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Le Potager du Roi, Versailles

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Located in close proximity to the Palace of Versailles, Le Potager du Roi once produced fresh fruit and vegetables for the court of Louis XIV. Today the gardens are supervised by a prestigious French national school, École Nationale Supérieure du Paysage, which trains skilled gardeners and landscape architects. View the wide variety of vegetables and over 400 species of fruit trees grown here, which supply the French public with over 30 tons (60,000 lbs) of vegetables and 50 tons (100,000 lbs) of fruit each year. Take a guided tour to gather more information during your visit. To visit Le Potager du Roi and get the most from your holiday in Versailles, create itinerary details personal to you using our Versailles vacation builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • I visited this royal vegetable plot around 20 years ago and my memory was that it was AMAZINGLY beautiful. Well what a decline, everywhere there is an atmosphere of abandon and messiness. We peered in...  more »
  • After visiting the castle, the place is unique to discover the various plants that are grown here. Place is quiet and nice. A true delight for natural perfumes and the five senses.  more »
  • Like the previous reviewer, we were incredibly disappointed + and shocked to see the sorry shape this huge garden (an orchard, really, given all the fruit espalier there) is in. Yes, it is the end of ...  more »
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  • A Really nice place, which show us a big part of the French history.
  • I n saw trees to flowers and a few fruit trees. I m expecting to discover all sorts of varieties of vegetables. I n would not return. Expensive for a one hour walk.
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  • Price too high for a badly maintained garden almost in ruins. A shame given the fame of the Castle! No interest at the moment.
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  • Great un.grand thanks to Jacky for professionalism
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  • Informative tour on the horticultural techniques of the review for the garden of the King
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