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  • VAUX LE VICOMTE CHANDELLES 201
  • VAUX LE VICOMTE CHANDELLES 201
  • VAUX LE VICOMTE CHANDELLES 201
  • VAUX LE VICOMTE CHANDELLES 201

Vaux-le-Vicomte Castle - Candlelit evening

Candlelit evening

Until 10/05/2019

CHÂTEAU DE VAUX-LE-VICOMTE

Vaux le Vicomte, castle of Nicolas Fouquet, superintendent of finances of Louis XIV, is one of the …

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Description

Vaux le Vicomte, castle of Nicolas Fouquet, superintendent of finances of Louis XIV, is one of the masterpieces of modernity and elegance that no royal residence was able to rival in the 17th century. Molière, La Fontaine, Le Nôtre, Le Vaux, Lebrun… all these talents have passed to Vaux le Vicomte.

Dazzled by so many splendors, the young Sun King imprisoned for life his minister who shaded him and was inspired by Vaux le Vicomte to build Versailles.

Every Saturday evening from 4 May to 5 October 2019, Vaux-le-Vicomte invites visitors to rediscover this 17th century masterpiece under the flickering light of two thousand candles, illuminating the castle and the French-style garden.

An evening out of time in a landscaped setting: For one evening, rediscover the bucolic sweetness of a summer night: offer yourself the living experience of the Grand Siècle 50 minutes from Paris.

The visit of the castle and the legendary gardens of Le Nôtre by candlelight will reveal another history, another vision of this Palace of Arts which inspired the Palace of Versailles

This ticket gives access to the whole domain from 14h00.

Practical information

Opening hours

  • Every Saturday from 19:00 to 00:00

  • Last admission: 22:45

Tickets and pricing

  • Children under 6 go free.

  • Children ticket (6-17 yrs)

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