Car Hire in Versailles
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Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Versailles
Elegant Versailles was transformed from the site of a royal hunting lodge into a sprawling monument by Louis XIV during the middle of the 17th century. The Parisian suburb is home to France’s famous grand palace, the Baroque-style Palace of Versailles. The former seat of France’s royal court, the château was the centre of influence from 1682 until the French Revolution of 1789. Enterprise provides a reliable and professional service from our central location, close to the main railway station and the palace.
Our Vehicles for Hire in Versailles
A hire car in Versailles gives you the freedom to explore Versailles, Île de France and other destinations at your own pace. You can set your own itinerary and route to experience some of France’s most iconic attractions. You also have the flexibility to create unforgettable moments as you meander between the pretty towns and villages that dot the stunning rural landscapes of nearby Normandy, or explore the beautiful coastline of Brittany.
Enterprise’s branch in Versailles supplies a full range of vehicles for all your holiday needs. Our Versailles car rental fleet includes modern and clean vehicles from leading automakers, including Renault, Peugeot, Citroën and Opel. If you want to explore the region in style, we also supply luxury and premium vehicles from Mercedes, Audi and others. For visitors travelling in larger groups, we supply people carriers, with seating for up to nine passengers.
Attractions in Versailles
Versailles’s main attraction is its world-famous château. The Palace of Versailles is a stunning building, rich in history, including serving as the site for the signing of a treaty that ended the fighting of the First World War. The sprawling grounds also include gardens and residential palaces. Other attractions in Versailles include the 19th-century Hôtel de Ville and the Cathédrale Saint-Louise. Northwest of the palace is the Grand Trianon Castle, a remarkable Italian-style pink marble building with French-style gardens.
Places to Visit Outside Versailles
Versailles can be a starting point to explore more of France, including Normandy and Brittany. Rouen is about 9 minutes north-west of Versailles. This vibrant city in Normandy is home to a beautiful medieval quarter and a towering Gothic cathedral that dates to the fourth century. Le Havre is about two hours away. The coastal city with its modern architecture has been recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your car also lets you reach closer destinations, including Paris. About an hour north-west of Versailles, via the A13, is Giverny, the village that served as an inspiration for many of Claude Monet’s paintings. The small village was a retreat for the famed impressionist painter, from 1883 until his death in 1926. Highlights include Monet’s House and the Musée des Impressionismes Giverny.
Airport Car Hire
Charles de Gaulle Airport and Orly Airport provide affordable and convenient car rental for Versailles. Our professional agents at both terminals will get you in your car and on the road soon after your flight arrives, allowing you to maximise your time. Our branch at Charles de Gaulle Airport is located at Terminals 1 and 2, while our branch at Orly Airport is at the West Terminal. Along with counters right in the terminal, our cars are within walking distance of the arrivals area at each airport.
To reach Versailles from Charles de Gaulle Airport, travel south-west along the A1 towards the A13, via the Boulevard Périphérique (Paris’ inner ring road). The journey time is about an hour. From Orly Airport, travel north on the N7 north to the A86 ring road. Travel west along the A86 and exit the motorway at the N12 to reach Versailles. Travel time between Orly and Versailles is about half an hour.
Parking and Traffic Information in Versailles
Traffic between Paris and Versailles is often heavy in peak periods, especially during morning and evening commutes. This is particularly true on the A86 ring road around Paris. A 24-hour car park on the Place d’Armes is across from the Palace of Versailles. Other parking locations for your rental car in Versailles are located at different gates of the palace grounds, including near the Grand Canal, at the Grand Trianon, the Petit Trianon and at the Queen’s Hamlet.
Cheap Van and Car Hire
From large people carriers to smaller economy cars, Enterprise Rent-a-Car guarantees cheap rates on car hire from our Versailles branch. Our economy cars are renowned for being cheap to hire as well as low running costs with great fuel efficiency. Book online in advance for our cheapest prices, alternatively book in branch and get the car that suits your needs.
Moving house? Moving furniture? Enterprise has vans available at our Versailles branches to ensure that you can get a vehicle to suit your needs. From smaller passenger vans to larger commercial vans – give our branches a call or book online to guarantee you a van hire that will suit your needs. Van hire is cheap and easy through Enterprise online or in branch, we promise to provide a vehicle to suit you for as long as you require it.
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