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Together, let us continue to write the history of Château de Mazan. Come and live a unique and refined experience with family, friends or as a couple in our charming hotel in Mont Ventoux.

At the foot of Mont Ventoux, in Mazan
A castle steeped in history

Discover this emblematic place
The former home of the de Sade family

It all began in 1715, with the Frères Franque who built the Château de Mazan. This establishment saw the birth of the father and uncle of the Marquis de Sade, the famous Abbot of Sade. The latter played a decisive role in the life of the Marquis, he was in charge of his education for six years. The Marquis de Sade spent most of his life in Paris, but stayed a few times at the Château de Mazan. It was in 1772 that the Marquis organized there in the gardens, one of the first Theater Festival in France. During the Revolution, the Marquis de Sade was declared undesirable in Mazan, some family archives were destroyed and part of the castle damaged. The Château de Mazan remained the property of the Sade family until 1850.

After 1850 Changes of owners

In 1850, the Château de Mazan ceased to be the property of the Sade family. It becomes the residence of a private individual, then a religious school, before becoming a retirement home from 1923 to 1999. After some time of inhabitation, the Château de Mazan was bought in 2001 by the Lhermie family who transformed it into an upscale hotel.

Since 2019 The important renovation

Now classified 4 stars, the Château de Mazan was bought in 2019 by the French and independent hotel group, Elegant Properties Collection. Under the leadership of Franck Jaulneau, director and partner of the group, and Claire Annicchiarico, architect, renovations are undertaken so that the Château regains all its beauty, authenticity and elegance, all with a hint of modernity. The key words of the renovation were: “18th century castle”, “Provence” and “2020”.

The reopening in 2020 Let's keep writing history

From now on, it is up to you to write the history of Château de Mazan. Become the charming castle hotel in Mont Ventoux, which you know, the Château de Mazan continues to cross ages and eras. Its history is written according to the passages of our visitors. Your excursions, your experiences, your stays and your travels will continue to bring this Château to life over which time has no hold.