• Private tour Paris Vaux Le Vicomte

Private tour Paris Vaux Le Vicomte

   The Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte was built for Nicolas Fouquet, the ambitious viscount of Vaux. It was the first large-scale project that architect Louis Le Vau, landscape architect, André Le Nôtre, and the painter-decorator, Charles Le Brun, worked together on.
   Discover with your driver guide its fascinating history during this private tour, from plots against the royal court to the outstanding achievements of iconic 17th century artists.

Included / Not included

Included : Knowledgeable english speaking driver and private car service, transport expenses
Not included : any entrance to museums or other activities when touring, driver’s meal, food and beverage


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Stop 1
The castle

   Deluxe Drivers propose a private tour Paris Vaux le Vicomte. The château was an influential work of architecture in mid-17th century Europe. The architect Louis Le Vau, the landscape architect André le Nôtre, and the painter-decorator Charles Le Brun worked together on a large-scale project for the first time.
Their collaboration marked the beginning of the “Louis XIV style” combining architecture, interior design and landscape design.

Stop 2
The French gardens

   Private tour from Paris Vaux Le Vicomte : Discover the first ‘French gardens’ of an unprecedented scale, designed by André Le Nôtre before he created those of Versailles. These gardens still figure among the most beautiful in Europe. Great harmony radiates from this place, where the rigour and nobility of this era still lives on.

Stop 3
Horse and carriage museum

   In this museum you will find large stables showcasing beautiful antique carriages with all their equipment. Take a step back in time with a journey that includes coaches and carriages, teams of harnessed horses, coachmen, footmen and other passengers that revive the art of master coachbuilders for your visit.

 

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Le Pouilly

   You will feel very much at home in the former barn of this old farm typical of the Brie region. The decor is charming (exposed stone and beams), and the cuisine is pleasing with a modern twist.

Le Pouilly

Les Charmilles

   Situated in the elegant paved area known as the Terrasse de Diane, just opposite the Château and overlooking the gardens.
Enjoy the opportunity of refined cuisine in the restaurant on the finest terrace in France, which also serves light snacks during the day.

Les Charmilles