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Vincennes, France

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  • Paris: Château de Vincennes Entry Ticket

    1. Paris: Château de Vincennes Entry Ticket

    Take the short journey to the suburbs of eastern Paris and arrive at the impressive Château de Vincennes, a true symbol of the modern French state. Discover how this historic was built in the 14th-century to affirm the power of the monarchy, guarding the capital and protecting the kings against uprisings. The Château was at the heart of the French monarchy until 1682, when Louis XIV chose to settle in Versailles.  Climb the stairs into the keep, a 52-meter fortified tower which is the tallest of its kind in Europe. The keep was used as a prison from the 16th up to the 19th-century. See the rooms where Fouquet, the Marquis de Sade, and Mirabeau were held and where King Henry V died. Find out how, under Napoleon I, the building was transformed into a barracks and arsenal, and the fortress protected Paris during invasions in the 19th-century. Now, the building is considered to be a place ...

    Loved the fact that it was not crowded and I was able to view every room with time and not rushed. Would recommend it to anybody visiting Paris.

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What people are saying about Vincennes, France

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 38 reviews

Excellent ride, I went with my 9 year old daughter and she loved it, the castle is very well maintained and signposted, the map they give in the store is very useful, the store staff are very attentive, the church inside the property is also beautiful, with stained glass and sculptures incredible. Everything was fine with the tickets purchased through the GetYourGuide app, I even saved it at Cel and showed it to enter, my daughter didn't pay because she is under 18 and the store staff printed a non-paying ticket for her right away.

Loved the fact that it was not crowded and I was able to view every room with time and not rushed. Would recommend it to anybody visiting Paris.

2 steps from Paris, the highest dungeon in Europe and a holy chapel. To discover absolutely

It was a very interesting tour of the facility, but especially the keep. The kids loved it

The Castle is very cool, really a medieval experience! I highly recommend the visit.