Versailles Palace is the most beautiful castle to visit near Paris. Le Chateau de Versailles is located 20 kilometers from Paris... and takes only 30 minutes to go by metro, RER line C5. The attraction is opened every day except Mondays. Do you know that 3 million people come to visit Versailles every year?
King Louis XIV of France transformed his Little hunting lodge in a palace. Louis XIV was called Sun King. He lived at the Palace of Versailles with abundance and 10 000 residents. The castle is huge and there is a lot to see!
The main points of interest of Versailles are the splendid Hall of mirrors, King's Queen's apartments, the Throne room and King's bedroom.
Beside the palace, take a walk in the gardens. Designed by the famous gardener Andre Le Notre. Discover meticulous alleys, flowers beds, gracious sculptures and fountains.
The Grand Trianon is a palace built for the King and his mistress, the Marquise de Montespan.
The Little Trianon Marie Antoinette's Estates is a small palace in the park.
If you're in Paris in the Summer, don't miss shows at the Palace de Versailles, Paris. It is one of the most beautiful venue for concerts, ballets and operas.
Versailles Festival is one of the most beautiful events in Versailles. The festival starts in June to July. Enjoy concerts, opera, royal fireworks and balls.
Do not worried about finding snacks and drinks inside Versailles Palace.
There are enough places to eat and drink here. Inside the castle , there is Angelina, a tea room that serves snacks and Parisian pastries. A Boutique Laduree is famous for its macaroons.
Outside, the Grand Cafe d'Orleans is more for sandwich and snacks..
In the gardens, La Brasserie de la Girandole and Le Parmentier de Versailles with its specialty Le hachis parmentier.
Near the Grand Canal, La Flottille is a restaurant brasserie and La Petite Venise is an Italian restaurant.
Near Le Trianon, you find the tea shop Angelina.
Arc de Triomphe
Bois de Vincennes
Bois de Boulogne
Jardin du Luxembourg
Philharmonie de Paris