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The Park Casino

31110 BAGNERES DE LUCHON
 
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The park was inaugurated at the same time that the Casino in 1880. On this occasion today several old trees are planted, evidenced cedar and sequoia on either side of the lake. The original entrance, aisle des Bains is bordered by two small symmetrical pavilions connected by an ornate gate, the only remains of the beautiful grid fence encircling the park.

The park is the work of landscape Chevallier, on nearly 4 acres, is loosely based on the gardened composition of the spa town. The view is based on the axis Casino / Port Vénasque.

Opposite the Casino, Chevallier creates a first space which illustrates the idea of ​​a controlled nature: staggered structure established chestnut plaza.

In a second plane, an open air theater on the lake is finished, to accommodate numerous shows including the first performance of "Romanesque" with Edmond Rostand and his family. The Companions of the song or Charles Trenet are also produced.

Behind a landscaped garden is arranged to take the idea of ​​a recreated in nature. The romantic nature of this garden is reinforced by rolling fairways in the shade of trees planted harmoniously. A water winds from the cave to the pelvis. The park is planted with different species of trees and corresponds to the particular craze in the 19th century for all new discoveries and brought the colonies and overseas travelers species.

In the background looms the Port of Vénasque illustrating the idealized nature. Such a backdrop, the Pyrenees are an integral part of the composition of the Park Casino. They are the result of the composition of the park.

Near the cave, the marble statue "The Kiss at the Source," Henry Coutheillas dated 1908. This erotic scene, initially placed in the gardens of the Elysee Palace, depicts a young naked man who looks to give a kiss to a young woman, the personification of a source.

"Fatality" statue located in front of the entrance of the side Place Richelieu Park, was conducted by Ernest Christophe in 1801. This is a bronze sculpture of a nude woman. This is the personification of Fate now befall a young satyr, by crushing with a wheel, while a child immersed in reading remains completely impassive at this horrible scene.
Behind the bowling has 3 playgrounds and hosts a large number of amateurs and tournaments throughout the year.

For more information on the Park Casino and vegetation do not hesitate to contact the Tourist Office, or visit the Luchon Museum , hours and days of operation available at 05.61.79.29.87.

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