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Skip-the-line Versailles Classic
"Visit the famous French Sun King's residence at the Palace of Versailles located only 30 minutes by train from central Paris. Save time and get priority access to this popular attraction. Make your own way to Versailles on the RER train Line C to Versailles Château Rive Gauche station where you will meet your guide at the office easily located across the street.A team of professional guides is ready and waiting to take you on an unforgettable tour and with pre-booked entrance times you will skip the lines to explore the ornate King's and Queen's State Apartments and the glittering Hall of Mirrors. Learn about the main figures of the French monarchy from King Louis XIV to Marie Antoinette. Your guide will bring these legendary characters to life during a 75-minute tour."""
From EUR35.00
 
Skip-the-line Special Versailles Chateau Tour
"Discover the world famous Palace of Versailles at your own pace without queuing. Choose the entrance time that better suits your program and make your own way to Versailles only a 30 minute train ride from Paris. From central Paris take the RER train line C to the station Versailles Rive Gauche Château. The meeting point is located just across the street from the train station in Versailles.Meet your hostess and fol Thursdays and certain Fridays (from April to June and in October). On Saturdays SundaysTuesdays bank holidays and certain Fridays (from July to September) a supplement is to be paid to enter the gardens and enjoy the spectacular Fountain Show or Musical Fountains."""
From EUR20.00
 
Palace of Versailles with Skip the Line Audio Guided Tour and Access to the Queen's Hamlet
"Let us transport you back to the Golden Age of France with an entire day to discover the Palace of Versailles a UNESCO World Heritage Site it's gardens and the Trianons which includes Marie Antoinette's private Hamlet.You will be guaranteed fast-track entry allowing you to jump the queue and travel in comfort on one of our fully air-conditioned coaches. You will marvel at the breathtaking royal chateau transformed by the ‘Sun King’ Louis XIV in the 1660s from a hunting lodge. Playground of the French monarchs Versailles was the centre of royal and political power until the French Revolution in 1789 which saw Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette forced to return to the capital.Your audio guide will enable you to discover the State apartments of the King and the Royal Chapel and Hall of Mirrors
From EUR72.00

Saint-Louis Cathedral Tips (2)

In Cathedral Saint Louis

Interesting to see a burial Memorial and bust inside the church, of JULES HARDOUIN MANSART, b.1646 - 1708, a French architect whose work is generally considered to be the apex of French Baroque...
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Jun 18, 2009

Cathedrale Saint Louis

In 1714, Louis XIV promised to take charge of the expense of a new parish. This promise was not fulfilled until the reign of Louis XV. -- the full history of this beautiful church can be found in the...
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Jun 18, 2009
 
 
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2 bis avenue de Paris (formerly "Sofitel Chateau de Versailles"), Versailles, Ile-de-France 78 000,
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"Grandeur Beyound Words"
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"ON THE STEPS OF MARIE-ANTOINETTE."
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"HOME OF THE "SUN KING""
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"The Royal Opera in Versailles"
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Royal Chapel

One could think making a count of the number of royal mistresses and bastards (of whom the king took very well care) that the daily presence of the king at the mass in the royal chapel was a question...
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Grand Canal

On two of our trips to Versailles, we went by car directly after arriving at Orly Airport (from the U.S.), en route to Chartres. We paid a minimal admission fee (we were not going in the chateau) and...
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Versailles - Daytrip

Versailles Chateau is the ancent residence of the Borbone dinasty. At the beginning of his kingdom, Luigi XIV could not find any palace that could satisfy him, he tried the Palay Royal, the Louvre and...
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The Palace of Versailles

Final part of the king's private suite tips with more pictures. the interior apartments and suite rooms of whichares composed of The gold-plate room, The bath chamber/privy purse room, The gold-plate...
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Pont du Garigliano

the Seine River in Paris roughly cuts the city into two and there are several dozens of bridges that spans the seine river in Paris of which many of the bridges have different lengths and widths and...
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Pont Mirabeau

like what I've said, the Seine River have several dozens of Bridges spanning the section in Paris (37 bridges as of the present) and these bridges have different lengths and sizes and architectural...
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