Chateau Vincennes

Chateau Vincennes

Château de Vincennes is a medieval château located on the southeastern outskirts of Paris. The chateau's present-day appearance dates from around 1360 to 1450, including the landmark of Chateau Vincennes, the residential and guard tower (called the donjon), which rises to a height of 50 metres. It is thus one of the highest of all French castles.

In the adjacent Vincennes Forest (Bois de Vincennes), you can take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city or visit the Paris Zoo.

Entrance fees and opening hours

Open daily from 10:00 to 18:00, only until 17:00 in winter. The last entry is possible 45 minutes before closing time.

Tickets can be bought on site or online via the official website:

Adults pay 13 eur, children and students up to 26 years old get in free.

On the 1st Sunday of every month between November and March, admission is free for all.

How to get there

Chateau Vincennes is located near the centre of Paris and can be reached in 20 minutes by metro. Get off at the final stop "Château de Vincennes" of metro line 1.

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