Palace of Versailles app

Palace of Versailles app

The official Palace of Versailles app.

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The exhibition journal Versailles. Revival

"I am intoxicated with Versailles, it is a form of disease, a love, a criminal passion." Alexandre Benois

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Napoléon

Via the Napoleon exhibition, the ‘Versailles at Arras’ partnership highlights the history of the close link between the first emperor of the French...

Apollo served by the nymphs

The sculptures of Apollo’s Baths are to Versailles what the Mona Lisa is to the Louvre: absolute masterpieces, constituent of the site’s identity.

The salon de l'Abondance

The Salon de l’Abondance, the smallest of the salons in the Grand Apartments, served as an antechamber to Louis XIV’s Cabinet of Rarities. Its trompe...

Fashion and Versailles

“To be queen meant no more to Marie Antoinette . . . than to be admired as the smartest, the most coquettish, the best dressed, the most spoiled and...

Peter the Great

Warrior-monarch and inveterate traveller, Peter the Great crisscrossed the world for almost four decades, from the White Sea to the Caspian, from...

Walks in the gardens and grounds of Versailles

From grand parterres to groves, not to mention the Orangery and basins, the Trianon Estate or the Queen's Hamlet, the renowned gardener Alain...

Visit Versailles

A handsomely illustrated book, a souvenir of your visit and a history essay, Visit Versailles is all three at the same time.

Versailles the château, the gardens, the Trianons

Out of the determination of King Louis XIV to build a residence that would stand as a symbol of his glory and his absolute power there emerged a...

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