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Practical information

Information for groups

Today the Palace is open from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm.

Due to Olympic Games events being held in the park of the Estate of Versailles, certain areas of the park are not accessible to the public. Visitors, whether on foot, horseback or bicycle, are asked not to go through the gates and barriers. Find out more about conditions of access to the park.

The Palace of Versailles Park remains open every day, free of charge, and accessible via the Gardens, the Queen's Gate and the Saint-Anthony's Gate.

Essential information about opening times and access 

  • The Palace and the estate of Trianon are open every day except on Mondays. The Palace opens at 9:00 am, the estate of Trianon opens at 12:00 pm.
  • The Park and Gardens are open every day. Access to the Gardens is free except on days of fountains shows and musical gardens
  • There are three train stations in Versailles : Versailles Château Rive Gauche station, Versailles Rive Droite station and the Chantiers station.
  • Accessibility measures have been put in place to facilitate the visit of visitors with disabilities. 
  • Access to the Park through the Queen's Gate (pedestrians, cyclists and vehicles), the entrance fee is 12 euros per vehicle and through the Sailors' Gate (pedestrians and cyclists). Read all access and times below.
  • A car park is available at the Place d'Armes (consult rates). Several bicycle parks are available.
  • Remember to book the audioguide, available in 12 languages. A distribution desk is available in the Vestibule of the Gabriel Pavilion (every day except on Mondays).
  • Consult the interactive map to locate the places to visit and the services available to you (restaurants, toilets, access, etc.).
  • See the rules of visit, which are essential for the comfort of visitors and the protection of the heritage.

Read the FAQ Conditions for free admission Conditions of access to the Park from June 10 to September 15

Opening times

The Palace
9.00 am - 6.30 pm
Closed on Mondays

The Estate of Trianon
12.00 pm - 6.30 pm
From July 2 to September 8, early opening at 10 a.m.
Closed on Mondays

The Gardens
8.00 am - 8.30 pm
Open every day

The Park
7.00 am - 8.30 pm
Open every day

Getting to the Palace

Château de Versailles
Place d’Armes,
78000 Versailles

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Versailles Château Rive Gauche train station
10 minutes on foot to get to the Palace

Access

The main entrance to the Palace of Versailles is through the Cour d'Honneur.

The Estate of Trianon can be reached from the Palace by crossing the Gardens and the Park (30 minutes on foot).

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