A jewel of classical architecture in Île-de-France ... 18 km from Paris Charmant!
WE love : fun activities during school holidays. The beauty of its gardens
Free: for children under 18 (under 26 if EU national)
Duration: to count at least 2 hours with the visit of the garden
Visit Champs sur Marne with children
- Children will love the park of 85 hectares (but beware, the picnic is forbidden in the park)
- It is a castle and a park size "child". Here, no excess!
- Free "discovery course" booklet for children from 7 to 12 years old. You can download before your visit
- Workshops for children (4 - 6 years and 7-12 years) during each school holidays
- The castle organizes regularly costumed exhibitions
The visit of the castle with a tenor, guide-lecturer
- At the closing, at 19h, visit the castle of Champs-du-Marne accompanied by a tenor and guide speaker. A double hat by this young man passionate about history and music.
- An unexpected experience, a rare moment to discover otherwise the history of this very pretty castle.
- October 9, 18 and 30, 2019 and December 20, 2019 - At 7 pm
- On reservation: 01 64 62 74 48 (attention limited places)
- To know more
The castle of Champs sur Marne: some historical infos
- 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.
- It is a furnished castle. Its 900 pieces of collections and its furniture stamped with the great names of cabinet making make it one of the most beautifully furnished castles of Ile-de-France. It presents sumptuous rocaille decorations, as well as Chinese chinoiserie decorations painted in the middle of the 18th century by Christophe Huet.
- 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.