The Palace and Estate of Versailles are open. In order to welcome visitors in the best conditions, precautions and measures are taken: visitors of the museum shall wear a mask and timed entry tickets are mandatory for the Palace. Discover all the visiting measures.

From June 6th to November 1st 2020, enjoy the Musical Fountains Shows and the Musical Gardens in the Gardens and the groves open for the occasion. During summer, every Saturday night discover the Gardens of Versailles differently with the Night Fountains Shows. 

COVID 19 USEFUL INFORMATION AND PUBLIC HEALTH MEASURES
  • The wearing of a face mask in the gardens of the Palace of Versailles is recommended.
  • Hand sanitiser is available at each entrance. On site, we kindly ask you to respect the health security measures and the distancing rules.
  • We recommend that you buy your ticket in advance on our website to avoid queues at the ticket office and benefit from special rates.
  • If you buy your ticket on the spot at the entrance to the gardens, payment exclusively by credit card or holiday voucher (no cash or cheques).
  • Access to the gardens via the Princes’ Court (access via the Court of Honour of Château de Versailles / Tickets on site), the Neptune Gate (access via the Queen’s Gate, Boulevard de la Reine / Tickets on site at weekends only) or the Little Venice Gate (access via the Grand Parc / Tickets on site). The Dragon Gate is closed.
  • To facilitate your visit, download or print the Musical Fountains Shows and Musical Gardens visit plans:

          ▸ The Musical Fountains Show - Tuesdays

          ▸ The Musical Fountains Show - Weekends

          ▸ The Musical Gardens

 

Fountains shows offer in one look

The 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.

DATES

            - On Tuesdays from June 9th to June 23rd 2020
            - On Saturdays and Sundays from June 6th to November 1st 2020
            - Additional date:July 14th 2020

CHOOSE YOUR TICKET:
The Passports or the Musical Fountains Show ticket

               - PASSPORT tickets:
                              The Passport with timed entry: €27 / reduced rate: €10*

Passport with timed entry

Passport with timed entry

This ticket gives access to the whole Estate and guarantees access to the Palace within half an hour of the selected time.

20 €

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All Passport tickets grant admission to the whole Estate: the Palace, the Gardens, the Trianon Estate, the Park and the Coach Gallery.

*If you benefit from free admission for the Palace and the Trianon Estate, the reduced rate of the Passport with timed entry allows access to the Musical Fountains Shows or the Musical Gardens, and a priority access to the Palace (according to the schedule).

Book a Passport ticket

                 - The MUSICAL FOUNTAINS SHOW ticket
To only access the Gardens
, buy only tickets for the Musical Fountains Show: €9,50 (rate available on presale only).

Available online, by phone at +33 1 30 83 78 89 or on site, at the entrance of the Gardens: from the Palace by the Princes’ Courtyard or from the Park by the Little Venice Gate.

Book a Musical Fountains Show ticket

FREE ADMISSION

On days of Musical Fountains Shows or Musical Gardens, the entrance to the Gardens is free only for children from 0 to 5 years old.

OPENING HOURS AND WATER DISPLAYS TIMETABLE

Timetable of the Musical Fountains shows

Groves open from 9 am to 7 pm
Musical displays from 10 am to 7 pm

Saturdays of Night Fountains Show, Sunday October 25th, Saturday October 31st and Sunday November 1st 2020. 

Every Saturday and Sunday from June 6th to November 1st 2020.
Every Tuesday from June 9th to June 23th 2020.

Exceptionnal Date:

  • Tuesday July 14th 2020
    Water displays

    Weekends and public holidays :

    • Water display from 11 am to 12 am, and from 3.30 pm to 5 pm.
    • Mirror Pool: water display every 10 minutes from 10 am to 7 pm.
    • Water Theater Grove: water display every 15 minutes from 10 am to 7 pm.
    • Neptune Fountain: water display every 15 minutes from 10 am to 5 pm, and then from 5.45 pm to 6.45 pm.
    • The finale of the show at the Neptune Fountain takes place from 5.20 pm to 5.30 pm.

