Park of Madame Elisabeth's estate

  • Demeure de Madame Elisabeth depuis le Parc
  • Propriété du domaine
  • Vue du ciel du Domaine de Madame Elisabeth
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Presentation

This property was acquired in 1783 by king Louis XVI, as a gift for his siter, Madame Elisabeth.
Information COVID:

Mrs Elisabeth's domain will be able to welcome you again as of June 2nd from 11am to 8pm according to the following guidelines:

Physical distances must be respected and groups must not exceed 10 people. Wearing a mask is recommended as in the rest of the public space. Picnics are allowed, as well as sitting on the lawns, under strict conditions of respect of sanitary rules (less than 10 people, physical spacing, respect of barrier gestures). Individual sports are allowed, but team sports remain prohibited.The estate was created during the second part of the XVIII century, for Prince and Princess of Rohan-Guéméné. It includes an English style park open to the public with a cave and some groves.

The plan was designed by the architect Alexandre Louis Étable de La Brière, requested by the family Guéméné-Conti. This 8 hectare park was composed of tree groves, winding path and a tiny river, powered by the tanks of Montbauron. Le Monnier, Louis XIV's physician and botanist, collected some rare plants in it. You could also find a kitchen garden, an orangery and a dairy.

In 1783, the property was acquired by king Louis XVI, as a gift for his siter, Madame Elisabeth. Redesigned in the XIX century, as an romantic english garden, the park still have the cave, the groves and the lanes.
Opening day(s)

From 01 to 31 March (every year)

Every day

11:00 to 18:00

From 01 April to 30 September (every year)

Every day

11:00 to 20:00

From 01 October to 30 November (every year)

Every day

11:00 to 18:00

General information
  • Type of culturel patrimony :
    • Park and garden
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  • Parking :
    • Parking
Contact
Park of Madame Elisabeth's estate
Domaine de Madame Elisabeth
73 Avenue de Paris
78000
Versailles
Phone : +33 1 39 07 78 78
  • Spoken language(s) :
    • French
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