Viroflay Village Tour, Versailles

Viroflay Village Tour, Versailles

Located just outside Versailles, the quiet village of Viroflay is well worth a visit. Here you can see several top arts venues, as well as the 13th Century Église Saint Eustache. Take our tour to see the best attractions in Viroflay.
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Viroflay Village Tour Map

Guide Name: Viroflay Village Tour
Guide Location: France » Versailles (See other walking tours in Versailles)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 km
Author: leticia
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Le Petit Boulle

1) Le Petit Boulle

In Viroflay you can find an excellent furniture workshop known as Le Petit Boulle. This artisan is famous for restoring and selling antique furniture. The store is full of beautiful French pieces such as upholstered chairs and other interesting...   view more
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L' Ecu de France

2) L' Ecu de France

Along Avenue du Général Leclerc is L'Ecu de France, a wonderful and spacious exhibition hall. This fantastic venue also hosts local arts workshops. It is also known as the Maison des Arts et des Loisirs de Viroflay, or house of arts and culture of...   view more
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Viroflay Poste

3) Viroflay Poste

The Viroflay Poste is conveniently located near the Église Notre-Dame du Chêne in the center of the village. From here you can send beautiful French postcards or buy collectible...   view more
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Église Notre-Dame du Chêne

4) Église Notre-Dame du Chêne

The Église Notre-Dame du Chêne is situated on Rue Rieussec in the heart of Viroflay. This fine religious building was constructed in 1967, and features an attractive copper roof. This popular church is one of the most beautiful places of worship in the...   view more
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Église Saint Eustache

5) Église Saint Eustache

The Église Saint Eustache is one of the oldest churches in the surrounding region, dating all the way back to the 13th Century. This marvelous church is easy to find, as it is situated near the Centre de Loisirs de Dieuleveult and the École de...   view more
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Viroflay Mairie

6) Viroflay Mairie

The Viroflay Mairie (Town Hall) is at the center of the village on Place Général de Gaulle. This beautiful building was constructed in classical style back in 1794 as both a town hall and a school. Built in wood and millstone, it’s also known as the “Grand...   view more
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Château de Gaillon

7) Château de Gaillon

This beautiful country house was built in 1813, with a splendid stained glass window depicting Diana the Huntress. The site was originally the location of a manor village occupied by a succession of noble families. It later became royal property and was demolished in...   view more

Walking Tours in Versailles, France

Versailles Churches Tour

Versailles Churches Tour

Versailles is home to a number of marvelous Christian buildings, some of which date back to the 18th Century. One of the highlights is the Royal Chapel, which hosted many baptisms, weddings and funerals involving the French royal family. Take our tour to visit the most interesting places of worship in the town.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.4 km
Versailles Garden Fountains Tour

Versailles Garden Fountains Tour

Besides its many wonderful plants and trees landscaped into amazing patterns, the gardens at the Royal Palace of Versailles have another key ingredient: water. The marvelous fountains and other fantastic water features here only serve to underline the magnificent beauty of the whole complex. Take our tour to see the best water features in the royal gardens.

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 10.1 km
Versailles Workshops Walking Tour

Versailles Workshops Walking Tour

Versailles is justifiably proud of its long-standing reputation as a center for crafts. Plenty of fantastic workshops that sell unique craft items are located here. Talented local craftsmen open their studios for individual visits, so you can see exactly how these amazing pieces are made. Take our tour to find the best workshops in town.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 km
Versailles Historical Sites Tour

Versailles Historical Sites Tour

The charming town of Versailles is a place where French history can still come alive. Apart from the world-famous royal palace, there are a number of interesting historical sites in the town. Take our tour to see the most interesting historical places in Versailles.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.8 km
Versailles Gardens Tour

Versailles Gardens Tour

Spread across a vast area of 800 hectares, the Royal Palace of Versailles Gardens are the quintessential example of classic French landscape gardening. Most of the individual feature areas – known as bosquets – in the garden were created by King Louis XIV’s chief gardener, landscape architect André Le Nôtre. These numerous groves are certain to impress you with their magnificence and splendor. Take our tour to find all the highlights of the palace gardens.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.3 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Situated on the southwest outskirts of Paris, Versailles is a small city famed for housing the opulent residence of French royalty, the Palace of Versailles. The latter is, by far, Versailles' main attraction, complete with its Hall of Mirrors, Grand Apartments and the Royal Chapel, as well as the spacious formal gardens adorned with fountains and sculptures. Another major attraction is the Musée Lambinet charting the city's history. To learn more about these and other top landmarks of Versailles, follow this orientation walk.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km