My weekend of 16 and 17 September at Heritage Days in Versailles

On 16 and 17 September 2017 will be held the now renamed European Heritage Days.
Youth and Heritage
For this 34th edition, the national theme is youth. At Versailles many sites will offer tours and activities for young audiences.
History of theater in Versailles
On the occasion of the 240th anniversary of the Montansier theater, the Cultural Affairs Department of Versailles has created an urban itinerary dedicated to the history of theater in Versailles. You can find this course directly on the city app. Through this one you will visit the city of monuments in establishments of yesterday and today full of theater.
  • Interior of the Versailles Public Library
  • Residence in the domain of Madame Élizabeth
  • Exterior of Versailles City Hall
Discover places usually closed to the public
The Heritage Days are an opportunity to discover sites closed to the public the rest of the year.
Library of the University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, National Equestrian Academy of the domain of Versailles, the Court of Scents, the domain of Madame Elizabeth, the Hotel du Barry, the Jussieu allotment gardens, the park of Cenacle Spiritual Center, the Filter Pavilion, the Farriery, the St. Louis Cathedral, the Notre Dame, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, St. Joan of Arc, St. Symphorian or the United Protestant Church of Versailles , the synagogue, the barracks of Croÿ as many sites that will be open to the public on 16 and 17 September in Versailles.
Guided tours and conferences are organized by the guides of the Tourist Office throughout this weekend of 16 and 17 September 2017.
Discover without further delay the visits organized by the Tourist Office this year on the occasion of these Heritage Days.
The prefecture and the department
The sites will be open for free during these two days. The reception will be done in the Court of Honor by a vocal duet and theatrical.
To discover more, take part in guided tours organized on Saturday afternoons and Sundays:
Saturday 16/09: from 14:15 to 17:00 - free
Sunday 17/09: from 10:30 to 12:00 and from 14:15 to 17:00 - free
45 min tour. 30 people maximum

The domain of Madame Elisabeth
Enjoy it is the only time of the year that the house is accessible.
Guided tours of the house and musical entertainment by Sabine James on the harp
Saturday 16/09: from 14:15 to 17:00 - free
Sunday 17/09: from 11:15 to 12:30 and from 14:15 to 17:00 - free
35 minutes tour. 30 people maximum

The Court of Appeal of Versailles
Guided tours are organized on Saturday afternoons
Saturday 16/09: 14:00, 14:45, 15:30, 16:15 and 17:00 - free

Versailles City Hall
This is the opportunity to visit this building only open to the public on the occasion of the Heritage Days. Guided tours are planned on Saturdays.
Saturday 16/09: between 2.30 pm and 5 pm - free

The central library
The Hall of Honor of the Hôtel des Affaires étrangères
Guides of the Tourist Office and the staff of the library will offer guided tours throughout these two days.
Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th: from 10:00 to 17:00 - free
The temple of love of the domain of Versailles under the colors of autumn
The European Heritage Days at the Château de Versailles
 
Trianon, castles in the countryside
The Heritage Days will be an opportunity to discover or rediscover the castles and the area of Trianon. Visit these places of particular charm, devoted to the privacy of sovereigns.
Take advantage of these days to discover the exhibition "Peter the Great, a tsar in France, 1717" in the Cotelle Gallery before closing the following weekend.
Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th: from 09h00 to 18h30 - free
 
Discover all the events of the weekend
Versailles Grand Parc offers free shuttles to move from one site to another on the occasion of these heritage days.
Article written by Adelaide
Published on Thursday October 04, 2018 at 08:37