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The Trianons & The Hamlet (Le Hameau)

Chateau de Versailles, Versailles, France
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Ranked #2 of 31 Attractions in Versailles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Historic Sites, Castles, Architectural Buildings
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Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Lovely buildings with lots of history and a beautiful decorations and surrounds. Worth including in your day if you're coming to versailles

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Orlando, Florida
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

You're truly missing out if you skip this area during your visit to Versailles. After dealing with the crowds at the palace we rented bicycles and made our way here. Marie Antoinette hated all the pomp and circumstance in the main palace so she created this whole little village for herself to feel more like a commoner. The Hamlet is... More

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Great Bookham, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Well worth a visit after the crowds of the Chateau. I think the tour parties miss this, and the calm scenic setting makes it worth the walk. If you have children, the farm will give them something to enjoy too.

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Newcastleton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Very pleasant place to wander round. After visiting the Palace, this is so much more enjoyable. There were still many visitors when we were there, but nothing like the crowds of tour buses at the Palace. All very beautiful and well worth spending an afternoon to walk around the grounds

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Portland, Oregon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We really enjoyed touring the smaller chateaux on the grounds as well as the little farm hamlet. Our 7-year-old son liked seeing the various farm animals and river rats. These areas were much less crowded than the main palace.

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Marysville
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53 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Enjoyed this much more than the Chateau de Versailles. This is more about the Royal family on a private scale. I highly recommend it. Only disappointment was not being able to enter any of the buildings in the Queen's Hamlet (appear to be undergoing restoration.

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Alstonville, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I went here with my toddler son, brother and his partner. We arrived around 10.30am which was peak time for ticketing and from what i could tell you could book tickets in advance and save a lot of waiting around so i would suggest doing that if you can. I had to leave the pram in storage after going through... More

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Glen Cove, New York
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

If I were king I too would have a getaway like these. The landscape design was amazing and it was fun to slowly walk the lovely paths. The queen's hamlet was right out of a storybook. What a pleasure it was to behold. Don't miss it.

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Sand Springs, Oklahoma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

It's quite a walk from the palace so keep that in mind :) I also recommend that you buy a museum pass once you get to Paris or a surrounding area. This will get you into the palace and Marie Antoinette's estate. It will not get you into the gardens which costs 9€ to get into.

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Alford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I think I enjoyed this area of Versailles more than the palace as I wasn't sure what to expect. The trianons and gardens are beautiful, less busy and so quite peaceful. The farm is quite astounding as it is a perfect replica of a small hamlet and still has animals in the grounds. We enjoyed the pigs and white chickens!... More

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