    Tuesdays:

    • Water display from 11 am to 12 am, and then from 2.30 pm to 4 pm.
    • Mirror Pool: water display every 10 minutes from 10 am to 7 pm.
    • Water Theater Grove: water display every 15 minutes from 10 am to 7 pm.
    • Neptune Fountain: water display every 15 minutes from 10 am to 6.45 pm.

    The Musical gardens

    Enjoy a musical walk during summer: a moment of discovery, in the heart of the French gardens, to discover the groves which are exceptionally open to the public (no water displays of fountains).

    DATES

             - On Tuesdays from June 30th to October 27th 2020 (except on July 14th, day of Musical Fountains Show)
               - On Fridays from June 12th to October 30th 2020

    CHOOSE YOUR TICKET:
    The Passports or the Musical Gardens ticket

                   - PASSPORT tickets:
                                  The Passport: €27
                                  The Passport with timed entry: €27 / reduced rate: €10*
                                  The 2-day Passport: €30

    All Passport tickets grant admission to the whole Estate: the Palace, the Gardens, the Trianon Estate, the Park and the Coach Gallery.

    *If you benefit from free admission for the Palace and the Trianon Estate, the reduced rate of the Passport with timed entry allows access to the Musical Fountains Shows or the Musical Gardens, and a priority access to the Palace (according to the schedule).

    Book a Passport ticket

                   - The MUSICAL GARDENS ticket
    To only access the Gardens
    , buy only tickets for the Musical Gardens: €8,50 (rate available on presale only).

    Available online, by phone at +33 1 30 83 78 89 or on site, at the entrance of the Gardens: from the Palace by the Princes’ Courtyard or from the Park by the Little Venice Gate.

    FREE ACCESS

    On days of Musical Fountains shows or Musical Gardens, the entrance to the Gardens is free only for children from 0 to 5 years old

    OPENING HOURS AND TIMETABLE FOR THE MUSICAL GARDENS

    Timetable for the Musical Gardens
    • Groves open from 9 am to 7 pm
    • Musical displays from 10 am to 7 pm

    Fridays 3rd & 10th of July, Tuesday 27th and Friday 30th of October 2020: closing at 5.30 pm.

    Water displays
    • Water Theater Grove: water display from 10 am to 7 pm.
    • Mirror Fountain: water display every 10 minutes from 10 am to 7 pm.
    • The Neptune Fountain: water display every 15 minutes from 10 am to 6.45 pm.

    Fountains shows offer in one look

    the night fountains show

    INFO COVID-19

    The opening of the Night Fountains Show season is postponed to Saturday, June 27, 2020.

    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 June 27th to September 19th 2020
    From 8.30pm to 10.40pm and fireworks from 10.50pm to 11.05pm (water displays from 8.30pm to 10.45pm)

    Book a Night Fountains Show ticket

    Timetable and water displays

    The Grand Perspective : music and fountains play from 8.30 pm to 11.05 pm. 
    Groves : music and fountains play from 8.35 pm to 10.45 pm. 
    Final fireworks from 10.50 pm to 11.05 pm.

    Fountains shows offer in one look

    The royal Serenade

    INFO COVID-19

    The opening of the Royal Serenade season is postponed to Saturday, June 27th, 2020.

    After the Musical Fountains Shows or before the Night Fountains Shows, 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 June 13th to September 19th 2020
    Departures at 6.30pm, 6.50pm, 7.10pm, 7.30pm and 7.50pm

    Book a Royal Serenade ticket

    Fountains shows offer in one look

    Opening times of the Gardens

    The Gardens are open every day and all year from 8.00am.
    They close at 6pm in low season (1st November to 31st March).
    They close at 8.30pm in high season (1st April to 31st October) with exceptional closing times to prepare the Fountains Night Shows and special other dates:

    • Exceptional closing times at 5.30pm on Saturdays with Night fountain shows (from June 13th  to September 19th)Saturday 23rd May, Fridays 3thand 10th July, Sunday 25th October, Tuesday 27th October, Friday 30th October, Saturday 31stand Sunday 1st November 2020.

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