European Heritage Days 2022, at the Lithuanian Embassy: celebrate the 700th anniversary of Vilnius

Published by Rizhlaine F., Laurent P., Cécile D. · Published on 9 August 2022 at 08h53
For European Heritage Days, on Saturday September 18 and Sunday 18, 2022, the Lithuanian Embassy invites you to discover the venue. The ideal occasion to discover one of the most beautiful private mansions in Paris.

For the 39th edition of European Heritage Days, the Lithuanian Embassy opens on Saturday September 17, 2022. This is the occasion to discover the magnificent hotel particulier set by the Parc Monceau and dive into the Lithuanian culture, very little-known in France.

In the 19th century, this private mansion set at 22 boulevard de Courcelles, was the first Parisian home of composer Ernest Chausson, his wife and their three children.

The hotel is then decorated by painters Maurice Denis and Odilon Redon. In his office, also stand a huge portrait of the Chausson family, painted by his friend Eugène Carrière. As for the building, it became an embassy in 1999.

Careful though, the Lithuanian embassy only opens on Saturday September 17. Do not miss this unique day and save the date. Please also note the tour is to be provided only upon registration.

39th European Heritage Days at the Lithuanian Embassy - Program:

Discover Vilnius through a photo exhibition by Lithuanian photographer Ramūnas Danisevičius.

Immersive discovery of the most iconic architectural and heritage gems in the Lithuanian capital city, thanks to virtual reality movies. Vilnius turns 700 years old in 2023; discover all the secrets of this very unique city in the world.

Discover the facilities of the Lithuanian Embassy, former residence of French composer Ernest Chausson and informal encounters with the staff members of the Embassy.

Lithuanian specialties tasting.

Do not miss this chance to discover this magnificent building and Lithuanian culture! Once your tour is over, go and discover French institutions and historic monuments in Paris.

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Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
On 17 September 2022
From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.



    22 Boulevard de Courcelles
    75017 Paris 17

    Métro ligne 2 station "Villers" ou "Monceau"