You need about one day to see Versailles gardens, but you will only see the essentials. And we tell you that from experience. The gardens of Versailles are incredible big and beautiful, a blend between nature and culture. You can have long walks, rent a boat, admire the sculptures and flowers, have picnics with friends, listen to the musical fountains and relax.
How to get to Versailles from Paris and how do the gardens look like
Versailles is at approximately 20 km from Paris and in order to get there you can take RER C train , SNCF train , bus or car. The most popular route is that with the RER C train Line C5 Versailles-Rive Gauche from one of the following stations: Champ de Mars-Tour Eiffel, Gare d’Austerlitz, Musee d’Orsay, Invalides, St Michel-Notre Dame . More info you can find at http://www.paristoversailles.com/paris-to-versailles-by-train-rer/paris-versailles-by-train-rer/
On our way to Versailles Palace
Versailles Palace seen from the gardens
Versailles gardens ready for a concert
Versailles musical fountains
Depending on what parts of the gardens you want to see you can pay between and 7 and 30 Euro.
As opposed to the palace, the gardens are not busy at all. You can see everywhere musical fountains, flowers and sculptures. If you want to see all the hidden corners you will need more than a few hours and good shoes. You can rent bikes, little trains, boats or Segways.
Musical fountains Versailles
Picnic at Versailles
Versailles gardens in the afternoon
Versailles palace and gardens are a wonderful experience. Don’t miss it!
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