The owner family of the château has two wishes, sometimes conflicting: to preserve the monument and to open it to the greatest number. Unfortunately, the access for disabled persons often requires facilities which are not compatible with the monument preservation as a part of French Heritage.
Installing ramps or tarmac the alleys, for example, would misrepresent the drawing and initial wish of the 17th century creators, and would affect the aesthetics and the preservation of the building as a Historic Monument.
However, as a counterpart, we are planning works and new means of visit to enable disabled persons to discover this masterpiece :
Vaux-le-Vicomte is a protected Historic Monument with a difficult access for disabled persons or persons with reduced mobility, because of the elevated ground floor, irregular pavements, gravels, etc. Please contact us for more information.
Please note that pushchairs and strollers are not allowed inside the château but are welcome throughout the rest of the estate.
Pets are not allowed on the estate, except for guide dogs.
Picnics are allowed in designated picnic areas.