Rennes-le-Château, France: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Rennes-le-Château, France? If you're planning to go to Rennes-le-Château, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Rennes-le-Château, France

Based on the climate and weather in Rennes-le-Château, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Rennes-le-Château, France

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Rennes-le-Château, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Rennes-le-Château, France

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Rennes-le-Château.

What to wear/what to pack for Rennes-le-Château, France by month

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January

January here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows once in a while.

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February

If you visit Rennes-le-Château during February, you will probably see that it is pretty cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to snow sometimes.

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March

March in this region is cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It snows occasionally.

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April

April for Rennes-le-Château is cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

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May

If you are traveling to Rennes-le-Château in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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June

June for Rennes-le-Château is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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July

July is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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August

August is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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September

September in Rennes-le-Château is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) to 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

October in Rennes-le-Château is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November for Rennes-le-Château is crisp. Temperatures average in the 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It snows sometimes.

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December

In December, Rennes-le-Château can be very chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 50s F (low 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Rennes-le-Château, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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