Culture & Leisure
The Château is perfectly located for cultural and leisure activities, right at the crossroads between Brittany, Normandy and the Loire Valley, less than one hour from Paris, in the middle of the Beauce plain, and close to Versailles, Chartres and Rambouillet.
Paris - Capital of Fashion
Paris is one of the four major international capitals, renowned worldwide for its history and fashion. During the Autumn Festival in Paris, which exists since 1972, famous artists from around the world present their work from September to December. Equally as exciting is the Paris Fashion Week, which exists since 1910 and has consolidated the position of Paris as the fashion capital of the world. Additionally, the Paris Film Festival, one of the most important exhibitions of films, offers a great variety of films and entertainment.
For more information: https://en.parisinfo.com/
The Château de Versailles, located 55km from the Château d’Esclimont, was named a UNESCO’s World Heritage Site over 30 years ago. Created in the 17th century, this royal residence is a French architectural marvel that never fails to astonish visitors from around the world.
For more information: http://www.versailles-tourisme.com/en/accueil.html
The Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres, which rises majestically from the Beauce plain, is a famous Gothic Catholic church built in the 12th and 13th centuries. With its outstanding sculpted décors and stained glass windows, it has been called a “masterpiece” and “the high point of French Gothic art” by UNESCO, who classified it as a World Heritage Site.
Equally delightful is the “Chartres Light Show”, which enlivens the city with colourful lights and music all summer long. Do not miss it!
For more information: http://www.chartres-tourisme.com/en
The Rambouillet commune lies on the ouskirts of Paris, on the edge of a large state forest which covers over 14,000 hectares of different tree species and gorgeous scenery. You can explore the park on foot, bicycle or horseback, through a multitude of natural paths and trails.
For more information: www.rambouillet-tourisme.fr