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Access

Access

Access

- Parking in front of the Palace
The car park on the Place d’Armes, located opposite the Palace, is open 24-hours-a-day and free parking spots (upon presentation of proof of eligibility) are reserved exclusively for you.
You can park or be dropped off near entrance B, in the Palace’s Cour d’Honneur, upon presentation of a disability card or a GIC/GIG (civilian or military disability) paper.

- Parking in the Park
You can also access the Park through the Estate’s different gates (Grille de la Reine and Grille Saint Antoine). An alleyway is reserved to coach parking near the Grand Canal. Parking areas for individual cars are available near the Grand Canal, at the Grand Trianon, the Petit Trianon and the Queen’s Hamlet
You can also access the Park under the same conditions (free of charge upon presentation of proof of eligibility) to be dropped off or park near the Grand Canal, in front of the Grand Trianon, Petit Trianon or Marie-Antoinette’s Hamlet.
Access to the Park is possible through the Grille de la Reine or Grille Saint Antoine.

Practical information

- Entrance
A central pedestrian trail from the Grille d’Honneur gives you easier access to the Royal Gate and till entrance A.
Access for guide dogs and animal educators accompanying disabled people is authorised upon presentation of proof of eligibility.
Entrance A is reserved to individual visitors with tickets or beneficiaries of free admission.
Entrance B is for groups who have reserved a visit or an activity.

Itineraries

Itineraries

Discover the itineraries accessible to disabled visitors.

Total access:
- Palace: Entrance B (non-motorised wheelchair loans) for access to the Apartments of Mesdames and the lift to the King and Queen’s Grand Apartments itinerary (including the Hall of Mirrors, the Salon de l’Oeil-de-Bœuf, the King’s Chamber and the Council Study).
- Palace: Entrance H near the Chapel vestibule for access to the Palace History Gallery (which provides visually impaired people with a touch-sensitive device), the Grand Apartments and the temporary exhibition.
- The Grand Trianon.
- The ground floor of the Petit Trianon.

Partial access
:
- The Park
- Marie-Antoinette’s Estate and gardens

Pick up your tickets at the palace

Pick up your tickets at the palace

  • ACCESS TO THE PALACE

FOR INDIVIDUALS:
If you do not have a ticket when you arrive and you are not eligible for free admission, go first to the ticket desk and then, if your disability allows, go to Palace Entrance A (reserved to individuals) or Entrance H.
If you have reserved your ticket on line (and you have printed it out at home) or if you are eligible for free admission (proof of eligibility required), go directly to Palace Entrance A or H.

 

FOR GROUPS:
For self-guided tours
On the day of your visit, if you have confirmation of your reservation, go to Entrance B (reserved for groups) at the time indicated with the original of your signed commitment document to obtain your tickets before your visit.

For a guided tour or a discovery activity
On the day of your visit or activity, if you have confirmation of your reservation, you should go to the North Ministers Wing with the original of your signed commitment document to obtain your tickets before your visit.

  • RECEPTION FOR GUIDED TOURS FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC

Reception for guided tours is located in the North Ministers Wing.
If you have booked a guided tour on our on-line ticket site, check where your tour begins on your ticket and go directly to the location indicated.

 

Pick up your tickets for the trianon palaces and marie-antoinette’s estate

Pick up your tickets for the trianon palaces and marie-antoinette’s estate

Reminder: The Trianon Palaces and Marie-Antoinette’s Estate open at 12 pm.

FOR INDIVIDUALS:
To go to the Trianon Palaces and Marie-Antoinette’s Estate, it is recommended that you go to the Park directly through the Grille de la Reine or Grille Saint Antoine. Some Versailles city bus lines run by these Grilles: www.phebus.tm.fr

FOR GROUPS:
For a guided tour, a discovery activity or a self-guided tour
On the day of your visit, if you have confirmation of your reservation, go directly to the Grand or Petit Trianon with the original of your signed commitment document to obtain your tickets before your visit.

Pick up your tickets for the gardens

Pick up your tickets for the gardens

FOR INDIVIDUALS:
Caution, on Fountain Shows and Musical Gardens days, there is an entrance fee for the gardens. Tickets can be purchased directly at the desks located at the entrance to the gardens.

FOR GROUPS:
There is a fee for certain activities in the gardens during the high season on Fountain Show and Musical Gardens days. Groups that have reserved activities or visits in the gardens (indicated by a * in the programme) must buy tickets at the ticket desks located at the entrance to the gardens before starting the activity or visit.

Reception for guided tours for the general public

Reception for guided tours for the general public

Reception for guided tours is located in the North Ministers Wing.
If you have booked a guided tour on our on-line ticket site, check where your tour begins on your ticket and go directly to the location indicated.

WELCOME interactive map

WELCOME interactive map

Alongside the website, “Welcome” provides you with information before and during your visit, helping you to find your way around the Estate’s sites and services.
Based on an interactive map, this site answers the 150 most frequently asked questions. Compatible with tablets and smartphones, and accessible with a 3G connection, this site can be accessed everywhere at all times.

Further information on www.bienvenue.chateauversailles.fr/en/accueil

Opening times

Opening times

You can find all the information on opening hours and on how to get to the Estate of Versailles on the dedicated pages.
As a reminder, the Palace, the Trianon Palaces and Marie-Antoinette’s Estate are closed on Mondays. The gardens and the Park are open every day.

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