Marie Antoinette’s Petit Palace in the Countryside

Marie Antoinette’s Petit Palace in the Countryside

Tucked away into the furthest corner of the Versailles grounds, the Petit Trianon, Marie Antoinette’s playground, quiety waits for visitors to discover its hidden charms. Filled with “petites folies,” or “little extravagances,” this small palace with its whimiscal gardens and “play farm” are an unexpectedly light-hearted treat after the ornate grandeur of the main Palace. ... Read More

4 Truly Unique Day Trips to Take from Paris

4 Truly Unique Day Trips to Take from Paris

If you’ve been to Paris multiple times, seen all the monuments, visited all the museums and you’re looking for something truly unique to do, then consider taking a day trip by train. Lose yourself in grand palaces, luxurious spas or even a cobblestoned medieval fortress – there’s so much to discover just outside of the city! ... Read More

Why the Château de Chantilly is the Perfect Day Trip from Paris

Why the Château de Chantilly is the Perfect Day Trip from Paris

Just 45 minutes from Paris by train, the Château de Chantilly makes for a wonderful day trip to the sprawling French countryside. Exquisitely preserved and almost entirely unchanged since the 1800s, this fairytale castle not only houses the second largest collection of antique paintings after the Louvre, but also an internationally acclaimed equestrian center! ... Read More

Why You Simply Must See the Tulip Season at Giverny – A Floral Wonderland!

Why You Simply Must See the Tulip Season at Giverny – A Floral Wonderland!

If visiting the Impressionism wing of the Musée D’Orsay is on the top of your Paris to-do list, then visiting Claude Monet’s gardens at Giverny will be a dream come true. Come take a walk with us through these magnificent April gardens! ... Read More

Traveling from Paris to Versailles–The Definitive Guide

Traveling from Paris to Versailles–The Definitive Guide

A visit to Versailles is a dream experience for many travelers to Paris. While an easy day trip from Paris, the train trip can be confusing for first time Paris visitors. Here’s a detailed yet simple to follow guide that will make you a Versailles travel pro in no time at all! ... Read More

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