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Tickets for Château de Vincennes: Priority Entrance

The tallest fortified tower in Europe

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September 22nd - May 20th: 10:00 - 17:00 | May 21st - September 21st: 10:00 - 18:00
  • Explore the 52-meter tall medieval keep at Château de Vincennes. It's not only the tallest fortified tower in Europe, it's also where Henry V died
  • Accessible by metro (stop: Château de Vincennes) Château de Vincennes is the easiest of the royal châteaux to get to. Our mobile tickets mean no printing and get you in through the priority line entrance. This is the easiest way to get in touch with the French royal family!
  • Get access to the château and all temporary exhibitions (of course, you'll have to traverse the medieval moat, but there is a drawbridge)

Originally a hunting lodge, Château de Vincennes was the home of the French royal family for centuries, before they moved to the Palace of Versailles (and well before they were beheaded and banished). This historical compound has a moat, six towers, three gates, and a 52-meter tall keep - the tallest in Europe. This ticket includes access to all the key sights, and entitles you to enter via the priority entrance.

Like the Tower of London and the other, farther out-of-town, former royal residences, a trip to the Château de Vincennes brings you up close to the tumultuous history of royal families in Europe.

Located within Paris, the compound features a beautiful cathedral (although it was badly damaged during the French Revolution) and the highest fortified tower in Europe.

And this site was the setting for some important historical events. The English King Henry V died of dysentery in the donjon (tower), the relics of the Crown of Thorns were stored in the chapel before being transferred to Sainte-Chapelle in Paris and, during its time as a state prison, it held famous inmates including the Marquis de Sade, the philosopher Diderot, and the controversial Count of Mirabeau.

Restored after suffering extensive damage during WWII, the renewed Château de Vincennes is a symbol of the modern French state; it's a beautiful modern location with a complicated history. Come and get some.

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Château de Vincennes
Avenue de Paris, 94300, Vincennes, Paris
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Wheelchair accessible
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Metro: Line 1 to Château de Vincennes.

Jan, Norway
Apr 24, 2017
Interesting details about French history. And don't forget the garden
Benjamin, France
Mar 30, 2017
I got really lucky amd caught a tour just as it was starting. I guess if i would have had to start buying tickets i would have missed the tour
Jul 17, 2017
Magnifique château et le guide(très sympa) vous plonge au coeur de l'histoire avec les différents roi qui y ont siégé..... franchement bonne expérience.
Jun 28, 2017
Vale a pena a visita!! Entrada muito tranquila, sem filas ou grande público num domingo.
May 29, 2017
Visite très agréable,
nous y étions en seconde partie d'après midi, pas trop de monde, ce n'est pas la cohue comme à Versailles où tout le monde se marche dessus
accès facile, explications claires, château qui vaut le détour
extérieurs magnifiques et intérieurs nettement moins pompeux que Versailles, dommage que les ailes du roi et de la reine n'étaient pas visitables,...
Patricia, France
May 22, 2017
Très pratique
René, Canada
May 14, 2017
À recommander. Et à y retourner ça c est sûre
Ludovic, France
Apr 18, 2017
Personnels tres accueillant merci
Gaetan, France
Apr 14, 2017
Un superbe endroit à visiter vraiment en plus du château la proximité du bois de Vincennes permet de passer une journée entière dans cette zone . L'histoire du château La Chapelle et les expos temporaire sont un super complément avec ce billet .

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