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We are pleased to announce the reopening of Le Château de Bagnols (France) on April 4th, 2014.

After much renovation work, we invite you to come and discover the new living space within the walls ...

 

Offers and Events

Every day the Cité hosts guided visits, demonstrations, workshops and theatre shows.
 
Discover all the secrets of chocolate and its 4,000 year history, from the Olmec civilization to the present day. The museum extends over 3 levels totalling 750 m² with more than 1,000 original artefacts. In addition to the historical aspect, we will show you the modern methods used to make chocolate and give you the chance to discover (or rediscover) the delicious flavours of cocoa.
 
Visit the actual chateau of the Puss in Boots. At Château de Breteuil, built between 1604 and 1610, you will discover rare portraits of Kings, magnificent 18th century furniture and, most of all, you will meet a family whose ancestors were at the heart of French history. Château de Breteuil is home to Henri-François de Breteuil, the 12th Marquis. He looks forward to welcoming you to his castle.
 
The daily routine of the Sun King was supposed to continue under the reigns of Louis XV and Louis XVI, but neither of them could bear this oppressive ceremonial. As often as possible, they took refuge in their private apartments or in the royal residences nearby. As the years passed, the Levees and Couchees were observed less and less frequently. And the courtiers complained that they never saw the King any more, unlike in the time of Louis XIV.
 
Live a day at Vaux-le-Vicomte in a 17th century period costume. 
 
 
Enjoy a magic hot air balloon ride in Paris!From the parc Andre Citroen, get a unique bird's eye view of Paris on board the world's biggest air balloon, the Generali Balloon, from an altitude of 150 metres, and discover the capital like never before!
 
Discover the Chateau de Vaux le Vicomte differently with numerous activities specially designed for children. Château de Vaux le Vicomte makes children a top priority with numerous activities designed especially for them. Easter egg hunts, shows, puzzles, workshops and visits in period costume… Offer children an unforgettable experience, where learning about the past has never been so entertaining.
 
A cooking workshop with all the family. Themed workshops at this cooking school well known for its many adult classes welcome junior gourmets aged between six and 12.
 
The Domaine de Chantilly extends across 7,800 hectares within one of the largest forests in the surrounding areas of Paris, the Trois Forêts (Chantilly, Halatte and Ermenonville). The chateau houses the Musée Condé, whose collection of paintings made up the first museum of old paintings (before 1850) in France, after the Louvre, as well as the library and archives which hold rich collections of work and written documents gathered throughout the centuries by the Lords of Chantilly. Its stables are a real 18th century architectural masterpiece.
 
This tour is designed for families who would like to visit the Louvre in a fun and meaningful way. It is designed to give children an entertaining background to the history of art while sharpening their skills of observation.
 
 
Discover the royal stables of Versailles and the beautiful horse shows of Bartabas.With his company, founded in 1985 under the name Theatre Equestre Zingaro, he has captured the hearts of hundreds of thousands of spectators around the world as well as at the Fort d'Aubervilliers where he decided to set up home in 1989 in a wooden big top designed and made-to-measure by Patrick Bouchain.
 
An hour long tour in an entirely glassed over boat with a panoramic view on the most beautiful sights of Paris. Two elves, Lila and Philou, tell the great history of Paris in song and story. 
 
With one of the most child-friendly attraction of the capital, discover the animal-plenty Evolution Gallery.Located within the Jardin des Plantes, this beauty of a 19th-century iron-framed, glass-roofed structure has been modernised with lifts, galleries and false floors, and filled with life-size models of tentacle-waving squids, open-mawed sharks, tigers hanging off elephants and monkeys swarming down from the ceiling.The centrepiece is a procession of African wildlife across the first floor that resembles the procession into Noah's Ark.
 
At the Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie, curiosity brings children and adults to the thousands of the joys of discovery.At the heart of the largest landscaped park in Paris, there is an original and spectacular place. You just have to step foot inside to explore the countless secrets of science, to multiply unusual experiences, to dive into the infinite possibilities.
 
The summer transforms Paris. The cityscape dons greenery and the riverside thoroughfares become car-free resorts. The Paris Plages (Paris Beaches) operation kicks off on or around 20 July and lasts four weeks.
 
Discover as a family, a venue truly devoted to music.The Cité de la Musique, situated in the South of the Parc de la Villette, near the Conservatoire de Paris, was designed by the architect Christian de Portzamparc. It provides access to musical culture through its concerts, museum, educational and editorial activities for adults and children.
 
 
Parc Astérix, the most Gallic of theme parks!The only remaining place in France where the true “Gallic spirit” prevails. Here, humour, daring and fun set the tempo. WELCOME TO PARC ASTERIX!Right in the heart of the forest and only about 30 kilometres from Paris, Parc Astérix offers high quality entertainment for all the family, a tried and tested formula since 1989 by thousands of indomitable visitors looking for thrills, fun and adventure. 
 
Discover all the magical Lands of Disneyland Paris!In the Disneyland park, fly away through five incredible lands, in a trip that will bring you through the pirate-invaded adventureland to the Wild West of Frontoerland. Discover your Disney stories take life in this part of Disneyland Paris where, day after day, all dreams do come true !
 
 
Have a 360 view of the city from the top of the tallest building of Paris.Montparnasse Tower, a fantastic view of the whole of Paris!The 56th floor and panoramic terrace of the Montparnasse Tower shows you Paris from a different perspective. Discover the capital in a different way at the top of the tower. Europe’s fastest lift takes you to a height of 200 metres in 38 seconds. An ideal place to begin or end your stay in Paris. A stunning view of all the monuments of the capital.Numerous audio-visual and interactive equipment will help your to discover and understand Paris:- Tactile viewpoint indicators,- Multimedia activities (interactive terminals with quiz, etc.)- An exhibition of photos of historical ParisFinally, make the most of your visit to the 56th floor with a tasty and romantic stop at the 360 Café, the highest panoramic bar in Paris.
 
 
Discover the Arc de Triomphe during your tour in Paris
 
Have a panoramic view of Paris from the rooftop of la Grande Arche. Visit the Computer Science Museum, and the Video Game Museum.Ascend 110 metres in the panoramic glass lifts, unique in the world. From the panoramic viewpoint, visitors can admire the east of Paris including the Stade de France and Mont Valérien and also the Seine, the Sacré Coeur, the Arc de Triomphe (on the historical axis), and the Eiffel Tower - Montparnasse Tower axis, not forgetting the business district. 
 
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