Grand Canal, Versailles

In the gardens of Versailles, Grand Canal forms part of a grandiose cross oriented to reflect the setting sun. The cross-shaped body of water creates a long perimeter of 5.5 km (3.4 mi). Louis XIV used to hold boating parties here, and now you can rent a boat to paddle yourself, or hire a guide to row for you. Make your Versailles itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • it's called the Grand Canal but it is basically a huge man-made lake - perfectly symmetrical that helps frame the view of the palace bwteen the sky and the lake and between the hedges on both sides...  more »
  • Saw from two different perspectives, unfortunately the weather wasn't that kind to us and it looked quite dreary, minimal time required to see but I wouldn't go out of your way.  more »
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  • My favorite place to relax 🤩😍
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