After my previous post about the Grand Trianon in the grounds of the Château de Versailles, I thought I’d share a few photos of the actual palace and gardens.
You are greeted by these golden gates when you arrive at the palace The gallery of battle portraits - one of the quietest rooms in the palace Remember I said it was crowded? This is the famous Hall of Mirrors The gardens stretch as far as the eye can see.
Read more →The Grand Trianon is almost as beautiful as the Château de Versailles itself, but made better by the absence of pushy crowds.
Read more →The internal courtyard of the Petit Palais offers a tranquil escape from the busy Champs Elysées.
Read more →Paris’s Galeries Lafayette is no ordinary department store.
Read more →The Napoleon III apartments in the Louvre are a reminder of its former life as a royal palace.
Read more →We took advantage of our Paris museum passes to climb to the top of the Arc de Triomphe and enjoy the view.
Read more →Monet’s Waterlilies in the Musée de l’Orangerie, were a highlight of our trip to Paris.
Read more →We spent four days in Paris over the summer. These videos highlight some of the places we visited.
Read more →Bourg-en-Bresse was small enough to be easily walkable, and there was more to see than I expected.
Read more →Brightly coloured horse sculptures in Bourg-en-Bresse as part of the Les Ain’pertinentes contemporary art biennale.
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