Since 2012, the museum Alphonse Daudet is presented in the castle of Montauban.
This remains celebrated in the preface of "Letters from my Windmill" was first and foremost a place of serenity and tranquility for the writer Alphonse Daudet: "House blessed that time I came here, take me back to nature, I Paris and heal his fever. " The resort, distinguished by its gabled façade of the late 18th early 19th century, the museum hosts Alphonse Daudet. The park of the castle is now the site of many festivals and traditional entertainment.
Alphonse Daudet Museum will unveil the memories of the author, the desk on which he wrote his works, editions of his works, writings corrected by the hand of the writer. The exhibition "Fontvieille stories": true themed rooms dedicated to the nativity scene figurines and Provence, the Camargue bullfighting and running, including the traditional costume of the ladies mills, costume Arlésienne and paintings of Leo Lelée.
Shop offers the major works of the writer as well as Arterra figurines representing the most famous of his books. You can also buy souvenir medal (model 2006) of the Paris Mint.
Discover free visit from April to September. Hours vary according to season.
Rates of visits:
Free admission to € 3.50 per adult, € 2.50 for children from 7 to 12 years.
For groups, please contact the Municipal Office of Tourism at Fontvieille +33 4 90 54 67 49.
Address: Château de Montauban - Castle Street - 13990 Fontvieille.