To visit the palace, groups are advised to enter the estate (Palace, Gardens, ...) by the Chapel Gate

USEFUL INFORMATION FOR YOUR VISIT

  • The Palace opens at 9am every day except Mondays, but the Trianon Estate and the Gallery of Coaches are only open in the afternoons.
  • Only single guided tours assures 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 advices before your tour.
  • Gardens and Park are open everyday. Access to the Gardens is not free when musical fountain shows takes place.

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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

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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 Gardens

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

365€

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

800€

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