Versailles is located in the middle of a valley which borders on a plateau. The nature all around the city appears especially beautiful with the many forests and small lakes, as well as rivers that meander around the castle. Versailles is characterized by the winds coming from the Atlantic Ocean, which cause the temperatures to be somewhat cooler than, for example, those in Paris.
During the high summer, these winds come as a welcome cooling for visitors to the city. Versailles is often visisted because of the castle located there, however, the city also conceals many other interesting things to do and destinations to visit during your stay. Drive with your car hire and discover the landscape.
Back in time in Versaille with car hire
You should drive through Versailles towards the Musée Lambinet, whose rooms contain wonderful paintings and sculptures, as well as furniture from the time of the sun king. The name Museum for Art and History already lets you know that you will get a great impression of the early times of Louis XIV reign.
Markets galore in Versailles
If you go towards the downtown, you come across an open air market every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday that is found on the Place du Marché Notre Dame. Here the best products of the region are offered and are presented in a special manner. Dive into the colourful bustling of the market visitors and dealers and experience the feeling of French hospitality. With your car hire, enjoy your freedom.
Taste real French culture in Versailles with car hire
After an exciting visit to the Marchés, you should go you to the Rue Bailliage. Here you’ll come across a multitude of antique shops, small galleries and cozy restaurants. Buy yourself a souvenir from this picturesque quarter and try the culinary delicacies of the restaurants here which are influenced by French tradition.