The Palace of Versailles
Thirty minutes from Paris, the Palace of Versailles offers an unforgettable immersion in the history of France and has retained all the splendor of royalty.
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A monument of Humanity
The Palace of Versailles is one of the most visited French monuments, with seven million people who visit its buildings and gardens each year. Simple hunting lodge under Louis XIII, transformed by Louis XIV, embellished by other kings, the castle, with its Hall of Mirrors, the royal apartments and the Museum of the History of France, is classified as World Heritage of Humanity .
Versailles also seduces with its gardens and park. The latter, imagined by André Le Nôtre in 1661, has retained its original perspective, while the Orangery, the ponds and the canal remain places of promenade of exceptional beauty.
Lovers of French refinement do not miss the visit of the Grand Trianon, with its Italian architecture and its geometric gardens. Finally, the Marie-Antoinette Estate tells the story of the intimacy of Louis XVI’s wife. The Petit Trianon, like the park or the sheepfold, were restored in 2008 and in turn reveal their treasures to the public.