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The limited series

The Palace of Versailles recycles its exhibition banners and creates in collaboration with Bilum, limited series of bags and accessories.

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Dvd - "Versailles rediscovered - the sun king's vanished palace"

Don’t miss a new documentary co-produced by Arte FRANCE - Gédéon Programmes and CNRS images, which uses the latest scientific and technological advances to bring back the long-lost Versailles of Louis XIV.

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The Royal Opera

This magnificent theatre with nearly seven hundred seats stages nearly eighty performances a year.

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Bernardaud

Over the generations, Bernardaud has become internationally famous in French decorative arts and luxury products. The company has been associated with Limoges porcelain for over 150 years.

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Jardins du Roi Soleil

Jardins du Roi Soleil carries on the tradition initiated by Le Nôtre recreating orange tree boxes for the Palace of Versailles and for prestigious French and international clients.

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Faïencerie de Gien

Boxes of plates depicting Marie-Antoinette and views of the estate of Versailles are now available in the Palace's shops and on the online-shop. To produce these plates, the Palace of Versailles chose La Faïencerie de Gien, famous for its know-how and for its high-quality products. Its craftsmen  work on every piece with scrupulous attention paid to the details.

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The King's Cabinet of Medals

The museum’s reserve collections hold many medals bearing witness to Versailles’ history over the centuries. To publicise them, the Palace invited the Maison Arthus-Bertrand to go through its numismatics archives.

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The coach Gallery

The Coach Gallery of the Palace of Versailles, situated in the King's Great Stables and closed to the public since 2007, will once again be opening its doors in the spring of 2016, thanks to sponsorship by the Michelin Corporate Foundation. This recently restored collection of coaches is one of the largest in Europe but is still very little known by the general public, and will be on display in a new and fully redesigned space.

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Les jardins de Versailles

This book offers a walk in the gardens, through the seasons, on the footsteps of Louis XIV and André Le Nôtre. It measures up to these gardens, among the most beautiful in the world.

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Académie Equestre

During the Ancien Régime the royal stables were located in the King's Small Stables and Great Stables, a pair of buildings built opposite the Palace of Versailles by Jules Hardouin-Mansart. Pearls of classic French architecture, these two constructions were designed to house the horses and coaches of the King and the Court as well as the thousand or so people who formed the Institution, including horsemen, drivers, blacksmiths, wheelwrights, saddlers, doctors and even musicians. 

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