Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte: Entry Ticket + Audio Guide

Stroll around the extravagant palace and gardens that inspired Versailles

Last admission: 1 hour and 30 minutes before closing
Audio guide: Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Live guide: Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Provider: Tiqets International B.V.
Registered address: James Wattstraat 77-P, 1097 DL, Amsterdam, NL
Contact details

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What's included

Entrance to the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte
Entrance to the Carriage Museum
Entrance to the gardens

What's not included

Access to the dome
Candlelit days on Saturdays from May 20 to September 30 and on Fridays from July 7 to August 25
Grand Siècle day

Important information

* Last admission 1.5 hour before closing * No animals allowed * Pushchairs aren't allowed inside the castle * Free parking available at the castle
  • Visit the magnificent Baroque masterpiece of Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, the inspiration for the Palace of Versailles
  • Explore the King's chambers, the Grand Salon, the manicured French gardens, the Dome, Carriage Museum, servants quarters and more
  • An audio guide provides historical context to the ostentatious surroundings, making the experience even more immersive

Take your inner aristocrat out for a walk, with a visit to the jaw-dropping grandeur of Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte. Wander the ornate halls with refined dignity, stroll the sprawling manicured gardens (spare a thought for the gardener), and refine your idea of expensive taste!

Thinking about building a grandiose palace surrounded by vast manicured gardens? Get some inspiration at Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte! This is where the Palace of Versailles was dreamed up, and ooh la la, it's obvious!

Explore this extravagant Baroque masterpiece at your own pace, or with an audio guide that will fill in every decorative detail of the palace's opulent facade, lavish rooms, formal French gardens and Carriage Museum.

Make some interior design notes in the King’s Room and the Grand Salon, and see where decadent royal banquets were cooked up in the basement kitchens.

Just try not to imagine what the monthly heating bill must be.

Insider tip

  • The mobile coverage is quite poor, so make sure to download your ticket beforehand
  • Please make sure your phone is fully charged as the staff will be rechecking your ticket at the entrance of the château
  • You can purchase tickets in front of the track
  • Take the RER R train to Melun from Gare de Lyon (it is a 30-minute direct train)
  • When you arrive in Melun take a 10-minute taxi to the chateau *On weekends and holidays you can take our Chateaubus from Melun. The Chateaubus, must be booked in advance on the official website of the venue
Saturday 10:00 - 17:30
Sunday 10:00 - 17:30
Monday 10:00 - 17:30
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:30
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:30
Thursday 10:00 - 17:30
Friday 10:00 - 17:30
Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte
77950 Maincy, 77950, Maincy
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  • Cancellation is possible until 23:59 on the day before your visit.
  • Rescheduling is possible until 23:59 on the day before your visit.

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3 reviews
Carol ,  United States United States
01 May 2024
Very user friendly and efficient to purchase tickets and the chateau experience was lovely.
Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte + Audio Guide
Patrice,  France France
18 Mar 2024
Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte + Audio Guide
Didier,  France France
01 Apr 2024
Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte + Audio Guide

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