Chateau Vaux le Vicomte : an architectural masterpiece
Wander the intersecting gravel walks of the most lavish gardens in 17th century France. With dazzling interiors and stunning patterned parterres, you'll be swept away in a cool breeze of French wonder and whimsy.
The chateau Vaux le Vicomte, built between 1658 and 1661, this was the first collaboration between landscape architect André le Nôtre and painter/art theorist Charles le Brun. It sparked the beginning of the 'Louis XIV style' and had a significant influence on the design of the Palace of Versailles and architecture as a whole across Europe.