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Nissim de Camondo Museum private

A majority of our venues heritage and cultural sites have outdoor spaces: parks, gardens, terraces and pretty courtyards can host receptions during which the beauty of nature and the decor, the soothing power of greenery and the conviviality of the surroundings will make your event a success.
Private tours of the collections will be the highlight of your reception.

So we're taking you out for some fresh air? A non-exhaustive review of our green proposals and our inspirations to put your senses on alert and your head in the stars!

Writers' gardens, high venues of literature and rural escapes

House of Balzac
Known mainly to local residents and literature lovers, the garden of the Maison de Balzac offers, in addition to an unobstructed view of the Eiffel Tower, 700 square meters of country tranquility in the heart of Paris. Boxwood bushes, roses and vines adorn this large lawn that surrounds the beautiful house where the writer lived in the 1840s and where he wrote a large part of the Comédie Humaine.

House of Chateaubriand

Maison de Chateaubriand receptionIn the heart of the Domaine départemental de la Vallée-aux-Loup, which is home to more than 500 species of trees and shrubs over an area of 12.5 hectares, the Maison de Chauteabriand is a haven of peace immersed in the heart of nature, just a few kilometers from Paris.

Chateaubriand lived in this charming house for 10 years and laid out a park planted with trees reminding him of his native Brittany and his travels around the world. The terrace of this beautiful bourgeois house can accommodate up to 150 people for elegant country-style receptions.

 

Sculpture gardens, artists' studios and open-air museums 

The Zadkine Museum
A stone's throw from the Luxembourg Gardens, the Zadkine Museum, a haven of peace and memory, is dedicated to the work of the Russian-born sculptor, Ossip Zadkine, a major figure of the École de Paris. It is a studio house that was the sculptor's living and creative space from 1928 to 1967, and the garden that surrounds it is probably one of the most secret gardens in Paris. Populated by sculptures in osmosis with the surrounding nature, it is an intimate place that can accommodate about forty people.

The Bourdelle Museum
The Bourdelle Museum is located in the studios and gardens where the sculptor Antoine Bourdelle (1861-1929) lived and worked. Surrounded by a red brick gallery, the garden in which many of the artist's most famous bronze works are exhibited provides a poetic and singular setting in the heart of the Montparnasse district and can accommodate up to 140 people for cocktails.

The Rodin Museum

Rodin Museum Privatization The three hectares of gardens of the Hotel Biron, Private Mansion of the 18th century where Auguste Rodin took up residence Starting at 1908, constitute an exceptional reception area in the heart of Paris with a view of the Eiffel Tower.

Whether it is the terrace, the central lawn or the entire southern part of the garden, the different spaces lend themselves to all types of events and invite your guests to discover the artist's monumental sculptures along the paths, rose gardens and groves of this magnificent green setting.

 

The splendor and elegance of Belle Epoque gardens

The Nissim Camondo Museum
Located in the 8th arrondissment of Paris, the Camondo Museum houses the collection of furniture and works of art of the eighteenth century Count Moise de Camondo. The garden, located at the back of the museum was designed in the early twentieth century. It offers an exceptional view of the north façade of the hotel, inspired by the Petit Trianon of Versailles, and an idyllic green space on the edge of the magnificent Parc Monceau. Its surface of 400 m2 allows to receive up to 200 persons for dinner or 300 persons for a cocktail.

Le Petit Palais

small palace privatizationBuilt for the 1900 Universal Exhibition, the Petit Palais, near the Champs-Élysées and the Seine, offers a panorama of artistic creation from Antiquity to the beginning of the 20th century.ème century.

The garden is surrounded by a richly decorated peristyle and is organized around three pools paved with blue and gold mosaics. The sumptuous setting and the exotic exuberance of this garden constitute a privileged space for elegant and refined receptions.

The Galliera Palace
Ideally located on the edge of the Golden Triangle, the Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris offers reception areas of great elegance. Inspired by the Italian Renaissance, the Palais Galliera presents an aesthetic with multiple references that was very fashionable at the end of the 19th century. The outdoor spaces of the museum, courtyard of honor and peristyle offer a framework of a crazy allure to events that can group up to 400 people.

 

Majestic courses

The Cognac-Jay Museum
Housed in a beautiful 16th century Private Mansion , the Cognacq-Jay Museum recreates the atmosphere of a Parisian home during the Age of Enlightenment and brings together the collection of Ernest Cognacq, founder of the Samaritaine department stores, and his wife Marie-Louise Jay. The elegantly sober courtyard of the Hôtel Donon, which houses the museum, can accommodate up to 100 people for a cocktail party and allows visitors to admire at their leisure one of the most beautiful examples of Renaissance architecture still present in the Marais.

The Museum of Jewish Art and History

mahj reception The Museum of Jewish Art and History is the largest French museum devoted to the history of the Jews of France, Europe and North Africa, through their art and heritage.

The museum is housed in the Hôtel de Saint Aignan, one of the most beautiful buildings in the Marais, characteristic of the classical French architecture of the first half of the 17th century. The courtyard of the museum is a majestic space that lends itself to pleasant open-air receptions. It can accommodate up to 300 people for a dinner and 800 people for a cocktail party.

