To ensure the safety of our visitors, the Palace of Versailles is strictly applying security measures decided by the French authorities. The Palace and Estate of Versailles will remain open as usual. Gates openings are modified and bags are checked systematically.

bags and luggage

Visitors are requested not to visit the Palace with bags or suitcases.

Large bags and suitcases are prohibited. No bags larger than the maximum size (55cm x 35cm x 20cm) will be admitted, and all bags must be checked and left at the left luggage desk.

Locate the left luggage desks

security checks

All visitors must cooperate with security checks. The Palace of Versailles would like to thank visitors in advance for their cooperation and apologises for any delays caused by security checks at the entrances.

To ensure Vigipirate, every bag is controlled upon access and car trunk will be controled at the Queen's Gate entrance. 

In the event of an emergency, first leave the danger zone, alert the security personnel and follow their instructions.

For further information on what to do in the event of an attack, please consult the instructions on the government site.

Consult government instructions

Make an online donation

Take part in the history of the palace of Versailles by supporting a project that suits you: adopt a linden tree, contribute to the missions of the Palace or participate in the refurnishing of the royal apartments.

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The official Palace of Versailles app.

The app includes the audioguide tour of the Palace and an interactive map of the Estate. It can be used without an Internet connection.

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