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Parc du Domaine de Madame Elisabeth

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Address: 73 avenue de Paris, 78000 Versailles, France
Phone Number: +33(0)139077878
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Very unexpected, romantic, beautiful

I didn't like the fee if one doesn't buy a combined ticket with the Castle (combined ticket=18€; separate tickets: 15+10=25€)

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
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Vélizy-Villacoublay
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I didn't like the fee if one doesn't buy a combined ticket with the Castle (combined ticket=18€; separate tickets: 15+10=25€)

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nyk
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327 reviews 327 reviews
221 attraction reviews
705 helpful votes 705 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

It is good to walk around and enjoy the greenery. Just less crowded than other areas. good to wander and relax to enjoye the views

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Sometimes the big-hitter attractions are a trite too packed for comfort. With this in mind we trotted Down Ave de Paris for about 20 minutes to arrive to this park that attracts locals, children and sans tourists. Sure its not as big as the Sun King's Playpen and grounds, not 800 acres but offers a Orangerie and wonderful grounds. We... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The house and gardens of Madame Elizabeth are a quiet place to reflect and stroll. Among the curiosities the garden has to offer are a grotto, Orangerie, poetic walkway (though the poems are only in French), a giant Bonsai tree from Madame Elizabeth's time, and the relatively modest house of Madam Elizabeth. If you have more than a day to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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114 attraction reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

If you are staying in Versailles for several days and you want a change of pace, and some respite from the crowds, then a leisurely 20 minute walk along Avenue de Paris will bring you to Parc du Domaine de Madame Elisabeth. You will only find locals in this park, with their children, and enjoying a gentle stroll or a... More 

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Geoje, South Korea
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Off the beaten track in Versailles but well worth a visit,, I live nearby & often go here,, great picnic spot,, usually quiet,,, beautiful gardens

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Perth, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This place is a perfect example of something you stumble across during your European travels where you need to stop, and take in the incredible scenery, and just admire how amazing it is! When I was here I felt like I was in some sort of beautiful countryside side in the middle of France, not just on the outskirts of... More 

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Iasi, Romania
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

A very big park. You have to spend some hours. Do not stop your trip to the Trianon Palace. Just continue to walk inside the Park. You will discover some old farm buildings, full of the colour and the architecture of the old french peasants, serving the Queen. It is like a bonus in your trip. I recommend it.

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Miami, Florida
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

the younger sister of Louis XVI had a small castle, was too young to sleep overnight in it, but could visit during the day.the grounds are very pretty and can be seen almost every day. with luck , one mauy see the inside which is very pretty(furnitures/dresses etc)

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Versailles, France
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34 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

Off the beaten track, the park of Louis the XVIth's sister's estate is an absolute delight. The main building is rarely open to the public but the orangerie holds regular (and free) exhibitions. There's a wonderful collection of beautiful old trees and a beautiful bee garden with bee hives.

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