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The city of Versailles, just 10 miles from Paris, is famous for the eloquent palace built by Louis XIV; the ultimate indulgence of wealth and luxury. Versailles was just a small farming village before the first wave of construction began in 1664. With the work of Le Vau in the 17th century it became a majestic and elaborate royal Château. The cost of construction was phenominal and much of the initial costs came out of Louis XIV's private funds and revenues earned from 'New France' (Canada). The Château de Versailles was the official royal residence for over 100 years (from 1682-1789) from Louis XIV to Louis XVI. The royal family ruled France from this seat of political power until the beginning of the French Revolution when they were forced to leave in October 1789. The palace was looted by revolters but the edifice was restored and expanded by Napolean and in 1837, under the rule of Louis Philippe, it became a historic museum. It eventually became a public establishment in 1995. Versaille is not only famous as a palace but also as a symbol of the absolute monarchy of the Ancien Régime. These days, even though the palace still serves some political functions, it is one of the major tourist attractions in France. With Versailles being easily accessible from Paris by train and metro, many tourists come for a day trip or a weekend. Though many tourists opt to stay in an apartment or Bed and Breakfast in Paris, booking an apartment in Versailles is also an option. Even though the Chateau de Versailles is known as the epitome of indulgence, there is nothing quite like seeing it with your own eyes. A visit to the extensive French-style palace gardens are free, but it's worth buying a day ticket to see the wonderful interior and incredibly opultant furniture inside. Notable highlights include the 'Hall of Mirrors', restored in 2007, and the opulant royal apartments of the King and Queen. Though Versailles’ main attraction is the palace, the city is also an important cultural center, with links to some contemporary famous French artists such as the director Michel Gondry and bands Phoneix, Air and Daft Punk. Accommodation in Versailles is varied and by renting an apartment in Versailles through Wimdu, you can relax in style and enjoy the leisurely pace and the heady royal air of this important historic city.

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If you’re interested in architecture, art, gardening, royalty or French and European history, then a visit to Versailles is almost compulsary. The extensive Museum of the History of France at the palace includes an extensive amount of paintings depicting important historical events. With so much to see and something for everyone, having an apartment for several days allows you more flexibility to see it all. And if you spend any time at all trying to learn some of the history (the Hall of Mirrors alone provides a thousand different histories), you’ll want to stay in an apartment in Versailles for longer. Whether you choose an apartment in Paris itself, or closer to Versailles, there are plenty of options to choose from on Wimdu.com. In a city of so much history and culture, you won’t be bored!

Relax at a Bed and Breakfast in Versailles

Because Versailles is a wealthy Parisian suburb, choosing a vacation rental in Versailles means staying in style. With such a close proximity to Paris, staying in a Bed and Breakfast city can be an affordable way to not just see the sights in Paris, but also get a better sense of life in the city. The Versailles gardens cover nearly 800 hectares of land and with so much to explore, the best thing to do might just be to set up in a comfy and stylish Bed and Breakfast for several days. If you are visiting France for longer, you can easily travel around the country from here. Wimdu offer a huge variety of vacation rentals to make your vacation to France unforgettable. Book an apartment in Brittany, a villa in Southern France or a chalet in the French Alps.

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Daniela
Daniela
10 Excellent
October 2016
COSY GARDEN-SIDE B&B BEDROOM W/ONSUITE

Dear Michèle, Thank you so much. It was perfect. Again many thanks for your hospitality and the great breakfast. Best wishes Daniela

Camilla
Camilla
10 Excellent
September 2016
COSY GARDEN-SIDE B&B BEDROOM W/ONSUITE

Michèle was a great host!! She was kind, friendly and very helpful to me about public transportation and other useful stuff around Le Chesnay and Versailles. The house is quiet and cozy, perfectly equipped! Fantastic homemade breakfast....

Jack
Jack
10 Excellent
September 2016
Pleasant Versailles Apartment

We where lucky to get a bigger appartement and did not have to pay extra for it..beds where very comfortable..big kitchen ..a fridge with a freezer..a big flathscreen tv..2 bathrooms with shower..we where very pleased..also about 5 min f...

Christian
Christian
8 Very good
July 2016
COSY GARDEN-SIDE B&B BEDROOM W/ONSUITE

A very nice and quiet place in Versailles. Walking distance to the Versailles Palace. The room with view to the garden is very clean and the convertible sofa bed is a real good bed, I slept very well in it. Breakfast in the kitchen makes...

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