Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 May, high attendance.
If you want to visit the Palace, expect some waiting time.
We advise you to enjoy the Musical Fountains Show in the gardens all day long and to visit the estate of Trianon or the Coach gallery in the afternoon.

Due to an official visit, the whole Estate of Versailles will be closed on Monday 29 May 2017.
Parking will be forbidden on the Place d'Armes and around the Palace and the Royal Stables.

Ticket holders for the Fêtes Galantes will be able to enter through the Gate of Honor from 6:30 pm (access to the car park on the Place d'Armes through the central drive from 6 pm).


  • Only single guided tours insure your group a direct slot for a tour and authorizes your guide to speak up to your group in the Museum during the tour.
  • Read our advice before your tour.
  • The Palace is open every day except Mondays from 9.00 am, but the Estate of Trianon and the Coach Gallery open in the afternoon.
  • The Gardens and the Park are open everyday. On days with Musical Fountains Show or Musical Gardens, access to the Gardens is free only for children under 6.

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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

16°C - 22°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 symmetry

Open from 8:00 am to 8:30 pmMusical Fountains Shows

The Royal Stables

The Coach Gallery

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

Featured offers

Self-guided tours

Are included:

• No-queue access to the visit for your group

• Speaking rights for your own guide, teachers or holders of the card “relais culturels”

• Access to differents spaces : the State Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors…

Free for school groups,
groups handicap,
social sector groups

From 13€

Guided tours

Are included:

• 1h30 with a tour guide from the Palace of Versailles

• Audio system

• Access to differents spaces : the State Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors… and spaces closed to the public

• After the visit, access to all the spaces open to the public

75€ for school groups

25€ for groups handicap,
social sector groups


Prestige tours

Are included:

• 1h30 with a tour guide from the Palace of Versailles

• Tailor-made, outside the tours open to the public

• Personalized reception with access to the cour d’Honneur by vehicle

• After the visit, access to the space open to the public and to Grandes Eaux Fountain Display and Musical Gardens

• During public opening hours


Special after-hours tours

Are included:

• Tailor-made with a tour guide from the Palace of Versailles

• Outside of public opening hours

• Tours of the main areas of the Palace: the State Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors, the Royal Opera House, the Royal Chapel…

Possibilities of space rental

Price on request