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8°C - 12°C

Wednesday 22 February

Attendance: average

Children's activities
Exhibitions
Guided tours
Shows

The estate

Opening hours

8°C - 12°C

The Palace

From the seat of power to a museum of the history of France

Open from 9:00am to 5:30pmAttendance: average

The estate of Trianon

A place of intimacy

Open from 12:00pm to 5:30pmAttendance: low

The Gardens

The art of symmetry

Open from 8:00am to 6:00pm

The Royal Stables

The Coach gallery

Open from 12:30pm to 5:30pmAttendance: low

Today's events

Except if otherwise indicated, the meeting point for guided tours is at the welcome desk is in the North Ministers’ Wing.

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During guided tours, a speaker of the Palace, opens to you the doors of less known locations otherwise closed to the visitors.

For individuals : the tour price is in addition to the admission price. The tours are free for children under 10 years old.

For groups : there is a global price for all the participants including the admission price. Mandatory booking, as early as 3 months before the day of the visit (on the first working day in the month).

For school groups : Consult the specific booking conditions.

Themed tours during the holidays to explore in a playful way the collections and the exhibitions.

You will be guided by a mediator, a plastic artist or a comedian.

Show in the Palace, access through entrance B.

Shows in the Gardens, access through the Princes courtyard.

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All year long, concerts, operas, ballets... in famous places of the Palace: the Royal Opera and the Royal Chapel.

From April to October, on most Tuesdays, Fridays and week-ends, enjoy the Musical Fountains Shows and the Musical Gardens.

 

Louis XIV at Versailles

In 1682, Louis XIV and his Court moved to the Palace of Versailles, a symbol of his power. The decoration of his apartments and the story of his journey shed light on the personality of this absolute sovereign, a man of taste and a passionate art lover.

Tour in French

Duration: approximately 1h30

This price is in addition to the admission price

7 € Book online

Hidden areas

Secret doors, small pathways, very private appartments... the Palace has some hidden places where the sovereigns liked to withdraw in order to escape the burdens of the Court. Another history of Versailles, surprising and intimate, is written in these unknown places.

Tour in French

Duration: approximately 1h30

This price is in addition to the admission price

7 € Book online

Marie-Antoinette at Trianon

In 1774, the Queen received the Petit Trianon as a gift from Louis XVI. The Estate became her own kingdom. Free from official etiquette, she created a world that better suited her personality and the fashions of the time.

Tour in French

Duration: approximately 1h30

This price is in addition to the admission price

7 € Book online

Festivities and Entertainment at Court

As a political monarch, King Louis XIV took “grand entertainment” to the height of magnificence, making Versailles a venue for monumental, extraordinary and fantastical parties and shows. Each of his successors maintained the tradition of splendid, creative shows in their own way, according to their own tastes and the fashions of the time.

Tour in French

Duration: approximately 1h30

This price is in addition to the admission price

7 € Book online