The castle of Perrault's tales and Puss in Boots
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castle of Breteuil

The Breteuil castle : visit a 17th century castle

To 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 the17th century architecture,
  • discover a superb heritage made of paintings, furniture, works of art?

Visit of 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 honored at the Château de Breteuil

Charles Perrault's tales are told by costumed storytellers

  • The tales of Perrault are staged in the park and garden of the castle
  • At 2:30 p.m. every Saturday, Sunday and holiday, and every day at 2:30 p.m. during the school vacations in zone C
  • Kids love! Nevertheless, some parents warn us that very young children can be frightened by certain tales, such as that of Bluebeard.

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

  • 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, come 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 washhouse
  • Sleeping Beauty.

Chateau de Breteuil ? Tariff

  • The rates depend on the chosen formula: "visit castle + gardens + stories" or "gardens + stories".
  • Reduced rates for children, over 60s, teachers, job seekers, military personnel, large families, disabled persons, etc. On presentation of a proof of identity
  • 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 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 Ulis exit, follow Chartres direction to Gometz-la-Ville. In Gometz-la-Ville, direction 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, when approaching 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 In Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, go to Les Molières and follow the signs to the public transport :
  • If you do not have a car BALADOBUS (Saint-Rémy-lès-Chevreuse, RER B): bus connections on Sundays and public holidays from April 5 to October 25, 2020. Schedules, rates and itinerary
  • Parking is free

What to do in Yvelines with your family ?

Practical information

See 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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