World famous for its majestic Palace of Versailles, you'll find the city surrounding it full of treasures just waiting to be discovered.
Situated on either side of the Estate of Versailles are the historic districts of Notre Dame and Saint Louis with their churches, museums and cultural heritage for history buffs. You can stop here for a coffee break or enjoy a meal in a restaurant ... follow the guide and discover the city's historical areas.
The Royal Tennis Court
It's here where the French Revolution began! This former sports hall is a must see attraction during your visit to Versailles.
The King's Kitchen Garden
Situated in the historic heart of the city of Versailles, the King's Kitchen Garden was created to supply the king and his court. Demonstrating genuine architectural prowess for the period, Jean-Baptiste de La Quintinie supervised its construction, which took almost five years and transformed a piece of marshland into a kitchen garden.
As you walk through the streets of Versailles, remember that appearances can be deceptive. You'll be surprised by what you see!
Now housing the National School of Landscape Architecture, you'll find fresh produce, conserves and juices whatever the season.
Trompe l’œil facades
Versailles never ceases to amaze, with two art schools continuing the trompe l’œil tradition.
Versailles from the air
If you are preparing your trip or simply want to reminisce about your holiday to Versailles, take a look at the video that reveals Versailles from the air. For the first time, explore the city of Versailles from above. The video of the royal city from the air will take you on a voyage of discovery from the comfort of your own home.
The soundtrack is an original instrumental version of Versailles-based electro pop group Saint Michel's track Bob.