Château de Vincennes Château de Vincennes

Château de Vincennes Only a few steps away from Paris and line 1, Vincennes, its park and its castle have marked the History of France.

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Tickets to the Château de Vincennes

Entrance ticket

  • Ticket valid for one year
  • E-ticket accepted
  • Provides access to the whole castle as well as its temporary exhibitions

Access to the upper parts of the donjon is subject to a reservation and subject to a supplementary fee.


What to expect

Royal residence between the 12th and 18th centuries, Charles V had a 50-meter dungeon built there, one of the highest in Europe, which later became a prison famous for having welcomed Fouquet, the Marquis de Sade and Mirabeau...

Make a fascinating leap in the history of the Vincennes Castle by walking along its beautiful enclosure, on its covered way or still near its medieval towers.

Inside, you will be able to discover its backstage, and admire the apartments, the council room and the magnificent Sainte-Chapelle with its sacristy, its attic, its stained glass windows and its treasure room. A true witness of medieval architecture, the Vincennes Castle has many stories to tell...

Photo credits: © Patrick Cadet, © Jean-Pierre Delagard

Please note

Free of charge for children under 18 years old and for 18-25 years old citizens of the European Union.

As part of the Vigipirate program security controls are put in place at the entrance of Parisian museums and monuments. In case of a large attendance, these controls can create a waiting time which cannot be skipped.


From May 21st to September 22nd:

  • Dungeon: open every day from 10am to 6pm - Between April 1st and May 20th, weekends and holidays: 10am / 6pm
  • Sainte-Chapelle: open every day from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., closed from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. (subject to change) - Between April 1 and May 20, weekends and holidays: from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

From September 23rd to May 20th:

  • Dungeon : open every day from 10am to 5pm
  • Sainte-Chapelle: open every day from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m (subject to change)

Closed January 1, May 1 and December 25


  • A castle within reach of the subway
  • Beautiful outdoor areas for picnics
  • A visit that will appeal to children and adults alike thanks to the games of the free Vincennes application for the whole family


Avenue de Paris
94300 Vincennes

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