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High attendance Fermer

This week-end, for Pentecost (23-24 May), expect a very high attendance
If possible, we advise you to postpone your visit of the Palace.

Otherwise, you can still enjoy the Musical Fountain Show in the Gardens or go to the Palaces of Trianon after noon.

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Fêtes Galantes

Hall of Mirrors, 1st June 2015

An addition to the 5th edition of the Versailles Festival, discover the Fêtes Galantes, a prestigious evening in a baroque style costume.

The festival

Charles de La Fosse, the triumph of color

February 24 to May 24 2015

First monographic exhibition about this essential painter Louis XIV's reign, one of the main creators behind the decoration in Versailles.

The exhibition

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

Latona Fountain

18 May 2015

Monday 18 May 2015, come discover the restored Latona fountain and parterres with an exceptional water display between 4:00PM and 5:00PM

Discover the restoration

A Hermès scarf in aid of the Palace of Versailles

Subscription from 1st May to 31 July

Hermès and the Palace of Versailles go into a partnership to create the scarf "Promenade à Versailles" and aid the restaoration of the royal apartments.


The rebirth of the Water Theatre grove

Exceptional water displays from 12 to 25 May

After two years' work the Water Theatre Grove, redesigned by Louis Benech and enhanced with fountain-sculptures by Jean-Michel Othoniel, will open on 12 May.

The project

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


Season 2014 - 2015

Operas, concerts and ballets: discover the musical season 2014 - 2015 in the exceptional settings of the Palace of Versailles.

The programme

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

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

Concerts in videos

At the moment : Dardanus by Rameau

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



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


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

Opening of the
Louis XIV Rooms


In prelude to the visit to the Grands Apartements, the restored Louis XIV Rooms are now open.

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Discover the unique "A Year in Versailles" card.

Enjoy free and unlimited access to all the areas of the Palace, its Estate and the gardens, including on the days featuring the Musical Fountains Show...

The card