La Monnaie de Paris
The Monnaie de Paris, the oldest French institution, is the first and last active factory in the heart of the capital and has been dedicated to minting money for over 11 centuries. Built in 1775 by the architect Jacques-Denis Antoine, the historic site of the Monnaie de Paris covers more than one hectare on the banks of the Seine in the 6th arrondissement. Through an architecture organized around courtyards, Antoine combined the nobility of a palace with the functionality of a factory. There are no less than 5 courtyards with a majestic or intimate atmosphere, as well as a terrace and a garden for events that can accommodate between 50 and 350 people.

 

Refined intimacy of chic gardens

The 6 Mandel
The 6 Mandel is a beautiful bourgeois residence just a few steps from the Trocadero. Built in 1883 in a neo-gothic style, its walls have seen many artists and aesthetes pass through, including the Princess of Caraman Chimay who inspired Proust for the character of the Duchess of Guermantes. Halfway between the family home andPrivate Mansion , 6 Mandel offers its superb landscaped garden with a breathtaking view of the Eiffel Tower for elegant and festive garden parties.

The Flying Angel

Villa l'Ange Volant reception

Only 20 minutes from the center of Paris, the Villa de l'Ange Volant, designed in 1927 by Gio Ponti for his friend Tony Bouilhet, heir to the Christofle company, is a peaceful, inspiring and confidential place in the middle of a green setting. This elegant country house is the only French creation of the famous Italian architect.

The majestic trees that surround it preserve the intimacy of venues, while a terrace overlooking the vast Italian garden suggests receptions where the art of entertaining in the French style is combined with transalpine elegance with simplicity and refinement.

 

Large estates and historic gardens

The Departmental Domain of Sceaux
Created in the 17th century for Colbert, the Domaine Départemental de Sceaux is one of the most beautiful classical sites in the Île-de-France region. Its large French-style park with its straight paths, flowerbeds and groves illustrates the genius of André Le Nôtre and its 180 hectares reveal several prestigious buildings - the Château de Sceaux, the Orangery, the Pavillon de l'Aurore, the Stables... Numerous spaces/gardens can be privatized in this marvelous domain and will be the setting for enchanted summer evenings!

The Château of Fontainebleau

Château of Fontainebleau privatizationLocated at the gates of Paris and on the edge of one of the most beautiful forests in Europe, the Château of Fontainebleau, residence of 34 kings and 2 emperors, is the only royal and imperial château inhabited continuously for 8 centuries.

In addition to the sumptuous interior spaces of this immense palace, there are also monumental or intimate courtyards, classical gardens or landscaped gardens in the English style, which offer an exceptional setting for your events in the heart of a vast 130-hectare estate.

Domaine de Chantilly
A jewel of French heritage and the former residence of the Princes of Condé, the Domaine de Chantilly as we know it today is the work of the Duc d'Aumale, son of the last French king, Louis-Philippe, who made Chantilly the setting for his priceless collections of works of art and ancient manuscripts. With a surface area of 115 hectares, the park of Château de Chantilly is the result of several creations: the French garden designed by Le Nôtre in the 17th century, the Anglo-Chinese garden in the 18th century and the English garden in the 19th century, all of which are inspiring settings for the organization of exceptional events.

Château of Saint Germain en Laye - National Archaeology Museum
Located on a preserved 70-hectare estate, about 15 kilometers west of Paris, the château of Saint-Germain-en-Laye is a prestigious witness to the History of France: first a royal residence since Louis le Gros who founded a first fortress there in 1124 until Louis XIV who was born there, it has housed since 1882 the National Archaeology Museum. Whether in the sumptuous Renaissance courtyard or on the famous large terrace designed by Le Nôtre, which offers a unique view of the Greater Paris area, or in the various gardens, there are many options for your outdoor events.

 

Our favorite gardens, an invitation to travel and daydream

The Museum of Romantic Life
Located in the "New Athens" district, the Museum of Romantic Life is dedicated to the arts under the Restoration and the July Monarchy. A special place is given to the works of George Sand and Ary Scheffer, a painter who lived, worked and received for nearly thirty years the artistic and intellectual elite of his time: Chopin, Liszt, Lamartine, Delacroix, Thiers, Dickens... In the paved courtyard and the charming garden, in the shade of hundred-year-old trees, you can welcome your guests for a timeless interlude, far from the Parisian agitation.

The Albert Kahn Garden

privatization of albert kahn gardens A few minutes from Paris, the Albert Kahn Garden invites you to a real world tour and a plant journey around the globe: Japanese, French, English gardens, blue forest, Vosges forest, golden forest ... offer a patchwork of atmospheres on 4 hectares.

Created in the 19th century by a philanthropic banker and humanist with a passion for horticulture, the Albert Kahn Garden delights anyone who enters it. It is also an ideal setting for events for up to 200 people. At nightfall, a brand new lighting system gives the place an aura of pure enchantment.

 

And why not a racetrack?

 

Paris-Longchamp racetrack

Atypical, historical and equestrian, our racecourses offer many indoor spaces but also great outdoor options, a fun and exciting universe in a festive, sporty and bucolic atmosphere.

The Paris-Longchamp racecourseand its terrace with a breathtaking view of Paris
The Hippodrome d'Auteuil, the French temple of show jumping
Saint Cloud Racecourseand its golf course in the center of the tracks
The Hippodrome of Chantilly one of the most beautiful racecourses in the world!

 

Discover all our outdoor proposals here!

Please note that the gauges indicated in this article are non-pandemic gauges; they will have to be reviewed on a case-by-case basis

 

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