Hire an electric-powered Ruban Vert boat (license not required), or a canoe to see large parts of the river that are unreachable by road.
This 1.7 hectare artificial island created in 1831, originally used by Naval tanners and carpenters, was turned into a Japanese style garden from 1983 onwards. The layout of the rockeries and water falls intertwine 3 Japanese inspired buildings.
Maison de L’Erdre
The “Maison de l“Erdre” encloses a Zen garden and serves as avenue for river-life exhibitions.
Activities on the Erdre
From the Ile de Versailles
From March to October
T. +33 (0)2 40 41 90 00
Jardin de l’île de Versailles:
No dogs allowed
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Maison de l’Erdre:
Seasonal closure from November 16, 2023 to February 23, 2024.
The Maison de l’Erdre will reopen on Saturday, February 24, 2024.