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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  • Do not hesitate... We gotta go.. for €7 you have access to the guided tour of the Sainte Chapelle and the Dungeon... you will be surprised by the size of the site and the superb restorations that you have funded and do live... In the wing of the King we visited the temporary exhibition on the battle of Málaga (17th century)
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  • A nice Castle to discover. It remains for much of the past but the renovations have highlighted a few remainders survivors of the former prison.
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  • I stopped by on the way to Disneyland Paris by train in the Château de Vincennes. Vincennes Metro Chatelet les Halles RER 1 train station, the Castle until the clean suburban streets walking in about 10 minutes. Morning walk good way off (Navigo regular use) was just, and green followed from the woods of the Bois de Vincennes castle in the suburbs of Paris in the district. The castle tour from 10 am is the Paris museum pass can be used. Also weekdays are Monday from Chatelet les Halles and Bois de Vincennes station train to Disneyland can afford we were seated in.
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  • This palace can be reached using metro line 1 or RER from city center. It offers good view of village area of the Paris suburban. Just 15 minutes walk from the train station. You can enter to all buildings. Include in free entrance program on the 1st weekend of winter season
  • Nice medieval fort, you can get there by metro line 1, the garden around it is great to see. When you get to the church there, notice there are stairs open inside that leads to the top lever in the church, go there around noon and you can take very beautiful photos with the sun reflecting from the colored glass. In the main fort tower, go to the bottom level, there is a well worth seeing and there is the cell of the Duke Sade, the guy that basically people named sadism after. He was jailed there.
  • It is really big and a lovely place for a walk. Entrance is in the court is free, you just need to go through security check. If you want to visit the museum and the Château itself, there is a small fee. The court is really vast and there is a very beautiful cathedral.
  • An authentic medieval castle, house of Kings, fortress, home if a holy relic and a prison. A place where battles were fought and characters from the history books walked, right on the outskirts of Paris and surrounded by an amazing Forest. This is a lesser known tourist attraction and one place that deserves a visit. Can't recommend it enough.
  • Awesome medieval castle right in Paris. Amazing this is overlooked. Several royals lived here ; the castle has a very interesting history.
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