200 hectares of nature - over 2500 varieties of trees
  • WE LOVE : a huge and unknown park, labelled "remarkable garden".
  • AGE: for everyone
  • OPEN ALL YEAR ROUND from 10am to 6pm
  • LOCATION: Near the castle of Versailles (78)
  • FREE for all, every 1st Sunday of the month
Arboretum of Versailles Chevreloup

The Arboretum of Versailles-Chevreloup: a remarkable park west of Paris

  • The Arboretum of Versailles Chevreloup is a park of 200 hectares in the Paris region
  • It is an integral part of the royal domain of Versailles and is located on the edge of the Palace of Versaillesat approximately 20 km west of Paris
  • Surprisingly little known, the arboretum is one of a kind
  • It is home to more than 2500 species and varieties of trees and constitutes one of the richest collections in Europe
  • Among the places not to be missed: the Japanese cherry meadowthe planting of dwarf conifersthe maze of the Lawsons (strolling among conifers with colorful foliage), the 5 giant sequoias 25m high...
  • You can also take a walk around the Remains of the hydraulic system which supplied the fountains of Versailles, like the Chèvreloup Reservoir. 
  • This park is labeled "Remarkable Garden". and is managed by the National Museum of Natural History (which also manages the Garden of plants and of its menagerie)

The Arboretum of Versailles Chevreloup to discover absolutely

A park where everyone finds happiness!

  • Families come to stroll in the alley of blue cedars or stroll in the shade of the 25 meters of the five giant sequoias
  • Sportsmen and women will love the 10 km long hiking trail. On the program, a beautiful crossing of the botanical collections and the alleys lined with trees, to discover trees from the American, Asian and European continents.
  • The curious will learn all about the nature that surrounds us with the "Île-de-France course".
  • Of course, it is. the picnic is recommended in good weather!
in family at the arboretum of Versailles

map of the Versailles Chevreloup arboretum

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Practical information

See schedule details Every day of the year from 10am to 6pm

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