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Spectacles and Fountain Shows

Entertainment events bring the atmosphere of the Palace of Versailles’ grand festivities back to life. They take place in the gardens or at the Palace.

Musical season

Musical season

Year round, a series of concerts, operas, recitals and ballets are presented in the most beautiful areas of the Palace: the Royal Opera, the Royal Chapel and the Hall of Mirrors, with ambitious projects by the greatest international baroque music artists such as Jordi Savall, William Christie and Franco Fagioli.

Practical information

Full price: Prices may vary depending on the show and the desired category
Group rates are available for the purchase of 10 tickets or more

Reservations required:
- By e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Option confirmed 1 month before the show date

Information: at +33 (0)1 30 83 74 44

Musical Fountains Shows and Musical Gardens

Musical Fountains Shows and Musical Gardens

On Musical Gardens days, visitors can explore the groves, exceptionally open to the public, to the sounds of baroque music. On Musical Fountains Show days, the water spraying from the fountains add to these baroque sounds.
Paid entrance to the gardens on Fountain Shows and Musical Gardens days.

Practical information

Full price: €9 for Musical Fountains Shows / €8 for Musical Gardens
Adult group rates: €7.50 for Musical Fountains Shows / €7 for Musical Gardens
Group rates are available for the purchase of 30 tickets or more (dated tickets).
Undated tickets are available for the purchase of 100 tickets.
Fountain Shows and Musical Gardens are included in the “Self-guided tour of the Grand Apartments + Passport” tickets.

Purchase methods:
- By telephone at +33 (0)1 30 83 74 44
- By e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
- On site the same day starting at 9 am, at the Groups window at the entrance to the gardens (only for dated tickets).

Payment:
Dated tickets
: credit card, cheque or cash. Administrative vouchers and money orders are not accepted.
Undated tickets: upon receipt of payment, tickets are sent by post (plan for 15 days for delivery – shipping fees per group of 500 tickets: €5.50 in Metropolitan France, €11 abroad). Paid tickets cannot be picked up on site.

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Free access to the gardens:
Groups can visit the gardens as they please.
• In the low season (1 November to 31 March): daily
• In the high season (1 April to 31 October): EXCLUDING Fountain Shows and Musical Gardens days

Fountains Night Shows and the Royal Serenade

Fountains Night Shows and the Royal Serenade

At nightfall, Louis XIV's gardens become a surprising visual and sound tour. Visitors can explore the fountains and groves with their water and light in a colourful presentation, ending with dazzling fireworks. Just before, a 40-minute tour can be taken through the King’s Grand Apartments with the Dance Company for a Royal Serenade.

Practical information

Full price: €24 for Fountains Night Shows / €39 for the combined ticket with the Royal Serenade
Adult group rates: €20 for Fountains Night Shows / €33 for the combined ticket with the Royal Serenade
Group rates are available for the purchase of 30 tickets or more (dated tickets).
Undated tickets available with the purchase of 100 tickets or more.

Purchase methods:
- By telephone at +33 (0)1 30 83 74 44
- By e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
- On site the same day starting at 2 pm, at the Groups window at the entrance to the gardens (only for dated tickets).

Payment:
Dated tickets: credit card, cheque or cash. Administrative vouchers and money orders are not accepted.
Undated tickets: upon receipt of payment, tickets are sent by post (plan for 15 days for delivery – shipping fees per group of 500 tickets: €5.50 in Metropolitan France, €11 abroad). Paid tickets cannot be picked up on site.

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Versailles Festival

Versailles Festival

 

Shows are presented in the magnificent setting of the Orangerie gardens, with concerts, ballets, recitals and a new edition of Kamel Ouali’s Grand Masked Ball.

 

Practical information

Full price: Prices may vary depending on the show and the desired category
Group rates are available for the purchase of 10 tickets or more

Reservations required:
- By e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Option confirmed 1 month before the show date

Information: at +33 (0)1 30 83 74 44

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