Sarah Pollok ventures away from Paris and reflects on all that glitters in Versailles.

So you've climbed the Eiffel Tower, got lost in the Louvre and meandered through Montmartre. If you're looking to venture away from the city of love for a day, look no further than Versailles. Located on the outskirts of Paris, the magnificent chateau of Louis XIV has enough opulence to last a lifetime.

Get there

While the iconic Versailles Chateau opens at 9am, the lines start at 8am, so arrive earlier rather than later. Luckily, you simply have to head to a city train station, purchase

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