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Fountains Shows and Musical Gardens

The Musical Fountains Show takes place every week-end from April to October.

Musical Fountains Show

Set out to explore the fountains and groves with their water features spouting to the rhythm of music. Several circuits are available to enable you to enjoy the numerous masterpieces of the gardens or lead you to their most secret spots.

Saturdays and Sundays from 5 April to 26 October 2014, Tuesdays from 20 May to 24 June 2014 as well as on some additional dates (Friday 18 April, Thursday 8 May, Thursday 29 May and Friday 15 August 2014).

The fountains are activated at weekends and on public holidays from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 3:30 to 5:00 pm (Neptune Fountain from 5:20 to 5:30 pm). Also on Tuesdays and on 29 March from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 2:30 to 4:00 pm.

Passport Ticket: €25
covering the Musical Fountains Show, the visit to the Palace, the Trianon palaces and the Estate of Marie-Antoinette.

On-line booking or purchased on the spot (at the Palace ticket offices).

 

Musical Fountains Show Ticket: €9
covering the gardens and the Musical Fountains Show.
Reduced price*: €7. Group price*: €7.5.
Free admission* for certain visitors.

On-line booking or purchased on the spot (at the entrance to the gardens).

NB: if you benefit from a free admission to the Palace, you only need to buy a ticket for the Musical Fountains Show.

Musical Gardens

To enjoy the gardens in fine weather, the groves and other preserved areas of the gardens are accessible on certain Tuesdays from April to October for a musical promenade: a chance to discover some of the finest features or the French-style formal gardens designed by André Le Nôtre.

Tuesdays from 1 April to 13 May as well as Tuesdays from 1st July to 28 October 2014.

Music plays from 10:00 am to 6:30 pm.

Passport Ticket: €25
covering the Musical Gardens, the visit to the Palace, the Trianon palaces and the Estate of Marie-Antoinette.

On-line booking or purchased on the spot (at the Palace ticket offices).
 

Musical Gardens Ticket: €8
covering the gardens and the Musical Gardens.
Reduced price*: €7. Group price*: €7. Free admission* for certain visitors.

On-line booking or purchased on the spot (at the entrance to the gardens).


NB: if you benefit from a free admission to the Palace, you only need to buy a ticket for the Musical Gardens.

The Fountains Night Show

When night falls, the gardens are transformed to offer a stunning visual and musical treat as fountains and groves come alive with colourful and dramatic lighting effects. This year once more, lighting and stage-effects artists will light up the gardens and display their surprising installations to the strollers: water features in the Mirror Fountain, lasers streaking across the dark in the Colonnade Grove and the fireworks display in front of the Grand Canal by the Groupe F to conclude the evening’s entertainment.

Every Saturday from 21 June to 13 September 2014.

Water features from 8:30 to 10:40 pm. The fireworks display starts at around 10:50 pm.


Fountains Night Show Ticket: €24

Reduced price*: €20. Group price*: €20. Free admission* for certain visitors.

On-line booking or purchased on the spot (at the entrance to the gardens).

The Royal Serenade of the Hall of Mirrors

The Royal Serenade of the Hall of Mirrors

Just before the Fountains Night Show, the musicians and dancers of the Compagnie Baroque await you to join in a French-style ball in the sumptuous setting of the Hall of Mirrors.

Every Saturday from 21 June to 13 September 2014.

Departures at 6:30, 6:50, 7:10, 7:30 and 7:50.

Single ticket:
The Royal Serenade: €17

Reduced price *: €10. Group price*: €15. Free admission* for certain visitors.
  Combined ticket:
The Royal Serenade + Fountains Night Show: €39
Reduced price*: €28. Group price*: €33. Free admission* for certain visitors.


On-line booking

Free admission and reductions

Tickets to the Musical Fountains Show, Fountains Night Show and Musical Gardens
* Reduced price: visitors aged 6 to 17, students, holders of the family reduction card, people with reduced mobility and their guide, subscribers to “A Year in Versailles” (Fountains Night Show).
* Group price: groups from 30 people upwards (specific prices for school groups).

Free admission
* Children aged 0 to 5, members of the Société des Amis de Versailles, subscribers to “A Year in Versailles” (Musical Fountain show and Musical Gardens only).

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