Easter at Vaux-le-Vicomte
This year, the Château invites its visitors to participate in the great pursuit of the “Chicketeers”. Participants will win chocolate eggs through a giant treasure hunt resulting in an Easter egg hunt; while numerous activities and workshops for adults and children will take place in the French formal gardens and the Château.
The Grand Siecle experience
Sunday 11 of June, 2017 will take place the reknowned Grand Siècle day at the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte.
An annual rendez-vous for costume passionates, spreading a lively sensation of 17th century!
European Heritage Days 2017
On September 16 and 17, as part of the 2017 Heritage Day, children have the place of honour at Vaux-le-Vicomte! Free entrance for children under 18, free costume rental and colouring for children of all ages; these European heritage days will be resolutely turned to the young audience!
Entertainment by Jean de La Fontaine – April 29 to October 1, 2017
This year Vaux-le-Vicomte is paying homage to the celebrated fable teller whose life is closely linked with Vaux These fun activities are full of new discoveries, and the events will take you to parts of the estate not usually visited by the public, including the giant trees in the forest, and the waters of the Grand Canal…
Candlelit evening – From May 6 to October 7, 2017
Every Saturday evening from May 6 to October 7, 2017 visitors may experience the 17th century château and its Jardins à la française by the flickering lights of 2 000 candles. An enchanting and romantic evening that will give visitors a new perspective on the estate.
Vaux-le-Vicomte at the movies
This year, from September 23 to November 5, 2017, on the occasion of the launch of season 2 of the series Versailles and the latest film by Dany Boon (Raid Dingue); Vaux-le-Vicomte invites you to explore behind the scenes of the best-known films and movies shot at the château. Visitors will have the chance to see the costumes from the series, a projection of the most beautiful scenes and a reconstruction of a films set, as well as techniques from the professionals of the silver screen, through new activities and exhibitions.
Vaux-le-Vicomte celebrates Christmas
– Starting on November 25: every weekend and French public holiday untill Januar 7, 2018
For the 2017 Christmas, Vaux-le-Vicomte honoured all things sweet and delicious. A thousand and one decorations and fairytale illuminations transported both children and adults into a delicious sugary world of sweetness. Forests of candy apples, gingerbread houses and mountains of sweets were installed in the château.