Château de Champs-sur-Marne

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The Château de Champs-sur-Marne, built in the early 18th century by Jean-Baptiste Bullet de Chamblain, is a superb example of Classical architecture. It has been lived in by a variety of eminent figures, including the Marchioness of Pompadour, the Princess of Conti and the Dukes of La Vallière. This listed national palace and historic monument is home to a fantastic collection of antique furniture and paintings.

The 85-hectare palace gardens figure on France's list of Remarkable Gardens and are indeed among the most beautiful in the Île-de-France region. Highlights are the French-style formal garden with its magnificent embroidery-like flowerbeds, the long perspective down towards the Marne and the landscaped garden, all of which are wonderful places for a wander.

The green-fingered among you mustn't miss the annual France-wide Rendez-vous aux Jardins event held on the first weekend in June when the country's public and private gardens are open to visitors.

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A 18 km east of Paris, stands in a park of 85 hectares castle of Champs-sur-Marne. Built in the 18th century, famous tenants succeed one another, the Dukes de la Valliere, Lévis and the Marquise de Pompadour. In 1895, Louis Cahen d'Anvers, a great collector fascinated by the 18th century, commissioned the architect Destailleur restore the castle and uses Henri Duchêne for the park.

After 6 years, restoration sets and collections, the castle is open to the public again. Chinese lounge, smoking, boudoir shades ... each richly furnished and decorated room is to discover through a guided tour redesigned reinforced digital tablets.

Castle Fields, symbol of French elegance, inserted in a green arranged beautifully, with tastefully decorated rooms and harmony, whose collections are signed by the greatest cabinetmakers of the 18th century, displays a lifestyle smooth, with pleasure and delight, where visitors are welcomed as guests.

Among the guests, more than 80 crews found the castle and its grounds an exceptional decor. For example, include A Love Wolker Sclöndorff Swann (1984), Colonel Chabert Yves Angelo (1994), Alley Nina Companeez King (1995), Ridicule by Patrice Leconte (1996) , The walker of Champs-sur-Marne Robert Guédiguian (2004), Marie Antoinette by Sofia Coppola (2006) and Jeanne Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour Robin Davis (2006).

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