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Fountains Shows and Musical Gardens

The Musical Fountains Shows 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.

On Saturdays and Sundays from 1 April to 29 October 2017, on Tuesdays from 23 May to 27 June 2017 as well as on some additional dates (Friday 14 April 2017, Thursday 25 May 2017, Friday 14 July 2017, Tuesday 15 August 2017).

BOOK A PASSPORT TICKET More info

Passport Ticket
1 day : €27

2 days : €30
covering the Musical Fountains Show, the visit to the Palace, the Trianon palaces and the Estate of Marie-Antoinette.

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

 

Musical Fountains Show Ticket: €9.5
covering the gardens and the Musical Fountains Show.
Reduced price*: €8. Group price*: €7.75.
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.

> Groves open from 9am to 7pm (except on days when the Gardens close at 5:30PM)
> Musical displays from 10am to 7pm
> Water displays from 11am to noon and from 3:30pm to 5pm, tuesdays from 11am to noon and from 2:30pm to 4pm
> Mirror Fountain : water display every 10 minutes from 10am to 7pm
> Water Theater Grove : water display every 15 minutes from 10am to 7pm
> The Neptune Fountain : Water display at 5:20PM (except on Tuesdays)

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 4 April to 16 May and Tuesdays from 4 July to 31 October 2017, as well as Fridays from 31 March to 27 October 2017.

BOOK A PASSPORT TICKET More info

Passport Ticket:
1-day : €27

2-day : €30
covering the Musical Gardens, the visit to the Palace, the Trianon palaces and the Estate of Marie-Antoinette.

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

Musical Gardens Ticket: €8.5
covering the gardens and the Musical Gardens.
Reduced price*: €7.5. Group price*: €7.25. 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.

Groves open from 9am to 7pm and music plays from 10am to 7pm (17:30 on 31 March, 30 June, 7 July and 31 October 2017)

 

Mirror Fountain : water display every 10 minutes from 10am to 7pm
Water Theater Grove : water display every 15 minutes from 10am to 7pm


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 17 June to 16 September 2017.

BOOK ONLINE More info

Fountains Night Show Ticket: €26
Reduced price*: €22. Group price*: €22. Free admission* for certain visitors.

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

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

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 17 June to 16 September 2017.

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

BOOK ONLINE More info
Single ticket:
The Royal Serenade: € 24

Reduced price *: €21. Group price*: €21. Free admission* for certain visitors.

On-line booking 
  Combined ticket: 
The Royal Serenade + Fountains Night Show: €42
Reduced price*: €35. Group price*: €35. Free admission* for certain visitors.

On-line booking 

Free admission and reductions

On Fountain Show days and on Musical Garden days, check if you are entitled to free admission before accessing the Gardens.

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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).

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).

Anti-terrorist security plan To ensure the safety of our visitors

the Palace of Versailles is strictly applying security measures decided by the French authorities.

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Large luggage Due to the anti-terrorist security plan :

Visitors with large baggage items are not admitted on the Estate (exceeding 55x35x25 cm)

Open gates Due to the anti-terrorist security plan:

some gates are closed or have their opening hours modified.

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