The Palace of Versailles
The must-see of Versailles, the Château de Versailles is an architectural masterpiece of the 17th century, classified as a world heritage site for 30 years. The Château de Versailles constitutes one of the finest achievements of French art in the 17th century. The former hunting lodge of Louis XIII was transformed and enlarged by his son Louis XIV, who installed the Court and the Government of France there in 1682. Until the French Revolution, kings succeeded one another, each in turn embellishing the Castle. Explore the sumptuous reception rooms, admire the famous Halls of Mirrors, and stroll through the vast French gardens.