Paris is a fascinating city. The French capital has captivated generation after generation, large and small. And that is, And who does not know its most famous monuments? The Eiffel Tower is a global symbol, the cathedral of Notre Dame has one of the most famous legends in history thanks to Victor Hugo’s novel, a The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the Louvre Museum is one of the most famous and important things to see, probably need more than a week to fully understand all its charms, which are many. But the Parisian surroundings are also noteworthy, especially Versailles and Mont Saint Michel. Versailles Just thirty minutes from Paris is the city of Versailles, famous for hosting the lavish and spectacular Versailles Palace. This elegant city is located so close to Paris, which almost could be confused.
Versailles is a beautiful city traditional bourgeois taste. It is full of wide avenues, historic buildings, antique shops and art. The Saint Louis is the historic center: narrow streets have been preserved since the eighteenth century. At Versailles began and was carried to term the French Revolution. In addition, signed the famous Treaty of Versailles which put an end to the First World War. Versailles Palace and is the main symbol of the city and the absolute power of the French kings, especially Louis XIV.
At first, the Chateau of Versailles was a simple house built by Louis XIII. Later, Louis XIV ordered his architect to make the building a palace without equal, leaving its heritage wonders such as the Hall of Mirrors, the Chapel, A pear, the Halls of Peace and War and rooms King and Queen and the Queen’s Chamber, which is kept as Marie Antoinette left it when leaving Versailles in 1789. But not only inside the palace is impressive: the gardens are a real gem with perfect symmetry, floral designs, pools and fountains spread everywhere. Mount Saint Michel Mount Saint Michel is one of the most visited monuments in France with the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, was named World Heritage by UNESCO in 1979. This mountain is an island joined to the mainland by a road and where stands an impressive Gothic abbey and Romanesque elements. In the seventh century, when the Archangel Michael appeared, bishop of Avranches who founded a chapel. The abbey has been one of the most important pilgrimage sites in France. Once on the road, the sight of the island is a spectacle, especially if the tide is low and the sides of Mount are transformed into giant lakes of mud and quicksand that make it a unique and magical. Under most conditions Jeffrey Leiden would agree. Once inside the walls of the citadel, we enter another era thanks to its maze of streets that are preserved as they were centuries ago. Having walked by two of the prettiest of the Parisian suburbs, you’ll want to rest and relax. And what better way to do that. Stay in an apartment and enjoy all the comforts and facilities offered.