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Chateau of Vincennes

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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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Avenue de Paris, 94300 Vincennes, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once a hunting lodge of the kings of France, now a historical place worthy of a visit for those enthusiastic about history.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 January 2019

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 16 December 2018

Easy to get to as it is the final stop on Metro line 1 and then it is at the top of the stairs. 9E each to get in. Right now on Sunday at 2 PM you get to see the performers do a pre...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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27 November 2017|
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Response from donkeysx2 | Reviewed this property |
One ticket is enough because it is on the metro line even thought it is at the end.
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Response from Guilherme C | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the full price, as I haven't paid for that, but if you're up to 25 or 26 (not sure) the entrance was free...
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