A Sunday at the time of the Musketeers at the Château de Monte-Cristo

Published by Julie M. · Published on 7 June 2018 at 19h28 · Updated on 7 June 2018 at 19h41
On Sunday June 21, 2018, famous writer Alexandre Dumas’ former house the Château de Monte-Cristo offers you to go back in time and invites you to come and spend the day at the time of Musketeers.

Dive in the heart of Alexandre Dumas’ 19th century by spending the day with D’Artagnan and his friends, the three musketeers Atos, Portos and Aramis at the Château de Monte-Cristo on Sunday June 17, 2018.

On the menu:

  • Show: “Mousquetaires!”

Big show mixing drama, fencing show, stunts and gunfire. By Marly le Roi Cercle d’escrime.
At 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. on the main pitch

  • Sketch: “The Rehearsal”

A rehearsal supervised by Alexandre Dumas (himself!) from his play “La jeunesse des mousquetaires” [The Musketeers’ young years].
By the Ankréation company.
At 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:45 p.m. and 6:45 p.m. at the green theater

  • Sketch: “Domestic squabbles at Court”

The King’s Musketeers are in mission for the Queen. The Duke and Duchess are back in their estate after a troubled honeymoon. Domestic squabbles, misunderstanding, lies and treason are to be expected in this epic comedy.
All day long, here and there…

  • Fencing duals

By Marly le Roi Cercle d’escrime ancienne
All day long, here and there…

  • Music – harp

Abstracts from the Three Musketeers’ period music, interpretation of Nicolas Desrosiers’, Jean-Baptiste Lully’s, André and Jacques Philidor’s works.
By Isabelle Olivier from the Métamorphose company, harpist and author, winner of Fondation Le Nôtre.
2 p.m. at the green theater, 3:15 p.m. at the reception pavilion, 4 p.m. towards the Château d’If, 4:45 p.m. on the main pitch

  • Fencing lesson, initiation for small and grown-up swashbucklers

Fencing basics knowledge taught by combat instructor Maître Diquero. 2:15 p.m., main pitch
4 p.m. Main pitch

  • Lyric ballad

Soprano Véronica Antonelli’s voice enliven monuments triggering an extraordinary emotion in the audience.
All afternoon long, by small sunny touches in the Château de Monte-Cristo or on the balcony of the Château d’If.

  • Ancient games on the open-air

All afternoon long, here and there
By the Ministère des Modes and Sanza

  • Parade and public presentation of a group dressed in 17th century costumes

4:15 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on the Château steps

In other words, a lovely program for an unforgettable family day!

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
On 17 June 2018
From 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.



    78560 Port Marly (Le)

    -3 ans: Free
    3-9 ans: 5 €
    Plein tarif: 12 €

    Recommended age
    For all

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