Look, I’m from LA. My body is perfectly acclimated to consistent, 80ºF+ temperatures and enough sunshine to evaporate the Atlantic ocean. But ever since I’ve moved to Europe, I’ve come to expect greyer days. [I swear, I didn’t see the sun once while in London.]
So when I opened the window to see the sun shining down on a day that I had already set aside for photography with a friend, I was delighted. My camera was, too!
This was my first time in the gardens, but it won’t be my last. Despite the fact that I spent well over two hours wandering the gardens with my camera in hand, I barely brushed the surface. Entry to the gardens is free, although tickets into the château itself and certain parts of the garden range from 6€ to 25€, depending on what you want to see.
We also visited the Trianon Palaces and Marie Antoinette’s Estate. A ticket is about 6€, but EU and student discounts are available. If you ever find yourself in the gardens, this section alone is worth a proper visit, and ended up being where we spent most of our time.
Shoutout to this friendly sheepdog that posed for me. I’ll never forget you.
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