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Chartres and Versailles

Merveilles de l'architecture, entre Gothique et Classique

  • Chartres and Versailles

    This excursion will take you to the town and cathedral of Chartres South of paris in the Beauce plain, the 'Bred basket' of France and to the famous Palace & gardens of Versailles

    Chartres boasts the most beautiful and the largest cathedral in Europe. Triple masterpiece of French Gothic Art : by the architecture, the sculpture, and the superb 13th century stained glass windows. (their surface extends over more than 3000 square yards).
    Walk through the old town where beautiful houses line the paved streets. Several "hillocks" lead down towards the Eure valley with its old mills, tanneries, "lavoirs"- riverside wash houses - and bridges.

    The palace and the gardens of Versailles count among the most prestigious monuments of the world's artistic heritage, a finest and most complete achievement of 17th century French art and the sumptuous theatre of history from Louis XIV to Louis XVI.

    - Full day tour to Chartres and Versailles 8h
    - "Skip the line" entrance fees and reservation to Versailles State Apartments/Hall of Mirrors included

    • Chartres

      Chartres

    • Chartres

      Chartres

    • Chartres

      Chartres

    • Versailles

      Versailles

    • Versailles

      Versailles

    • Versailles

      Versailles