Visit The gardens of Versailles - the most visited attractions in Paris
Paris shuttle service to and from Versailles gardens


Versailles Gardens are spectacular and steeped in local history. The gardens are part of the Château of Versailles which was the palace that French Royalty resided at; including Louis XIV. There is much to see here and it is breathtaking. At ever turn you will see something new and exciting.

The gardens encompass 800 hectares of area and most of it is landscaped in the classic French Garden style. This is a must see when you are visiting Paris and is one of the major attractions in France. It receives over 6 million visitors a year. You can easily get to and from this palatial garden with Paris shuttles. Paris shuttles provide shuttle service to and from the gardens of Versailles. After visiting this huge estate you will enjoy relaxing in comfort as you return to your accommodations.

Besides the perfectly manicured lawns, there are spectacular flowers, trees, fountains and statues at every turn. There is even a Grand Canal which is 1,500 meters long and 62 meters wide and was built between 1668 and 1671. At one time the Grand Canal was used for boating parties. At the Versailles Gardens there is over 210,000 flowers planted annually, 50 fountains and 620 jets of water. No matter what time of year you visit you will want to see this historic and unbelievably beautiful place.

Over time and through out the history of the Versailles Gardens there has been a total of five building campaigns which make this wonderful place what it is today. The Apollo fountain was constructed between 1668 and 1671 and depicts the sun god driving his chariot to light the sky. This is a focal point in the layout of the garden and lies between the gardens of Petit Parc and the Grand Canal.

This place has been here for centuries and is a stunning example of the opulent lifestyle of the royalty of the past. It has been stated that in the early days of the Versailles Gardens that fountain guards were ordered to whistle when Louis XIV was approaching so the fountains could be fully turned on. Coffee and pineapples were grown in the vegetable garden.

You can learn all about this remarkable place by visiting it when you are in Paris. Remember to also call ahead and reserve a reputable shuttle service so you can effortlessly get to and from this magical place. You will appreciate the shuttle service because your legs will surely be tired after walking and exploring the Versailles Gardens.

     

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