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Stories and Tips Versailles

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Palace of Versailles

Written by weetoon on 02 Nov, 2006

~A little history~ From 1661 to 1668, a young King Louis had the hunting lodge built by his father embellished, then from 1668, enlarged. In 1682, it became the official residence of the court of France. This meant 3,000 to 10,000 people were in attendance at…Read More

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Some words about Versailles History

Written by McDomFr on 11 Jan, 2002

Symbol of absolute monarchy and the apogee of the arts in France during the reign of the Sun King, Versailles became the residence of the court and seat of government on 6 May 1682 and remained so until the Revolution. Small beginnings - In 1624 Louis…Read More

Do not miss those stroll - Inside the Park

Written by McDomFr on 02 Jan, 2002

BOATING: Start close to the "La Flottille" restaurant $12 (1h, 1 boat for 4 people) $8 (1/2h) Phone: +33 (0)1 39542200 TRAIN TOUR: 45 minute tour, with a stop in the Trianon. Start North of the Chateau. $5 (per person) $3.5 (per children) Phone: +33 (0)1 39542200 BICYCLE TOUR: You can rent bicycle close…Read More

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