Much smaller than the Grand Trianon, the much smaller, ochre-coloured Petit Trianon , built in the 1760s, was redecorated in 1867 by...
Domaine de Marie-Antoinette
Northwest of Versailles’ main palace is the Domaine de Marie-Antoinette. Admission includes the pink-colonnaded Grand Trianon , built in...
Hameau de la Reine
This mock village of thatched cottages, a pond and photogenic mill was constructed from 1775 to 1784 for the amusement of Marie...
Eateries within the estate include tearoom Angelina, famed for its decadent hot chocolate. Stop by for pastries, light dishes like...
Grand Trianon information
In the middle of the park, approximately 1.5km northwest of the main building, are Versailles' two smaller palaces, each of which is surrounded by neatly tended flowerbeds. The pink-colonnaded Grand Trianon was built in 1687 for Louis XIV and his family as a place of escape from the rigid etiquette of the court. Napoleon I had it redone in the Empire style.