European Heritage Days 2019: 10 castles to visit in Ile de France

European Heritage Days are the occasion to visit castles often for free! And in Ile de France, there are many castles from all periods of time, classic or Renaissance estate, fortified castles, most being royal residences. Between architectural discoveries and historic walks, castles tell us all about their secrets on September 21 and 22, 2019.

Every year, European Heritage Days attract crowds. On the occasion, over 1500 places open their doors for free on September 21 and 22, 2019 so that you can go backstage and discover their secrets.

Architecture and history lovers, it's the occasion to find out more about the royal castles in Ile de France that will be part of it, discover our selection in Paris and Ile de France!

Ile de France castles taking part in European Heritage Days 2019:
(article regularly updated)

European Heritage Days 2019 Program in Paris and the Ile-de-France Region:

And to get your bearings more easily, we've made you some themed guides:

Elodie D.
Last updated on 7 August 2019

Practical information

Opening Time
From 21 September 2019 to 22 September 2019



    1er Arrondissement
    75001 Paris 1