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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  • 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 »
  • Very nice place to visit. There is not so much to see but I would say that it is worth it. Generally you would spend about an hour or so. The castle is located in a less touristy area so there are... 
    Very nice place to visit. There is not so much to see but I would say that it is worth it. Generally you would spend about an hour or so. The castle is located in a less touristy area so there are...  more »
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  • Absolutely enjoyed this! It's free. It's like stepping back in time. Just imagine when you look down that the people are dressed in peasant clothing! Perfect day in September with hundreds yet it's spacious. Please hit the "thumbs-up" if this post was helpful.
  • It's Paris, no need for words! 🙏

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