The Rise and Fall of Versailles


Symbol of France's glory, Versailles is probably the most splendid royal palace in Europe. From 1643 to 1792 it was the stage on which the most glorious period of the French Monarchy played out, until the darkest days, at the fall of the Bourbon dynasty. This collection offers a sensitive and endearing portrait of the monarchs and recreates their life, loves and political willpower. (3 x 50-60m)


1. Louis XIV, The Dream of a King

2. Louis XV, The Palace of Pleasure

3. Louis XVI, Countdown to Revolution