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The Chateau de Vincennes was used as royal residence from the 12th to 18th century and it has preserved its medieval towers, the Sainte-Chapelle and the 14th century keep which is the highest of its kind in Europe. In 1365, Charles V, King of...more
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Not a bad attraction to visit for a couple of hours but could be made a bit more exciting with a few more things going off. It has a beautiful gothic chapel that's very imposing and really stands out situated on it's own in the...More
This is a beautifully maintained example of a medieval castle. Unfortunately there were large parts of it that were closed for renovation when my wife and I visited, but we were able to visit both the king's keep and the chapel, both of which offered...More
What a treat to be able to visit a castle so near to Paris. So much history and so much to see. It's reopened after some major restoration.
Spoiler alert!! The castle is emplty of furniture. This is not a theme park and so the...More
Probably not so famous as Versailles castle but its a very good option if you're visiting Paris. The castle is huge and there is a lot to see between the castle itself, the chapel and the expositions. The visit is really worthy for a reasonable...More
I’d been by this site several times before I had time to visit. Neither the castle nor church qualifies as a true museum, but I was surprised at how much there was to see. The explanations were well placed and good. This is an important...More
We had few hours before returning our rent a car. And we found Chateau de Vincennes was on the way to the car return location.
It was not at all in our itinerary. Even though we found it almost worth a visit of less than...More
On sundays, at 11:00 hrs., they do here an interesting guided tour (French only); where you will be able to see the normally closed topfloors of the Donjon. We where the only 4 visitors for this tour, and could understand enough with our moderate French....More
I had an extra hour before needing to go to CDG (was on business south of Paris) and found this place was on the way to the airport. I spent a little over an hour there, very efficient and a good spot to visit (was...More