car places to visit

This year, Heritage Days will be held on September 17 and 18, 2022: here is a selection of automotive places to visit.

the 39th edition of European Heritage Days will take place this year September 17 and 18, 2022, around the theme: “Sustainable Heritage”. The opportunity to discover many nuggets of French heritage, including automobiles and vintage cars.

During these two days, many automotive players will open their doors to the public, and invite young and old to discover the history and richness of French automotive heritage, through numerous exhibitions and events, of which here is a selection .

Heritage Days 2022: many automotive events

One of the most active players during the Heritage Days is undoubtedly L’Aventure: the French association, for example, offers a stock market for old car parts in Sochaux (25) on the weekend of September 17 and 18. The opportunity to visit the archives of Terre Blanche, the Peugeot Adventure Museum but also the famous reserves of the Peugeot Adventure Museum: a reduced rate will be applied during heritage days, for adults and children alike.

L’Aventure Citroën will also open the doors of its famous Citroën Conservatory located in Aulnay-sous-Bois (93), and offers guided tours to discover the history of the chevron brand. As with Peugeot’s cousins, a Classic Exchange will also be organized to allow collectors to hunt for parts, accessories or documentation for their period vehicles.

Heritage Days 2022: an event not to be missed

In Ile-de-France, the National Gendarmerie Museum located in Melun (77) will welcome visitors free of charge during the Heritage Days, with new activities, and a discovery of vehicles from the collection, including a new Gendarmerie Renault Zoe and an electric bicycle.

To the RATP housein Paris (12th), you can also enjoy a ride in the capital aboard a 1930s bus, upon prior registration on the RATP website. the 24 Hours of Le Mans Museum organizes activities and games for children during the Heritage Days weekend.

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Heritage Days 2022: all exhibitions

In Alsace, the National Automobile Museum (Schlumpf Collection), located in Mulhouse (68), will offer a reduced rate for this special weekend: the opportunity to discover more than 500 exceptional historic cars. In Normandy, the Salon Auto Motorcycle Retro will be held in Rouen (76) on September 17 and 18: admission is free for visitors coming with a car over 30 years old!

Many other automotive events will be organized during Heritage Days this year: to find them, an interactive map is available on the FFVE websitethe French Federation of Vintage Vehicles.