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Department for events and privatising spaces
for space rental and photography and film shoots

Versailles shows
for Musical Gardens, Musical Fountains Shows, the Royal Serenade, Versailles Festival and the musical season
+ 33 (0)1 30 83 74 44 or

Equestrian Academy
for equestrian shows
+ 33 (0)1 39 02 62 70 or

Space rental

The Palace of Versailles provides spaces in the museum and on the estate for companies, institutions and associations to hold prestigious evenings and organise special events including gala dinners, cocktails, concerts, balls, privilege tours, water shows and fireworks displays.

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Department for events and privatising spaces

The Musical Fountains Show and the Musical Gardens

On Musical Gardens days, visitors are invited to explore and discover groves that are not usually open to the public with baroque music playing in the background.

On Musical Fountains show days, baroque melodies are complemented by the dancing waters of the fountains.

From the end of March to the end of October on most Tuesdays, Fridays and weekends.

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Group Rate starting from 30 people

8,75€ Musical Fountains Shows

7,25€ Musical Gardens

The Fountains Night Show and the Royal Serenade

During the Fountains Night Show, the gardens of Louis XIV offer an astonishing visit with sound and visual effects as night falls. Pools and groves are orchestrated and sublimed, coming to life before the visitor's eyes with fountains and lights and culminating with a dazzling firework display.

Just before the Fountains Night Show visitors can attend the Royal Serenada staged by the Dance company, a 40-minute show in the King's State Apartments.

From June to September on Saturdays.

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Group Rate starting from 30 people

26€  Combined ticket

27€ Fountains Night Shows

Musical season

Year round, a series of concerts, operas, recitals and ballets are presented in the most beautiful areas of the Palace: the Royal Opera, the Royal Chapel and the Hall of Mirrors, with ambitious projects by the greatest international baroque music artists such as Jordi Savall, William Christie and Franco Fagioli.

Versailles Festival

The Orangerie Nights : concerts and fireworks shows will take place in the Gardens of the Orangerie on large outdoors stands.

Royal Voices : A series of concerts and major artistic events in the most beautiful rooms of the Château de Versailles performed by the greatest international baroque artists.

Costume de cour : fancy-dress events and masked balls will allow the guests in costume (obligatory condition) to relive the splendours of the Royal Court.

Equestrian Academy

The Academy presents its repertory show, taking the form of a new Opus each year combining the art of dressage, singing, stage fencing, kyudo (Japanese archery), and dance.

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From 17 September: Saturdays at 6:00 pm

and Sundays at 3:00 pm. 

photography and film shoots

The majestic setting of the Palace and the Royal Estate of Versailles lends itself perfectly for film and photography, for documentaries, feature films, television films, televised sets and advertising campaigns


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