The Palace of Versailles, the Grand and the Petit Trianon, the Park and Gardens are open.  
Booking a time slot is mandatory to access the Palace. Every visitor must have a ticket, including visitors eligible for free admission or reduced rate and even children. 
Conditions to access the estate of Versailles and all opening times.

The Palace and the Estate of Versailles are open. Prepare your visit by consulting the conditions of visit.

  • From July 21, in order to reduce the risk of transmission of Covid-19, and in application of governmental instructions, the presentation of a health pass or a negative PCR or antigen test from less than 48 hours will be mandatory to access the palaces and museums of the Estate of Versailles for all persons from 18 years old.
  • Versailles Château Rive Gauche and Versailles Chantiers stations are not served due to works on the RER C line from 15 July to 21 August 2021 inclusive. The Versailles Rive Droite station, 15 minutes walk from the Palace and the Park, is accessible by train (L line) from the St Lazare station in Paris and Versailles Chantiers Station is accessible by train (N line) from Montparnasse station in Paris.

useful information for your visit

  • The Palace is open every day except Monday. The Palace opens at 9 am; the Trianon estate opens at noon, from Tuesday to Sunday.
  • In order to reduce your waiting time at the audioguide desk, download the visit application on your mobile phone. It contains all the audio guides, an interactive map and practical information.

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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

19°C - 25°C

The Palace

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

Open from 9:00 am to 6:30 pmAttendance: average

The Gardens

The art of perspective

Open from 8:00 am to 8:30 pmMusical Gardens

The estate of Trianon

A place of intimacy

Open from 12:00 pm to 6:30 pmAttendance: average

The Park

A haven of greenery

Open from 7:00 am to 8:30 pmAttendance: low

Visit the estate


Are included:

The Palace with timed entry + audioguide;

The estate of Trianon;

The temporary exhibitions;

The Gardens of the Palace;

The Park.


Starting from 20€

Palace ticket

Are included:

The Palace with timed entry + audioguide;

The tempory exhibitions;

The Gardens of the Palace (except on Musical Fountain Shows or Musical Gardens days);

The Park.

Full price 18€

Estate of Trianon and Lalanne exhibition ticket

Are included:

The estate of Trianon;

The temporary exhibitions;

the Gardens of the Palace (except on Musical Fountain Shows or Musical Gardens days);

The Park.

Full price 12€

"1 year in Versailles" card

Are included:

Unlimited access to the whole estate of Versailles;

Skip the line access to the Palace;

An exclusive cultural program;

Numerous discounts.

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.

Program 2021

Equestrian Show / The Royal Stables

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 May 22th to October 31th 2021 / The Gardens

Fountains Shows and Musical Gardens

From May 22th to October 31th 2021, enjoy the Musical Gardens from Tuesday to Friday and the Musical Fountains Shows on Saturdays and Sundays in the Gardens and the groves open for the occasion. Every Saturday night from 12th June to 18th September, and on Wednesday 14th July, discover the gardens of Versailles in the evening 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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