Contes et Histoires 2023: a walk in the footsteps of great men at the Pantheon

Published by Margot de Sortiraparis, My de Sortiraparis, Manon de Sortiraparis, Cécile de Sortiraparis · Photos by Graziella de Sortiraparis · Published on November 6th, 2023 at 01:56 p.m.
The Panthéon invites families to discover its history through a strolling show, on the occasion of the national event Contes et Histoires 2023, from January 3 to 5, 2024.

The national event Contes et Histoires returns to the Panthéon on January 3, 4 and 5, 2024. For this new edition, the monument located in the heart of the Latin Quarter in Paris offers an immersive and entertaining stroll, accompanied by actors. An opportunity for children - and parents alike - to discover the great men and women of our time.

The Panthéon is a monument to the great figures who have left their lasting mark on French history. Great men and women are buried here so that their work and legacy can be celebrated and commemorated. These include Victor Hugo, Simone Veil, Voltaire, Louis Braille, Pierre and Marie Curie, Jean Moulin, Alexandre Dumas... In all, over 80 personalities are highlighted.

The Contes et Histoires event opens the doors of the monuments to families. To mark the occasion, the Panthéon is organizing an unusual event designed to attract the attention of young visitors, while introducing them to the history and mission of this emblematic Parisian landmark.

On January 3, 4 and 5, 2024, families are therefore invited to take part in an interactive walk, in the footsteps of the Great Men buried at the Pantheon. Here's the program:
Les Grands Hommes

Embark on an interactive guided tour, with music, to discover the Great Men buried at the Panthéon.

  • Duration: 50 min, ages 6 and up
  • Price: free for under-26s, event included in admission ticket

A fascinating tour to discover during the Christmas vacations. Please note: booking is compulsory, and admission is free for children only! Enjoy this wonderful discovery with your family.

Practical information


Place du Panthéon
75005 Paris 5

Route planner

Metro: Luxembourg / Cardinal Lemoine / Maubert Mutualité

Enfants: Free
Adulte: €11.5

Recommended age
From 8 years old

Official website


More information
Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Wednesday, December 21, 2022 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

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