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Ideal to discover and make the most of the Versailles estate in a day, enjoy this guided tour of the palace in combination with the Trianon Palace of Versailles, the Grand and Petit Trianon.
These two smaller castles enabled the Royals to escape the pomp and rigid formality of court life. The love of Louis XIV and Madame de Montespan flourished in the magnificent Grand Trianon. In the Petite Trinon and the Hameau de la Reine, is where Marie-Antoinette enjoyed living a simpler life.
We cross Paris by the western districts of the city before taking the motorway to Versailles. Average travel time from Paris : 45 minutes.
The day begins in the State Apartments visiting the Hall of Mirrors, the Queen's bedroom and the Reception halls. Free time is included for a visit of the French style gardens designed by André Le Nôtre.
Enjoy lunch in the park near the Grand Canal at "La Petite Venise" restaurant.
Menu restaurant "La Petite Venise"*
Arugula salad with parmesan
Chicken breast, mashed potatoes with olive oil
Chocolate fudge cake
1/4 bottle of mineral water
1 glass of red wine du Pays de Gard
Subject to change
In the afternoon we visit the Grand Trianon and continue on foot to Marie-Antoinette's Hamlet where the Queen played the shepherdess.
Enjoy the view of the newly restored Theatre.