The Château de Monte-Christo: Alexandre Dumas's peaceful haven

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Come and explore the world of the famous author of The Three Musketeers, Alexandre Dumas, with a visit to the Château de Monte-Christo and its gardens – a jewel in its crown.

After the success of The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas bought land at Port-Marly to build a Renaissance-style château. This architectural gem nestles in the lush green setting of its gardens with their grottoes, rockeries and pools.

A stroll in this magnificent park and a visit to the château will introduce you to the writer's world via a collection of etchings, paintings and reproductions. Gourmet visitors will appreciate Dumas's predilection for fine food.

Opening and closing times

Every day throughout the year. Closed on Monday. MARCH 1 TO JUNE 30

and from SEPTEMBER 1 to NOVEMBER 7 INCLUDED

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

  • Wednesday and Friday: 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

  • Saturdays and Public Holidays (except public Mondays): 10 am-6pm

  • Sunday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Open May 1 and May 8 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., November 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

FROM THE WINTER TIME PASS

(from the last Sunday in October to November 1): Closed at 5:00 p.m.

HERITAGE DAYS: 10 am-5pm

JULY 1 to AUGUST 31

  • Tuesday to Friday: 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.

  • Saturdays and public holidays (except public Mondays): 10 am-6pm

Sunday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

FROM NOVEMBER 2 TO FEBRUARY 28 INCLUDED

Saturday and Sunday only: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Closure of the ticket office 1 hour before the site closes.

For guided tours, dramatized and escape games, please inquire directly with the castle of Monte Cristo.

Rates

Park and castle from Tuesday to Sunday:
- Full price: 8 €
- Reduced rate: 6 € (Reduction granted to people under 25 years old.)
- Free for children under 8 years old.
- Park only: 4 €
- Rental of a tablet with a game for children: € 5

2nd SUNDAY of the MONTH: Guided tours from FEBRUARY to NOVEMBER (from 2.30 pm)
- Rates: 9 € / person
- Children from 3 to 7 years: 2 €
- Children - 3 years old: free.

LAST SUNDAY of the MONTH: Theatrical Visits from APRIL to OCTOBER (from 2.30 pm)
- Prices: 10 € / person
- Children from 3 to 7 years: 2 €
- Children - 3 years old: free.

LAST SUNDAY of MONTH: Surprise visits in FEBRUARY, MARCH and NOVEMBER
- Rates: 9 € / person
- Children from 3 to 7 years: 2 €
- Children - 3 years old: free.

For groups of adults
- Free visit: 5 €to 6 € / person - package 100 € if less than 20 people
- Guided tour in French: 150 € / group + 5 € / person
- Theatrical visit: 400 € / group + 5 € / person

For school groups
- Storytelling tour and guided tour: 100 € / class + 3 € / student
- Workshop visit: 110 € / class + 3 € / student

Groups by reservation only at the Saint Germain Buckles de Seine tourist office on 01 30 87 20 63 - melanie.lacroix@saintgermainenlaye.fr.

Reception

Types of customers

  • Children

Animals

  • Animals accepted

Services and facilities

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Toilets

Services

  • Guided tours
  • Themed tour
  • Tourist brochures

Activities

  • Activity
  • Children's entertainment
  • Shows

Languages

Spoken languages

  • English
  • French
  • Russian

Visit languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Languages of educational signs

  • English
  • French

Accessibility

  • Not accessible in a wheelchair

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Leadership/management

  • Ms/Mrs Frédérique Lurol

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