The Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte celebrates the Holiday season with “Fêtes et Fastes”!

Published by Cécile D. · Photos by Julie M. · Published on 15 September 2020 at 14h20 · Updated on 15 September 2020 at 14h20
Adorned with thousands of lights, the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte welcomes visitors like kings and queens. From October 17, 2020 to January 3, 2021, live to the rhythm of “Fêtes et Fastes”, a magical event lighting up the end of this year.

Lit Vaux-le-Vicomte returns for a 15th edition, from October 17, 2020 to January 3, 2021. The château highlights celebrations and splendors, the themes of this magical late year expecting us. Re-discover this grandiose place, adorned with thousands of decorations and lights for an unforgettable visit.

In the chateau, walk wonderfully decorated rooms, each highlighting a theme: sumptuous banquets, dashing receptions, and dancing balls fill the rooms from the ground floor to the basement.

Courtyards, fir trees and the façades of the château, common rooms, gardens, rooms of the château… Each place is transformed for the party and helps enchanting Vaux-le-Vicomte. At nightfall, the garden is adorned with thousands of light strings, making each leaf, each bush sparkle under the attentive eye of the 5m giant squirrel, symbolizing the first owner of the place, Nicolas Fouquet.

A huge projection decorates the façade of the château at the end of the day and gives life to its antique stones. In five scenes, animated pictures and a fitting soundtrack tell the key moments that marked the life of the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte. Sculptures, architecture and details of the building are highlighted and enhanced by 3D effects. A wonderful 45-minute show ending a day filled with discoveries.

To make children even happier, all little visitors from three to twelve will leave with their hands full: a surprise gift from Maison PAPO will leave them with a wonderful souvenir of their visit of Vaux-le-Vicomte. If you can, visit the château in the week, excluding school breaks: in November, children can rent costumes free of charge!

For Fall breakOctober 17, to November 1 – your children are not left out: the château organizes preparation and ornamentation workshops so that they can do Holiday decorations. For Christmas, children can show their generous side and bring a toy or a gift that will be donated by the Red Cross to deprived children.

This Fall and this Winter, the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte expects you for magical and unforgettable moment. Book your visit now to be part of the celebration!

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 17 October 2020 to 3 January 2021



    Château de Vaux-Le-Vicomte
    77950 Maincy

    - de 6 ans: Free
    Enfants de 6 à 17 ans: 14 €
    Tarif adulte: 19,90 €

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    Ouverture : de 11h à 18h45 :
    •du 17 octobre au 1er novembre : tous les jours.
    •du 2 novembre au 18 décembre : du vendredi au dimanche.
    •du 19 décembre au 3 janvier : tous les jours sauf le 25/12 et le 01/01.

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