Monday, 1 August 2011

The castle of Vaux-le-Vicomte

The castle of Vaux-le-Vicomte, in french Le Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte

Largest private castle in France, historical monument, Vaux-le-Vicomte is a combination of great architecture, an incomparable setting and garden design. Spurred on by Nicolas Fouquet, Superintendent of Finances to Louis XIV, three artists united their genius to give birth to a chef-d 'oeuvre: the architect Louis Le Vau, the painter and decorator Charles Le Brun and gardener André Le ours. Nicolas Fouquet, the protector of Fine Spirits, made his home the meeting place of the greatest: Molière, La Fontaine, Madame de Sevigne, Mademoiselle de Scud.

Fully furnished Castle, Vaux-le-Vicomte now offers to visit the reception Chambers, his private practice, and its dining room buffets on the ground floor rooms and floor apartments, their kitchens and cellars in the basement, and the discovery of structures, the panoramic view of the dome, the gardens and visit the museum of the crew.

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