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 and the park
- It is a furnished castle Its 900 pieces of collections and its furniture stamped by the great names in 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 English, French, 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 regularly costumed 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 from 7 to 12 years old.
- 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 Champs sur Marne castle has welcomed illustrious tenants The Princess de Conti, the Marquise de Pompadour, men of letters such as Diderot, Voltaire, Chateaubriand and Proust. Beginning in 1959, General de Gaulle made the Château de Champs a residence for heads of state on an official visit to France. The interiors are fully restored.