Vaux le Vicomte
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Vaux le Vicomte, France

Vaux le Vicomte
Vaux le Vicomte’s stables and outbuildings, as seen from the recently opened tower at the 17th century chateau, about 35 miles southeast of Paris. (Susan Spano / Los Angeles Times)
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The plane tree allee at Vaux le Vicomte is a registered historic monument in itself. (Susan Spano / Los Angeles Times)
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The entrance of Vaux le Vicomte, designed by Louis le Vau. (Susan Spano / Los Angeles Times)
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A salon, restored to its original finery. Louis XIV imprisoned owner Nicholas Fouquet and confiscated his possessions. (Susan Spano / Los Angeles Times)
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The classic French garden, one of the first of its kind, was designed by André le Nôtre. (Susan Spano / Los Angeles Times)
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Children visit the chateau in 17th century costume. (Susan Spano / Los Angeles Times)
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