Versailles, one word and the magic happens. Versailles spreads over 800 hectares and includes the Palace, the gardens, the Park, the Trianon estate and several buildings in town. Versailles is the ultimate excellence symbol of the French patrimony of the “Grand Siecle” when the French language was spoken in every European Court. After visiting Versailles, Tsar Peter The Great asked to build a palace in his image in Peterhof. The Schonbrunn castle near Vienna was a model for the Austrian Versailles. Versailles was a source of curiosity.
A brief history.
Louis XIII loved to hunt at Versailles and ordered the construction of a hunting lodge. Louis XIV who was traumatized by La Fronde des Princes, escaped from Paris
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