European Heritage Days 2021 at Paris Hôtel Matignon

Published by Caroline J., Laurent P. · Updated on 15 September 2021 at 11h39 · Published on 15 September 2021 at 11h39
How about making the most of the European Heritage Days on Saturday September 18 and Sunday 19, 2021 to come and discover Paris Hôtel Matignon and its magnificent gardens? Careful, because of the current health context, the number of visitors is limited. Therefore (free) registration is mandatory prior to your visit.

European Heritage Days are back on Saturday September 18 and Sunday 19, 2021. This edition will obviously take place in special conditions given the current health context, but there will be many visits, whether in Île-de-France castles, historic monuments, churches, secret places or main institutions.

Among the latter, there is of course the hôtel de Matignon and its magnificent garden in Paris 7th arrondissement. Built by architect Jean Courtonne 1722, as ordered by Prince of Tingry, the building is to be discovered on September 18 and 19, 2021 for the new European Heritage Days. Do not forget to sign up for free because there is a limited gauge. The discreet decoration of the façade has bene sculpted by Jean Herpin and François Legrand.

The two-hectare garden designed by André Le Nôtre’s great-nephew Claude Desgot in 1725 is redesigned in 1902 by Achille Duchêne and is to be admired on the occasion. For the record, the hôtel de Matignon is the current home of the French Prime Minister. It is after the Second World War that Matignon has definitively become so with the moving of General de Gaulle here.

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 18 September 2021 to 19 September 2021



    57 Rue de Varenne
    75007 Paris 7


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