Vaux-le-Vicomte Palace Candlelight Tour Including Dinner

Food, Wine & Nightlife in Versailles

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This evening tour offers a memorable opportunity to visit the enchanting 17th century Vaux-le-Vicomte Palace, which inspired the building of the Palace of Versailles. Get a guided tour of the Carriage Museum and then enjoy a luxury 3-course dinner, prepared by a high quality chef, in the beautiful grounds of the château. At sunset, explore the Vaux-le-Vicomte Palace and stroll around the beautiful gardens enjoying the classical music being played.
An exceptional evening! This enchanting château, a 17th century masterpiece which inspired Louis 14th to build Versailles, opens its doors to you. Your tour begins with a guided visit to the "Carriage Museum" where you can see horse-driven carriages from a roman carriage to the 20th century saloons. Next, a 3-course dinner will be served in one of the restaurants in the château grounds and according to the Dinner option selected. The chef only uses seasonal French products from the local markets to prepare your high quality dishes. Vegetarian options are available. After dinner, at sunset, you independently visit the château and stroll around the gardens brilliantly lit by 2,000 candles. Learn about the history of the Vaux-le-Vicomte Palace and France’s first garden from your complimentary audio-guide. To accompany this exceptional moment, recorded classical music is played in the garden to bring in a special touch. Enjoy a romantic and enchanting evening in 17th century France.

What’s included

  • 3-course candlelight dinner (vegetarian meals available upon request)
  • Candlelight visit of château and gardens
  • Glass of red or white wine with dinner
  • Water and coffee with dinner
  • Entrance to Carriage Museum
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach 
  • Conducted by a qualified guide-interpreter
  • Fireworks show 

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off