In 1667, 28-year-old all-powerful king of France, Louis XIV, decides to build the greatest palace in the world - Versailles. But a drained budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things.
Series Fun Facts
- Season one is set in the year 1667.
- Goof (factual errors): This first series is set in 1667, but the infamous "black baby" incident, if it happened at all, is reported to have taken place in 1664, three years earlier.
- The costume team consisted of about thirty people, including the series' main designer, her auxiliary design team, stitchers and fitters.