Programme of special events at Vaux-le-Vicomte

All year, the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte plunges visitors into the heart of the 17th century.

Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte - Parterre de fleurs, Paris © Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Every year in summer, the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, which was one of the sources of inspiration for the Palace of Versailles, plunges visitors into the heart of the 17th century to relive, the splendour and pomp of this outstanding stately home, for a few hours.

Easter at Vaux-le-Vicomte

Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte - Chasse aux œufs dans les jardins, Paris

Easter at Vaux-le-Vicomte - From 23 April to 8 May 2022

Easter egg hunt at Vaux-le-Vicomte - From 16 to 18 April 2022

As every year, the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte organises numerous festivities to celebrate Easter: a Grand Siècle treasure hunt with a prize for all children during the holidays in zone C, the biggest egg hunt in France on the extended Easter weekend...

Rate : €17.90 - Child (6 to 17 years old): €12.90 - Free for children under 6s - Free parking

Fountains

Vaux le Vicomte et son bassin, vue de la couronne © F. Jaumier

Every Saturday during the Candle-light evening until sunset, from May 14 to October 1, 2022 and every Friday (new in 2022) from July 8 to August 27, 2022 - Duration: 1:30

First garden in the French style, created by the famous landscape architect André Le Nôtre, the garden at Vaux-le-Vicomte is punctuated with ornamental ponds and fountains that play for 1h30 in summer creating a magical and refreshing scene.

The Styx, river of the Underworld

Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte - Le Styx, rivière des enfers, Paris

From Saturday 23 April to Sunday 2 October 2022 - Every day from 23 April to 8 May, then every Candlelight weekend and Friday and on public holidays

The underground river diverted by André Le Nôtre is the setting for a fun and interactive tour. Professional actors lead this unusual adventure for families and friends.

Price: €65 per group of 2 to 6 people - Free parking

Candle-light evenings

Château de Vaux le Vicomte - Soirée chandelles

Every Saturday from May 14 to October 1, 2022 and every Friday (new in 2022) from July 8 to August 27, 2022 - From 7pm.

At nightfall, the chateau and garden are illuminated with more than 2,000 candles. Visitors enjoy classical music and discover the elegant atmosphere of the famous celebrations organized by Nicolas Fouquet on 17 August 1661 in honour of King Louis XIV. The evening finishes with a fireworks display at 11pm!

Rate : €19.90 - Child (6 to 17 years old): €14.90 - Free for children under 6s - Free parking

‘Grand Siècle’ day

Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte - Journée Grand Siècle, Paris

Sunday June 26, 2022

Visitors are invited to discover a day of entertainment in the gardens of the 17th century chateau. On the programme: picnic and elegance competition, fencing, music, etc…

Rate : €17.90 - Child (6 to 17 years old): €12.90 - Free for children under 6s - Free parking

Vaux-le-Vicomte in lights

Noël 2021 - Vaux-le-Vicomte - Cage lumineuse, Paris

From 22 October 2022

During the winter, and particularly for the end of year celebrations, the castle and gardens of Vaux-le-Vicomte are illuminated for a magical and enchanting show - inside and out. Horse-drawn carriage rides are offered for the occasion. This winter, Jean de La Fontaine and his fables are in the spotlight.

Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Chateau
Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Maincy, 77950

The estate of Vaux-le-Vicomte is the fruit of a creative and passionate mind, that of Nicolas Fouquet. To build his home, he......

Journée Grand Siècle

Celebration
from 26 June 2022 to 26 June 2022
Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte - Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Maincy

La traditionnelle Journée Grand Siècle du Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte vous transporte en plein XVIIème siècle !

Vaux-le-Vicomte's illuminations

Celebration
from 22 October 2022 to 03 January 2023
Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte - Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, Maincy

All the magic of Christmas at the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte