Petite France is one of the most popular themed attraction in Gapyeong. It is a French-inspired village that was opened in July 2008. We are all probably familiar with the popular character, the Little Prince. You will see lots of this character all over the place. There are also some halls that pays respect to its author, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. If you’re an enthusiast of classic French culture, then you would surely enjoy this place.
What to do at Petite France
- Roam around the village!
- Visit the shooting locations for popular K-dramas
- Watch Marionette performances
- Buy some souveniers and try some snacks
Petite France Entrance
Upon entering the place, you will be greeted by the area where marionette performances are being held. Make sure to also get a brochure on the entrance to see the time of the activities in each place!
Sit, eat and enjoy the view
There’s an area where you can eat some snacks while you’re taking a break from walking around.
Walking around the village
You should try walking ar the wooden bridge (refer to the photo below, right). It offers a nice overlooking view of the village!
Go inside the buildings!
There are lots of information in each building regarding the Little Prince, the author, and other intersting facts about him.
About Petite France
616-2 Gosung-Ri Gapyeong-gun, Gyeonggi-do
9am – 6pm
Adults: 10,000 KRW
Teens: 8,000 KRW
Children: 6,000 KRW
Gapyeong Citizens, Senior Citizens, Handicapped, National Merit: 8,000 KRW