One of the jewels of the Palace of Versailles: the Petit Trianon, Grand Trianon, Queen's Hamlet, farm...
the Petit Trianon at the Palace of Versailles

In Versailles, there are the Palace of Versailles and its Hall of Mirrors, the Grand Canal, the groves and the Domaine de Marie-Antoinette. The latter is composed of of the Petit and Grand Trianonof several charming buildings, a lake, small rivers, gardens, a small park and aa farm. Marie-Antoinette used this domain as a place to walk and to entertain. The place is magnificent and it is nice to walk around. A very nice place for the family where children can play, go and see the farm animals and especially discover a place full of history.

The Little and the Big Trianon

  • The Petit Trianon was built during the reign of Louis V. It was offered to Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette who loved this place!
  • It will be restored later by Napoleon
  • The Grand Trianon (1687), a refined building inspired by Italian architecture, is one of the jewels of the Palace of Versailles

The Queen's Hamlet

It is composed of several thatched cottages including :

  • The Queen's house and the billiard house (1783), two buildings that had several game rooms, a large dining room and an anteroom
  • The dovecote which housed poultry and pigeons (1783)
  • Beautiful gardens and vegetable gardens surround these small thatched and half-timbered houses
  • Everything is nice, charming and very neat

The farm of Marie-Antoinette (1784-1788)

  • It housed a herd of cows, bulls, goats and pigeons...
  • The farm provided milk and eggs to the queen
  • Today, you can see horses, donkeys, goats, sheep and chickens
  • This farm has a strong educational vocation. It is also a refuge because all the boarders are from rescue

Free for -18 and -26 years old EU residents

thatched cottages of Marie-Antoinette's hamlet in Versailles
the farm of Marie-Antoinette's hamlet
goat from Marie-Antoinette's farm
farm animals at the Hameau de Marie Antoinette
Marie-Antoinette's farm in Versailles
the great Trianon of Versailles

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