Château de Vaux le Vicomte


The chateau of Vaux le Vicomte is located in the department of Seine-et-Marne in the Ile de France. It dates from the seventeenth century and was built by Fouquet. This castle served as a model for the construction of Versailles. This castle is classified as historical monuments since 1875. Tourists will discover a fully furnished interior, and will visit different parts, such as cellars and kitchen in the basement, private offices and staterooms on the ground floor and first floor rooms.

A detour to the garden can look outside this magnificent building, but also to admire the scenery. This garden is the first French garden of this size to be designed by Le Notre. He was later a model for many gardens in France and Europe. Beautiful pools are present in the park. The intensity of the fountains are unique to depend on the climate The Museum has a collection crews of cars and carriages dating from the 18th and 19th century. Each vehicle is restored and inserted in a setting of the castle's outbuildings. Saturdays from May to October, tourists will come and visit the castle at night, illuminated by more than 2,000 candles. This show is definitely breathtaking and is accompanied by classical music.


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