Chateau of Vincennes, Vincennes

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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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  • Chateau Vincennes is a lovely place to visit even with the on going renovations still proceeding. The Chapel is beautiful with wonderful stained glass windows and gothic architecture. The Keep is... 
    Chateau Vincennes is a lovely place to visit even with the on going renovations still proceeding. The Chapel is beautiful with wonderful stained glass windows and gothic architecture. The Keep is...  more »
  • A real no-frills castle from back when castles didn't have gilded ceilings, but battlements, dungeons, keeps and slits for shooting arrows. I found it just as engaging as the more famous Paris... 
    A real no-frills castle from back when castles didn't have gilded ceilings, but battlements, dungeons, keeps and slits for shooting arrows. I found it just as engaging as the more famous Paris...  more »
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  • The Chateau Vincennes was really a surprise. Does'nt look like much on the outside. But when pay for the tournedos, it is really interesting to see the old tower with all the rooms and history. And the chapel is sooo beautyful. Its a bit far from Paris city, but worth the trip. And don't forget to visit the big Parc Floral de Paris right beside the Chateau, a wonderful parc with plantes and animal life.
  • Not too impressed with how it look inside walls, feels bit empty. Architecture is interesting. Inside of chapel also not that impressive, many more rich churches to visit in Paris. Fort look massive, sadly didnt had time to visit inside. Free to look inside but payed entry to fort.

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