Want to learn the history of one of the most popular tourist sites near Paris? I'm not talking about the Eiffel Tower nor the Arc de Triomphe. I'm talking about the Palace of Versailles, the prized residence of the Sun King, Louis XIV.
If you're planning a visit to the Palace of Versailles, do yourself a favor and read my article on Paris-Insider.com before you go. It will give you a deeper understanding of the history and appreciation for all that you will see on your visit to the Palace. In addition, because this spot is a tourist magnet, you'll want to miss the crowds in order to appreciate and experience the Palace in all its grandeur. My article provides information on how to do just that.