“The tour was arranged quite well, with enough time to go through each house with the audio tours. Found the history of Vaux le Vicomte especially interesting. People wanting to understand the story behind Versailles should definitely visit Vaux le Vicomte as well. ...Heather K., Canada – See more reviews
What To Expect
Vaux-le-Vicomte was built by Nicolas Fouquet, a minister of Louis XIV. It was a masterpiece of elegance and modernity. It was Vaux-le-Vicomte that inspired Louis XIV to build Versailles. Take an audioguided tour of the castle and visit its French gardens created by Le Notre.
Surrounded by 130 hectares of parks and gardens, Fontainebleau is a royal castle that is home to important collections of furniture, paintings and other works of art. This castle has been listed as a Unesco World Heritage site since 1981. Here you will go on an audioguided tour of the castle and will have free time to visit the gardens designed by Francois I.
09:15 - Departure from Paris to Vaux-le-Vicomte
10:00 - Arrival at Vaux-le-Vicomte
13:30 - Departure from Vaux-le-Vicomte to Fontainebleau
14:00 - Arrival at Fontainebleau
17:00 - Departure from Fontainebleau to Paris
18:15 - Estimated arrival time in Paris
Vaux le Vicomte: recorded commentary in French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Japanese
Hotel pick up and drop off
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1 hour and 30 minutes
3 hours and 45 minutes
2 hour 30 min approx.
3 hours and 30 minutes