Versailles, France: Ultimate Royal Palace

published 5 years ago by Rick Steves

Versailles, just outside Paris, is the palace other palaces were modeled after. At www.ricksteves.com, you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.

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