What to do in Versailles this weekend

You are staying at Dolce by Wyndham and you're wondering what to do in Versailles this weekend? Spend a royal weekend with cultural visits and outdoor activities that will make your holiday near Paris an enriching break for all the family.

Visit to the Château de Versailles

A must-see during a stay in the Yvelines, the Château de Versailles immerses you in French history. Explore the sumptuous rooms, including the famous Hall of Mirrors, and discover the richly decorated royal flats. A complete immersion in the life of the court, easily accessible from the Dolce Versailles hotel.

Exploring the gardens of Versailles and the Grandes Eaux Musicales

The gardens of Versailles are a masterpiece of French landscape art. On summer weekends, the Grandes Eaux Musicales add a magical dimension with their fountains dancing to the rhythm of classical music. Don't miss the Grandes Eaux Nocturnes on Saturday evenings, when the play of light creates a magical spectacle.

Visit to the King's Kitchen Garden

The Potager du Roi is a veritable paradise for lovers of gardening and botany. Created to supply the royal table with fruit and vegetables, this historic garden is still in operation today. Numerous events are organised here throughout the year, which you can join in with during your stay in Versailles.

A walk around the Domaine de Montcel

For a peaceful stroll, the wooded park of the Domaine de Montcel on the edge of the national forest of Versailles is ideal. With its 14 hectares of greenery and fresh air, this green getaway near Paris will delight nature and art lovers. The English-style gardens, with their centuries-old trees and contemporary works of art, are the perfect place to recharge your batteries. After your stroll, stop off at the hotel's restaurant, bar or terrace to extend your moment of relaxation and enjoy a gourmet break.

Shopping at Marché Notre-Dame

The Notre-Dame market in Versailles is undoubtedly the most beautiful in the Île-de-France region, and a must for gourmets. While the covered market halls are open all week except Mondays, the food market stalls add to the range of fresh, local produce on offer every Sunday morning. So you can immerse yourself in the Versailles atmosphere right next door to the hotel.

Gourmet dinner at La Toile

After a day of sightseeing, treat yourself to an unforgettable culinary experience at La ToileThis is the chic brasserie of the Dolce by Wyndham Versailles hotel. Enjoy refined cuisine based on local, seasonal produce in a warm, intimate atmosphere, while admiring the view over the English gardens. Whether for a romantic dinner or a family meal, each dish is an ode to gourmet delights.

Outdoor Escape Game

In the historic centre and streets of the Saint-Louis district or in the grounds of the Château de Versailles, solve fascinating riddles with friends or family. It's a fun way to discover Versailles on a weekend.

Discover the Salle du Jeu de Paume

Symbolic of the French Revolution, the Salle du Jeu de Paume is a site not to be missed. It was here that the famous Jeu de Paume oath was taken in 1789, marking a turning point in French history. The tour offers a fascinating perspective on this crucial event.

Musée de la toile de Jouy

Immerse yourself in the world of Toile de Jouy, an iconic 18th-century textile, with a visit to the Musée de la Toile de Jouy. Located in the Château de l'Églantine in Jouy-en-Josas, this museum traces the history of the factory founded by Christophe-Philippe Oberkampf in 1760. Explore the permanent collections, which feature more than 8,000 items, including printed fabrics, objets d'art and period furniture. You can also admire the temporary exhibitions featuring contemporary designers inspired by these historic motifs.

Relaxation at the Montcel Sothys spa

Make the most of your weekend getaway to Versailles and treat yourself to a moment of pure relaxation in the heart of our 4-star hotel and spa. In the peace and quiet of a natural setting, let go and relax with expert SOTHYS treatments and soothing massages. The facilities in the wellness area will allow you to recharge your batteries after a day of exploring near the capital.

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