The Garden of the Pierrefonds Priory : Green space at the foot of Château de Pierrefonds et Château Sabatier, it was created also by Violllet-le-Duc, architect of Napoleon II.
ARBORETUM and botanical path with numerous species of trees and shrubs, with pedagogical labels for the recognition of the plants. Since September 2013, it is completed by a forest circuit.
This garden was created in 2007.
PRIEST'S GARDEN inspiried by medieval gardens: this space was the fruit of a project with students of a tenth form class, but also of ninth and eleventh form students in their workshop time. It has been created in a perspective of sustainable management.
This new garden is sheltered from the winds.
MEDITERRANEAN GARDEN: Exotic species framed by a eleventh-century church and the old horse stables built after plans by Viollet-le-Duc.
Created in : 1949
Surface : 13 ha
- Opening 2020 :
From April 1st to November 15th.
By appointment according to the possibilities of teachers/scientis in charge of guided tours.
- Visits :
Guided visits with previous booking , Duration of a guided visit : 1h30 .
Access partially adapted for disabled persons.
- Charges :
From 2 € to 5 €, depending on the number of visitors (groups or individuals)
In the centre of the famous village of Pierrefonds, situated in the middle of Compiègne forest.
- Services :
Picnic area, Public lavatory, Self-catering cottage, Saloons to let, Seminars, Receptions, Congresses, Lectures, Cocktails, Diner-dansant, Concerts, Marriage photos, Shooting of films, Handball and basketball ground, Ping-pong tables, Wi-Fi Access, Practical training courses , Pedagogical presentations, Documentation center, Dog admitted if kept on a lead, Carpark arranged, Catering service.
- Access :
20 minutes from Crepy-en-Valois and 15 minutes from Compiègne on the axis Paris-Lille.
One hour North of Paris by A1 or RN2.
GPS (Lat x Long) : 49.346005000, 2.976960000