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CHÂTEAU DE VINCENNES

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Immerse yourself in the medieval period in this well-preserved royal residence near Paris.

King Charles V of France had the family manor house in Vincennes converted in 1365 to provide more comfortable accommodation. From the 15th to the 19th century, the keep was used as a prison, a symbol of justice dispensed in secret, with notable inmates including Fouquet, the Marquis de Sade and Mirabeau among others.

The Sainte-Chapelle (holy chapel) which was started in 1379 greets visitors with its remarkable decor, bringing to life Charles V’s dream of adding an outstanding religious building to this fortress.

New: an improved visit including the Sainte-Chapelle

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Basilique Cathédrale
Saint-Denis
Chapelle
Expiatoire
Arc de
Triomphe
Cité de l’Architecture & du Patrimoine
(Palais de )
la Conciergerie
Coupole de
l’Institut de France
Panthéon
des grands Hommes
Sainte-Chapelle
du palais