The trip was as advertised. The bus was on time and an efficient way to see both sites in one day. Both sites were tours on your own with audio-guides which as perfect. You could proceed or skip areas at your discretion.
Both chateaux were quite beautiful and the guide was very informative. The tour is pretty much all-day, which I expected. But was worth it.
I really enjoyed the two locations as they both had something interesting to offer. It was good to have the audioguides to help learn about the buildings and former occupants. The charter bus was in perfect condition.
These castles are not to be missed! Vaux is not well known, but the chateau is beautiful and the grounds rival Versailles. Fontainebleau is grand and well maintained, but crowd control and signage are disappointing. Both places have informative audio guides that are included in the tour price. Fun!
Vaux le Vicomte was my favorite of the two Chateaux. This is a self guided tour. I recommend someone from the local tour operator explain the tour before we leave Paris. We did not realize the bus was for this trip and people taking the Provins trip. I almost did not get off at the right stop and some people got off at the wrong stop and had to take a taxi to Provins.
Relaxing and educational trip. Enjoyed it very much and had a very good tour guide. This was our second excursion with Viator and would recommend them to others.
Vaux le Vicomte was absoultely amazing!!!!!!! If I lived in France I would become a member.
Everything was perfect - on time, clean, friendly and well worth the price.
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Excellent trip. The bus driver was very accommodating and very helpful.
This was a wonderful tour event well worth the time. The tour departed as stated, leading us into a world of history, art, wealth and wonder. You are given enough time to explore, shoot photo's and shop for gifts. I took snacks with me so that I would not waste time grabbing a bite in the cafe.
Chateaux Vaux le Vicomte provided the historical background to the movie version of, All This and Heaven Too. Thirty minutes away, Chateaux de Fontainebleau, is visually expansive in size with room after room of historical beauty. Both buildings are architectural masterpieces that are worth the visit.
This was one of my favorite places Vaux le Vicomte. It was such a great day of history and exploration. The sheer beauty of the chateaux and gardens were beyond belief. I would highly recommend this tour.
Instead of doing Versailles we chose to see two chateau's. Glad we did the tour from the beginning it was fabulous. The tour bus was new and modern which had a moon roof and seats very comfortable. The Vaux le Vicomte was my favorite as it was stately and in the country. Lunch at Vicomte was terrific but you need to allow time as you can't do all the gardens and include lunch so budget your time. The Chateaux de Fontainebleau is endless and at times boring but you can choose where you want to go. I would split my time and do some of the gardens which we only had a small amount of time as we didn't know better. This is a full day as we left at 9:00 am and arrived home at 6:30 pm. Viator I have used in New York and Chicago and for the price it is quality all the way.
Excellent tour with 2 very interesting Chateaux. Tour Guide was incredibly knowledgeable. Thoroughly enjoyed this tour.
Beautiful day!! Great tour guide who spoke fluent English/French. We actually liked this much better than Versailles and it wasn't nearly as crowded. Totally enjoyed this tour.
If I could give this tour a score of 6 out of 5 I would do it! It was exceptional. There was no time wasting so we had plenty of time to explore each chateau and their gardens as well. Both Vaux le Vicomte and Fountainbleau are places that should not be missed. Highly recommended tour - I would happily do all over again.
Anthony C USA
A very informative tour. Better than visiting three chateau in the Loire Valley with a much shorter trip and less tourists. Recommended highly
We thoroughly enjoyed this tour! On previous trips to Paris, we had not made it to either of these great tourist destinations. The day trip out of Paris using your tour services worked extremely well. It was well organized - we departed on time. The bus was great. The tour guide on the bus was helpful. Use of the audio guides was perfect since it allowed us to go through at our own pace which meant in areas that had more description than we needed - we just moved on to the next room. All in all - a terrific day.
This was a wonderful tour I enjoyed both the Chateauxs and could spend enough time at each.
These two chateaux are astonishing, and well worth the day trip. A coach takes you there, and then you have free time to visit on your own. Maybe take a picnic lunch to have in the gardens of Vaux le Vicomte. Great day.
Really nice tour, friendly people, and what we loved is that they take you there but you are on your own when you visit!!! You can take as long as you like or go as fast as you want. both castles are beautiful and worth the visit.