The fighter plane collection of the château de Savigny-lès-Beaune

2018/06/12
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With more than a hundred airplanes on show to the public at his castle in Savigny-lès-Beaune, Michel Pont is one of the biggest aircraft collectors in Europe.

With more than a hundred airplanes on show to the public at his castle in Savigny-lès-Beaune, Michel Pont is one of the biggest aircraft collectors in Europe.

Built in 1340, and registered as an official historical monument since December 18, 1940, the château de Savigny-lès-Beaune is home to large collections of cars, motorcycles, trucks, winemaking items and airplanes, attracting around 30,000 visitors per year.

Certified by the Guinness book of records as the largest in the world, this private collection of fighter jets brings together aircraft from across the ages, on the castle’s three hectares of grounds. From the Ouragan to the Étendard IV, and from the Mirage IV to the F-100 Super Sabre, there are around a hundred aircraft in total, from all over the world (France, Russia, England, the United States, etc.), as well as over 2,000 model aircraft.

Château de Savigny
Rue du Général Leclerc
21420 Savigny-lès-Beaune, France

Free for children ages 9 and under

The castle is open every day from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., with last entry at 4 p.m.

Château de Savigny les Beaune

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