Visiting the wonderful city of Versailles

Visiting the wonderful city of Versailles

Versailles is a fascinating city located in the northern part of France, in the region of Île-de-France, more precisely in the Yvelines department. The city is home to some outstanding UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Palace of Versailles and its gardens. Other fantastic sights of the city are Versailles Cathedral, the Church of Notre Dame and the Musée Lambinet. If you would like to find out more about these attractions, read the following guide. The sights of Versailles are with no doubt... [ read more ]

Buying antiques in Versailles

Buying antiques in Versailles

The Palace of Versailles is one of the most popular landmarks in France, and one that people from all over the world come to see. The resplendent royal residence built by Louis XIV was built near  a very small village at the time, but thanks to the royalty and nobles who spent their time at the castle, Versailles became a whole city that eventually became part of the Ile de France metropolis. Versailles has quite a few historical and cultural attractions even outside the palace, and many ni... [ read more ]

Things to do in Versailles when you’re not sightseeing

Things to do in Versailles when you’re not sightseeing

Versailles is known chiefly for being one of the most popular attractions in France, and when hearing the word, most people automatically think of the eponymous palace that represents one of the biggest excesses of Louis XIV - lavish interiors, pure luxury wherever you look, and the elegance of French aristocracy. But Versailles is in fact an entire town rife with all manner of attractions, and you can easily forget yourself and spend hours and even days wandering through the classy streets. But... [ read more ]

The best tourist attractions in Versailles

The best tourist attractions in Versailles

Contrary to popular belief, Versailles is not merely the lavish former residence of the kings of France. The name of the palace comes from the city where it is located, Versailles.  As the wealthiest city in France, Versailles has more to show than the chateau, its most famous attraction. If you're planning a daytrip to Versailles from Paris, then you will have plenty of things to occupy you in the palace, but if you want to linger around for a few days, there are other things worth seeing too,... [ read more ]