Chateau of Maisons-Laffitte, Maisons-Laffitte

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A 17th century chateau, Chateau of Maisons-Laffitte was built by François Mansart for René de Longueil, who went on to be Louis XIV's Superintendent of Finances. Its architecture is one of the best examples of French classical art. During your tour of the chateau, you will discover the impressive open staircase and its sculpted and restored décor. Also take time to see the King's apartment and his famous Cabinet des Miroirs as well as the superb decor in the Comte d'Artois' dining room.

A horse racing museum is available as well, including two permanent exhibitions in the former kitchens of the chateau. The grand central entrance vestibule of stone was originally enclosed by fine wrought iron grilles, which are today showcased at the Louvre. Plan to visit Chateau of Maisons-Laffitte during your Maisons-Laffitte vacation using our convenient Maisons-Laffitte travel planner .
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  • We took advantage of the heritage days to visit this beautiful furnished Castle. On Saturday, we had a general guided tour of the Castle. On Sunday, we had booked the specific visits to the attic, small apartments and cellars. Our guide, Peggy, was perfect. His explanations were very clear and attractive. It is remarkable to be able to visit these unusual places. The history of this castle is very interesting and allows you to discover different eras since its construction until today.
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  • I can't stop thinking about the chateau of Maisons-Laffitte since my visit two weeks ago. The design of the home is unusual and overwhelmingly beautiful, with sculpture and bas-relief everywhere you l...  more »
  • little castle well furnished with an exhibition very interesting, worth close to the defense.
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  • One of my favorite castles in the Paris region. I've been here several times and its always good to come back. Usually pretty quiet, no crowds. Nice to know scenes from the english series "Versailles" were filmed here. The interior of the chateau is fabulous, it looks well maintained. Next to the state rooms and apartments you van also visit the cellars with the kitchens and bathroom.
  • Traditionally, French beautiful. Currently under renovation. Lost on the garden, the summer is not saved. It is a pity because you have years to make up what is neglected. France is not always elegance.
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  • Beautiful castle. Built by François Mansart around 1679. Yesterday 10/01/2017, there was an exhibition of vintage cars.
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  • But little-known Castle full of surprises. Well furnished, floors really remarkable and sublime. Possibility of visiting the attic.
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  • A park that deserves to be better maintained, which would attract more world. The castle is okay, but nothing remarkable specificity.
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