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Click for map of Ile-de-France region Day #3: Paris  8/5/03 Tues Home


Providing we can even get out of bed this time... he he he...I was thinking maybe we could check out Versailles... The most opulent palace in the world...That should take all day. Then back to the hotel for our last night there. Tomorrow we go Traveling!

       The Palace Entrance

                  The Gardens

By train :
RER ligne C
  direction Versailles-rive-gauche-château
from Montparnasse station
  train SNCF direction Versailles-Chantiers
from Saint-Lazare station
  train SNCF direction Versailles-rive-droite
trains timetable

By bus :
from Pont de Sèvres ligne 171 de la RATP
  direction Versailles-place d'Armes
Bonaparte at Arcole

Louis XVI’s ‘butterfly’ cabinet

Marie-Antoinette and her children

Louis XIV

State Apartments :
admission price : 18 and over : 7€50

Guided visit of the King’s Chamber (audiotour) :
1h00 : admission price + 4€ (26F24)

Le Grand Trianon et le Petit Trianon :
combined ticket : 18 and over : 5€

The parc and the gardens :
open every day except in bad weather
from 7 a.m. in summer, 8 a.m. in winter, until sunset (between 5.30 p.m. and 9.30 p.m. depending on the season)
Gardens : Admission : 3€

The Coach Museum :