Cultural trips organized by the association
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Association des Amis des Musées Antoine Vivenel
et de la Figurine Historique
2 bis, rue d'Austerlitz
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Welcome to the Basque Country
5 days and 4 nights
from September 25 to 29, 2023
Accommodation in Bayonne in a Hotel**** close to the city center, for the duration of the stay.
Guided tours to discover the Basque Country, its culture, language and gastronomic specialties.
DAY 1 - monday september 25
Journey from Compiègne to Bayonne. Visit of old Bayonne.
DAY 2 - tuesday september 26
Visit to Biarritz and Saint-Jean de Luz.
DAY 3 - wednesday september 27
Cambo-les-Bains - Visit to Villa Arnaga. Villages of Espelette, Sare and Ainhoa.
DAY 4 - thursday, september 28
Panorama from the top of La Rhune. Hendaye, visit to Château d'Abbadia. Bayonne, the Basque Museum.
DAY 5 - friday, september 29
Free time in Bayonne before returning to Compiègne.
5 days and 4 nights
from May 10 to 14, 2023
Speaker Patrice Mauriès
This trip, designed in collaboration with Terra Nobilis-Océanides, is entirely devoted to Vienna, and invites you to discover the must-see sites of the Viennese capital and the rich collections of its great museums.
DAY 1 - wednesday May 10 - Vienna's Old Town.
St. Stephen's Cathedral, the undisputed masterpiece of Austrian Gothic, Vienna's most beautiful monuments and squares, including the Graben.
DAY 2 - thursday May 11 - Imperial Vienna and the treasures of the Jugenstil.
The Hofburg (Habsburg imperial palace), visit of the imperial apartments and the treasure room.
Discover Viennese Art Nouveau and the Church of St. Charles Borromeo, after a break in a Viennese café.
DAY 3 - friday May 12 - Klimt at the Belvedere Palace.
Visit the Upper Belvedere collections, featuring masterpieces by Klimt, Schiele and Kokoschka.
Discover the Secession Pavilion, the Beethoven Frieze and Otto Wagner's Juguendstil buildings.
DAY 4 - saturday May 13 - Museumsquartier and Hundertwasserhaus.
Visit the Habsburg collections at the Museum of Art History.
Discover Otto Wagner's masterpiece, the Savings Bank building, and the astonishing Hundertwasserhaus. In Heiligenstadt, visit the Beethoven Museum and dine in a wine village tavern.
DAY 5 - sunday May 14 - Schönbrunn.
Visit to Schönbrunn Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and its splendid gardens.
Formalities for French nationals to date:
All participants must be in possession of a valid passport or identity card.
Specific measures during your stay in Austria
Since June 1, 2022, FFP2 masks must be worn on all means of transport in Vienna (public transport, cabs, etc.).
travel advice from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Further information
Updated August 26, 2023
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