VAUX LE VICOMTE
Best way to visit the Full & Half day
Best way to visit the Full & Half day
The Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte is a baroque French château located in Maincy, near Melun, 55 kilometres (34 mi) southeast of Paris in the Seine-et-Marne département of France.
Constructed from 1658 to 1661 for Nicolas Fouquet, Marquis de Belle Île, Viscount of Melun and Vaux, the superintendent of finances of Louis XIV, the château was an influential work of architecture in mid-17th-century Europe. At Vaux-le-Vicomte, the architect Louis Le Vau, the landscape architect André le Nôtre, and the painter-decorator Charles Le Brun worked together on a large-scale project for the first time. Their collaboration marked the beginning of the “Louis XIV style” combining architecture, interior design and landscape design. The garden’s pronounced visual axis is an example of this style..**
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This full day excursion from Paris takes you to the two magnificent châteaux of Vaux le Vicomte and Fontainebleau, both located around one hour from Paris. Set off from our central Paris agency at 9:15 am. Your first stop will be Vaux the Vicomte, the château that inspired King Louis XIV to build Versailles. A masterpiece of mid-17th Century classical architecture, the château and its grounds were created by three talented artists working for Nicolas Fouquet, a rich, high-ranking French official and Louis XIV's superintendent ...
Experience an unforgettable guided tour from Paris that immerses you in the history of two beautiful french castles: the Château de Vaux Le Vicomte which inspired the construction of the Palace of Versailles and the magnificent Château de Fontainebleau. Depart from our agency at 9.15 am in a luxury air-conditioned coach and reach the Château de Vaux le Vicomte after about one hour drive. Discover the refinement and architectural richness of the Vaux le Vicomte château with your guide. Admire the beautiful old stones ...
Head south of Paris for an exceptional evening at Vaux-le-Vicomte ! An exceptional evening awaits you in this 17th century masterpiece which inspired Louis XIV to create Versailles. The evening begins with a visit of the carriage museum, covering 10th Century Berlin coaches to 20th century Roman chariots. Enjoy dinner at the restaurant "L'Ecureuil" located in a wing of the castle's outbuildings. At sunset, visit the Château with audio-guide and see the gardens which are lit by 2000 candles. Classical music is played ...
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2 – 4 days to 7 days prior to the event date, you will be charged 50% cancellation fee
3- More than 7 days prior to the event date, you will be charged 5% cancellation fee
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