Excursion to the city of Versailles, France

Programme of our full-day excursion:

08.15-08.25 Assemble at Hotel Bedford, 17 rue de L’Arcade, Paris
08:30 Departure by bus from Paris (the bus will depart from the corner rue de Tronchet and rue Castellane

9:30 – 09:45 Arrival at Espace Richaud (the former Royal Hospital)
Welcome Coffee
Guided visit of Espace Richaud by François de Mazières, Mayor of Versailles (in French)
Guided visit of the exhibition « Trésors cachés du musée Lambinet »

11:30 Guided visit of the Bibliothèque Centrale (the former Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Navy) by Vincent Haegele, Director of the Library (in French/English)

13:00 Lunch kindly hosted by the City of Versailles at the City Hall

14:45 Visit of the Sculptures and Mouldings Gallery by Alexandre Maral, General heritage curator (in French)

15:45 The group will be divided in two.
Group 1: Visit “At the Royal Table” with Elisabeth Claude, General collections curator (in French)
Group 2: Visit of the Palace of Versailles (in English)

17:15 Departure from Versailles by bus

18:30 Arrival in Paris

European Cultural Heritage Summit 2019

27 – 31 October 2019 - Paris, France