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Grand Canal, Versailles

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In the gardens of Versailles, Grand Canal forms part of a grandiose cross oriented to reflect the setting sun. The cross-shaped body of water creates a long perimeter of 5.5 km (3.4 mi). Louis XIV used to hold boating parties here, and now you can rent a boat to paddle yourself, or hire a guide to row for you. Use our Versailles holiday planner to add Grand Canal and other attractions to your Versailles vacation plans.
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  • Bike or walk 8 km away from happiness with a small rating cute at the end. A true breath of fresh air!
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  • Located on back side of Saray history information of bersaliwn, there is access and simple world without ticket that go to make picnics with friends or with the family, a sunny day has day off (repo). Really incredible artwork, you hardly meet something nowadays!
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  • Central Canal view from the Palace of Versailles is certainly good. But by itself, it only attracts the eye with its rectangular shape. Walking through the Park is definitely worth a visit.
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