Info Coronavirus: the Palace, museum and Estate of Versailles are closed. As announced by the French Minister of Culture, The Palace prepares the reopening for the 6th of June 2020. All information will be published soon. 

From April 4th to November 1st 2020, enjoy the Musical Fountains Shows and the Musical Gardens in the Gardens and the groves open for the occasion. During summer, every Saturday night discover the Gardens of Versailles differently with the Night Fountains Shows. 

INFO CORONAVIRUS

The Musical Fountain Shows and the Musical Gardens are suspended until further notice.

 

Fountains shows offer in one look

The musical fountains show

Set out to explore the fountains and groves with their water features spouting to the rhythm of music. Several circuits are available to enable you to enjoy the numerous masterpieces of the Gardens or lead you to their most secret spots.

DATES

            - On Tuesdays from May 19th to June 23rd 2020
            - On Saturdays and Sundays from April 4th to November 1st 2020
            - On some additional dates (April 10th, May 8th and 21st, July 14th 2020)

CHOOSE YOUR TICKET:
The Passports or the Musical Fountains Show ticket

               - PASSPORT tickets:
                              The Passport: €27
                              The Passport with timed entry: €27 / reduced rate: €10*
                              The 2-day Passport: €30

All Passport tickets grant admission to the whole Estate: the Palace, the Gardens, the Trianon Estate, the Park and the Coach Gallery.

*If you benefit from free admission for the Palace and the Trianon Estate, the reduced rate of the Passport with timed entry allows access to the Musical Fountains Shows or the Musical Gardens, and a priority access to the Palace (according to the schedule).

Book a Passport ticket

                 - The MUSICAL FOUNTAINS SHOW ticket
To only access the Gardens
, buy only tickets for the Musical Fountains Show: €9,50 (rate available on presale only).

Available online, by phone at +33 1 30 83 78 89 or on site, at the entrance of the Gardens: from the Palace by the Princes’ Courtyard or from the Park by the Little Venice Gate.

Book a Musical Fountains Show ticket

FREE ADMISSION

On days of Musical Fountains Shows or Musical Gardens, the entrance to the Gardens is free only for children from 0 to 5 years old.

OPENING HOURS AND WATER DISPLAYS TIMETABLE

Timetable of the Musical Fountains shows

Groves open from 9 am to 7 pm
Musical displays from 10 am to 7 pm

Saturdays of Night Fountains Show, Saturday May 23th, Sunday October 25th, Saturday October 31st and Sunday November 1st 2020. 

Every Saturday and Sunday from April 4th to November 1st 2020.
Every Tuesday from May 19th to June 23th 2020.

Some exceptionnal dates:

  • Friday April 10th 2020
  • Friday May 8th 2020
  • Thursday May 21st 2020
  • Tuesday July 14th 2020
    Water displays

    Weekends and public holidays :

    • Water display from 11 am to 12 am, and from 3.30 pm to 5 pm.
    • Mirror Pool: water display every 10 minutes from 10 am to 7 pm.
    • Water Theater Grove: water display every 15 minutes from 10 am to 7 pm.
    • Neptune Fountain: water display every 15 minutes from 10 am to 5 pm, and then from 5.45 pm to 6.45 pm.
    • The finale of the show at the Neptune Fountain takes place from 5.20 pm to 5.30 pm.

    Tuesdays and Friday April 10th 2020 :

    • Water display from 11 am to 12 am, and then from 2.30 pm to 4 pm.
    • Mirror Pool: water display every 10 minutes from 10 am to 7 pm.
    • Water Theater Grove: water display every 15 minutes from 10 am to 7 pm.
    • Neptune Fountain: water display every 15 minutes from 10 am to 6.45 pm.

    The Musical gardens

    Enjoy a musical walk during summer: a moment of discovery, in the heart of the French gardens, to discover the groves which are exceptionally open to the public (no water displays of fountains).

