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.
From 12 May to 29 September 2018 - From 3pm to 6pm on the 2nd and last Saturday of each month - Free of charge
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 a few hours in summer creating a magical and refreshing scene.
From 5 May to 6 October 2018 - from 5pm to midnight Saturday
At nightfall, the chateau and garden are illuminated with more than 2,000 candles. Sitting in deckchairs, 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!
Rate : €19.50 - Reduced rate: €17.50 - Child (6 to 17 years old): €13.50 - Free for children under 6s
‘Grand Siècle’ day
3 June 2018 - from 10am to 6pm
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 : €17.50 - Reduced rate: €15.50 - Child (6 to 17 years old): €12 - Free for children under 6s
Entertainment by Jean de La Fontaine
From 16 April to 4 November 2018 – Every weekend, public holidays and school holidays (zone C) during the year
Special events, games and riddles relating to the works of Jean de La Fontaine enable visitors to see several unusual places at the chateau, some of which have until now been closed to the public.