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Very cute

So Marie and Louis were very out of touch with what was going on in France with their people, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saint Louis, Missouri
loved this part of versailles

do this first! It's much more interesting and less populated than the palace. bring a lunch and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bobbye G
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Palacio de Versailles | No Territorio Do Palacio, Ao Lado Dos Jardins, 78000, Versailles, France
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 October 2017

At the back of the gardens is Marie Antoinette make pretend village with cutest houses and farm buildings along a lake. Suggest you take the petit train from the chateau to the back part as it is over a mile walk and there is so...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

We finally found the hamlet beyond the Petit Trianon but it's confusing with crisscrossing paths not marked. If you just wanted to wander and discover and weren't doing this at the end of a long day this is lovely with a pond and a few...More

1  Thank stulimom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So Marie and Louis were very out of touch with what was going on in France with their people, but they knew how to live it up, that is for sure. This cute little hamlet was Marie's escape. Farm animals etc... kids might like it...More

Thank ellenkay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

do this first! It's much more interesting and less populated than the palace. bring a lunch and take it all in. It's fabulous

Thank Bobbye G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Hamlet of Marie Antoinette was built in 1783 at the end of the park of Chateau de Versailles just close to Petit Trianon. The hamlet was used by the queen to escape from the Royal duties & to relax with her closest friends &...More

Thank Ellemay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is well worth your time to visit here while touring Versailles. The history behind how it came to be, and the very peaceful setting makes it a highlight to walk around and explore all the buildings and gardens in her fairyland hamlet. Another great...More

Thank Winesnobs_Two
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This is such a charming place to visit, I think there is something for everyone. There are farm animals, pretty gardens to explore, all the little outbuildings. It is a storybook village made real. Disappointed that we couldnโ€™t see the newly renovated queenโ€™s house and...More

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 8 October 2018

This part of the grounds is very remote but it is well worth the trek to find it. The little train will take you there if you don't fancy the long walk. So different to the rest of the chateau but if you want an...More

Thank mauricef15
Reviewed 2 October 2018

By the time we got here we had both ran out of battery on our phones. This was a little further to walk after the Petit Trianon by which time we were both tired and short of time but we both said we would return....More

Thank pazthetaz
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Loved it ..... amazing detail and to think about the history behind it .... its quite a walk but so worth it

Thank joannka
Reviewed 18 September 2018

I have always wanted to see this part of Versailles and I was not disappointed. We went when the main building were busy, but not many people found their way here. It is charming.

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Really enjoyed visiting this part of Versailles. Lovely gardens and buildings. Peaceful place after the crowds of the Palace.

Thank Cathy B
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Response from Martin G | Reviewed this property |
Not when I was there but the biggest building was under construction so maybe it is possible when it's finished
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