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Leisure and transports



Leisure and transports



 “Group” rates are available, notably for transportation:

- The Mini-Train
The farthest sites on the Estate are accessible without worrying about inclement weather or fatigue in a baroque musical atmosphere.

Complete itineraries: Palace North Terrace – Petit Trianon – Grand Trianon – Head of the Grand Canal (next to La Petite Venise) – Palace North Terrace
Return to the Palace (from the head of the Grand Canal or the Trianon Palaces)
Optionally, an audioguide giving historical comments (in French, English, German, Chinese, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Russian)
Return trip for groups:
Group rates: €5.90 (over 10 people – no private train hires)
Customised itineraries upon request

Information: +33 (0)1 39 54 22 00 or www.train-versailles.com

- Electric vehicles
A complete tour of the Estate at your own pace: explore the gardens, the Trianon Palaces and the Queen’s Hamlet, take a tour of the Grand Canal, etc.
Price: €32 an hour, a driving license must be presented
Information: +33 (0)1 39 66 97 66

Leisure activites

Leisure activites

Many leisure activities are available to visitors in the Park.

- Rowboats
A relaxing moment on the Grand Canal.
Price: €12 to €16
Information: +33 (0)1 39 66 97 66 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

- Bicycles
To visit the Park all the way to the Trianon Palaces.
3 rental spots:
- At the Grille de la Reine
- At the Grille St Antoine
- At the Grand Canal
Price: €5.50 to €19, depending on the duration
Information: +33 (0)1 39 66 97 66 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

- Segway tours
A guided outing to Marie-Antoinette’s Estate or around the Grand Canal.
Price: €35 for 1 hr – €55 for 2 hrs
Information: +33 (0)6 59 69 74 21



- On-line shop
The Palace of Versailles’ on-line shop offers a wide variety of products (decoration, arts of the table, cuisine, games and creative leisure activities, fashion and accessories, books, gourmet foods, etc.) related to the history of the Palace.
Visit the on-line shop’s website

- Librairie des Princes
Located in the South Ministers Wing (accessible without tickets): theme books (history, gardens, fine arts, youth, etc.), derived products and games.
Opening times: 1 Apr. – 31 Oct.: 9.30 am – 7 pm/1 Nov. – 31 Mar.: 9.30 am – 5.30 pm, closed on Mondays.
Information: +33 (0)1 30 97 71 12 - librairiedesprinces.com

- Boutique des Jardins
This shop is accessible through the Gardens or the Park (next to the La Petite Venise restaurant) and presents several collections of derived products, souvenirs and gifts designed on topics such as the gardens and Marie-Antoinette.
Opening times: open every day except Mondays, 1 May, 25 December and 1 January.
Information: +33 (0)1 39 63 28 81

- RMN sales outlets
At the end of the tour of the Grand Apartments, two shops sell derived products, pictures (posters, stationery, etc.), jewellery, arts of the table, souvenirs, audio-visuals (CD / DVD) and books.

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Contact Centre : professional line

+33 (1) 30 83 04 05

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