Easter vacations 2024: activities and costumed tours at Vaux-le-Vicomte castle (77)

Published by Margot de Sortiraparis, Julie de Sortiraparis, Cécile de Sortiraparis · Photos by Cécile de Sortiraparis · Published on March 20th, 2024 at 06:47 p.m.
During these Easter vacations 2024, take advantage of the many activities organized by the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, from April 6 to 21, 2024. On the program for this spring break? Costumed tours, workshops and a treasure hunt!

During the Easter vacations, from April 6 to 21, 2024, the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte is putting the spotlight on children and families, offering fun and learning activities.

This year, the spring vacations start just after the Easter weekend. Parents and children can treat themselves to a little pre-holiday outing in the fresh air on the weekend of March 30 to April 1, 2024, when the Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte hosts one of the region's most spectacular egg hunts.

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The Château de Vaux le Vicomte and its famous Easter egg hunt await you on Saturday March 30, Sunday March 31 and Monday April 1, 2024. On the program? Egg hunts for young and old, entertainment for children and visits to the château's magnificent gardens. [Read more]

Then, from April 6 onwards, a series of surprising and entertaining activities and visits to discover in the château and gardens of this magnificent Seine-et-Marne estate. Here's the program of activities:

The Styx, River of the Underworld

At the heart of the underground river diverted by André Le Nôtre during the creation of the French gardens, this fun, interactive, scenic tour is based on Jean de La Fontaine's text "Les amours de Psyché et Cupidon". Guided along the River Styx - the River of the Underworld - and equipped with headlamps and waders, visitors must overcome a series oftests of agility and logic... A unique and intense adventure led by professional actors, to be enjoyed with family and friends!
Reservations required
Cost: €75 per game (2 to 6 people).
Duration: 1h.
Lamps and boots provided.

La Poule aux oeufs d'or (treasure hunt)

La Poule aux Œufs d'Or, Jean de La Fontaine's famous fable, has hidden its golden eggs in the alleys of the French garden!
Equipped with a roadmap to punch in, visitors must help Jean de La Fontaine find all the eggs.

Cost: booklet distributed free of charge to all children during the spring holidaysù

Guided tours and costume rentals

Looking for an unusual tour for your children? Take advantage of our guided costume tours during the vacations.
Costumed by our teams, then welcomed and guided by actors, children will discover the daily life of children in the 17th century!

Cost: €8.50, online booking required, free for an accompanying adult.

Costume rental

Cost: €4 per child, €6 per adult, sizes 3 and up

At the king's table

Discover the secrets of French-style entertaining. During this scripted workshop, you'll be welcomed by François Vatel, Nicolas Fouquet's famous maître d'hôtel, who dedicated his life to the art of the table.

In the intimacy of a private château salon, you'll gather around a table beautifully set with porcelain and silverware from famous French houses, to be introduced to courtly customs and French savoir-vivre, and earn your place at the King's table.

Dates: daily, at 2, 3.30 and 5 p.m.

Cost: €8 per person, in addition to admission (from age 14)

Immersive Sound Tour

Visitors can relive the fascinating story of Nicolas Fouquet thanks to a spatialized sound system! Thanks to high-end headphones, visitors will be able to discover sound theater scenes automatically triggered in each room of the château. This immersive sound tour plunges visitors into the heart of history, which comes to life around them to the sound of costumes rustling, guests whispering, footsteps and doors slamming...
Available free of charge inside the château
From age 6
Duration: approx. 1 hour

And of course, young and old alike are always welcome to come and visit this extraordinary château and its gardens, for a wonderful outing to discover our historical and cultural heritage. As you can see, there are a thousand and one reasons to come and explore Vaux-le-Vicomte this Easter.

Looking for original or fun activities to keep your children occupied over the vacations? Check out our guide: What to do with the kids during the Easter vacations 2024 in Paris?

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From April 6th, 2024 to April 21th, 2024

× Approximate opening times: to confirm opening times, please contact the establishment.


    Château de Vaux-Le-Vicomte
    77950 Maincy

    -6 ans: Free
    Tarif réduit: €13.5
    Tarif adulte: €17

    Recommended age
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