Enjoy a unique and magical experience – a weekend soaking up the unique atmosphere of the Chateau of Versailles and its royal academy.
Length: 1 week-end
Level: Confirmed – Experienced
3pm: Arrival at the Trianon Palace in Versailles, for a welcome that sets the scene for the experience to come.
4-6pm: Private visit to the royal stables:
Explore the stables which are home to around 40 horses. Wander around the dressage area and admire the arena, a magnificent wooden structure in the Italian style. At the end of the tour enjoy a glass of champagne, a fruit juice or a hot drink in the Nuno Oliveira lounge, with its stunning view over the Chateau of Versailles.
6-7.15pm: Enjoy the equestrian spectacle “The Horseman’s Path” directed by the celebrated Bartabas, at the National Equestrian Academy.
9pm: Dinner in the Gordon Ramsay Restaurant at the Trianon Palace.
Savour the unique culinary creations at this celebrated Michelin starred restaurant, before retiring to one of the hotel’s luxurious bedrooms in this historic building.
9am: Breakfast in Gordon Ramsay’s “La Véranda”.
10am-12.30pm: An unforgettable experience in a unique environment: a visit on horseback around the gardens of the Chateau of Versailles. Take the magnificent paths at a walking gait through Marie-Antoinette’s estate, followed by a trot near the Grand Canal before ending up with an uninterrupted view of the Chateau. Take a journey back in time as you ride along paths charged with history.
1pm: Lunch at Gordon Ramsay’s “La Véranda” or picnic in the gardens.
3pm: Enjoy a “Ritual Harmony” treatment at SPA Guerlain, designed to allow the body to recover its suppleness and vitality and to chase away tension in both body and soul.
5pm: Afternoon tea in the Gallery.