Visit of Cirey Castle


€7 instead of €8


In 1734, Voltaire was threatened of imprisonment following the publication of Philosophical Letters, sharp criticism of French institutions. His friend the Marquise du Châtelet, one of the brightest female minds of the eighteenth century, gave him refuge to Cirey. Susceptible to the charms of Emilie du Châtelet, the philosopher quickly succumbed to those of this house and spent fifteen years in Cirey. Discover today the bedroom of the Marquise, the small theater built by Voltaire in the attic of the Castle, the dining room, lounges, library, kitchens of the seventeenth century.


33 rue Emilie du Châtelet

52110 Cirey-sur-Blaise

03 25 55 43 04