Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte | Celebration

Vaux-le-Vicomte celebrates Christmas: a gourmet palace

from 16 October 2021 to 02 January 2022

Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte - 77950 Maincy

77 - Seine-et-Marne


For the 12th edition of Vaux-le-Vicomte’s Christmas celebrations, this year sees the château’s ceremonial rooms adorned with gourmet decorations made of candy canes, pain d’épice (a kind of gingerbread), chocolate pyramids and much more. From 25 November to 7 January 2018, the grounds of Vaux-le-Vicomte are decorated with magical Christmas lights. The public can enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides in the gardens, Christmas specialties and choirs singing festive tunes. A festive atmosphere guaranteed!


All public, Children

Prices and times

From 9th december to 18th december : from wednesday to sunday from 2 pm to 6:45 pm (garden closed at 7:30 pm). From 19th december to 3rd of january : every day from 11:45 am to 7:15 pm (garden closed at 8pm). 24th and 31st december : de 11:45 am to 4:15 pm (garden closed at 6pm). 25th december and 1st january : de 2:45pm to 7:15pm (garden closed at 8pm).

From 14.90 €

Methods of payment

  • CB/Visa
  • Eurocard/Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Traveler's Cheques
  • Chèque Vacances

Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

The estate of Vaux-le-Vicomte is the fruit of a creative and passionate mind, that of Nicolas Fouquet. To build his home, he enlisted the services of three of the greatest artists of the era: the architect Louis Le Vau, the landscape gardener André Le Nôtre and the painter and decorator Charles Le Brun. Here, they united their genius to build a model whose majesty and balance inspired King Louis XIV at Versailles and then the whole of Europe for over a century.

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Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte
77950 Maincy

  • RER - Melun
  • SNCF - Verneuil-l'Étang
  • From the Gare de l'Est, take the P train to the Verneuil-l'Étang station (on the departure board, choose a train in the Provins direction). One train every hour, journey takes 35 minutes. Then take a Châteaubus shuttle (in front of the SNCF station exit). It is possible to buy bus and entry tickets directly on the Château's website.

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

  • Physical Physical

Access facilities

  • Reduced rates for disabled visitors on presentation of proof

Accessibility information

- Physical disibilty: car park with reserved disabled spaces, accessible toilets at the entrance to the estate, access to the Château via 30 steps, ground floor only.

More details on accessibility

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