Postman Cheval’s Ideal Palace: Practical information

Postman Cheval’s Ideal Palace

Born as the son of a small farmer in 1836, Ferdinand Cheval was appointed rural postman to the village of Hauterives in 1869 and died in 1924. He devoted 33 years of his life to modelling, night after night, a monument of obstinacy.


Individual fees 2017

Adult 6.50 €

Child 5.00 €

Concession fee 5.50 €

(disabled, unemployed persons and students upon presentation of documentary evidence)

Audioguide on demand 2.00 €

Group fees 2017 (15 pers.)

Adult 5.00 €

Child (3 to 16 years) 4.00 €

Driver Gratuit

Guided tours on demand 80.00 €

(FR / UK /NL) (50 people max)


OPENING HOURS

The Ideal Palace welcomes you all year, sundays and holidays included, with the exception of the following dates: closed 25/12, 31/12 and 15/01 to 31/01.

January 9:30 - 16:30

February > March 9:30 - 17:30

April > June 9:30 - 18:30

July > August 9:30 - 19:00 

September 9:30 - 18:30

October > November 9:30 - 17:30

December 9:30 -16:30

The Ideal Palace will close at 4 p.m because of the concerts that will be held in the garden: July  6th, 8th, 12th

Contact information

Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval8, rue du Palais26390  Hauterives - Drôme

GPS : Lat 45.255889 Long 5.027794

Tel. +33 (0)4 75 68 81 19
Fax +33 (0)4 75 68 88 15

contact@facteurcheval.com

P1 P2 : Car parking
P3 : Parking buses and camper vans (for buses, ask the park access code from the Palais Ideal: 04.75.68.81.19)