2023 events

Vaux-le-Vicomte’s programme is made up of annual events such as the Easter Weekend, The big costumed day, the Candlelights Evenings and the Christmas Season, as well as activities that can be enjoyed throughout the season, such as the underground adventure, River of underworld.




The great Christmas 

[From November 18, 2023 to January 7, 2024] This year, Vaux-le-Vicomte celebrates the French art of living through refined and sumptuous staging.
Online booking mandatory – full rate 22€, reduced rate : 17,50€, garden only rate : 16€, free for children under 6 years old.  


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Easter weekend, Vatel’s feast

The event is now over, and we will shortly be announcing the dates for the 2024 event.




Candlelights Evenings

The event is now over, and we will shortly be announcing the dates for the 2024 event.



Big costumed day

The event is now over, and we will shortly be announcing the dates for the 2024 event.







The Underground adventure, River of underworld

[From April 22] Presenting an exceptional adventure on the underground river which was diverted by Le Nôtre in 1654 during the creation of the French gardens, this specially designed trip is fun and interactive, and draws on La Fontaine’s text « The love of Cupid and Psyche ». Guided along on the Styx the river of the classical underworld equipped with front lamps and thigh boots, you will go through a series of tests of agility and logic… An unprecedented and intense adventure performed by professional actors! To know more
Online booking mandatory – Only in french


Parcours sonore immersif - 2020

The immersive sound visit

All along the year, the immersive sound visit will plunge you into the heart of History, which will come alive thanks to the sound environment: historic figures will awake, coming to life around you. You will be invited to discover epic moments in the life of Nicolas Fouquet and the creation of Vaux-le-Vicomte. To know more


Les projections immersives

[From April 1 to October 21]
• Le Palais du Soleil, Le Brun : Every day from APril 1 to October 21 (except on Easter weekend and From April 22 to May 7 included)
• Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme, Molière :
Fall Holidays (October 22 from November 5)
• Le Renard et l’Écureuil – La Fontaine :
Easter weekend and Easter holidays: April 8, 9 and 10 and from April 22 to May 7 included.


En cuisine ! Reconstitutions vivantes

[Tous les week-ends et jours fériés  et Vacances scolaires de la zone C –  Du 22 avril au 05 novembre]
The château offers its visitors an immersion in its kitchens on the eve of the famous Soirée of August 17, 1661. Animation by two actors including a tasting for the children.

Free animation.


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