According to many – the most famous and most beautiful castle in Europe. Louis XIV transformed his father’s hunting lodge into the monumental Château de Versailles in the mid-17th century. It was designed to impress and to inspire envy in kings and nobles of the time. Situated in the bourgeois suburb of Versailles, the castle and it’s surroundings still fascinate everyone who faces this classicist beauty.
You will be able to enjoy spectacular Baroque facade and stunning interior, created by architect Jules Hardouin-Mansart and to walk the halls three majestic historical figures once walked as well, Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI. The King’s Private Rooms and Grand Apartments, Salons and Private Rooms of Queen Marie Therese, Cabinets and Apartments of Marie-Antoinette are just some of many attractions of the castle.
Leave enough time for the most famous Hall of Mirrors and take your own personal photographer in Versailles to capture the striking effects of 300 segments of 17 massive mirrors playing with sunlight and sparkling through the extravagant crystal chandeliers. Finish the visit by posing among the masterworks of a famous landscape designer Andre Le Notre in the worldwide known castle gardens, Les Jardins.