It's even more beautiful in person!
Until January 3, 2021

ON THE PROGRAM OF FESTIVITIES

Only the gardens are accessible for the momentUntil January 3, 2021A monumental projection on the front of the garden
The lavish Christmas decorations in the castle and the garden (the castle is closed)
A Christmas of solidarity with the Red Cross
Fireplaces in the castle (the castle is closed)
A treasure hunt (twice a day) for children
Horse-drawn carriage rides
Thousands of string lights (from November 7)And many more surprises?

Night falls on Vaux-le-Vicomte

We went there at the end of the day to discover the new Christmas decorations and thehe monumental projection on the façade of the castle garden side.
It is at every visit, an enchantment to discover and re-discover the castle of Vaux-le-Vicomte and its sumptuous French gardenIt is without doubt our favorite castle around Paris. A festive, supportive and bright program this winter in Vaux!

The 360° view from the dome is extraordinary. We discover the French gardens of André le Nôtre to the statue of Hercules, the estate and its forestsThe castle has a large number of buildings, the outbuildings on both sides of the castle, and the ponds, the great canalthe old stables?

the chateau de vaux from the grand canal
the extraordinary view from the dome of the castle of Vaux-le-Vicomte

A monumental projection on the facade of the castle

Every evening, at nightfallThe spectator will attend the projection of animated images retracing the highlights of the history of Vaux-le-Vicomte! Each session lasts about 8 minutes. The images perfectly fit the facade and sublimate all the architectural details that compose it. A very nice sound and light show!

sound and light at vaux le vicomte
monumental projection on the facade of the castle in Vaux

Christmas at Vaux-le-Vicomte

13000 decorative objects
20,000 surprise gifts distributed to children (up to 17 years old)
4000m of light garlands
25,600 lights twinkling in the grand salon
A luminous angel 3.5m high
A 5m high illuminated squirrel (from November 7th)

christmas animations in vaux
light decorations at the castle of vaux-le-vicomte
Christmas decorations at Vaux-le-Vicomte

From October 17 to November 1: every day from 2:45 to 6:15 pm
From November 7 to 22: Saturdays and Sundays from 11:45 am to 5:15 pm
From November 25 to December 18: Wednesday to Friday, from 2:45 to 6:15 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11:45 to 7:15 p.m.
From December 19 to January 3: every day from 11:45 am to 7:15 pm
December 24 and 31: from 11:45 am to 4:15 pm
December 25 and January 1: from 2:45 to 7:15 pm

Other fun family events at Vaux le Vicomte castle:

Practical information


Timetable:
See schedule details From October 17 to November 1: every day from 2:45 to 6:15 pm From November 7 to 22: Saturdays and Sundays from 11:45 am to 5:15 pm From November 25 to December 18: Wednesday to Friday, from 2:45 pm to 6:15 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 11:45 am to 7:15 pm December 19 to January 3: daily from 11:45 am to 7:15 pm December 24 and December 31: from 11:45 am to 4:15 pm December 25 and January 1: from 2:45 pm to 7:15 pm

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