Treasure of the Holy Sepulchre
Gifts from European royal courts to Jerusalem.
Versailles in Arras
Roulez carrosses ! in the musée des Beaux-Arts d'Arras
Exhibition at the Estate of Madame Elisabeth
Discover the forthcoming exhibitions of the palace of Versailles
Extraordinary Within Ordinary
Photography exhibition by Ahae at the Orangerie Hall
Shows at Versailles
Discover all the musical programme
Equestrian Show Academy
A centre for equestrian shows and training, directed by Bartabas
Centre de musique baroque
Missions and program for the musical season 2012 - 2013
Concerts, operas, masked ball, royal carrousel and contemporary art : discover the programme.
Catalogue of the publications of the palace of Versailles
Versailles in comic strip form
A co-edition palace of Versailles/Glénat
Trains evoking Versailles
Trains evoking the palace of Versailles
Palace History Gallery
Opening of the Palace History Gallery of Versailles
A year to celebrate Le Nôtre
In 2013, the Palace of Versailles is paying tribute to André Le Nôtre, the creator of the gardens.
Lire au jardin 2013
Reading in the Garden
Versailles the other visit
A web-documentary about the unknown objects of Versailles.
The Water Theatre grove
A contemporary garden for the Water Theatre grove
The acquisitions of the Palace
The last acquisitions of the palace of Versailles
Archaeology in Versailles
20 years of archaeological excavations in Versailles
Symposiums and workshops
The scientific activities of the Centre de recherche du château de Versailles
Restoration and refurnishing
Find out about restoration and refurnishing work under way at the palace of Versailles
Restoration of the Belvedere
Restoration of the Belvedere and the Rock in the Estate of Marie-Antoinette.
Official opening of the restored and refurnished Mercury Salon
Restoration of the Latona Fountain
The apartments of Mesdames
Re-opening of the the newly restored and refurnished apartments of Mesdames
For the 2012 – 2013 musical season, the Palace of Versailles will be hosting numerous operas, concerts and ballets in exceptional settings: the Royal Opera, the Hall of Mirrors, the Royal Chapel, the Hercules Salon and the Crusades Rooms.
This year, come to discover or rediscover great operas including Alessandro by Handel performed by Max Emanuel Cencic and Vivica Genaux and Le Bourgeois gentilhomme by Lully directed by Denis Podalydès in the Royal Opera of Versailles.
Concerts will throw new light on their setting in the Hall of Mirrors, such as the virtuoso recital given by Patricia Petibon, or in the Royal Chapel, with compositions by Mozart and Schubert conducted by Laurence Equilbey.
For Holy Week, sacred music will fill the Royal Chapel, such as the Te Deum by Lully and Charpentier and the Stabat Mater by Pergolese.
Lastly, ballet companies will take over the stage of the Royal Opera, such as the Béjart Ballet Lausanne which returns to Versailles and the Malandain Ballet Biarritz with Cinderella.