Picturesque walk in the Desert of Retz

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Realized from 1774 by François Racine de Monville, this park with its factories, its audacious points of view and its remarkable trees is the perfect example of the refined art of the Anglo-Chinese gardens of the 18th century. It welcomes you in its forest setting; enter the "Garden of Lights". Guided tour of the site then of the ground floor of the column with presentation of the model.

€150 per group - Package from 1 to 30 people (size of the group according to the health restrictions in force)
+ €8 entrance fee per adult and €6 for 8-18 year olds
Possibility of hosting several groups simultaneously on the site

Supplement €50 per group in the event of a guided tour on Sunday or a public holiday
Supplement 50€ per group in case of guided tour in a foreign language (English or Russian)

Duration of the visit: 1h30

Visit possible every day from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Meeting with the guide-lecturer on site at the end of Allée Frédéric Passy, ​​78240 CHAMBOURCY
Parking on site
Possibility to come with a tourist coach
  • Languages :
    • French
    • English
    • Russian
  • Type :
    • Private Tours
  • Type of audience :
    • Groups
  • Type of visit :
    • Private visit
  • Duration :
    • 1h30
  • Gauge :
    • Forfait de 1 à 30 personnes
  • Themes :
    • Culture
    • Nature
    • Arts
    • History
    • Architecture
Equipments, Services
  • Languages :
    • French
    • English
    • Russian
Good to know
  • Equipment to provide :
    • Shoes adapted to the activity
  • :
    • Port du masque obligatoire
    • Gel hydroalcoolique à disposition
    • Respect des distanciations sociales
    • Se déroule uniquement en extérieur
  • The strong point :
    • State-certified tour guide
    • Exceptional opening
  • For the young :
    • From 8 years old
    • The guide will adapt to the age of the participants


Désert de Retz
Allée Frédéric Passy
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 48.89256
Longitude : 2.02173