What is the ideal route for visiting Versailles?
When is the best time to visit Versailles?
How do I get to the Palace ?
How do I get to the Estate of Trianon?
I have a visit to Trianon, how do I get there ?
Can I bring bulky items to the Palace?
How do I access a guided tour ?
What are the health precautions in place for visiting the Palace of Versailles in perfect safety?
Who to contact in case of loss or theft ?
A few key rules
What are the rules for admission to the Palace with young children (pushchairs, baby carriers)?
Which train stations can I get off at for the Palace of Versailles?
What are the conditions for free admission (young people, teachers, jobseekers, disabled people etc.)?
On which French national holidays is Versailles open to the public?
What are the opening times for the Palace of Versailles, the Estate of Trianon and the Park?
Are pushchairs allowed inside the Palace?
Is there a map to help prepare my visit and locate all the services?
How do I enter the Palace?
Where are the entrances to the gardens?
Where are the entrances to the Park?
What services and assistance is available to help disabled people during their visit?
Are all parts of the Estate accessible for disabled people?
Are there bag deposits available for me to leave my things?
How can I travel round the estate? Where can I find refreshments? Where can I buy souvenirs?
What does the Palace ticket grant admission to?
Are the groves always open? How can I visit them?
Where can I get my audioguide from?
Are animals allowed at Versailles?
Life on the estate
The Palace of Versailles now has a new area for educational activities. Located in the South Wing, this entirely customisable, 270-m2 workshop space can welcome up to 30,000 people per year: school groups, teachers, disabled and socially excluded groups, as well as families.
A “green lung” just 16 kilometres from Paris, the estate managed by the Public Institution of the Palace of Versailles draws a great many nature lovers and sports enthusiasts every day. Make the most of this exceptional natural heritage on your own or with friends, as a family or a club.
From April 1st to October 31st 2023, enjoy the Musical Gardens and the Great Musical Waters in the gardens and groves opened for the occasion. Every Saturday evening from 10 June to 23 September, Friday 14 July and Tuesday 15 August, discover the Gardens in the evening with the The Night Fountains Show.