The Château of Versailles, is considered as one of the most beautiful achievements in French art and architecture of the 18th century. As an emblem of absolute power, this luxurious palace was home to the French kings Louis XIV, XV and XVI. After a visit around the Grand Apartments, the Royal Chapel, the Queen’s Apartment, and the Gallery of Battles, you will explore the gardens layed out by André Le Nôtre and the Trianon revealing the world of Marie Antoinette.
A 40 minute drive with your private english speaking chauffeur along the Valley of the Seine will bring you to Giverny,where Claude Monet lived. Walking through his house and gardens, visitors can still feel the atmosphere that reigned at his home and marvel at the floral compositions and the famous Japanese bridge.
Included : Knowledgeable english speaking driver and private car service, transport expenses
Not included : any entrance to museums or other activities when touring, driver’s meal, food and beverage, gratuity
After the palace, explore the estate and discover the world of Marie Antoinette while visiting the Trianons, the bucolic Queen’s hamlet with its farm, windmill and livestock and strolling in the alleys lined up by centuries old oaks. Explore the best of this monument during this Private tour Versailles Giverny
Parc du Château-de-Versailles F
Claude Monet who founded the Impressionist school lived in Giverny for 43 years. His house and his garden, the village of Giverny and its surroundings, were his subject matter, he was charmed by the unique light of the Seine Valley.
The historical Route Normandy-Vexin follows the course of the Seine, majestic and tranquil … Cradle of Impressionism, refuge writers, “country of light and shadow,” this is a country of limestone hills, of forests and grasslands, an extraordinary door opening to nature.
This place is full of history and emotions, it is a historical site and the Epte River is quietly floating by. You can have a gourmet lunch inside the Moulin or on the terrace if the day is sunny.
38, rue du Moulin 27630 Fourges
Tel: +33 2 32 52 12 12
The owner of the l‘Escarbille à Meudon has done it again. Régis Douysset has staffed this pleasant establishment with faithful followers and provides generous, well-crafted cuisine.
Modern / Menu: 51€/ 108€ incl. drinks
27 av. de St-Cloud F – 78000 Versailles
Tel: +33 1 30 84 98 85
A unique place of its kind in the home of Blanche Hoschedé, stepdaughter of Claude Monet, dedicated to plants. You can find a thriving boutique with abundant objects inspired by a botanical passion and acquire all kinds of plants and shrubs selected by the best producers. There is a bookshop specialized in gardens. You can clamly browse the books on the house’s terrace.
80 rue Claude Monet, Giverny
Tel: +33 2 32 51 76 67
The Grandes Écuries house the Musée des carrosses (Carriage Museum) and the Academy of Equestrian Arts, where you can see 28 white horses and their riders, trained by the great equine choreographer Bartabas.
Do not hesitate to book for a show, you will be thrilled.
Tel : +33 1 30 83 78 00
The royal fruit-and-vegetable garden was created by Jean-Baptiste de La Quintinye in 1683 at the request of Louis XIV. Many rare heirloom species are still cultivated here by a staff of gardeners.
The mission of the King’s Garden is to keep old gardeninig practices with more than 60 different fruit shapes.
10 rue du Maréchal Joffre, Versailles,
Tel: +33 1 39 24 62 62