Journées du Patrimoine 2023: discover the most beautiful châteaux in Paris and the Île-de-France region

Published by La Rédac · Photos by My de Sortiraparis · Published on July 16th, 2024 at 08:23 p.m.
The Journées du Patrimoine 2024 is also an opportunity to visit the châteaux of the Île-de-France region, often free of charge! Kings and queens, princes, emperors, nobles of all kinds... Follow in the footsteps of these great figures of French history and discover their magnificent homes, on September 21 and 22, 2024.

It's a date we look forward to every year: the Journées du Patrimoine (Heritage Days ) give us the opportunity to discover and visit the most beautiful cultural and historic sites in France and Europe! To mark the occasion, over 1,500 sites in the Île-de-France region will be opening their doors free of charge on the weekend of September 21 and 22, 2024.

If you're a lover of architecture and history, now's your chance to find out more about the châteaux of the Île-de-France region! These majestic monuments are among the must-see attractions during the Journées du Patrimoine, with guided tours, activities and games to help you delve into the history of these exceptional sites.

And there's no shortage of châteaux in the Paris region! Almost every département in the region boasts one or two palaces and royal estates. From medieval fortresses to Renaissance palaces and imperial residences, these witnesses toFrench history are true works of art waiting to be explored! What's more, the majority of these châteaux are adorned with magnificent gardens, making for a delightful stroll in the September sunshine...

With family, friends or even on your own, discover the monuments for which the region is famous. To find out which châteaux to visit during the JEP, choose from our selection of participating châteaux.

Le Château de Rambouillet et sa Bergerie nationale, un domaine d'exception en Ile-de-FranceLe Château de Rambouillet et sa Bergerie nationale, un domaine d'exception en Ile-de-FranceLe Château de Rambouillet et sa Bergerie nationale, un domaine d'exception en Ile-de-FranceLe Château de Rambouillet et sa Bergerie nationale, un domaine d'exception en Ile-de-France Heritage Days 2024 in Rambouillet (78): historical monuments to discover
To mark Heritage Days 2024, the town of Rambouillet in the Yvelines is opening its doors to you for a weekend of discoveries and guided tours of its historic monuments, on September 21 and 22. [Read more]

Journées du Patrimoine 2017 au Château d'OrmessonJournées du Patrimoine 2017 au Château d'OrmessonJournées du Patrimoine 2017 au Château d'OrmessonJournées du Patrimoine 2017 au Château d'Ormesson Heritage Days 2024 at Château d'Ormesson: a stroll through a temple of literature (94)
Château d'Ormesson is organizing guided tours on Saturday September 21 and Sunday September 22, 2024, during the 41st Journées du Patrimoine. A family home dating back to the 16th century, this château is an integral part of the town of Ormesson-sur-Marne and its heritage! [Read more]

Nuit des Musées 2017 au château de NemoursNuit des Musées 2017 au château de NemoursNuit des Musées 2017 au château de NemoursNuit des Musées 2017 au château de Nemours Heritage Days 2024: tours of the basement at Château de Nemours (77)
For the Journées du Patrimoine (Heritage Days), the Château-Musée de Nemours invites the curious to discover its tours and activities on September 21 and 22, 2024. On the program: original tours of the Château de Nemours basements [Read more]

Château de Maisons-Laffitte - réouvertureChâteau de Maisons-Laffitte - réouvertureChâteau de Maisons-Laffitte - réouvertureChâteau de Maisons-Laffitte - réouverture Heritage Days 2024 program at Château de Maisons-Laffitte (78)
For the Journées du Patrimoine 2024, come and discover the magnificent Château de Maisons-Laffitte, built for King Louis XIV, on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September 2024, in the Yvelines department! [Read more]

Le Château de la Reine Blanche - IMG 2120Le Château de la Reine Blanche - IMG 2120Le Château de la Reine Blanche - IMG 2120Le Château de la Reine Blanche - IMG 2120 Heritage Days 2024 in Paris: conquering the Château de la Reine Blanche
To mark Heritage Days 2024 in Paris, why not visit an astonishing residence in the heart of the capital! In the 13th arrondissement, the Château de la Reine Blanche reveals its secrets with a special program on the weekend of September 21 and 22, 2024. [Read more]

Gif-sur-YvetteGif-sur-YvetteGif-sur-YvetteGif-sur-Yvette Heritage Days 2024 in Gif-sur-Yvette (91): discover the town's many treasures
The 2024 edition of the European Heritage Days takes place on the weekend of September 21 and 22, so this is your chance to discover heritage treasures near you or at the other end of the region, as here in Gif-sur-Yvette, Essonne. [Read more]

Château de Fontainebleau - Napoléon III et Eugénie -  A7C3764Château de Fontainebleau - Napoléon III et Eugénie -  A7C3764Château de Fontainebleau - Napoléon III et Eugénie -  A7C3764Château de Fontainebleau - Napoléon III et Eugénie -  A7C3764 Heritage Days 2024 at the Château de Fontainebleau (77): visit program
The Château de Fontainebleau is taking part in the Journées du Patrimoine 2024, from September 21 to 22. We reveal the program for this magnificent Seine-et-Marne château. [Read more]

Les Journées du Patrimoine 2018 à Dourdan, Musée et châteauLes Journées du Patrimoine 2018 à Dourdan, Musée et châteauLes Journées du Patrimoine 2018 à Dourdan, Musée et châteauLes Journées du Patrimoine 2018 à Dourdan, Musée et château Heritage Days 2024 in Dourdan (91): discover the town's remarkable sites
For the Journées du Patrimoine (Heritage Days), the fortified town of Dourdan has put together an attractive program on September 21 and 22, 2024, featuring guided tours and a plunge into the world of the Middle Ages. [Read more]

