As you shuffle through the opulent rooms of the King’s Grand Apartment, shift your view to the ceilings. Under the direction of Chares Le Brun, the world’s most talented painters, architects, sculptors, and craftsmen used their talents to glorify the magnificence of Louis XIV. Do your homework and know what to expect on your visit, there is much to digest in one day. Check out the palace events at Versailles before you go.