Grand Trianon Tours and Activities
The pink-colonnaded Grand Trianon was built in 1687 by the famous architect Mansart, as a tranquil getaway from court life for Louis XIV.
Setting the benchmark for Italianate garden conservatory design, the elegantly long and low palace of pink marble and porphyry features geometrically ordered rows of columns and windows, topped by a balustrade roof.
The original furnishings were plundered during the Revolution. Today, the palace is furnished in Empire style, reflecting the decoration installed by Napoleon, who was particularly enamored of the building. Surrounding the palace is a lovely flower garden.
While the Grand Trianon is open to the public, it is also an official residence of the French President.
Tours and Activities to Experience Grand Trianon
Frequently Asked Questions
- Versailles Palace Skip the Line Audio Guided Tour & Access to Queen's Hamlet
- Versailles Palace Small Group Gardens & Fountains Hamlet Day Trip Guided Tour
- Versailles Palace and Trianon Guided Day Tour with Lunch in Gardens from Paris
- Day Bike Tour of Versailles from Paris