"Galleries of 17th c." Top 5 Page for this destination Versailles - Daytrip Tip by breughel

Versailles - Daytrip, Paris: 208 reviews and 393 photos

  Versailles - Royal Chapel.
by breughel

It is by entrance of the "Cour Royale" to the northern wing with the 17th c. galleries that the traditional visit of the castle of Versailles starts. The visit begins at the ground floor with a succession of decorated rooms and continues on the first floor.

On crowded days (4 million visitors/year) the visit is rather chaotic because the thousands of visitors pass from one room to another by relatively narrow doors. Moreover groups listening to the explanations of their guides slow down the visitors flow.
If you are interested by the furniture, the decoration, the paintings of this part of the castle it is better to come in low season i.e. in winter.

The nicest and spectacular part of this northern wing is in my opinion the Royal Chapel which can only bee seen from the entrance or inside on special guided visits.

Address: Versailles Château.
Phone: +33 1 30 83 78 00
Website: http://www.chateauversailles.fr/

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  • Updated Dec 26, 2013
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