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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
 
VIP Versailles Tour with Private guide and Driver
"The Chateau de Versailles is a palace and a French historical monument located south-west of Paris. This palace and its gardens were designed to glorify the French monarchy and was the residence of kings of France Louis 14th Louis 15th and Louis 16th.Pick up at your hotel 45 minutes drive with a bilingual licensed guide on board who will give you general information about French Monarchy and French History. Be sure to spend a memorable time. With skip the lines tickets (included in the price) your guide will lead you to the apartments of the King the private apartments of ""Mesdames""
From EUR143.00

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Long Lines at the Ticket Counters

remember than more than 6 million visitors come and visit the Palace of Versailles and it's gardens, so if you plan on going to the Palace on a tour, be prepared to spend hours waiting in line to buy...
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Chateau - A few salons to admire.

And on went my personal (audio guided) tour. It took me to the Grand Apartment (Grand Appartement du Roi). The Grand Apartment glorified the Sun King. A room known as the Abundance Salon led to other...
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Chateau - La Galerie des Glaces

After that I walked my way up to the the Hall of Mirrors (la Galerie des Glaces), which was made due to the glory of Louis XIV and definately is now the masterpiece of the Chateau. I heared via my...
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Chateau - 'To All of France's Glories'

And finally the last part of this tour came in sight. It took me through the Versailles' history galleries which is the largest history museum in the world (18,000 square metres). I did not have...
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Chateau - Queen's and King's Suite.

The next very interesting place was the Queen's Suite where the first ladies of France lived. For example Maria Theresa, wife of Louis XIV and Marie-Antoinette who refurbished the decoration according...
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Chateau - Chapel Royal, Masterpiece of Sculpture.

This is just one of those tips you will get by talking to someone who knows! When I bought my Day Pass ticket the lady at the office told me to go to the Dauphin’s Apartments or gardens first, because...
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Chateau - How to describe such a castle?

Can somebody please tell me how to describe a tip about the Chateau of Versailles without leaving anything out, but also without getting too boring by just mentioning all those historical facts in the...
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Park in Rainy Weather

Versailles in rainy weather turns into a somewhat depressing sight, and you miss out on the outdoor sightseeing - the park, I mean.Kind of takes part of the fun out of the trip... If you are so...
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The Mini Trains in the Palace Gardens

Arrgh, this is the last thing I would want to do. Pay €5 to sit on a slow-moving tourist train together with screaming kids and fat occupants to see the Trianon Gardens and Grand Canal. Since the...
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Do not get lost with the fog

When we arrived, we could not see even the castle from the entrance with that horrible fog but It gave some kind of mistery .... and atmosphere.....The day was not very warm as you can see lol but...
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Park in (Early) Spring

I've been there more than once, but only once I was disappointed. That was when I came to Versailles in early spring, when no greenery was there, the hedges that support it where bare and no fountains...
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Bedrooms

Whilst the excellent gardens at Versailles are free, entrance prices to the Chateau are rather steep. You can buy passes covering the Hall of Mirriors, King's bedroom, and Queen's bedroom or separate...
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Hmmm!

Is versailles a tourist trap? It is hard to decide? I am glad that I went but Wow was it crowded, expensive, and seemed to be a bit of a racket with the ticket prices! Decide-do research-about what...
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Luis XIV Statue

At the entrance of the castle after passing the 3 patios, we finded the statue, where lots of excursions where doing the classic photo to remember the excursion....
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Top Hotels in Versailles

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1 Boulevard de la Reine, Versailles, Ile-de-France, 78000, France
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14, rue d'Anjou, Versailles, Ile-de-France, 78000, France
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2 bis avenue de Paris (formerly "Sofitel Chateau de Versailles"), Versailles, Ile-de-France 78 000,
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4 Avenue du Charles de Gaulle, Versailles, Ile-de-France, 78000, France
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14 Avenue de Paris, Versailles, 78000, France
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19 rue Philippe de Dangeau, Angle rue Montbauron, Versailles, Ile-de-France, 78000, France
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Top Things to Do in Versailles

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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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Gardens

part four of my garden tips with pictures of the huge Grand Canal , which is in the center of the garden and it has a length of 1,500 meters and a width of 62 meters. this will be a multi part tip...
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The Hall of Mirrors - La Galerie des Glaces

Part two of my two part tip with more pictures around the fabulous Hall of Mirrors of The Palace of Versailles. Also known as the galerie des glaces, this huge hall is the setting where many state...
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Grand Trianon Castle

I always liked malachite (hydrated copper carbonate if my mineralogy souvenirs are right), it is thus with great pleasure that I discovered this “Salon des Malachites” in the right wing (room n° 13)...
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Basins, Fountains and Statues

part five of my garden tips with pictures of some of the sculptures, statues and fountains along the Gardens of Versailles.. this will be a multi part tip with several pictures around parts of the...
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Grands Appartements du Roi et de la Reine

Final Part of my mutli part tip with more pictures around the Queen Apartments, located along the western wing of the Palace of Versailles. The rooms and apartments is where the famous French Queens...
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Top 5 Versailles Writers

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bpacker

"Grandeur Beyound Words"
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breughel

"ON THE STEPS OF MARIE-ANTOINETTE."
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balhannah

"HOME OF THE "SUN KING""
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Nemorino

"The Royal Opera in Versailles"
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sim1

"Versailles"
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