Parc du Domaine de Madame Élisabeth, Versailles

(4.6/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web)
Louis XVI bought Parc du Domaine de Madame Élisabeth for his younger sister, Elizabeth, in 1783, as a place where she and others could take a break from life at court. But that ended in 1789 with the French Revolution. Renovated several times over the years, the site now consists of a rectangular main building with two floors flanked by two pavilions. Of the original house, only three rooms in the apartment of Madame Elizabeth remain intact--ironically, rooms she never used because she slept every night at the castle. On the grounds, you will find an orangery as well as some magnificent gardens. Put Parc du Domaine de Madame Élisabeth into our Versailles trip itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Versailles.
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  • A place while peace, remarkable trees, an alley enriched with poems about the Yvelines, benches here and there to delve into a book, or deteriorate in bucolic contemplation... Closed from end of November to end of February, but the rest of the year, a treat!
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  • It's a very friendly place very nice. It is best to make this visit in the spring or summer
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  • If these aren't the castle gardens, it is however a place very nice, infrequent, where he wants, especially on sunny days.
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  • The park and house are very lovely & complete a day of visits in Versailles. I highly recommend this place. You can easily imagine the lives of ladies back in Louis XVI & Marie-Antoinette's days ! The domain is located on the avenue in front of the Palace; you can walk there (about 10/15 min) or take the 171 bus in front of the Palace and it's the 3 bus stop (about 3/5 min). One piece of advice: visit the website in order to know the opening days .
  • Too good. Visit emergency. Finally with a little ray of sunshine is better...
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  • Beautiful garden to spend an afternoon with the kids
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  • Ideal to take the air and the Sun, far from the crowded Park of the Castle. Quiet place.
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  • Quiet, relaxing.
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