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Château de Versailles
Place d'Armes - 78000 Versailles

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Attack Alert

Attack Alert

Following the terror attacks in Paris on Friday, November 13, 2015 and to ensure the safety of our visitors, the Palace of Versailles is strictly applying the security measures decided by the French authorities.

The Palace is open. 

It is strongly recommended not to bring suitcases and luggage to the museum. Only luggage not exceeding 55cmx35cmx20cm will be accepted.

Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience and delay which may be caused by the extra security checks at the entrances.

Entry to the Palace

If you do not have a ticket when you arrive and you are not entitled to free admission, go first to the ticket office and then to Entrance A of the Palace (reserved for individual visitors).

If you have reserved your ticket via the Internet (and you have printed it out at home) or if you are entitled to free admission (documentary proof required), go directly to Entrance A of the Palace.

To visit only the Trianon palaces and the estate of Marie-Antoinette, go directly to the entrance to these places.

Entry to the Trianon palaces and the estate of Marie-Antoinette

Entry to the Trianon palaces and the estate of Marie-Antoinette

You can enter the Trianon palaces and the estate of Marie-Antoinette either by going first through the Palace via the Grille d'Honneur gate, or directly via the Queen’s gate or the Saint Anthony gate. Anti terrorist security plan : only the gate of Honor and the Queen's gate are open. Find the gates on the interactive map.

Map showing the entrances to the Trianon palaces and the estate of Marie-Antoinette

Some bus services stop at these gates: / Horaires / Trajet

Reception desk for guided tours

The reception desk for guided tours is in the North Ministers Wing.

If you have reserved a guided tour on our online ticket office, check the starting-point of this visit on your ticket and go directly to the place indicated.

By train:

By train:

To get to the palace of Versailles, make sure to buy two tickets (two-way trip) to "Versailles Château Rive Gauche" or a pass (Navigo, Mobilis or Paris Visit) inclding zones 1-4 if you come frome Paris. T+ ticket is not valid for this journey.

SNCF Trains
Arrive at Versailles Chantiers station from Paris Montparnasse
Arrive at Versailles Rive Droite station from Paris Saint Lazare

Train schedule on

By Coach Versailles Express

By Coach Versailles Express

Versailles Express offers transfers to the Palace of Versailles from the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Tuesday to Sunday: two departures per day at 8 am (back at 12:30) and 2 pm (back at 6 pm).

Transfer from Paris with a pickup in Port de la Bourdonnais (Parking of Bateaux Parisiens, at the foot of the Eiffel Tower).

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By car

By car

A13 motorway, exit Versailles Centre
Paying car park at the Place d’Armes, Allée de Bailly, Grand Trianon and Petit Trianon.

GPS direction of the Palace of Versailles :

Queen's State Apartment

Closing of the Queen's State Apartment from 5th January 2016, see the new visitor tour

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Interactive map Interactive map

Discover and locate the main places and practical services of the Palace and Estate.

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and find them along with pictures of visitors since 1900 on the website

The Photos-Souvenir website