The city of Versailles is located only 17 km from the French capital and is famous worldwide for its park and its Château. Rich in history, the city has a special charm as a result of its mix of new buildings and those which have retained their original architecture. There are also a variety of choices of accommodation, each of which will ensure a high quality stay. It is possible to book a room online for the finest hotels and B & Bs. There are also some nice fully-furnished apartments and a campsite in the heart of the countryside that is only 3 km outside of Versailles.
Besides the famous Palace of Versailles, built in the reign of Louis XIV, the city offers many other sites to explore and also offers many activities. Lovers of art and culture will be delighted to explore the many museums of Versailles, such as the Coach Museum or the Museum of the Revolution. There are three large and beautiful parks that are ideal for long walks, including the Balbi, which has been a historical monument since 1926. Other monuments worth visiting include the Notre-Dame market, the St. Louis Cathedral or even the Versailles train station, which is served by the RER (line C).