European Heritage Days 2019: 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:

Exposition Louis-Philippe à Versailles, l'Opéra RoyalExposition Louis-Philippe à Versailles, l'Opéra RoyalExposition Louis-Philippe à Versailles, l'Opéra RoyalExposition Louis-Philippe à Versailles, l'Opéra Royal European Heritage Days 2019 at the Palace of Versailles (78)
For European Heritage Days 2019, the Palace of Versailles unveils a program full of music! Meet on September 21 and 22, 2019 for tours paced by musical entertainments.

La Maison de l'Empereur au Château de FontainebleauLa Maison de l'Empereur au Château de FontainebleauLa Maison de l'Empereur au Château de FontainebleauLa Maison de l'Empereur au Château de Fontainebleau European Heritage Days 2019 at the Château de Fontainebleau (77)
History lovers can make the best of European Heritage Days to (re)discover the Château de Fontainebleau for free on Saturday September 21 and Sunday 22, 2019. Enjoy this weekend to freely walk around the main apartments of the castle left as they were since the reign of Napoleon III and admire a projection on the façade of the château telling you about eight centuries of history.

Visuel Chateau Maisons LaffitteVisuel Chateau Maisons LaffitteVisuel Chateau Maisons LaffitteVisuel Chateau Maisons Laffitte European Heritage Days 2019 at the Château de Maisons-Laffitte (78)
For European Heritage Days on Saturday September 21 and Sunday 22, 2019, come and discover the Château de Maisons-Laffitte – this magnificent castle built by Jean Renée de Longueil for king Louis XIV.

Journées du Patrimoine 2019 au Château de Vincennes (94)Journées du Patrimoine 2019 au Château de Vincennes (94)Journées du Patrimoine 2019 au Château de Vincennes (94)Journées du Patrimoine 2019 au Château de Vincennes (94) European Heritage Days 2019 at the Château de Vincennes (94)
For European Heritage Days 2019, the Château de Vincennes invites you to discover its story from every angle with many themed guided tours on September 21 and 22, 2019.

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:

Rizhlaine F.
Last updated on 10 September 2019

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Opening Time
From 21 September 2019 to 22 September 2019

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    1er Arrondissement
    75001 Paris 1

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