2000 candles illuminate the castle and gardens
Every Saturday night (May 4 to October 5)

soirée aux chandelles à Vaux-le-Vicomte

WE love
: a visit in a magical and magical setting 
When:  every Saturday night until October 6
Location:   at the castle of Vaux-le-Vicomte
Free:  for children under 6

Candlelight evenings

  • Every Saturday nightfrom May to early October, the castle of Vaux-le-Vicomte and the 33 hectares of gardens designed by Le Nôtre are lighted by candles and candles
  • More than 2000 candles will glitter to the delight of walkers
  • It is a real enchantment, a unique show
  • So romantic! It seems that lovers come to the castle of Vaux-le-Vicomte declare their flame, candlelight, during Candlelight Evenings
  • The garden of Vaux-le-Vicomte becomes mysterious and the works of art, paintings, statues will be offered to the visitor in a particular atmosphere



Practical information and rates

  • Entrance ticket for Candlelight Evenings gives you access at the castle (private apartments of Nicolas Fouquet, ceremonial rooms, basements) and to 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
  • Adult price: € 19.90
  • Child rate (6 to 17 years old): 14 €
  • Student price: € 17.90
  • Free for children under 6 years old



Candlelit dinner in Vaux-le-Vicomte

  • The country and economic formula: the picnic (on lawn areas planned for picnics)
  • Charmilles : for a romantic and refined dinner. An ephemeral and elegant restaurant, on the terrace
  • The Dream of Vaux : for a glass of champagne installed in deck chairs in front of the illuminated park
  • The Relais de l'Ecureuil : an ideal family self-service

diner aux chandelles à Vaux-le-Vicomte, une soirée exceptionnelle

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