All Saints' Day holidays in Versailles

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October has just begun and the All Saints' holiday is fast approaching.

Versailles is always a good idea for a great family holiday. 

We have found various indoor and outdoor activities to entertain young and old alike, depending on your wishes and the weather.
  • Ferme de Viltain
  • Atelier au Potager du Roi

I develop my creative mind ...

In this autumn period, the Viltain farm proposes activities for the holidays to be shared with the family, the pumpkin workshop is ideal to discover their inventive spirit, they will be able to give way to their imagination by sculpting and drawing a pumpkin with the help of the animators.

From Monday 24th to Saturday 29th October at the Viltain pumpkin patch, the price (pumpkin purchase included) is 7.50€ per child, from 4 years old.

You can now book by clicking here.

A generous programme that will bring colour to your holidays. 

The sculpture workshop with children and parents at 3pm and 5pm.

As the season invites us, you will dig lanterns in the cucurbits! In the company of a facilitator, children and adults will express their talent and have fun scaring each other. 

This workshop is also an opportunity to learn about the vegetable and culinary history of this vegetable, which was eaten under Louis XIV.

Price: 5 € for children; 10 € for adults, booking on site.

Children will be able to discover the secrets of real chocolate mousse, cookies and cupcakes decorated 100% in-house. 

In small groups, you will prepare treats that the Top-Chef apprentices will take home. 

Children aged 6 to 8 must be accompanied by an adult throughout the workshop. 

Reservations can be made here.

Go in search of the many details and decorations on the city's facades! 

A guide accompanies you on your quest and reveals the secrets hidden in each one... If you wish to visit the city without a guide, you will be accompanied by an attractive game booklet designed for a family audience. You will solve the riddles as you walk through the historic districts of the city. 

Both fun and instructive, this is a good way to discover the Royal City.

A visit will take place on Sunday 23 October from 15:00 to 16:30.

  • Royale Factory - Kosh
  • Alice au Pays des Miroirs
  • Automne au Potager du Roi
  • Arboretum de Chèvreloup

I have fun with my family ...

Do you like shows with a lot of energy? You won't be disappointed when Kosh takes to the Royal Factory stage on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 October.
To book click here 

Discover Alice in the Land of Mirrors (musical show for children from 4 years old, from 24 to 28 October at 2.30pm)
Reservations can be made on this site.

Make way for the great Halloween game: "The strange potion of the witch Gribouille", which is an outdoor treasure hunt to shiver with pleasure in the beautiful domain of Madame Elizabeth in Versailles for children from 4 to 10 years old on October 29th.

Minimum price: 5€ per child and free for accompanying adults

If you wish to participate in this treasure hunt click here.

I cultivate myself ...​

A visit made for children will help them discover the incredible diversity of the Potager du Roi

In two hours, off the beaten track in the heart of the King's Kitchen Garden, a mediator will introduce children to all the secrets and treasures of a garden in autumn: fauna, vegetables, the work of the gardeners... After an hour's guided tour, a workshop will allow them to reinvest everything they have gleaned, observed and felt in contact with nature in a small individual creation to take home.

Every day from 2 to 4 pm from 25 to 28 October and from 2 to 4 November at a cost of €10 per child.

Reservation on site

On the weekend of 29-30 October, the Potager du Roi welcomes you at 11am, 2.30pm and 4pm for a guided tour for the whole family: The squash are back at the Potager du Roi: come and appreciate the diversity of their shapes and colours.

The guided tours of the day will teach you more about this emblematic autumn vegetable.

Supplement: 3€ per person

Reservation on site

At the Arboretum de Chevreloup, enjoy the beautiful colours of the autumn season by taking part in a guided tour!

Yellow, orange, red but also the sound of leaves crackling under our feet... What a sight when the trees change colour in autumn.
But why this change in colour before the leaves fall off?
Can you tell the difference between deciduous and evergreen trees? Did you know that some conifers also lose their needles?

Come and enjoy this season and ask all your questions to one of our mediators. Bring outdoor clothes (closed shoes).

Wednesday 26 October from 10:30 to 12:00 from 10€.

Reservation on site or online.

If you want to know more about the history of Human Rights in Versailles, this tour is for you!

The Versailles Grand Parc Convention and Visitors Bureau invites you to follow the human rights itinerary in Versailles on Sunday 6 November. As you walk through the streets of the town, follow in the footsteps of the deputies, from the opening procession to the Hôtel des Menus-Plaisirs and the Salle du Jeu de Paume: revise your classics with your family or friends: the meeting of the Estates-General by Louis XVI, the oath of the Jeu de Paume, the birth of the National Assembly, the vote on the abolition of privileges and the Declaration of the Rights of Man...

To book, click here


Article written by Adelaide
Published on Friday October 21, 2022 at 16:24