October half-term at Vaux-le-Vicomte

During October half-term, from Saturday, October 19 to Sunday, November 3, 2019, the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte opens up for families. Discover the largest French Historical Monument!

children costume

Free costumes for children!

During October half-term, children will enjoy free costumes to wander in the château! Transformed in musketeers or pincesses, they will discover history as if they were living in the 17th century!

Guided costumed visits for children – only in French

Inside the château, the animating team welcomes the children and costumes them to make them discover the everyday life of a 17th century child. A fun way to learn about the history in a playful way! Please note that the costumed guided visits are only in French.

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The Styx, river of the underworld

The Styx, River of the Underworld – only in French

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…


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parcours sonore immersif

NEW in 2019: the immersive sound visit!

Dive into French History thanks to a 3D sound visit of the château, which will make you discover Nicolas Fouquet’s story and the creation of the château, like a real theatre play !
Two visits are available; for adults or for the whole family. From 8 years old. FREE ! (included in the ticket entrance fee).

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