The Medievales of Les Baux


The counterpoise and singlecounterweight trebuchets, catapult, balista and battering ram are meticulous reproductions of the machinery used in the Middle Ages and they give visitors some idea of their eff ectiveness.

Events and shows from 1st April to 30th September, every weekend, on public holidays and during school holidays.
Crossbow and archery demonstrations (10 am to 6 pm) give visitors a chance to fi nd out more about the famous mediaeval weaponry used for hunting as well as war. In fact, they can test their skill and abilityin a competition with a real archer.
Mediaeval duel (at noon, 2.30 pm and 4.30 pm), a historic but amusing show that gives insight into the use of mediaeval weaponsand the techniques used in fi ghting. See the spectacular duel between a knight and the Lord of Les Baux-de-Provence.

Thu, 2012-04-05
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