The beautiful castles around Paris - fulfill your princess dream

Every girl has a princess dream in her heart, dreaming of wearing gorgeous dresses and finding true love in a beautiful castle. In France, the possibility of realizing this dream is higher because there are many beautiful castles here, like a fairy tale world. Today, let's explore these enchanting castles around Paris, listen to their stories, and fulfill a beautiful princess dream.

Château de Chantilly

This castle is located 40 kilometers north of Paris and is one of the most beautiful castles in France, with an area of over 6,000 acres and surrounded by dense forests. It consists of two connected buildings, with the main building being destroyed during the French Revolution and later rebuilt by the Condé family. The perfectly symmetrical French gardens and beautiful water features complement each other in the park, and there are also some beautiful gardens and pavilions below the castle. It is an ideal place for a group of beautiful swans and geese to spend the winter. The castle also has a grand stable, facing each other across the water. The castle is surrounded by water, with a wide expanse of water, so beautiful mirror images can be captured from various angles, making it a very suitable photo spot.

Château de Breteuil (Perault Fairy Tale Castle)

Château de Brédey was built in the 16th century. It has been the private estate of the Marquises of Bréteuil and houses many precious items of the French royal family, including the "Table of Europe" with 128 gemstones. It is also famous as the inspiration for many French fairy tales, such as "Little Red Riding Hood," "Bluebeard," and "Puss in Boots." Visitors can explore various fairy tale scenes within the castle, like the scary Bluebeard in the hunting room and Cinderella and the young prince dancing in the tower at the center of the maze. Thanks to the wax museum in Paris, characters like Puss in Boots, Tom Thumb, Little Red Riding Hood, and other famous fairy tale figures have their own "official residence" at Château de Brédey. Visitors can obtain a map at the entrance of the castle to help locate all these scenes.

Château de Vaux le Vicomte

The Château de Vaulx-le-Vicomte, located in France, is a Baroque-style castle that is now the largest private castle in France owned by the Vogüé family. The castle's most famous feature is that it served as a prototype for the Palace of Versailles. When you enter the castle, you can see the luxurious decoration and magnificent gallery, as well as precious indoor furniture and high-end tableware, leisurely strolling around, savoring the elegant lifestyle of French nobility.

Château de Pierrefonds (Pierrefonds Castle)

This castle is located about 1 hour drive northeast of Paris and is one of the few fortress-style buildings in the area. The layers of defensive stone walls and towering archer towers in the castle shine under the sunlight, showcasing the unique charm of typical medieval military architecture. Perched on a small hill, the castle is visible through the trees from afar, with the towers of Pierrefonds clearly visible. The castle quietly sits amidst nature, like a charming painting. Compared to the palatial castles in and around Paris, this castle clearly has a completely different charm. When the sun is shining or when the snow covers the castle like a work of art, it feels like a castle from a fairy tale.

Chateau de Maintenon

The Château de Mâcon in France is acclaimed as one of the most beautiful castles in the country. Built in the 17th century, it is situated amidst beautiful gardens and parks, featuring French classicism and Baroque style. The castle is designed as a perfect combination of French classicism and Baroque style. Inside, visitors can admire a series of exquisite artworks, decorations, and antique furniture. The most famous feature is the astonishing hydraulic engineering, spanning a river in front of the castle. The gardens also boast beautiful coral blinds and plants, as well as a lake and islands. In the summer, the castle hosts events such as concerts and art exhibitions. Visiting here allows tourists to learn about French history and culture, while enjoying the beautiful architecture and natural landscapes.