Created in the Great Stables of the Palace of Versailles in 2003, the National Equestrian Academy is a major innovation in the field of live entertainment. This high-level higher education institution attaches huge importance to passing on its expertise through equestrian shows, guided and unaccompanied tours.

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La Voie de l’Écuyer

Choreographed by Bartabas and the equestrians of the Académie équestre de Versailles, La Voie de l'écuyer - Opus 2022 illustrates the spirit and sensibility of the school-company, which has been based in the Grande Ecurie of the Palace of Versailles since 2003.

Based on the transmission of knowledge, the show sees the new class of equestrians evolve on new choreographies and revisit the emblematic tableaux of the Academy, such as the fencing on horseback, the ballet of sorayas with long reins, or the singing carousel.

The performance is followed by a free tour of the stables

All ages from 5 years old.

Unheated carousel.

Every weekend, Saturday at 6pm and Sunday at 3pm and some Wednesdays at 3pm during school holidays. During July and August, Sunday performances are exceptionally at 5pm.

Duration : 1 hour followed by a free tour of the stables.
Price : from 16 to 28 €.

Palace ticket + equestrian show

This ticket gives access to the Palace within half an hour of the chosen time and to the show of the Equestrian Academy of Versailles.

39,50 €


Passport 2 days + equestrian show

This ticket gives access to the whole of the Estate for 2 consecutive days and also to the Equestrian Show presented at the Equestrian Academy of Versailles.

44,50 €


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Groups welcome

For groups of more than 20 people, guided tours with a tour guide on request.

Contact the Academy : Charlotte De Smet on 01 39 02 62 75

The National Equestrian Academy of the Estate of Versailles


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