The castle of Perrault's fairy tales and the booted cat
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castle of Breteuil

The castle of Breteuil: visit a castle of the seventeenth century

Visit the castle of Breteuil, it is:

  • meet a family whose ancestors have made the history of this place for 4 centuries
  • visit a castle at theseventeenth-century architecture,
  • discover a superb heritage made of paintings, furniture, works of art...

Visit the gardens of the castle of Breteuil:

  • the French Garden
  • the Garden of Princes (or English garden), decorated with Japanese cherry trees and fruit trees
  • the labyrinthyou might run into Cinderella dancing with her Prince Charming.

Perrault's tales in the spotlight at the Château de Breteuil

The tales of Charles Perrault are told by costumed storytellers

  • The tales of Perrault are staged in the park and in the castle garden
  • At 2.30 pm every Saturday, Sunday, public holidays.And every day at 2.30 pm during school holidays in zone C
  • Kids love! Nevertheless, some parents warn us that very young children may be scared by some tales, such as that of Bluebeard.

7 famous tales of Perrault are staged with about twenty wax figures in the castle's outbuildings.

  • Little Thumb and his brothers who have found refuge in the fruit tree
  • Little Red Riding Hood at the bedside of her strange grandmother in the dollhouse
  • Puss in Boots in the stables
  • Cinderella dressed in her beautiful dress in the stables, coming face to face with the impressive
  • Bluebeard in the hunting room, meet the sweet princess
  • Peau d'Ane in charge of the most ungrateful work in the wash house
  • Sleeping Beauty.

Chateau de Breteuil - Rates

  • The rates depend on the chosen formula: "visit castle + gardens + stories" or "gardens + stories".
  • Reduced fares for children, over 60s, teachers, jobseekers, military personnel, large families, disabled persons - On presentation of proof
  • Free for children under 5

Picnic area - Restaurant

  • Picnic areas are provided for those who have brought their own snacks! There are even picnic areas with shelter.
  • If you forgot your picnic, a kiosk allows you to buy pancakes, croque-monsieur and sells ice cream and drinks
  • A tea room is open on Sundays and public holidays (but not all year round)

How to get to Chateau de Breteuil?

  • By car, from the west of Paris At the Porte de Saint Cloud, take the direction of Bordeaux, then the N118, then the Saclay exit. At the Saclay exit take the N306 (then D906) towards Chevreuse. At Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse (before Chevreuse) follow the signs to "les Molières" and then to "château de Breteuil".
  • By car from the south of Paris From the Porte d'Italie or Porte d'Orléans, take the A6 towards Lyon then the A10 towards Bordeaux, then exit at Les Ulis. At the Les Ulis exit, follow the direction of Chartres to Gometz-la-Ville. In Gometz-la-Ville, follow the signs for Les Molières
  • By car from Bordeaux or Chartres (A10) Take the Rochefort en Yvelines exit, (1st exit after the Saint Arnould toll booth). Take the direction of Bullion, Cernay-la-Ville or Dampierre until you see the signs "Château de Breteuil".
  • By car from Normandy On the A13, as you approach Versailles, take the A12 towards Rambouillet. At the end of the A12, continue on the N10, still towards Rambouillet, for about 5km. Exit after Trappes when you see the sign (on the right) for Mesnil-Saint-Denis. At this exit, turn left immediately towards Le Mesnil-Saint-Denis and then Chevreuse or Dampierre. Either in Chevreuse or in Dampierre, motorists will find signs for "Château de Breteuil".
  • By car from Versailles From Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse by Buc (D 938) : reach Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse via Buc (D 938). In Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, go to Les Molières and follow the signs to the castle. By public transport:
  • If you do not have a car BALADOBUS (Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, RER B): coach connections on Sundays and public holidays from 5 April to 25 October 2020. Schedules, fares and itinerary
  • Parking is free

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Practical information

View schedule details Open every day of the year without exception Opening of the park at 10am. Closing at 8pm. The last entries are at 5:30 pm. Visits of the castle from 14:30 every day of the year. Last guided tour at 5:30 pm. Additional visit at 11:30 am on Sundays, holidays and school vacations in the Paris region. Additional visit at 11:30 am on Saturdays from March 30 to November 2, 2019. The storyteller tells Charles Perrault's stories at 4:30 p.m. every Sunday, public holidays, and every day during school vacations in the Paris region all year long; every Saturday from March 30 to November 2, 2019

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Castle to visit absolutely! Very well done for the little ones with a top playground; worthy of a big playground for children.
An extraordinary storyteller and a magnificent park. The descendants making a presentation at the beginning of the visit gives a supplement of soul to this visit as interesting as adapted to the children!

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