Julie M. · Published on 18 December 2017 at 12h10
· Updated on 7 February 2020 at 11h26
During the Christmas break 2017, Château de Fontainebleau plays the magical card in order to mesmerize young and older visitors. Discover the program thought up for families especially on the occasion.
During children’s Christmas break, Château de Fontainebleau does every effort and organizes animations for children and adults in its historical setting. Come along and discover the castle featuring its greatest decorations for the Holidays: a giant Christmas tree wonderfully decorated and twinkling lights in the chateau courtyard are expecting you.
On the menu of the Holiday break 2017 at Château de Fontainebleau:
- Christmas show “the golden key”
Festivities are around the corner, come along and be amazed by this Les Arlequins company creation inspired by Grimm brothers’ tales!
“Once upon a winter night, a little boy who went looking for wood in the forest, finds a golden key buried in the snow. He then understands it’s the very key that opens the sleeping castle.
Follow him to discover what hides inside…”
From 4 years old
Schedule: from December 23 to January 7, every day at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., except on December 25 and 16 and on January 1 and 2.
Rate: €9, in addition to the admission ticket for visitors older than 25 years old.
- Visit-workshop “The prince and the Christmas tree”
The young Louis XIII is the protagonist of this story, he will lead children to discover – in a playful way – how Christmas decorations looked like in the 17th century. Throughout the tour with little games, children will roam the emblematic rooms of the castle looking for decorations. The activity will end on workshop so that they can create a Christmas mobile, each child will leave with the mobile.
From 4 years old
From December 23 to January 7, every day at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. except on December 25 and 16 and on January 1 and 2.
Duration: 90 minutes
Please note that children (and parents) will have the possibility to wear costumes for a playful visit of the chateau, what a wonderful way to take a lovely and pleasant family walk!
Christmas animations at Château de Fontainebleau
From December 23, 2017 to January 7, 2018
Location: Château de Fontainebleau