Jules-Hardouin Mansart

Special circuit “Great builder”: in the steps of Jules Hardouin Mansart, first architect of the King.

Your programm :

The morning :
– Visit of the Hôtel de Noailles in Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Between 1679 and 1682, the Duke of Noailles called on the first architect of the king to build a very large house on a vast lot near the forest. You will discover its decor and lounges with beautiful woodwork of the 18th century presented by the current owner.

Lunch at the castle of Val

At the request of King Louis XIV, Jules Hardouin Mansar transforms the “House of Val” into a small castle, located at the end of the Great Terrace designed by André Le Nôtre.

– Military High School of Saint-Cyr
Heir to three centuries of history and a tradition of teaching, the school still keeps very present the memory of the Royal House of St. Louis whose plans were established at the request of Louis XIV and Madame de Maintenon by Jules Hardouin Mansart. the prestigious Ecole Spéciale Militaire also occupied the site from 1808 to 1940.
Visit of the museum and the chapel.

Useful informations :

Validity : from Wednesday to Friday

Price : from 69 € / personn.

Mileage :  20 km


Commercial service : Tél. / e-mail : commercial@seine-saintgermain.fr


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