Versailles is one of the most visited sites in France, with several million visitors each year. Both tourists and locals come to the gardens to experience the serenity and beauty it offers. The gardens and the Château were inscribed on the UNESCO world heritage list in 1979 and are today seen as one of the…
Versailles is much more than Château and Gardens. A film shot from a drone gives a bird’s-eye view of the organisation of the royal city as composed by Louis XIV and André Le Nôtre. From above, the ties between the town and the château become clear.
Adjoining the Petit Parc, the estate of Trianon is home to the Grand Trianon and Petit Trianon palaces, as well as the Queen’s Hamlet and a variety of ornamental gardens.
Château de Villandry is the last of the great châteaux built during the Renaissance in the Loire Valley. Laid out in the shelter of a hillside on the Loire, it is simply a beautiful place of peace and harmony where it is pleasant just to wander around.
Claude Monet was obsessed with light and often painted on several canvases to catch the varying shades of light on his subject. The ever-changing nature of light and colour became his obsession.