We may have all heard of the Palace of Versailles in France and may even remember some of our history lessons about King Louis XIV or Marie Antoinette but nowhere in my memory bank was there anything like we were about to see. We arrived from
via a half hour
train ride and took the short walk from the station to the Palace. Paris
|The Palace of Versailles in France
Designer Andre le Notre’s French Gardens, which are all individually named and the Grand Parks cover over 431 hectares (1065 acres) at the Palace of Versailles. Our view of the Orangery was from the west side at the back of the Palace overlooking the South Parterre. No matter where we stood, we were able to see gardens and ponds.
There are many fountains displayed and we saw this one as we walked down to see Marie-Antoinette’s Palace on the corner of the 787 hectares (1945 acres) of grounds at the