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  • Exhibitions


    Exhibition program at the palace of Versailles

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  • Extramural Exhibitions


    Discover the extramural exhibitions of the Palace of Versailles

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  • Festivities and Entertainment

    The infinite variety and ingenuity of entertainment provided at Court.

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  • The publications

    Catalogue of the publications of the palace of Versailles

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  • Salles Louis XIV


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

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  • The Coach Gallery

    Reopening on 10 May 2016

    The collection of coaches will be exhibited in an entirely redesigned space.

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  • Redevelopment of the Pavillon

    A new visitors’reception area

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  • The Queen's State Apartment

    Closed for works

    New visitor tour from 5th January 2016

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  • Versailles in photo in CDG

    A photo exhibition dedicated to the Palace of Versailles organized in the airports of Paris

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  • Restoration and refurnishing

    Restoration and refurnishing works at the palace of Versailles

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  • The acquisitions of the Palace

    The last acquisitions of the palace of Versailles

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  • Archaeology in Versailles

    20 years of archaeological excavations in Versailles

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  • Symposiums and workshops

    The scientific activities of the Centre de recherche du château de Versailles

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  • Concerts in videos

    Discover the concerts recorded at the Palace of Versailles

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  • Centre de musique baroque

    Missions and program for the musical season

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  • Equestrian Show Academy

    A centre for equestrian shows and training, directed by Bartabas

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  • Versailles Festival 2016

    Versailles Festival 2016

    Concerts, operas, masked balls and shows : discover the programmation.

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Discover the Gardens of Versailles

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Running Tour 2012



In the park and the gardens

On July 1st 2012, the Go Sport Running Tour of the Palace of Versailles will be held in the park and the gardens of Versailles.

This first Tour is sponsored by Marie-José Pérec, triple Olympic 400 metres champion, and it features on the national and international fixtures list of the French Athletics Federation. It consists of 8 events overy varying distances and open to different categories of competitors, from the key race, the Course Royale over 15 km, to the Marche Royale, a Nordic walking race with timing and placing.

Apart from its exceptional setting, the special feature of the Go Sport Running Tour of the Palace of Versailles is that it will be held over a mixed terrain of roads, paths, lawns and even paved areas. Runners of all ages and nationalities, members of athletic clubs or not, are invited to take part in this unique first experience.

Numerous entertaining and cultural attractions will be organised for the runners (and walkers!) and those accompanying them, dedicating this day to both sport and the exploration of the park and gardens of Versailles, and making the Go Sport Running Tour of the Palace of Versailles a day to enjoy with your family or friends as well as a sport challenge for individuals or groups.

Owing to the configuration of the places, the number of competitors is limited and registration is obligatory.

Circuits of the races, regulations, practical information, registrations... www.runningtourchateaudeversailles.com

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Due to Go Sport Running Tour of the palace of Versailles, the Estate will be closed to vehicles on Sunday 1st July 2012 from 8 am to 3 pm.Thank you for your understanding.

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