Hotel Le Versailles - Surroundings

Surroundings

Hotel Le Versailles - Surroundings

Advices to discover Versailles

In order to enjoy as much as possible your discover of Versailles, it is recommended to visit the Castle from 9 am to 3 pm. Apart from this schedules, you have to be prepared to large crowds especially the week end and on Tuesday.

Recommended route for a visiting day:

  • from 9 am to 12 am : visit of the gardens
  • from 12 am to 3 pm : visit of Trianon Castle and Marie-Antoinette's estate
  • from 3.30 pm until the closure : visit of the Palace insides

Visit Versailles in family with a baby

Do you want to visit the Castle with a baby? You have to know that stoller and baby sling are forbidden. Although, you can take a baby carrier for infant less than one year.

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Hotel Le Versailles - Surroundings

Hall of Mirrors of the Palace of Versailles

This is a gallery decorated with baroque style of the 17th century designed by Jules Hardouin-Mansart, first architect of King Louis XIV

This luxurious "symbolic building" dedicated to the glory of Louis XIV was built between 1678 and 1684. Originally, the Hall of Mirrors is a place of passages and meetings where courtiers and visitors meet themselves. Nowadays, the French Presidents receive the official hosts of France there.

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The Grand Trianon Palace

This beautiful monument of pink marble is among the most sophisticated of the domain of Versailles. The current arrangement dates partially from the First Empire, the furniture of origin having been emptied in the Revolution. Just like the Palace of Versailles, the Grand Trianon is classified as "Historic Monument".

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Versailles Gardens

It show their beauties on more than 800 hectares arouse every year the admiration of millions of visitors. In the reign of the Sun King, there were 2000 pools and fountains. Nowadays, 1700 remains and they can especially be admired the days of Great Musical Water Show (from April to October).

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The Société des Amis de Versailles

Founded in 1907, with the aim of collecting founds to restore the Palace of Versailles, the Société des Amis de Versailles has more than 5 000 associate members, members and benefactors who contributes to the standing of the Palace of Versailles.

Its history is a part of a tradition of patronage

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The Great musical water show in Versailles

During your stay at the hotel, don't miss all the shows in the gardens of Versailles. It is an invitation to dream around fountains and groves and their gushing water and at the same time you can enjoy baroque music.

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Vegetable Garden of the King

Allow you a green break during your stay in Versailles when strolling in the path of the Vegetable Garden of the King. The gardeners of the vegetable garden of the king respect with precision and meticulousness the art of old cutting and harvest a lot of varieties of fruits and vegetables whose some of them are very rare and forgot. All in all, about 450 fruiterer varieties and 450 vegetables varieties are harvest there

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The big Stable of the Château de Versailles

Place of show and training that honouring the equestrian art, in the big stable of the Versailles Palace you can find the famous Equestrian Academy of Versailles that welcomed all year long squires from all over the world.

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