Live your unique experience
during Fall holidays at
From 22nd October from 6th November 2022.
Free costumes for children!
During French Fall Holidays, your children can dress up for free for their château’s visit! Transformed into princesses and musketeers, they will discover the history of the chateau as if they were there at the time…
More informations about costume rental
Enter in the Soirée’s backstages!
Vaux-le-Vicomte offers you an immersion in François Vatel’s kitchens, the famous 17th century maître d’hôtel, on the day before the famous soirée of 17th August, 1661, given by Nicolas Fouquet at Vaux-le-Vicomte.
You will discover Vatel and his assistant Jean La guigne, played by actors (only in French), in the middle of the preparation of the “Ambigu” meal intended for Louis XIV and Anne of Austria who arrived at Vaux-le-Vicomte the next day… A gustatory and historical adventure!
Included in the entrance ticket – Starting at 2pm.
A monumental projection of Charles Le Brun’s work
Discover Vaux-le-Vicomte’s Salon as you have never seen it before! A video projection system consisting of 21 video projectors allows the immense 380 m² painting that Charles Le Brun had planned for this ceiling to be digitally restored. Discover what this château’s emblematic room would have looked like if Nicolas Fouquet had not been arrested!
The history of the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte…as if you were there!
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. Immersed in a drama animated by sound, find out about the death of Mazarin, the plot hatched by Colbert and Louis XIV against Fouquet, the sumptuous party, with Molière, La Fontaine and Vatel in attendance, the arrest of Fouquet by d’Artagnan, the trial, etc.
The château comes to life thanks to two types of sound visit, adapted to the largest public possible.
Included in the entrance ticket.
More informations about the immersive sound visit