Discover two of the most beautiful and historic castles in the Paris region during this short day trip. You will visit the charming castle and the gardens of Vaux-le-Vicomte, where was born the French garden, then explore the royal splendor of the castle of Fontainebleau where more than seven centuries of kings and emperors lived and created the history.
The Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, with its 17th century luxury decor and its remarkable French gardens, is enchanting. He is so beautiful that he directly inspired the Sun King to build the Palace of Versailles, in order to compete with him. You will discover the captivating history of the estate and its former owners, stroll through the perfectly ordered French gardens and enjoy the free time to explore the interior of the castle.
Château de Fontainebleau is incomparable in its extravagant architecture and links to important events in French history. With over 1500 rooms inside, it is a sumptuous palace and according to Napoleon Bonaparte "The real house of kings, the house of the centuries". It has hosted three dynasties of kings, a pope and two French emperors and as such is truly unique among castles in Europe. You will explore its majestic rooms, its extravagant golden rooms, its beautifully decorated chapel and learn its fascinating history.