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Reviewed March 23, 2012

It was a beautiful sunny day on the canal. Lots of families and tourists rowing boats and feeding the swans. Several places to eat or just pick up a snack.

Date of experience: February 2012
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Reviewed March 1, 2012

It's a reaeaeally long walk, so we rented bikes (Dutch as we are)... bikes were terrible and we had to put a bicycle chain back in place (which we could manage by ourselves, Dutch as we are), but the ride was beautiful!

Date of experience: April 2011
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Reviewed February 20, 2012

Perfect spot for a picnic by the water. When it's warm you can even take a rowboat in the canal!

Date of experience: February 2012
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Reviewed November 20, 2011

it is a breath taking place, sit and appreciate the view of the Apollo fountain and if you are going to eat there, sit by the boats place, you will soon have a very nice company ... the swans! ...

Date of experience: October 2011
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Reviewed September 17, 2011

When you exit the Palace and approach the amazing gardens of Versailles, you see the Grand Canal stretch out in the distance. You can get to the far end quite quickly and look back at the Palace by renting a bike (near where people rent...More

Date of experience: May 2011
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I cannot say on the canal tickets for Versailles. As for the fountains: the times (I was told) vary by season. We did not see them on our visit. On a return visit I would skip the palace and just tour the grounds, especially... More
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