Chateau of Vincennes, Vincennes

Since its construction by Charles V in the 14th century, Chateau of Vincennes has been one of the most prominent castles in France. This massive structure is the only fortified castle near Paris. You can review the medieval and Renaissance architectural components of the château in the Donjon. The Holy Chapel hosts concerts throughout the year. Use our Vincennes visit planner to add Chateau of Vincennes and other attractions to your Vincennes vacation plans.
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  • the castle is easy to reach, not crowded, which allows a comfortable visit. It contains a exposition about the french army which has free admission. For a fee you can visit the Gothic Chapel and the T...  more »
  • A very nice visit to make. A castle in a very good condition accessible by metro. Some of it is still being restored.
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  • Is a perfect renovated Chateau from the deepest Middle-Ages of Charles V and later used as a prison during the Ancient Regime. I truly recommend visiting this place if you stay in Paris. Also it is the same building style of the renowned Bastille and as such often used for movie making. The Chateau itself is quite large and offers visits to the Tower and Chappelle. Both are a sight and should be seen.
  • I was amazed at how large this is. You can get inside for free, but the chapel and main fort require tickets. It was really cool to see even without purchasing tickets.
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