Discover the history of the Palace of Versailles and its characters in this illustrated video for young and old alike !
The characters of Versailles take the stage to tell you the history of the Palace from Louis XIII to today and retrace the significant events that shaped it. The opportunity for young and old to deepen their knowledge of Versailles or to prepare for a visit in a fun way.
(English subtitles are available)
For further information
To find out more about the history of the Palace, visit the history page.
You can also find all the content dedicated to children on the family page.
The characters of the video
"With the support of the State, but also of all the people who love Versailles, we are fighting. We hope to get through this difficult period without letting go of what makes the Estate’s core greatness, so that it continues to shine throughout the world ", Catherine Pégard, President.
Life of the estate
More than forty years after its last major restoration, the Royal Chapel is requiring an urgent intervention on the roof timbers, the roof and decorative lead work, the statues and the window frames and stained glass. Follow the live of the restoration of this architectural masterpiece.
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Take part in the history of the palace of Versailles by supporting a project that suits you: adopt a linden tree, contribute to the missions of the Palace or participate in the refurnishing of the royal apartments.I support Versailles
The official Palace of Versailles app.
The free application of the Palace offers audio tours to accompany your visit to the Estate (Palace, Gardens, Trianon Estate, etc.) as well as an interactive map.More information