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Skip-the-Line E-Ticket – Château de Vincennes

Activity - Holidays & weekends in Vincennes

Skip-the-Line E-Ticket – Château de Vincennes - Activity - Holidays & weekends in Vincennes
Culture and education

Avenue de Paris - Vincennes

Visit a royal residence dating back to the medieval ages right outside of paris. The site includes a fortified structure and a religious building!

Built between the 12th and 18th century, the château de Vincennes has preserved a number of it's original features, including it's medieval towers, the holy chapel and the 14th century keep.

Dating back to the 14th century, the keep is the highest in Europe and served as a prison for over 400 years. Nicolas Fouquet, the Marquis de Sade and Mirabeau were amongst some of the many prisoners held there…

Construction of the holy chapel began in 1379 and displays remarkable decor, making for an exceptional religious structure.


Skip-the-Line E-Ticket – Château de Vincennes
9 €

Practical information

Participants' profileAll ages
Good to knowAccessible to people with reduced mobility
In detail

• Availability: Monday to Sunday (excluding exceptional dates and certain religious services)
• Opening times: 10am / 10: 30am to 4: 30pm / 6pm (depending on the period) *
• Duration: variable (day pass)
• you will be asked to indicate a provisional date for your visit when you book, but your ticket is not restricted to this date. Your ticket is valid up to 1 year from the date of your choice upon reservation
• a brochure available in French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese and Russian will be provided at the entrance
• The site is partially accessible for people with reduced mobility
• The following visitors can enter free-of-charge: Visitors under the age of 18 years and residents of the European Union aged 26 years and under, disabled persons and their attendants, unemployed persons and Culture Card holders - icom card and Education Pass (valid proof of id required)
• admission is free on the first sunday of each month from november to the end of march
• from May 25 to September 22: every day, 10am to 6pm for the Keep and 10: 30am to 5: 30pm (closed from 1pm to 2pm - subject to change) for the holy chapel

September 23 to May 20: every day, 10am to 5pm for the keep and 10: 30am to 4: 30pm (closed from 1pm to 2pm - subject to change) for the holy chapel - the holy chapel closes at 5: 30pm weekends and public holidays between April 1 and May 20

Establishment policy

RatesDiscounted rates on a sliding scale
PaymentCredit card
Included in the price
• Admission to the castle (the keep and holy chapel)
• Fast-track entry
Not included in the price
• The services of a guide
• Audio guide (3 € supplement payable on the day)
• All other extras
Cancellation conditions
This activity cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Places of interest nearby

Vincennes (10 yd)
Castle of Vincennes (210 yd)
Metro station Château de Vincennes (300 yd)
Tourist Office of Vincennes (310 yd)
RER station Vincennes (430 yd)
Train station of Vincennes (460 yd)
Museum of La Symbolique Militaire (470 yd)
Town Hall of Vincennes (480 yd)
Cultural Centre Georges Pompidou (480 yd)
Auditorium Jean-Pierre Miquel (510 yd)

Events nearby

Last nameDescriptionDateCity
Paris Jazz Festival
A real jazz institution in the capitalJune / July 2019Paris (1190 yd)
Paris Motor Show
The international show in Paris, where the vehicles of today and tomorrow are on displayFrom 4 to 14 october 2018Paris (3.9 mi)
Paris Marathon
One of the world’s most high-profile races over the mythical distance of 42.195 km April 2019Paris (3.9 mi)
Nuit Blanche
A nocturnal art trail in the capitalOctober 2018Paris (3.9 mi)
Hidden Side of Paris
Discovering an unusual and unsuspected side of Paris!From 1 to 3 february 2019Paris (4.1 mi)
Paris Autumn Festival
An important event for contemporary artistic creationFrom 10 september to 31 december 2018Paris (4.2 mi)

Restaurants nearby

Last nameStyleRateCity
Le Drapeau
French cuisine23 € Vincennes
Au Pur Beurre
Vietnamese18 € Vincennes
Absolu Vincennes
French cuisine35 € Vincennes
Matsuri Vincennes
Japanese16 € Vincennes
Ristorante Del Pozzo
Italian34 € Vincennes
La Table des Troys
French cuisine35 € Vincennes

Outings nearby

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Paris illuminations
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Paris (3.9 mi)
Saint James Way runs through Seine-Saint-Denis
HikeEasy4h35Montmagny (9.7 mi)
Southern Seine & Marne section of "The Scandibérique" – from Bois-le-Roi to Souppes-sur-Loing
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy3h40Bois-le-Roi (28 mi)
Historic trail in the town centre
Village visitEasy1h30La Ferté-sous-Jouarre (32 mi)
Family discovery trail
Village visitEasy1h00La Ferté-sous-Jouarre (32 mi)
La Barre Natural Forest Area
HikeEasy1h30La Ferté-sous-Jouarre (32 mi)

Accommodation nearby

Last nameAccommodation typeRateCity
Hôtel du Château
Hotel104 € to 156 € per nightVincennes
Best Western Saint-Louis
Hotel75 € to 309 € per nightVincennes
Aparthotel Adagio Paris Vincennes
Hotel104 € to 323 € per nightVincennes
Le Home
Hotel85 € to 115 € per nightVincennes
Hotel Daumesnil-Vincennes
Hotel70 € to 229 € per nightVincennes
Hôtel Donjon Vincennes
Hotel60 € to 167 € per nightVincennes
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