Next, a 3-course candlelight dinner will be served in one of the restaurants in the château grounds including a complementary glass of red or white wine, water and coffee. 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.
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Hotel pickup available (if option is selected) from centrally-located Paris hotel (Zip codes 75001-75020)
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Evening Tour by Minivan
An evening at Vaux-le-Vicomte Palace including dinner at Les Charmilles restaurant and candelight visit. Travel by minivan with hotel pickup and drop-off.
Evening Tour by Coach
An evening at Vaux-le-Vicomte Palace including dinner at L'Ecureuil restaurant and candelight visit. Travel by coach from a central meeting point in Paris.
An Evening at Vaux-le-Vicomte Palace including Dinner and Candlelight Visit
- 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 or minivan
- Conducted by a qualified guide-interpreter
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Hotel pickup and drop-off, unless selected as an option
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Confirmation for this tour will be received at time of booking
- Dress code: Please do not bring shorts, jeans, joggers or sneakers, however jacket and tie not required
Starter (choice of one)
- Grilled scallops, salad with strawberry vinaigrette
- White asparagus soup, green asparagus, lavender vinaigrette
- Warm foie gras escalope, salad with berries and cinnamon
- Veal fillet, bacon cream, sautéed potatoes
- Grilles tuna steak, tomato and basil sauce, chutney of peppers and fresh tomatoes
- Duck filet, foie gras, balsamic vinegar sauce
- Strawberry mousse with basil and poppy and ice cream
- Grilled fruit plate (pineapple, banana, orange), spiced chocolate sauce, ice cream
- Ice cream selection
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.