Le Monde Imaginaire de La Fontaine
In 2021, to celebrate his 400th birthday, Jean de La Fontaine enters Puy du Fou and embellishes his Monde Imaginaire.
The illustrious poet pays a trip to his fantastic garden to narrate his well-known fables, surrounded by his famous bestiary. The “Monde Imaginaire de La Fontaine”, enriched with new fables for 2021, is an incredible tree-lined garden, covering over 7,500 m2, bubbling over with surprises and poetry. Here, there and everywhere among the wild plants and elegant flowers, the streams and twisted trees, over 50 animals have come together to breathe life into some fifteen eternal or long-forgotten fables, enhanced by Puy du Fou’s spectacular special effects. Enjoy being whisked away by this surprise-filled animated world!
A fun and interactive adventure
Surrounded by his imaginary creatures, Jean de la Fontaine invites you to listen to the story of this magical world he himself invented. This exploration is a blend of reality and the imaginary, taking you through a multitude of adventures, awakening all your senses! Nature will spring to life, statues will wake up, the roots will transform into new shapes and the animals will bring the famous fables to life. Between two sketches, a mysterious fog will appear unexpectedly, and you'll be whisked away into a new world as you venture on. It’s time for a spectacular voyage, where legendary tales are magically blended with original creations!
Nature all around
Explore this luxurious garden at your own pace, nature is the star attraction here! In “Le Monde Imaginaire de La Fontaine”, our teams have created a real garden of Eden where wild and medicinal plants flourish. Wild gorse, English oak, sycamore maple, lemon balm and yellow irises are just some of the many species planted here!