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The distance Paris ( Rue de Rivoli ) to Versailles is 29.8 km (about 33 mins)















Exhibitions
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The Opera Royal

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Public sale of the Royal belongings
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Monsieur goes to Versailles in Style

Monsieur







Monsieur goes to Versailles by Train

     Versailles is approximately 20 kilometres from the gorgeous centre of the capital. Passengers are now doing the trip in the style of the Grand Siecle but .. by train!

Thanks to an agreement between the French trains company SNCF and the officials at the Chateau de Versailles a magnificent refurbishment was carried out on the line Paris-Versailles.

Trompe-l'œil lavish paintings and sculptures line up the aisles and ceilings in the manners of Louis XIV taste. A mock library in a one of the carriages conceal what could hurt the eyes of Monsieur.
Marie Antoinette
Marie Antoinette

OH dear, to Versailles by public carriage...


I will get a ComboPass!



Diane de Versailles
Diane de Versailles

The Palace of Versailles presents the exhibition Versailles and Antiquity.
From the collections of antique pieces amassed by the kings of France to the outstanding decorative work featuring the gods and heroes of the Pantheon, this exhibition explores all the relations between Versailles and Antiquity.
Versailles and Antiquity
From 13 November 2012 to 17 March 2013

see also:

Chateau de Versailles

With the occasion of the Diane de Versailles Exhibition
 Paris Art News has found in its treasure vault


 Madame Adelaide of France as Diane

by Raichel Le Goff




"2 Tableaux d'Ambassade"

by Dr. Raichel le Goff
Jean Marc NATTIER,  (1685-1766)
















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