2000 candles in the castle and gardens of Vaux le Vicomte
Every Saturday evening, from July 4, 2020 to October 3, 2020

soirée aux chandelles à Vaux-le-Vicomte

WE love
: a visit in a magical and magical setting 
When:  every Saturday night until October 3rd.
Location:   at the castle of Vaux-le-Vicomte
Free:  for children under 6

Candlelight evenings

  • Every Saturday nightfrom May (exceptionally from 3 July in 2020) to the beginning of October, the castle of Vaux-le-Vicomte and the 33 hectares of gardens designed by Le Nôtre are lighted by candles and candles
  • The show is magical with more than 2000 candles that sparkle throughout the estate (park and castle).
  • These candlelight night visits are a real enchantmenta 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! It is said that lovers come to the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte to declare their love, by candlelight, during the Candlelight Evenings.
  • By candlelight, the garden of Vaux-le-Vicomte becomes mysterious. The works of art, paintings, statues offer themselves to the visitor in a very special 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

Practical information

View schedule details Every Saturday from July to October - starting at 7pm

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