« Château de Vascœuil is open every year from April to November. Visit the castle, its parc and gardens full of works by internationally renowned artists such as Braque, Salvador Dali, Vasarely ... In an old Norman house, the Jules Michelet Museum presents the great 19th century historian. In 2020, Vascœuil presents the exhibition "Hyper JF Rauzier à Vascœuil" : discover the large format Hyperphotos of the French photographer. A virtuoso of digital techniques, Jean-François Rauzier develops Hyperphotographs, dreamlike or real landscapes, composed with thousands of photos that reinvent volumes and perspectives and transfigure the real. »
Vascoeuil Castle features 15th and 17th century architecture and a 12th century tower.
In the courtyard, a 17th-century red brick dovecote retains a rare rotating ladder and its original frame.
With a park of 5 hectares, planted with rare species, the French garden also invites you to walk and discover a rich tree heritage, including a majestic multi-hundred-year-old oak tree. It is home to some sixty sculptures and mosaics by such renowned artists as Braque, Dali, Vasarely, etc.
An 18th century outbuilding features a museum dedicated to the historian Jules Michelet ( [xxxxxxx] ).
The castle today
Center of Art and History since 1970, the castle of Vascœuil welcomes visitors every year from April to November.
It is open to free visitors for individuals or on a free and guided tour for groups. They can also book a meal at the La Cascade restaurant in the Château Park.
My castle is visitable
The one-off events presented throughout the season:
Floral and vegetable weekend at Pentecost,
Summer Music Nights
- Giant Cluédo in the summer
Magic of orchids on All Saints' Day...
Wednesday to Sunday, April to November: 2.30pm-6pm.
Open on public holidays.
November: weekends only from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Groups: open daily (morning and afternoon) by appointment.