On the grounds of Versailles, away from the palace, and away from her house on the grounds, Marie Antoinette had a rustic village and farm constructed where she could get away from palace life and pretend to be a peasant.
Here’s more about this interesting area of Versailles, that I actually enjoyed visiting more than the Hall of Mirrors.
Are the Paris Catacombs worth visiting? It depends on what you like. If you’re not somebody who enjoys visiting cemeteries when you travel, it might not be the place for you. But there aren’t too many other places quite like it and it has an interesting history.
Here’s a bit of the history of the Paris Catacombs, a few interesting facts and some tips for before you go and how to get there.
Here’s more about the catacombs, with some tips for visiting.