The gardens of Claude Monet, Giverny, France. Photo by Amber Maitrjean

The gardens of Claude Monet, Giverny, France. Photo by Amber Maitrjean

The House of the Cider Press, home of Claude Monet and the garden he named Clos Normand. Giverny, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

The House of the Cider Press, home of Claude Monet and the garden he named Clos Normand. Giverny, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

The parterre and aqueduct, called the Canal de l’Eure, also known as the Canal de Louis XIV. Chateau Maintenon, Eure-et-Loir département, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

The parterre and aqueduct, called the Canal de l’Eure, also known as the Canal de Louis XIV. Chateau Maintenon, Eure-et-Loir d├ępartement, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

Enceladus, the giant from Greek mythology, gilt-bronze by Gaspard Marsythe (1675-1677), Bassin d’Encelade, Chateau Versailles, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

Enceladus, the giant from Greek mythology, gilt-bronze by Gaspard Marsythe (1675-1677), Bassin d’Encelade, Chateau Versailles, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

View from the roof of Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte. Maincy, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

View from the roof of Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte. Maincy, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

Parterres, Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte. Maincy, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

Parterres, Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte. Maincy, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

Gardens, Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte. Maincy, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

Gardens, Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte. Maincy, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

View of the parterres, Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte. Maincy, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

View of the parterres, Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte. Maincy, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

A view of the parterres, Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte. Maincy, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

A view of the parterres, Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte. Maincy, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

Costumed children, Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte. Maincy, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

Costumed children, Chateau Vaux-le-Vicomte. Maincy, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

Grounds of Chateau Versailles. Versailles, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean

Grounds of Chateau Versailles. Versailles, France. Photo by Amber Maitrejean