The announcement did not fail to give a smile to many families and tourists. The Puy du Fou, parc attraction vendee, famous for its historic murals, expressed of its re-opening on Thursday, June 11,. Originally scheduled in April but postponed due to the health crisis, the beginning of the season of the Puy de Fou do not lack to bring joy to his chair. Nicolas de Villiers, has confirmed the reopening of the park on this date : “I confirm a re-opening on 11 June. This is tremendous news, […] a very good news for France”.
Nicolas de Villiers explains that Emmanuel Macron “) has decided yesterday in the Council of defense for give the permission to all the entertainment venuesincluding the Puy du Fou is a part, to reopen” and that “this has been confirmed by the secretary of State for Tourism, Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne” . The president of the park in the vendée said that this reopening will be “provided adhere to a number of health-based standards“.
The president of the Puy du Fou is shown to be relieved of the re-opening of the park : “The good news is that the opening allows us to see things with serenity since the bookings are recovering and that we will be able to welcome our visitors”. “The economic machine is so restarted“he added, stating that “the visits will be organized so that the distances are always respected among the peopleon all of our sites”.
Tensions between Macron and Philippe about this re-opening ?
Earlier in the day Thursday 21 may, his father and founder of Puy du Fou Philippe de Villiers, had hinted in a tweet that the president had settled himself, against the advice of his Prime minister. “I believe that the president of the Republic sought to make light, where there was a form of lack of responses“said Nicolas de Villiers, adding that it was “they are not there to count the points between the Elysée and Matignon”.
For recall, there had been tensions between Philippe de Villiers and Édouard Philippe when the Prime minister had refused to open the park in the month of may. To calm the anger of Philippe de Villiers, which is very close, Emmanuel Macron was called several times to tell him he would not shy away from the park in the vendée. His call has been heard.