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

Paris: Helicopter Flight to Vaux-le-Vicomte and Dinner

Product ID: 53328
Climb aboard a private helicopter to fly around Paris and 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: 8 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English, French
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a stunning helicopter ride over the outskirts of Paris
  • Spend an unforgettable evening at the magnificent 17th century Chateau of Vaux-le-Vicomte
  • Savor a gourmet 3-course meal with champagne and wine
  • Explore the beautiful gardens, illuminated by over 2,000 candles
Full description
Experience the day trip of a lifetime on a combined helicopter flight around Paris before enjoying a 3-course dinner at the Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte.

During your helicopter flight you will enjoy unrivalled views of Paris’ world famous landmarks including the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame. You will also fly past the Palace of Versailles. For those interested in aviation you will be fascinated by the flight over Paris’ Orly airport. Finally you will fly south to the Chateau of Vaux-le-Vicomte.

Upon arrival at Château de Vaux-de-Vicomte, inspiration for the Palace of Versailles, explore the magnificent landscaped gardens by golf cart (for up to 1 hour), and discover the lavish state rooms and sumptuous apartments.

As the sun begins to set, the gardens and chateau will be illuminated by more than 2,000 candles. Listen to a concert of classical music commemorating Louis XIV and the lavish 17th-century court festivities that were held here.

Next, enjoy a a 3-course gourmet dinner by candlelight in Les Charmilles restaurant in the château’s grounds. Toast the night with a glass of champagne and 2 complimentary glasses of red, rosé, or white wine. The chef will prepare a variety of menus using seasonal produce sourced from local markets (vegetarian and alcohol free options are available).

Then, transfer back to Paris by limousine, with a drop off at your hotel or other city center location of your choice.

Dinner Options:

Lobster and Beef Menu:
Half a lobster in an orange sauce, with mixed greens, candied citrus fruits, pomegranate seed vinaigrette, and a crispy wafer.
Grilled beef fillet, rich red port wine beef gravy, with crispy oregano tulip, pompadour baby potatoes, and sautéed chanterelle mushrooms.
An assortment of homemade pastries.
One glass of Champagne, and 2 glasses of red, white, or rosé wine per person, or 50cl mineral water or soda.

Vegetarian Menu:
Crispy tart made with grilled seasonal vegetables, parmesan and buffalo mozzarella.
Fresh penne pasta with seasonal mushrooms in a cream sauce, and candied vegetables.
An assortment of homemade pastries.
One glass of Champagne, and 2 glasses of red, white, or rosé 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
  • 1-way transfer by 4-seater, double engine helicopter to Vaux-le-Vicomte
  • Audio guide per person (available in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Portuguese, and Chinese)
  • Self-drive golf cart for 1 hour
  • 3-course meal with 1 glass of champagne and 2 glasses of red, white or rosé wine per person. You can choose from the "Lobster and Beef Menu" or the "Vegetarian Menu." (Children’s Menu available for those under 12 years old)
  • 1-way transfer by limousine from Vaux-le-Vicomte to your hotel or drop off point of your choice in central Paris
What’s Not Included
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Transfers to the heliport
  • Guided tour

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Paris Heliport, 1, Rue Henri Farman, 75015 Paris. Please make your own way to the heliport and arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled departure

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• Vehicles used for the limousine option are Mercedes S-Class (up to 3 people), Mercedes Viano (4-7 people), or equivalent
• Golf carts are for a maximum of 4 adults. It is compulsory for the driver(s) to provide a valid driving license and leave a credit card deposit of EUR 200 per golf cart
• Children under the age of 2 can sit on their parents lap on the helicopter flight. There can be no more than 2 children under 2 years old per helicopter. Children over 2 years old count as 1 person. A helicopter seats up to 4 people
• On booking, please advise of any substitutions to the proposed dinner menus. Please advise of any food allergies or special dietary requirements. The chef will do his best to accommodate your requirements
• If the weather permits dinner will take place outdoors in the grounds of the chateau. Otherwise, dinner will take place in a marquee. Please remember a wrap or jumper in case the temperature drops at night
• Departure time: 17:00; flight time: 36 minutes