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Gluck : Orfeo ed Euridice

Royal Opera / 7 and 8 October 2015 at 8pm

John Eliot Gardiner has chosen the Paris version of this opera by Gluck, the most accomplished, whose sumptuous orchestration glorifies the role of Orfeo.

Operas in concert version

The Grand Trianon from Louis XIV to Charles de Gaulle

From 18 June to 8 November 2015

An exhibition about the history of the Grand Trianon from Louis XIV to 1960

The exhibition

The king is dead


Follow the last days of #LouisXIV thanks to the "Petit journal du grand roi".

The website

Kapoor Versailles

From 9 June to 1 November 2015

From 9 June to 1 November 2015,the Palace of Versailles welcomes the English artist Anish Kapoor for a major contemporary art exhibition in the gardens.

The exhibition

Palaces and gardens of Trianon

The new mobile app

Explore the palaces of Trianon and Marie-Antoinette's Estate through 3 different guided tours for discovering the intimate history of these bucolic locations.

The app

Musical Fountains Show

From March 28 to November 1

All summer long, enjoy the entertainments in the gardens: the Musical Fountains Show, as well as the Musical Gardens, the Fountains Night Show and the Serenades

Musical Fountains Show

Welcome to Versailles

An interactive map

Discover the Palace and Estate through this interactive map. With a few clicks, prepare your visit, explore a place and look up the nearest service.

The map

The château de Versailles in Arras

From 27 Sept. 2014 to 20 March 2016

Discover the exhibition "The château de Versailles in 100 masterpieces" at the Fine Art Museum of Arras

The exhibition

Latona Fountain

End of restoration : 18 May 2015

After two years of work, come discover the restored Latona fountain and parterres.

Discover the restoration

The rebirth of the Water Theatre grove

Open since 12 May 2015

After two years' work the Water Theatre Grove, redesigned by Louis Benech and enhanced with fountain-sculptures by Jean-Michel Othoniel, has opened.

The project

Concerts in videos

At the moment: Jordi Savall's Night of Kings

Discover the operas, ballets and concerts played at the Opera and at the Royal Chapel of Versailles.


The Abbé Terray, Minister of Louis XV

Exhibition at the palace of La Motte Tilly

This exhibition, in partnership with the CMN, recount the history of the Lord of La Motte Tilly, the Abbé Terray, and the one of the Estate until the Revolution

The exhibition


Discover pictures of themselves taken by visitors in the Palace or the gardens from the beginning of the 20th century until now.


Season 2015-2016

Operas, concerts and ballets: discover the programme for the 2015-2016 season.


Virtual exhibition

Google Cultural Institute

Discover Louis XIV / Nicolas Fouquet a virtual exhibition in partnership with Vaux-le-Vicomte and the Google Cultural Institute.

The exhibition

Year of Louis XIV

Tercentenary of the death of Louis XIV

For the tercentenary of his death on September 1st 2015, the palace of Versailles celebrates Louis XIV all year long. #AnnéeLouisXIV

The events of the year