers.
The Pont du Gard is the second most visited site in France. One of the best preserved Roman aquaducts, it was part of the 50 km long system to supply Nîmes with water. The site also hosts a beautiful museum and the area lends itself for enjoyable walks.
Distance: 35 km / 37 min by car
In addition to a monumental triumphal arch, the city is home to the world's best preserved Roman theatre still in use today for operas, concerts, films and other performances. The Chorégies d'Orange festival has been held in the theatre every summer since 1902.
Distance: 39 km / 41 min
This prehistoric cave, located on the edge of the Ardèche river, contains the earliest-known figurative drawings in the world, dating back more than 30,000 years. Although the cave itself is not open to the public for preservation reasons, a remarkable facsimile cave is.
Distance: 43 km / 50 min
Capital of the Papal state from 1309 to 1376, resulting in the stunning Palace of the Popes. The city is also home to the famous incomplete Rhône bridge, and multiple other cultural sites. Its many festivals include the Festival d'Avignon, dedicated to contemporary theatre.
Distance: 48 km / 54 min by car
The vast area (more than 300,000 ha) is recognized by UNESCO as an agro-pastoral Cultural Landscape. The vast mountainous landscape is representative of the relationship between agro-pastoral systems and their biophysical environment
Distance: 55 km / 53 min
City with many Roman remains, including its amphitheater, theatre, and the Alyscamps, as well as multiple medieval sites. Arles also became home to many impressionist painters, including Van Gogh who painted Arles sites such as the Café du Forum, still in business.
Distance: 72 km / 1:18 hr by car
The oldest Duchy of France with the ducal palace still inhabited by the 17th Duke. This beautifully preserved medieval city has two additional castles, one originally owned by the King of France, the other by the bishop (who was also feodal lord over Saint André d'Olérargues). Every Saturday, the town hosts a bustling market.
Distance: 21 km / 27 min by car
Once a major Roman city, Nîmes offers Maison Carrée, one of the best preserved Roman temples and a Roman amphitheater that is still used for concerts, Roman enactments, as well as bull fights French style. The capital city of the Gard Department also houses several musea, churches, and an enjoyable downtown area.
Distance: 46 km / 55 min by car
One of France's most beloved destinations for artists, from Paul Cézanne and Ernest Hemmingway to today's art students. A university city since the early 1400s, the city now also hosts many study-abroad campuses of foreign universities. Its fountains, aristocratic mansions, markets and quaint streets delight all visitors alike.
Distance: 138 km / 1:40 hr by car
This completely walled medieval city was once the departure harbor for several crusades. Its fortifications, harbor, churches, markets, shops and restaurants now attract tourists from around the world. Aigues Mortes is surrounded by shallow salt mashes that are pink colored, as are the flamingos that come to feed on the pink shrimp.
Distance: 91 km / 1:20 hr by car
Established in 1220, the University of Montpellier is one of the oldest universities in the world and oldest medical school still in operation. Today, Montpellier is a vibrant university city with a metropolitan population nearing 800,000. It offers historically diverse neighborhoods to explore, parks, musea, markets and shopping malls.
Distance: 113 km / 1:28 min
Today France's second most populous city, Marseille was founded around 600 BC by Greek settlers. Marseille offers a diverse cultural experience, including many musea, churches, its harbor, and excursions to nearby islands, such as the infamous prison island Chateau d'If from which the Count of Monte Cristo escaped.
Distance: 154km / 1:45 hr by car
.When arriving in Paris CDG Airport, we recommend instead taking the high speed train (TGV) directly from the airport to the Avignon TGV station or Pont du Gard TGV station, and renting a car there. This will cut the total commuting time in half and probably the cost as well.
The Château Saint André Center for Ethics and Integrity is a division of the Château Saint André Center, SAS. The latter is legally incorporated at the Greffe of the Tribunal of Commerce of the city of Nîmes, capital of the French Department of the Gard, as a “Societé par actions simplifée” (joint stock company) with a social capital of € 10,000.
SIREN: 949 486 096
SIRET: 49 486 096 00017
European TVA/VAT: FR47 949 486 096
NAF/APE Code (principle activity): 74.90B (Diverse specialized, scientific and technical activities)