For European Heritage Days 2022, the Essonne department shines a light on exceptional venues telling some rich and fascinating history. Meet on September 17 and 18, 2022, to discover all these wonderful locations often opening free of charge.
This department – one of the largest in Île-de-France – includes some 76 monuments listed as Historic Monuments, 193 buildings listed on the French Supplementary Historic Monument List and 21 gardens protected as Historic Monuments!
But perhaps are you wondering what European Heritage Days are! This European event allows us for a weekend to discover the historic treasures near us. Museums, monuments, gardens, theaters, churches, stores and historic companies… A lot of sites take part in this cultural celebration. And the icing on the cake: these locations often open for free and provide several entertainments for children and adults.
For this exceptional weekend, guided tours, strolls and workshops will tell you all the secrets of Essonne whilst focusing on heritage and education.
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European Heritage Days in Essonne – program:
European Heritage Days 2022 at the Domaine de Chamarande (91): a historic and artistic place to see
Feel like enjoying a great day out with the family to celebrate European Heritage Days? Then head to the Domaine de Chamarande in Essonne: the castle and its park are open for free on September 17 and 18, 2022. [Read more]
You cannot find what you are looking for in Essonne? Then come and discover treasures hiding in other corners of Île-de-France.