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Had the weather been better, we'd planned on an excursion to the mountains; but since it was cloudy & drizzly, we opted instead to visit St. Jean de Luz. This was one of places we toured - a very interesting experience with a local guide...More
We had an excellent local guide who took us through this interesting place and provided great insight into how the richer folks lived well back in the 1660s when Louis XIV traveled here to wed his young bride.
The inside is fascinating & our guide...More
The King Louis XIV lived here for 40 festive days in 1660 after his marriage to Marie-Therese. House of Louis XIV is worthwhile only if you like period furniture, though it's only open for part of the year, the rest of the time the privately...More
No photos were allowed inside, nor were there postcards available as a substitute of the more interesting sights. The commentary/description was all in French. We were given English sheets to see what was going on (only sufficient to share) and it was clear there was...More
Very interesting and nicely presented.
Visit was highly regimented and we were hurried out of the building by the guide. Would have liked to wander back around the rooms after listening to the explanation.