Our teams are happy to announce the opening of the château and gardens, every day from Wednesday to Sunday, until November 7, 2021, + on November 1, and then for Vaux-le-Vicomte’s illuminations!

– Reservation required –

COVID-19 information : 

  • Quotas are established to guarantee a secure access to the estate. Online reservation is therefore mandatory.
  • “Green pass / Health pass”: the health pass will be mandatory to enter the estate (antigen detection test are also admitted if done under 72h) for adults and children aged 12 and above. Thank you for your understanding.
  • Wearing a facemask is mandatory in every building of the estate for children 11 to 12 (except for health pass holders).
  • Foreign visitors: visitors equipped with the proof of a vaccine recognized by the European Union (Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca or Janssen) will be able to access the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, upon presentation.


Find the opening dates and hours in the table below: 

From June 2 to October 3
Dates and times 2021From Wednesday to Sunday + Monday, November 1
Opening of the estate11 AM
Last access to the château5 PM
Last entrance on the estate5:30 PM
Closing of the estate6 PM


The estate will be closed from November 8 to November 18 for the installation of Vaux-le-Vicomte’s illuminations. It will reopen its gates from November 20 onwards:


Find the opening dates and hours of Vaux-le-Vicomte’s illuminations:

November 20 – December 17November 20 – December 17December 18 – January 2

Closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1

December 18 – January 2

Closed on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1

 Vaux-le-Vicomte’s illuminations
Wednesdays to Fridays
Saturdays and Sundays
Every day
December 24 and 31
Opening of the estate2 PM
2 PM
11 AM
11 AM
Last access to the château6 PM
6 PM
6 PM
4 PM
Last entrance on the estate6:45 PM
6:45 PM
6:45 PM
4:45 PM
Closing of the estate7:45 PM
7:45 PM
7:45 PM


Book your ticket online!

Useful information:

  • The reservation is required on our online ticketing, no purchase can be made on site. Please print your tickets before your arrival.
  • You can change the date of your ticket, directly on your online account. The exchange is possible between two tickets of equivalent prices, until the day before your visit, and according to availability.
  • Find out about our restaurants’ opening hours here.
  • Picnics are allowed in the gardens in the areas provided for this purpose (you can see them on the map at the entrance of the estate).
  • All animations are included in the price of your entrance ticket.

Book your ticket online!


2022 opening dates


The estate will be closed from January 3, 2022, to April 1, 2022. We will repoen our gates from Saturday, April 2, 2022 onwards, from 11 AM to 5.30 PM.

If you wish to visit the château during our closure period, you can contact our teams at commercial@vaux-le-vicomte.com  (minimum50 persons).

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