The Old Castle



Royal residence for six centuries, the castle has successively hosted 29 kings! After the historical presentation of the place, follow the guide in the courtyard and the chapel of the castle, continue through the interiors of the castle, current museum of National Archeology to the rhythm of the anecdotes of the royal court: the monumental staircase, the apartments of the dolphin and the ballroom will transport you to the time of the Queens and Kings of France. Explore the gardens of the National Estate and the Grande Terrasse designed by Le Nôtre with a panoramic view of Paris and the Seine valley. The Château-Neuf, birthplace of Louis XIV will be mentioned.
The course of this visit is likely to be modified during temporary exhibitions.

€200 per group - Package from 1 to 30 people (group size depending on the health restrictions in force)
+ €6.5 entrance fee per adult, free up to 25 years old
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, Russian, German, Spanish, Japanese and Hindi)

Duration of the visit: 2h00

Every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. except Tuesday

Appointment with the guide-lecturer on site
Place Charles de Gaulle, 78100 SAINT-GERMAIN-EN-LAYE
Paid parking nearby
Possibility to come with a tourist coach
  • Languages :
    • French
    • English
    • Russian
    • Spanish
    • Italian
    • German
    • Japanese
    • Hindi
  • Type :
    • Private Tours
  • Type of audience :
    • Groups
  • Type of visit :
    • Private visit
  • Duration :
    • 2h
  • Gauge :
    • Forfait de 1 à 30 personnes
  • Ticketing information :
    • Dated time ticket
  • Payment conditions :
    • Secure credit card payment
  • Mandatory reservation :
    • Mandatory reservation
  • Themes :
    • Culture
    • Arts
    • History
    • Architecture
Equipments, Services
  • Languages :
    • French
    • English
    • Russian
    • Spanish
    • Italian
    • German
    • Japanese
    • Hindi
Good to know
  • :
    • Port du masque obligatoire
    • Gel hydroalcoolique à disposition
    • Respect des distanciations sociales
  • The strong point :
    • Ideal for families
    • Supervised visit
    • State-certified tour guide
    • Discovery of heritage
  • For the young :
    • The guide will adapt to the age of the participants