Chateau of Vincennes, Vincennes

Since its construction by Charles V in the 14th century, Chateau of Vincennes has been one of the most prominent castles in France. This massive structure is the only fortified castle near Paris. You can review the medieval and Renaissance architectural components of the château in the Donjon. The Holy Chapel hosts concerts throughout the year. Use our Vincennes visit planner to add Chateau of Vincennes and other attractions to your Vincennes vacation plans.
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  • We had a meeting in the Pavilion of the King, we were very well received and headed by the guardians. Right next to the Hall of records, we had a beautifully decorated room, right next to the House of the Queen. On the ceiling, you can still see the initials MT, it's impressive historically.
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  • Very interesting castles where you can learn a lot about the French history-all the kings who lived and hunted there. Recommended instead of congestion in the Centre of Paris.
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  • Although the castle is empty of almost all furnishings, it is a good attraction, especially traveling with children who enjoyed walking around the Castle. Allows you to explain how it worked the building. The chapel if it was unattractive.
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  • Very cool place to visit. Audio tours in multiple languages. No handicap access in castle area. Original stone staircases only. Really great gift shop with lots of high end items for kids, and plenty of books with authentic old photos.
  • Good cattle and landscape, but no representation of the spaces. That day there was a exposition about WW1, which was great.
  • Beautiful 14th/15th century fortress in France. Just a one hour train ride. Definitely worth the trip!
  • A true remain from the age of emperors. Unique Castle from the 1300's which is definitely worth the visit!
  • Beautiful historic site. Not very busy. Lovely town.

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