Private Vaux-le-Vicomte tour from Paris

Only one-hour drive from the east of Paris, your private chauffeur will drive you to a masterpiece of classical architecture of 17th century: Vaux-le-Vicomte castle. Enjoy during a few hours a timeless and cultural getaway out of Paris, in order to explore the castle and its fascinating history with a private guide.

A private guided visit to discover secrets inside the Castle

When you will arrive in Vaux-le-Vicomte, your chauffeur will drop you at the foot of the castle where you will meet your dedicated guide.

With a fully licensed English-speaking guide, you will visit the interior of the castle with its Private and Royal Apartments, the Vestibule, the Grand Salon, the beautiful kitchens and all the remarkable masterpieces: paintings, sculptures, tapestries and furniture of exception. During one hour and a half, your guide will share with you the secrets and the history of the castle dating back over three centuries and a half in order to live a cultural and memorable immersion inside the estate.

Vaux-le-Vicomte Castle

A masterpiece of French art with its gardens so well preserved

Then, you will do a nice walk to explore the elegant and the harmonious Baroque gardens which have been geometrically designed by André le Nôtre. Your guide will show you the gardens, its fountains, its patterned parterres, its 62 restored statues all around the castle and all the perspective you can enjoy with a breathtaking view of the castle.

It is also possible to book in advance for you one of the unusual experiences suggested by the Castle, such as for instance the visit of the domain aboard electric buggies or also the visit of “the Styx the river of the classical underworld”. This one kilometer long underground river was also diverted by Le Nôtre in the 17th century to create the future of the French gardens. Thus, with front lamps and thigh boots you will explore this unique site with a comedian in an unusual and adventurous way!

Discover the Domain in a different way, it is also possible !

For even more immersion in the 17th century and in a fun way, you can live the “Grand Siècle experience “in a period costume rental. You can borrow your costume at the entrance of the Castle.

Furthermore, many events and animations are organized all year long to invite you to discover the Castle differently and to live even more the magic of the Domain.

There are many other places to discover in Seine-et-Marne area: so if you have time, we can suggest you the visit of the French castles Chateau of Fontainebleau, following the visit of the city of Barbizon which can be organized before or after the visit of the Château de Vaux -le-Vicomte.

Half day

5 hrs
Total price
1 to 2780€
3 to 4880€
5 to 6920€
7940€
Reservation request

Tour including

Private transportation

A private chauffeur (French and English-speaking) will be at your disposal to drive you to Vaux-le-Vicomte. Enjoy a private ride in a high-end vehicle, adapted to your needs (sedan or up to 7-seater van depending on the number of passengers) and fully equipped to provide the greatest comfort (air-conditioning, bottles of water to freshen up, a Wi-Fi Internet connection, a child seat or booster seat if needed etc). Your pick-up and drop-off will be ensured at your hotel or in another place in Paris.

English-speaking licensed guide

A fully licensed English-speaking guide (speaking English, Spanish or other foreign language) will escort and accompany you during your tour in Vaux-le-Vicomte domain. Your private guide knows perfectly Vaux-le-Vicomte, its heritage and its history and will share with you its knowledge.

Skip-the-line tickets

We are in charge to book in advance your priority entrance tickets in order to discover the Castle and its gardens.

Private guided visit of the Castle and Gardens

During 3 hours, you will visit the Chateau and its gardens and live unforgettable moments with a private guide (guided-tour option) or with audioguides (self-tour option)

Options

Period costume rental

To enjoy a unique and out of time experience, as in the 17th century, you can rent dresses and period costumes during the time of your visit of the Castle (available at the entrance of the castle).

Picnic in the gardens of the Castle

The Gardens of the Domain can be the perfect place to enjoy an outdoor and gourmet picnic. You need to book in advance your picnic before your visit.

Electric car rental

The domain can provide clubs 4-seater electric vehicles in order to enjoy and discover the 33 hectares of the French gardens without getting tired and in an unusual way.

The Styx, “river of the underworld”

Would you be ready to explore the classical underground river, called the "Styx, the river of the underworld"? You will be equipped with boots and front lamps ready to live an underground adventure, both fun and interactive with an actor guide (The activity is only available in French).

Tour itinerary

1.30pm : Pick-up in Paris or its suburbs (according to your wishes)
2.30pm : Meeting with your private guide at the entrance of the Castle
2.30pm to 4pm : Private tour in Vaux-le-Vicomte Castle with an English-speaking guide
4pm to 5.30pm : Private tour in the gardens of Vaux-le-Vicomte Castle with an English-speaking guide
5.30pm : Drive back to Paris
6.30pm : Drop off to Paris and its suburbs

Visiting hours and duration can be adapted according to your preferences.

Our fleet of vehicles

All our vehicles meet our clientele’s highest expectations. They are serviced and maintained regularly to guarantee comfortable and safe trips with no compromises.

  • Sedan

    Mercedes C-Class

    A comfortable sedan with a sporty design, elegant and refined

    • 2
    • 2
  • Premium sedan

    Mercedes E-Class

    A luxury sedan combining style serenity and sporty elegance

    • 2
    • 2
  • Premium van

    Mercedes V-Class

    A senior minivan modular range for optimum comfort, up to 7 passengers

    • 7
    • 5

Onboard Services: Phone Chargers, Water Bottles, Refreshing wet towels, Child seat