Due to the sanitary crisis, we invite our visitors to verify the opening Dates and Hours of the estate before their arrival.
A new immersive surround-sound visit
For the first time in a château in France, visitors are able to relive the history of the 17th century, thanks to a 3-D sound system. The immersive sound visit plunges the visitor into the center of History, which comes alive thanks to the sound environment: historic figures awake and come alive around him.
Free ! (included in the entrance fee) Learn more !
Grand Siècle day
[June 13] Spend a day costumed in the fashions of the Grand Siècle, where Baroque and popular dances mix with skits performed by musketeers and carriage rides, for a unique experience in the art of living à la française at the time of Louis XIV and Nicolas Fouquet! The château invites costumed persons to compose real tableaux vivants, while the contest of most lavish picnic will reward most beautiful displays of the art de la table. Visitors are invited to vote for their favourite costumes, unveiled before everyone during the traditional parade!
Vaux-le-Vicomte celebrates Christmas!
For the 16th year, the Vaux-le-Vicomte estate will transform itself for the Christmas period into an enchanted palace. Visitors will be invited to discover Christmas through the magical illumination of the gardens and the château, and the marvelous decorations and surprises in reception rooms fragrant with cinnamon and gingerbread. Fires in the hearths and carriage rides will complete this magic moment independent of time and space. Starting on November 20, 2021.