useful information for your visit

  • The Palace is open every day except on Mondays from 9:00 am, but the estate of Trianon and the Coach Gallery only open in the afternoon.
  • The Gardens and the Park are open everyday. Access to the Gardens is free except on days with Musical Fountains Show or Musical Gardens. Children under 6 have free access to the Gardens everyday.
  • To make the most of your visit at Versailles, plan to spend a full day in the estate. Read our advices to better organize your visit. 
  • Guided tours allow you to visit otherwise closed rooms and then to directly join free visit routes. 

Read the FAQ Conditions for free admission 

Getting to the Palace

Place d’Armes, 78000 Versailles

Get there

Opening times & Access

To ensure the anti-terrorist security plan, opening hours of the gates have changed, every bag or vehicle is controlled upon access and large baggage items are not admitted on the Estate (exceeding 55x35x25 cm).
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Opening hours

13°C - 29°C

The Palace

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

Open from 9:00 am to 6:30 pmAttendance: high

The estate of Trianon

A place of intimacy

Open from 12:00 pm to 6:30 pmAttendance: average

The Gardens

The art of perspective

Open from 8:00 am to 8:30 pm

The Royal Stables

The Coach Gallery

Open from 12:30 pm to 6:30 pmAttendance: average

Visit the estate

Passport

Are included:

Starting from 20€

2-day Passport

Are included:

Starting from 25€

Estate of Trianon ticket

Are included:

the estate of Trianon

the temporary exhibitions in the Grand Trianon

the Coach Gallery 

Full price 12€

"A year in Versailles" card

Are included:

illimited access to the Estate of Versailles

+ skip the line access to the Palace

many reductions on site and with our partners

Starting from 50€

News

From 27 March to 30 October 2018 / The Gardens

Fountains Shows and Musical Gardens

From 27 March to 30 October 2018, 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 Fountains Night shows.

Shows

All shows

The 2018-2019 musical season

The Palace of Versailles presents many operas, concerts, gala evening and ballets in some of its exceptional sites: the Royal Opera and the Royal Chapel. Discover the 2018-2019 musical season programme of Château de Versailles Spectacles’ 10th season since the reopening of the Royal Opera in 2009.

Equestrian Show

Equestrian Show

Program of the National
Equestrian Academy of Versailles

Shows, visits and guided tours: discover the program of the National Equestrian Academy for the 2017-2018 season.

Exhibition

From June to September 2018

Jean Cotelle (1646-1708) Gardens and gods

From June to September 2018, an exhibition dedicated to Jean Cotelle the Younger will be on display at the Grand Trianon. The exhibition will feature some 120 works,paintings, drawings, engravings, miniatures and sculptures from public and private collections.

Facilities

The Palace offers a whole set of services on site

Tous les services
Patronage Token

Patronage Token

Make a 5€ donation and join the community of Versailles patrons. Offer it to your loved ones as well!

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