    DATES

             - On Tuesdays from April 7th to May 12th 2020 and from June 30th to October 27th 2020 (except on July 14th, day of Musical Fountains Show)
               - On Fridays from April 3rd to October 30th 2020 (except Fridays April 10th and May 8th, days of Musical Fountains Show)

    CHOOSE YOUR TICKET:
    The Passports or the Musical Gardens ticket

                   - PASSPORT tickets:
                                  The Passport: €27
                                  The Passport with timed entry: €27 / reduced rate: €10*
                                  The 2-day Passport: €30

    All Passport tickets grant admission to the whole Estate: the Palace, the Gardens, the Trianon Estate, the Park and the Coach Gallery.

    *If you benefit from free admission for the Palace and the Trianon Estate, the reduced rate of the Passport with timed entry allows access to the Musical Fountains Shows or the Musical Gardens, and a priority access to the Palace (according to the schedule).

    Book a Passport ticket

                   - The MUSICAL GARDENS ticket
    To only access the Gardens
    , buy only tickets for the Musical Gardens: €8,50 (rate available on presale only).

    Available online, by phone at +33 1 30 83 78 89 or on site, at the entrance of the Gardens: from the Palace by the Princes’ Courtyard or from the Park by the Little Venice Gate.

    FREE ACCESS

    On days of Musical Fountains shows or Musical Gardens, the entrance to the Gardens is free only for children from 0 to 5 years old

    OPENING HOURS AND TIMETABLE FOR THE MUSICAL GARDENS

    Timetable for the Musical Gardens
    • Groves open from 9 am to 7 pm
    • Musical displays from 10 am to 7 pm

    Fridays 3rd & 10th of July, Tuesday 27th and Friday 30th of October 2020: closing at 5.30 pm.

    Water displays
    • Water Theater Grove: water display from 10 am to 7 pm.
    • Mirror Fountain: water display every 10 minutes from 10 am to 7 pm.
    • The Neptune Fountain: water display every 15 minutes from 10 am to 6.45 pm.

    Fountains shows offer in one look

    the night fountains show

    When night falls, the Gardens are transformed to offer a stunning visual and musical treat as fountains and groves come alive with colourful and dramatic lighting effects. This year once more, lighting and stage-effects artists will light up the gardens and display their surprising installations to the strollers: water features in the Mirror Fountain, lasers streaking across the dark in the Colonnade Grove and the fireworks display in front of the Grand Canal by the Groupe F to conclude the evening’s entertainment.

    Every Saturday from June 13th to September 19th 2020
    From 8.30pm to 10.40pm and fireworks from 10.50pm to 11.05pm (water displays from 8.30pm to 10.45pm)

    Book a Night Fountains Show ticket

    Timetable and water displays

    The Grand Perspective : music and fountains play from 8.30 pm to 11.05 pm. 
    Groves : music and fountains play from 8.35 pm to 10.45 pm. 
    Final fireworks from 10.50 pm to 11.05 pm.

    Fountains shows offer in one look

    The royal Serenade

    After the Musical Fountains Shows or before the Night Fountains Shows, the musicians and dancers of the Compagnie Baroque await you to join in a French-style ball in the sumptuous setting of the Hall of Mirrors.

    Every Saturday from June 13th to September 19th 2020
    Departures at 6.30pm, 6.50pm, 7.10pm, 7.30pm and 7.50pm

    Book a Royal Serenade ticket

    Fountains shows offer in one look

    Opening times of the Gardens

    The Gardens are open every day and all year from 8.00am.
    They close at 6pm in low season (1st November to 31st March).
    They close at 8.30pm in high season (1st April to 31st October) with exceptional closing times to prepare the Fountains Night Shows and special other dates:

    • Exceptional closing times at 5.30pm on Saturdays with Night fountain shows (from June 13th  to September 19th)Saturday 23rd May, Fridays 3thand 10th July, Sunday 25th October, Tuesday 27th October, Friday 30th October, Saturday 31stand Sunday 1st November 2020.

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