A jewel of classical architecture in Île-de-France (in 77)

The castle of Champ-sur-Marne is located east of ParisThe house is located in Seine-et-Marne (77), about 25km from the center of Paris (as an indication, count about 35mn to get there by car from Les Halles if the traffic is fluid). It is a charming castle in the heart of a very pleasant park of 85 hectares.

the castle of champs sur marne

The castle and the park

  • It is a furnished castle Its 900 pieces of collections and its furniture stamped by the great names of cabinet making make it one of the most magnificently furnished castles in Ile-de-France
  • It presents sumptuous rocaille decorations, as well as decorations of chinoiseries painted in the middle of the XVIIIth century by Christophe Huet
  • No excess here: it is a small castle that can be visited quickly enough and that will be very well suited to children
  • of the audioguides are available in French, English, Spanish and Russian for 3 ?
  • 85 hectares of gardens inspired by the gardens of Le Nôtre.
  • The gardens have been awarded the Remarkable gardens?
  • The access to the park of Champs-sur-Marne is free
  • The castle organizes regular costume exhibitions
  • Picnics are not allowed in the park and our animal friends are not welcome

The booklet for children

  • Free "discovery course" booklet for children aged 7 to 12.
  • You can download it before your visit

A little history

  • Built from 1703 to 1708 at the request of the financier of Louis XIV, the castle of Champs-sur-Marne is characteristic of the 18th century pleasure houses built in the countryside.
  • The castle of Champs sur Marne has welcomed illustrious tenants The castle was the residence of the Princess of Conti, the Marquise de Pompadour, and of men of letters such as Diderot, Voltaire, Chateaubriand and Proust. From 1959, General de Gaulle made the castle a residence for heads of state on official visits to France. The interiors are entirely restored.

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Practical information

See schedule details From June to the end of September: from 10am to 12:15pm and from 1:30pm to 6pm. From October to May: from 10am to 12:15pm and from 1:30pm to 5pm

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