1. France
  2. Ile-de-France
  3. Paris
  4. Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Paris: Candlelit Dinner at Vaux-le-Vicomte by Limousine

Product ID: 53324
An evening you will never forget! Your limousine will take you to the magnificent Vaux-le-Vicomte Chateau where you will visit the Chateau and its gardens before enjoying a gourmet candlelit dinner.
About this activity
Duration: 7 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Driver
English, French
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian

Pickup included

Pick-up from your hotel in Paris (postcodes 75001 to 75020). Please wait in the lobby at least 15 minutes before your scheduled pick-up time.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy an unforgettable evening at the magnificent 17th century Chateau of Vaux-le-Vicomte
  • Savor a 3-course gourmet meal with champagne and wine
  • Admire the Gardens, illuminated by over 2,000 candles
  • Explore Vaux-le-Vicomte, the inspiration behind the Palace of Versailles
Full description
Experience an evening you will never forget! Your private limousine will take you to the magnificent 17th century Chateau of Vaux-le-Vicomte where you will visit the Chateau and its gardens before enjoying a gourmet candlelit dinner, concluding with a magical fireworks display. This unique and enchanting visit includes the amazing interior of the chateau with its exquisite private apartments and sumptuous state rooms. The interior is lavishly decorated with stunning gilded walls, statues, tapestries, and the era's finest furnishings

Another of the château's wonderful features is its amazingly beautiful Le Notre designed gardens, perfect for a moderate stroll or a golf cart ride. Complete with fountains, canals and stone curbs, the gardens contain a fascinating optical illusion, distorting its distance depending on from where you look at it.

At Vaux-le-Vicomte you can drive your golf cart to discover the wonderful gardens for up to an hour. You can also visit the inside of the Chateau at your leisure. As the sun sets the gardens and Chateau become illuminated by over 2,000 candles while you listen to classical music being played in remembrance of Louis XIV and the 17th century festivities that were held there.

Next, a 3-course gourmet candlelight dinner will be served in Les Charmilles restaurant in the château grounds including a glass of champagne and 2 glasses of red, rosé or white wine. The chef only uses seasonal products from the local markets to prepare your high quality dishes. Vegetarian and alcohol free options are also available.

And finally you can dream of all you have seen and admired as your limousine drives you back to your hotel (or drop off point of your choice in Paris).

This breathtaking Chateau is run by the fifth generation family owners and you may well bump into Ascanio, Jean-Charles or Alexandre de Vogue during your visit as they are regularly on the grounds.

Lobster and Beef Menu:

Starter
Half a lobster in an orange sauce, with mixed greens, candied citrus fruits, pomegranate seed vinaigrette, and a crispy wafer.

Main
Grilled beef fillet, rich red port wine beef gravy, with crispy oregano tulip, pompadour baby potatoes, and sautéed chanterelle mushrooms.

Dessert
An assortment of homemade pastries.

Drinks
One glass of Champagne, and a half a bottle of wine per person, or 50cl mineral water or soda.

Vegetarian Menu:

Starter
Crispy tart made with grilled seasonal vegetables, parmesan, and buffalo mozzarella.

Main
Fresh penne pasta with seasonal mushrooms in a cream sauce, and candied vegetables.

Dessert
An assortment of homemade pastries.

Drinks
One glass of Champagne, and a half a bottle of wine per person, or 50cl mineral water or soda.

Children’s Menu: (available for children under 12 years old)

Homemade hamburger with sautéed baby potatoes.

Ice cream.

Drink.
Includes
  • Return journey by limousine
  • Entrance to the Chateau, gardens, and carriage museum
  • 1 audio guide per person (available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Brazilian, and Chinese)
  • Self-drive golf cart for 1 hour
  • 3-course meal with 1 glass of champagne and half bottle of wine
What’s Not Included
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Guided tour

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Driver's license
Know before you go
• Please note that the golf carts are for a maximum of 4 adults or 3 adults and 2 children under 10 years old
• It is compulsory for the driver or drivers to provide a valid driving license and to leave a credit card print deposit of EUR 200 for each golf cart
• At the time of booking please let the supplier know if you would like any substitutions to the proposed menus. Please also inform of any food allergies or special dietary requirements. The chef at Vaux-le-Vicomte will do his best to accommodate your requirements
• If the weather permits dinner will take place outdoors in the grounds of the Chateau, if not the dinner will take place in a marquee
• Please remember a wrap or jumper in case the temperature drops at night
• Limousine transfer is only available from central Paris, zip codes 75001 and 75020
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.8 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4 / 5
  • Organization
    4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    3.7 / 5
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Great trip, very atmospheric

We enjoyed the trip very much. The driver arrived early, and even accompanied us to the ticket counter. The staff there though weren’t used to having people with phone app vouchers, but we eventually made it in. We were supposed to meet someone inside to accompany us but since we saw no one, we continued to the carriage museum and eventually the gardens (the chateau opens at 7pm). We were told that we had to take the golf carts before visiting the chateau but then again, since no one told us we went for a stroll to the gardens, then the chateau and following that took a fast trip with the golf carts, so in the end we managed to do all of the things. The dinner was good with multiple options for those who prefer meats, seafood or vegetarian (a kids menu is also there). Just after the dinner the fireworks started, great show. And that was the end of our trip. Overall great trip and would highly recommend it.

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July 16, 2018

Noche Magica

La actividad la reserve para tener una noche romántica con mi novia y en la cual le pedí matrimonio, la tarde noche fue perfecta, el palacio es muy romántico, los jardines grandes y bellos y la comida fue excelente. el Trasporte de igual manera no desentono el carro fue muy bueno y el conductor muy amable. La actividad es un poco costosa pero si quiere tener una noche muy especial. lo recomiendo 100%.

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June 27, 2017

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