From the seat of power to a museum of the history of France
A place of intimacy
The art of symmetry
The Coach Gallery
From 31 March to 31 October 2017 / The Gardens
From 31 March to 31 October 2017, enjoy the Musical Fountains Shows and the Musical Gardens in the gardens and the groves open for the occasion. During summer, every Saturday night discover the Gardens of Versailles differently with the Fountains Night shows.
The visit from Peter the Great
Peter the Great (1672-1725) was heir of the Romanov dynasty and had already been governing Russia for 28 years when he visited France in 1717. A great reformer, in the first few years of his reign he had travelled across Europe looking for inspiration for his grand projects, but France had refused to receive him, for diplomatic reasons. This time, it was Versailles that inspired him.The visit
The French Republic in Versailles: State Visits
Since the late 19th century the Palace of Versailles has become an important venue for official and diplomatic receptions in France.The official visits
18,000 artworks to discover online
With 60,000 artworks, collections of Versailles illustrate 5 centuries of French History. This set reflects the dual vocation of the Palace once inhabited by the sovereigns and then a museum dedicated "to all the glories of France" inaugurated by Louis-Philippe in 1837.