A jewel of classical architecture in Île-de-France

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WE love : fun activities during the school vacations. The beauty of its gardens
Free: for those under 18 years of age (under 26 years of age if a European Union citizen)
Duration: to count at least 2 hours with the visit of the garden

The visit of the castle of 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 at "child size. Here, no excesses!
  • Free "discovery course" booklet for children aged 7 to 12. You can download before your visit
  • Workshops for children (4 - 6 years old and 7-12 years old) during each school vacation
  • The castle organizes regular costume exhibitions

The visit of the castle with a tenor, guide-lecturer

  • At closing time, at 7 pm, visit the castle of Champs-du-Marne accompanied by a tenor and guide. A double hat by this young man passionate about history and music.
  • An unexpected experience, a rare moment to discover the history of this beautiful castle in a different way.
  • October 9, 18 and 30, 2019 and December 20, 2019 - 7:00 p.m.
  • On reservation : 01 64 62 74 48 (attention limited places)
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The castle of Champs sur Marne : 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.
  • 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 chinoiseries painted in the middle of the XVIIIth century by Christophe Huet.
  • The castle of Champs sur Marne has welcomed illustrious tenants : the princess of Conti, the marquise of Pompadour, 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.

The park of the castle of Champs-sur-Marne

  • 85 hectares of gardens inspired by the gardens of Le Nôtre. The gardens have received the label of "Remarkable Gardens"
  • Picnics are allowed in some areas
  • Warning Dogs are not allowed in the park (nor in the castle)

Also fun for the family: original or unusual museums in Paris

The castle of Champs-sur-Marne - Free

  • It is free of charge (upon presentation of proof) for those under 18 years of age and for those under 26 years of age who are EU nationals
  • It is free of charge (upon presentation of a receipt) for teachers, job seekers, disabled persons and their companions

How to get to the castle of Champs-sur-Marne

  • By public transport: RER A, get off at Noisiel le Luzard then bus 220 or bus 100 direction Bry-sur-Marne, stop mairie de Champs or 20′ walk from the RER station
  • By car from Paris : take the A 4, exit n°10 Champs, follow the signs "château de Champs", 30 min drive.
  • By car from the province or suburbs: take the A4, exit Noisiel and follow the signs to Champs sur Marne
  • Free parking

Not to be missed with children: amusement parks in and around Paris

Which bus serves the Champs-sur-Marne castle?

  • Bus 220 or bus 100 towards Bry-sur-Marne. Get off at the "Mairie de Champs" stop

Practical information

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  • - From January 2 to May 26: Open every day except Tuesday from 10am to 12:15pm and from 1:30pm to 5pm
  • - May 27 to October 1: Open every day except Tuesday from 10:00 to 12:15 and from 13:30 to 18:00
  • - From October 2 to December 31: Open every day except Tuesday from 10am to 12:15pm and from 1:30pm to 6pm
  • - closed every Tuesday and on January 1st, May 1st, November 1st, November 11th and December 25th.

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