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The Three Best Activities for Families at Château de Versailles

This post originally appeared on TravelwithMeraki.com 

One of the very first “touristy” places we visited when we moved to Paris was the beautiful gardens of the Château de Versailles. 339 more words

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France - Palace of Versailles

Who couldn’t love Paris, right?
Well it seems the King of France, Louis XIV (known as Louis the Great) didn’t like the capital so much. So he began moving the government in 1678 to his father’s, Louis XIII, hunting lodge about twenty kilometres southwest of the city. 359 more words

A day trip from Paris to the Palace of Versailles

One of the most popular day trips from Paris for visitors is a trip to the Palace of Versailles. It is a World Heritage Site and one of the greatest achievements in French 17th century art and architecture. 423 more words

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France 2016 - Paris, Nice, Avignon

DESTINATION 1 – PARIS, FRANCE

Palace of Versailles

Musée d’Orsay

Musée d’Orsay

Musée d’Orsay

DESTINATION 2 – NICE, FRANCE

Bastille Day Attack – The morning I was prepared to take the train from Paris to Nice was when I received numerous texts from friends and family asking if I was “safe and okay.” At first, I had no idea what had happened but had a sick gut feeling that something had occurred overnight. 97 more words

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Week 77

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We say “Paris” and think of…

The Eiffel Tower.

The two go together like a horse and carriage

to quote on old song. 6 more words

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Day 13: Can't take my mind off Marie Antoinette at Palace of Versailles

(September 23, 2016, Friday) Today we went to the Palace of Versailles or Château de Versailles, located on the outskirts of Paris.

While at the palace all I could think of was that it symbolized the ostentatious lifestyle of the French monarchy at a time when the people were suffering.  88 more words

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Week 76

Golden

During our travels through Europe last year…

we (and I mean all of us) could not get over how much

gold or gold paint was adorning the palaces we visited. 26 more words

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