Village de Dampierre en Yvelines  -  Château de DampierreVillage de Dampierre en Yvelines  -  Château de DampierreVillage de Dampierre en Yvelines  -  Château de DampierreVillage de Dampierre en Yvelines  -  Château de Dampierre Heritage Days 2024: discover the Domaine de Dampierre and its castle
For the Journées du Patrimoine 2024, the Domaine de Dampierre-en-Yvelines welcomes us for a weekend of events and walks. On September 21 and 22, the estate will be showcasing its exceptional heritage and offering visitors the chance to tour the château. [Read more]

Parc et Domaine du Château de CourancesParc et Domaine du Château de CourancesParc et Domaine du Château de CourancesParc et Domaine du Château de Courances Heritage Days 2024 at the Château and Park of Courances (91)
Take advantage of the Journées du Patrimoine 2024 to discover a haven of peace: the Château and Parc de Courances, in the 91 region of France, open their doors to us on September 21 and 22, 2024. [Read more]

Le Château de la Madeleine à Chevreuse  -  A7C3910Le Château de la Madeleine à Chevreuse  -  A7C3910Le Château de la Madeleine à Chevreuse  -  A7C3910Le Château de la Madeleine à Chevreuse  -  A7C3910 Heritage Days 2024: discover the History of Chevreuse through its monuments (78)
Take advantage of the Journées du Patrimoine 2024 to discover the pretty commune of Chevreuse, in the Yvelines department. Join us on September 21 and 22, 2024 to visit the town's finest monuments. [Read more]

Les Journées du patrimoine au Chateau de la madeleine (78)Les Journées du patrimoine au Chateau de la madeleine (78)Les Journées du patrimoine au Chateau de la madeleine (78)Les Journées du patrimoine au Chateau de la madeleine (78) Heritage Days 2024: medieval re-enactment at Château de la Madeleine (78)
To mark the Journées du Patrimoine 2024 (Heritage Days 2024) on September 21 and 22, the Château de la Madeleine in the Yvelines region of France is offering a special program featuring a medieval re-enactment. [Read more]

Domaine départemental de ChamarandeDomaine départemental de ChamarandeDomaine départemental de ChamarandeDomaine départemental de Chamarande Heritage Days 2024 at Domaine de Chamarande (91): A historic and artistic site to see
Looking for a great family outing during the Journées du Patrimoine 2024? Then head for the Domaine de Chamarande, in the Essonne region: the château and its park reveal their program for the weekend of September 21 and 22, 2024. [Read more]

Château de Brie-Comte-RobertChâteau de Brie-Comte-RobertChâteau de Brie-Comte-RobertChâteau de Brie-Comte-Robert Heritage Days 2024: discover Brie-Comte-Robert and its historic monuments (77)
The Journées du Patrimoine are the perfect opportunity to discover and rediscover Brie-Comte-Robert's cultural treasures. Here's what to see on September 21 and 22, 2024. [Read more]

Journées du Patrimoine 2022 : visite et marché gourmand au château de Mesnil-Voysin (91)Journées du Patrimoine 2022 : visite et marché gourmand au château de Mesnil-Voysin (91)Journées du Patrimoine 2022 : visite et marché gourmand au château de Mesnil-Voysin (91)Journées du Patrimoine 2022 : visite et marché gourmand au château de Mesnil-Voysin (91) Heritage Days 2024 at Château de Mesnil-Voysin (91), the program
The Château de Mesnil-Voysin, located in Bouray-sur-Juine, awaits us this weekend of September 21 and 22, 2024, on the occasion of the Journées du Patrimoine. Discover this special program. [Read more]

Journées du Patrimoine 2021 au Château de Beaumont-sur-Oise (95)Journées du Patrimoine 2021 au Château de Beaumont-sur-Oise (95)Journées du Patrimoine 2021 au Château de Beaumont-sur-Oise (95)Journées du Patrimoine 2021 au Château de Beaumont-sur-Oise (95) Heritage Days 2024: medieval walk and visit to Beaumont-sur-Oise Castle (95)
The Château de Beaumont-sur-Oise is unveiled during the Journées du Patrimoine 2023. A vestige of the Middle Ages, the château's keep dominates the banks of the River Oise and offers a splendid view of the Saint-Laurent church, to be discovered on September 21 and 22, 2024. [Read more]

Le Château d'Auvers sur Oise et sa collection permanente sur les ImpressionnistesLe Château d'Auvers sur Oise et sa collection permanente sur les ImpressionnistesLe Château d'Auvers sur Oise et sa collection permanente sur les ImpressionnistesLe Château d'Auvers sur Oise et sa collection permanente sur les Impressionnistes Heritage Days 2024 at Château d'Auvers-sur-Oise (95): free visit to the Van Gogh exhibition
The Château d'Auvers-sur-Oise awaits you this Saturday, September 21, 2024, for the Heritage Days. Discover this year's program. [Read more]

Le Château de Blandy-les-Tours en Seine-et-Marne (77), nos photos -  A7C7996Le Château de Blandy-les-Tours en Seine-et-Marne (77), nos photos -  A7C7996Le Château de Blandy-les-Tours en Seine-et-Marne (77), nos photos -  A7C7996Le Château de Blandy-les-Tours en Seine-et-Marne (77), nos photos -  A7C7996 Heritage Days 2024: cultural Olympiad and show at Château de Blandy-les-Tours (77)
The Château de Blandy les Tours comes to life for the Journées du Patrimoine 2024! Come and discover this Seine-et-Marne fortified castle on September 21 and 22, and get ready for some zany, family-friendly entertainment. [Read more]

Do you already know all these castles? Discover other monuments and institutions in the region.

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Dates and Opening Time
From September 21th, 2024 to September 22th, 2024

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