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Bois Preau, Rueil-Malmaison

Categories: History Museums, Historic Sites, Museums, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web
Built in the 17th century, Bois Preau once exclusively served Napoleon and Josephine Bonaparte, and then became a seat of the French government. Nowadays, the chateau houses a museum detailing Napoleon's captivity and death on the island of Saint Helena, the return of his body, and the Napoleonic legend. When you arrive, look for the statue of Josephine followed by busts of Napoleon and a larger-than-life statue of the emperor on his deathbed. Continue on to tour Josephine's private apartments, her collections of paintings, and her personalized gardens. Whether or not you have a particular interest in this period of history, the site makes a lovely area to walk around and explore. By using our Rueil-Malmaison travel itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Bois Preau and other attractions in Rueil-Malmaison.
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  • Park very pleasant, with shaded part and pure spaces play ball. Ideal for a picnic without going too far.
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  • This Park hosts sometimes demonstrations (living room of garden, associations...), it is a very nice Park that is ultimately not far from Paris. Watch out for parking. You will find fun to walk, lie down on the grass... ideal for children (there are in the Park, a games area)
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  • If you get what ask you a little, stroll, pic fuck between friends or even take a NAP on the grass, wood yard is made for you. A patch of green near to the city center. Formerly attached to the castle of Malmaison this place was the place of walk to Josephine de Beauharnais. She chose this place to plant lots of roses. The roses were her favorite flowers. There is also the statue of Josephine entering through the main door in memory at this time. Today it is a place of relaxation for everyone who loves the greenery, the calm and the beauty of nature. A counselor really.
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  • A places to discover / A place to discover. Attention: Due to work, exceptional closing of rooms from June 16, 2016, to January 22, 2017. Warning: Due to rehabilitation work, exceptional closure of rooms from 16 June 2016 to 22 January 2017.
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  • beautiful setting
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  • pity that it is closed...
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