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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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Venue of performances / Opéra Royal

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Venue of performances / Royal Chapel

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Performing arts at Versailles




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

Shows at the Palace

During the new musical season, the Palace of Versailles will be hosting a range of operas, concerts and ballets in exceptional settings: The Royal Opera, the Hall of Mirrors, the Royal Chapel, the Hercules salon and the Orangerie.

This year marks the 300th anniversary of Louis XIV's death and two themes celebrates the music of his reign and the one composed for the funerals of kings.

This autumn, Sir John Eliot Gardiner will give 6 exceptional concerts for his "Voyage d'automne à Versailles".

In February, Raphaël Pichon will celebrates the 10th anniversary of his ensemble "Pygmalion" by recreating Orfeo by Rossi, the first opera played in France.

This season, William Christie and the "Arts Florissants" will present three programmes illustrating the prettiest aspects of its talent.

Shows at the Royal Stables

On Saturdays and Sundays, the Academy proposes its repertory show La Voie de l’écuyer, which is presented in a new revamped version each year, combining the art of dressage, song, artistic fencing, Kyudo – Japanese archery – and dance.

Apart from its presence in Versailles, the Academy also presents La Voie de l’écuyer around France and abroad. The troupe likewise puts on original shows, usually in untypical venues and in collaboration with artistes from very varied horizons.

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