The Palace of Versailles, the Grand and the Petit Trianon are closed. 
The park of Versailles is open to walking from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The last access to the Park is at 6.15 p.m.
Access to the Park is possible by the Queen's gate, the Saint Anthony gate and the Sailors gate
Conditions to access the estate of Versailles.

useful information for your visit

  • Access to the Park only, by the Queen’s gate (for pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles every day), by the Saint-Antoine gate (for pedestrians and cyclists every day and for vehicles on weekends and holidays) and by the Matelots gate (for pedestrians and cyclists every day) from 8 am to 6 pm, last access at 5:30pm.
  • The Palace, the gardens and the Estate of Trianon are closed until further notice. Outside the lock-down period, the Palace is open every day except Mondays, the Palace opens at 9:00 am. The Coach Gallery and the Estate of Trianon is open only in the afternoon, from Tuesday to Sunday.
  • To avoid waiting time at the audioguide desk, download now the free mobile app with all audioguides and information about you visit.

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  • The Gardens and the Park are open everyday. Access to the Gardens is free except on days of fountains shows.
  • To make the most of your visit at Versailles, plan to spend a full day in the estate. Read our advices to better organize your visit. 
  • Guided tours allow you to visit otherwise closed rooms and then to directly join free visit routes. 
  • See the rules of visit

Read the FAQ Conditions for free admission 

Getting to the Palace

Place d’Armes, 78000 Versailles

Check out the interactive map Bienvenue à Versailles

Get there

Opening times & Access

To ensure the anti-terrorist security plan, opening hours of the gates have changed, every bag or vehicle is controlled upon access and large baggage items are not admitted on the Estate (exceeding 55x35x25 cm).
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Opening hours

6°C - 17°C

The Palace

From the seat of power to a museum of the history of France


The estate of Trianon

A place of intimacy


The Gardens

The art of perspective


The Park

A haven of greenery

Open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pmAttendance: low

Visit the estate

OLD Passport

Are included:

Full price 20€

OLD Palace ticket with timed entry

Are included:

the Palace 


the temporary exhibitions in the Palace

the gardens (except on Muscial Fountain shows or Musical Gardens days) and the Park

Full price 18€

"A year in Versailles" card

Are included:

unlimited access to the Estate of Versailles

+ skip the line access to the Palace

a dedicated cultural program

many reductions on site and with our partners

Starting from 55€



All shows

The 2020-2021 musical season

The Palace of Versailles presents many operas, concerts, gala evening and ballets in some of its exceptional sites as the Royal Opera and the Royal Chapel. Discover the 2020-2021 musical season programme.

Equestrian Show

Program of the National
Equestrian Academy of Versailles

Shows, visits and guided tours: discover the program of the National Equestrian Academy for the 2017-2018 season.


From April 4th to November 1st 2020 / The Gardens

Fountains Shows and Musical Gardens

From April 4th 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.


The Festival of Versailles 2020


The Festival of Versailles 2020

Concerts, operas, masked balls and shows : discover the programme for the 10th edition of the Festival of Versailles.


The Palace offers a whole set of services on site

Patronage Token

Patronage Token

Make a 5€ donation and join the community of Versailles patrons. Offer it to your loved ones as well!

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