A trek through the rainy gardens of Versailles led me to discover the Grand Trianon château, a palace of dreamy pink marble and porphyry.
On my walk from the Grand Trianon to the Petit Trianon I passed through what seemed like a charming little village, far less ostentatious than the exquisite palaces.
Fueling my garden adventure was earlier sustenance that took the form of some delicious Angelina pâtisserie, washed down with the infamous Angelina chocolat chaud (hot chocolate). Sugar rush galore!
When I reached the Petit Trianon château it had me wondering where the delicious count Axel von Fersen or rather Jamie Dornan was hiding?!?! Ah, I’m a total sucker for Sofia Coppola’s film Marie Antoinette (2006) with its stunning mise-en-scène, costumes, etc. – j’adore.
The initials M.A. for Marie Antoinette in the wrought iron stair railing.
Even the door, knob and lock were works of art.