During the holiday season,chance of high attendance. If you want to visit the Palace, expect some waiting time.
We advise you to enjoy the gardens all day long and to visit the estate of Trianon or the Coach gallery in the afternoon.

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.
  • To avoid waiting time at the audioguide desk, download now the free mobile app with all audioguides and information about you visit
  • The Gardens and the Park are open everyday. Access to the Gardens is free.
  • 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. 
  • Download the audioguide of the Palace and the Estate of Trianon included in the Palace of Versailles App. Download the multimedia visit of the Gardens included in the Gardens of Versailles App.

Read the FAQ Conditions for free admission 

Getting to the Palace

Place d’Armes, 78000 Versailles

Check out the interactive map Bienvenue à 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

0°C - 8°C

The Palace

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

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

The estate of Trianon

A place of intimacy

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

The Gardens

The art of perspective

Open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

The Royal Stables

The Coach Gallery

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

Visit the estate


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€



6 October 2018 - 3 February 2019 / The Palace

Louis Philippe and Versailles

From 6 October 2018 to 4 February 2019, the Palace of Versailles will be holding a major exhibition devoted for the first time to Louis Philippe I and his decision to convert the former royal residence of Versailles into a museum dedicated to the history of France, inaugurated in 1837.


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.


From October 16 2018 to February 17 2019

Sugimoto versailles

For its eleventh exhibition of contemporary art, the Palace of Versailles invites the Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto this autumn in a new emblematic place. The Japanese artist will invest the gardens of the estate of Trianon inviting art, architecture and performance.


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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