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Beautiful grounds for a stroll. Enjoyable museum both for the living quarters of emperor and... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
sdmmb
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Fantastic rooms

We visited on our first day as it was raining and we wanted something inside to do. We were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colin H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on our first day as it was raining and we wanted something inside to do. We were certainly not disappointed, there were lots of rooms to see full of art, furniture and treasures. We spent a couple of hours here and really enjoyed...More

Thank Colin H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The palais is truly magnificent. The audio guide was a great resource and made the visit special and informative. The rooms have been maintained well. The gardens are amazing. A must for those who love history and the feeling of stepping back in time. There...More

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The palace was amazing, suitably over the top and very interesting and overwhelmingly vast. The gardens were grand and gorgeous, with lovely walkways. The Car and Carriage museum, however, was awful. It was not open to the public on the morning we went so we...More

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Palace was built for Louis XV, damaged during the French Revolution and restored by Napoleon. I enjoyed very much the visit of the apartments because they are fully furnished reflecting the splendor of the Napoleonic era. The Musee de la Voiture is interesting.

Thank Flora C
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The pleasures of Versailles, as in the TV Series, are hinted at as you go round this lovely palace. The rooms are from Louis XV to Napoleon III and Louis Philippe. Well worth the stop. Didnit over do it so left the gardens and the...More

Thank BillDewberry
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I didn’t expect much from this palace as there are so many in France, of course I changed my mind, it is very nice inside and the garden is also beautiful when you have good weather, I do recommend a visit, the car museum inside...More

Thank Sulamita H
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

One of my favourite trips out of Paris was to Compiegne. There is such a cute little downtown area right by the castle. The castle wasn’t busy and I felt like we almost had it to ourselves! It’s a beautiful castle with gorgeous gardens. We...More

Thank Melanie C
Reviewed 2 June 2018

It is not as magnificent as Versailles but it is, in my opinion, a better alternative to Versailles if you want to spend some quality time without the crowds of Versailles. It is true that the Palace has been rebuilt and the old furniture is...More

Thank Beto79
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This building had been rebuilt many times. All original furniture is gone. Nice park and rose garden.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful grounds for a stroll. Enjoyable museum both for the living quarters of emperor and empress as well as the attached wagon/early car museum.

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