in the gar­dens of the Chateau de Thoiry

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Where east meets west in the Yve­lines 40 km west of Paris! On 35 sites in the Thoiry es­tate’s French and wood­land gar­dens, 50 artists and tech­ni­cians ar­rived di­rectly from China have in­stalled 600 gi­gan­tic Chi­nese lanterns in the form of ex­otic an­i­mals, a 70 me­ter long dragon, flow­ers, tem­ples, in­sects, and even a copy of Thoiry’s chateau .

One of the most im­pres­sive is the rep­re­sen­ta­tion of the Blue Tem­ple in Bei­jing, over 22 me­ters high, it is taller than Thoiry Cas­tle. You will en­joy also the the­atre pro­duc­tion of the Masks of sichuan and the arts Market with artists and crafts­men cre­at­ing their tra­di­tional Chi­nese arts be­fore your eyes!

This en­chant­ing Lantern Fes­ti­val is open for the de­light of vis­i­tors from sun­set 4 nights a week from sun­day, Oc­to­ber 28, 2018 to sun­day, March 10, 2019. On sev­eral af­ter­noons, spe­cial ac­tiv­i­ties for chil­dren are also of­fered.

And that’s not all! On cer­tain evenings in Thoiry Cas­tle’s mag­nif­i­cent Ta­pes­try Sa­lon, VIP guests may en­joy a din­ner with the fa­mous Count de La Panouse, a fre­quent guest on ra­dio and tele­vi­sion. Chateau de Thoiry, 78770 France Ac­cess: A13, A 12, N12, Exit Mont­fort-Méré, D76, D11

Thoiry ZooSa­fari Thoiry “Lu­mieres Sau­vages “Adult: 19.90€ - Child: 17.90€ Ticket sales on­line: www.bil­let­ Reser­va­tions Thoiry Chateau VIP Din­ners: Travel Agents or email: [email protected]

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