Versailles Musical Fountain Tour from Paris
There is a certain magic that fizzes through the air in the Palace and Gardens of Versailles. Hidden away from the modern world, this majestic European castle on the outskirts of Paris is a perfectly preserved example of the reckless extravagance of the French monarchy. This is Paris life at its most luxurious and just as you imagined it with gold brushed furniture, quilted four-poster beds and lush rolling lawns that stretch as far as the eye can see. We'll cross the western districts of the city before taking the motorway Paris Versailles. Average travel time: 45 minutes.The tour starts with a guided visit to the Royal State Apartments and the Hall of Mirrors. Let yourself be transported to the lofty atmosphere of the Versailles palace and its famous French gardens. It took Le Notre almost 40 years to turn the fields and marshes into a genuine masterpiece. The guided tour of the palace is completed by a tour of the Versailles gardens with your guide for a visit to the spectacular fountains, through the groves and fountains with the water gushing out of the rhythm of baroque music. You won't want to miss this unforgettable sound and light show.The fountain show is accompanied by Baroque style music, especially popular at the Versailles court.This is one of the best Palace of Versailles tours, taking you through the main apartments of the King and the wonderful gardens a la francaise.And just when you think that you have seen all that the Palace of Versailles has to offer, you'll burst into the sunlight and encounter its dazzling manicured gardens, more than 1,800 acres in size.The Versailles Fountain Show is a wonderful live concert held in the exclusive groves, designed by Andre Le Notre. Watch fountains explode to the sounds of a cello at the Fountain Show or just be enchanted by the simple beauty of classical music played in beautiful surroundings during the Musical Gardens event.Relax and reflect on your day of luxury as the train chugs back towards Paris and back to the real world. As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end.