Versailles by Bike (+ Giveaway!)

18 August 2015

Visiting Versailles is a non-negotiable when traveling to the Paris region. It offers grand insights into the country’s royal past as well as its horticultural prowess and caters to both those who enjoy lengthy museum visits and those who prefer to spend time exploring the outdoors. But what can make the experience even better – or perhaps, I should say, more interesting – is seeing it from a different perspective. I have found that simply jumping on a bike and gliding through verdant countryside is all it takes. Now imagine that experience in Versailles, riding to the city’s open-air market to pick up picnic provisions, then throughout the lush gardens along trails and tree-lined paths toward Marie Antoinette’s hamlet and onto the grounds immediately surrounding the Château where those handy bikes act as your fast pass inside, allowing you to skip the lines entirely. That’s what you’ll get with the Versailles Bike Tour with Fat Tire Tours. And they’ve kindly offered two spots on the tour for two of my readers on their next visit! Enter to win:  1/ Leave a comment below describing your favorite memory from Versailles. Or, if you haven’t yet visited, what you’d most like to see there.  2/ […]…

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