Day Trip to Palace Versailles from Paris Driving in Paris is really crazy!
Palace Versailles is a castle / palace that you should visit if you are at Paris. It is usually a day trip from Paris to Palace Versailles. Some palace enthusiasts may extend their time to 2 days if you are exploring the entire palace because it is so big.
And today, we have a Visitor! Brother in Law visited us today and prior to that we will planning some trip out of Paris. Initially was Mont St Michel, however we decided to go for Palace Versailles as it is nearer to Paris though.
Mont St Michel is 4 Hrs away from Paris though.
Service: Service is fast and quick, more like a fast food style.
Food: The calamari taste good, but the sweet potato fries were disappointing though.
Value: Well, €10 for set excluding drinks, which means €13 for a set with drinks. Average value for money I would say.
Driving From Paris to Versailles
Driving in Paris is really not easy. We have to go through the Round About, exiting like the 7th one. Can you imagine how many exits they have in that round about?
Arc De Triomphe has 12 exits!
Heng ah! We kinda survived the drive in Paris to Versailles. The distance is probably like 25+km but took us more than 40 mins. With alittle of Holland here and there.
REVIEW ON DRIVING IN PARIS
Wah Lau, if you think driving in Little India or Geylang is jialats, where till you drive here. GAOLAT!
P Plate Driver
And so we finally reached Versaille and we spent like 20mins finding the nearest parking. You can park at this place [Click] , which cost almost the same as the public parking outside, but ample parking space. But you feel rich, you can park just outside Versaille which cost more.
See: Palace Versailles
Recommended Duration: It will take at least 3-4 hours to finish the self tour of Palace Versailles. The palace is so huge, and the initial 2-3 hours is just the visiting the interior of the Palace. We spent another half of the time at the Garden as well.
Location: The entrance of the castle is located 15mins walk from Gare de Versailles Château Rive Gauche and 25 mins walk from Gare de Versailles Chantiers. We parked a distance from Palace of Versailles too.
Value for Money: Yes, this is one of the most worthy castle to visit. The World's largest royal domain with 87,728,720 square feet (8,150,265 m2)
Skip the Line Tickets
Skip the long lines and enjoy an audio-guided tour of Palace Versailles.
The Palace of Versailles, Château de Versailles, or simply Versailles is a royal château in Versailles in the Île-de-France region of France.
This Palace is sibei the Big! If you have gone here, you probably won't feel like visiting the rest of Chateau in France.
It takes us around 2 hours to complete the Royal Buildings only. It will probably take at least 2 days if you want to complete the full tour. There are 3 Parts to Château de Versailles.
- The Palace
- The Garden
- Trianon Palaces and Marie-Antoinette's Estate (Hearsay is the Queen And the Mistress)
As we reach there around 5pm, there wasn't a big crowd. There are more people leaving than entering the Palace. Zero Queue at the Ticket Machines as well. Ticket cost €15.
Floor Area of Palace: 67000 m² (9 Old Trafford Soccer field!)
The garden is damn big! You need to pay to visit the garden and there is a musical fountain there. It cost €9 for the musical fountain and gives you free entry to the garden. However, it's free entry to the garden after 6.30pm. You may want to save the €9 and wait till 6.30pm.
Area of Garden: 8,000,000 m² - 1,120 Soccer Fields!
We were still joking on how the gardener survive maintaining the garden. It's crazily big!
Trianon Palaces and Marie-Antoinette's Estate
We didn't have a chance to visit this area as by the time we roam around the garden, it's already 7pm plus. But you can do so if you want to explore the whole Palace. Let us know your reviews too! Maybe we will make a trip back again.
REVIEW ON CHATEAU DE VERSAILLES
This Chateau really sibei BIG! Must come!
Swaku Chateau Vistor
Dinner: Le Carré aux Crêpes
After our visit to Versailles, it is dinner time! So using TripAdvisor, we tried to navigate their top restaurants around the area.
We wanted to try La Table du 11 and Le 17.37, but unfortunately they were fully booked! Feeling hungry, we decided to explore some other restaurants we can find, but they were fully booked as well.
Finally, we chanced upon Le carre aux Crepes, which was also fully booked. However, we asked if the outside seats were available.
Heng ah, got ask. The seats are available! And so, we order our meal full of Crepes and the dessert also ice cream crepe.
We will definitely recommend this place for Crepes. It definitely taste good! If you want indoor seating, please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
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