2000 candles in the castle and gardens of Vaux le Vicomte
Every Saturday from June 1 to September 28, 2024
vaux le vicomte

Useful information

  • Onlike: a visit in a magical setting 
  • Dates Saturday evenings from June 1 to September 28
  • Timetable: 5:30 pm or 6:30 pm or 7:30 pm (last counter access at 9:30 pm)
  • TheLocation: Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte (77)
  • Free of charge for children under 6 years old
  • Adult rate : 22 €
  • Child rate (6 to 17 years): 17.50 €
  • Student rate : 17,50 €
  • Free for children under 6 years old

Good to know

  • Entrance ticket for Candlelight Evenings gives you access at the castle (private apartments of Nicolas Fouquet, ceremonial rooms, basements) and to the gardens
  • It is possible to take tickets only for the gardens
  • The evening starts at 19h but you can access the castle with your ticket from 14h
  • Warning: during the installation of candles inside the castle (from 17h15 to 19h), you can go for a walk in the gardens

One of our favorite outings!

  • During candlelight evenings, the castle of Vaux-le-Vicomte and the 33 hectares of gardens designed by Le Nôtre are lighted by candles and candles
  • These evenings take place every Saturday nightfrom mid-May to early October
  • The show is magical with more than 2000 candles that sparkle throughout the estate (park and castle).
  • These nightly visits by candlelight are a real enchantment. It is a magical way to discover the domain of Vaux le Vicomte
  • Candlelight evenings have been held since 1980 and are a great success every year.
  • So romantic!
  • By candlelight, the garden of Vaux-le-Vicomte becomes mysterious. The works of art, paintings, statues offer themselves to the visitor in a very particular atmosphere
  • The evening ends with a magnificent fireworks display This one takes place at 11pm from May 14 to August 26, then at 10:15pm from September 3 to October 1

Vaux-le-Vicomte in family

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