The kidnapping

Chantilly, France

+8 years old
Recommended minimum age

±60 min
Duration of the mission

±1.5 km
Distance to travel


Your mission

François Vatel, head waiter of the Château de Chantilly, has been kidnapped! According to what we know, the kidnappers intervened on the evening of April 23, 1671, a key date for the estate, which was receiving King Louis XIV for three days of festivities against a background of political reconciliation. A historic event jeopardized by the absence of Vatel!

Find Vatel as soon as possible to ensure the smooth running of the festivities.

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Topics covered

In this mission, you will discover historical elements related to the Fronde, a great period of crisis that hit the French kingdom. You will also learn anecdotes about the creation of French gardens.

Perfect for

Groups of friends and family who wish to discover the gardens of the Domaine de Chantilly in an original way.

Starting point

Mission carried out in partnership with