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Palace of Versailles Tickets Highlights

  • Visit the beautiful Palace of Versailles, dating back to the 17th century, and explore the estate spread over an area of 800 hectares.

  • Stroll through the Hall of Mirrors, a 73-meter-long hall with 357 mirrors adorning the 17 arches along the windows.

  • Admire a collection of over 60,000 artworks, spanning 5 centuries of French history and various artistic styles.

  • Explore the manicured gardens of Versailles adorned with fountains, sculptures, and geometric flower beds, designed by André Le Nôtre.

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Palace of Versailles Tickets Overview

Palace of Versailles Location: Entrance A, Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles

Operational Days: Tuesday - Sunday

Palace Timings:

  • Peak Season (Apr-Oct): 09:00 AM - 06:30 PM
  • Non-Peak Season (Nov-Mar): 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Last Admission: 30 minutes before closing

Activity Duration: 2-3 Hours (Approx.)

About Palace of Versailles:

Explore the timeless masterpiece of opulence and grandeur, Palace of Versailles. Steeped in regal magnificence, this UNESCO World Heritage site is a testament to the grandeur of the French monarchy. Be amazed by the exquisite architecture, as you explore the splendid halls of the palace, most notably the iconic Hall of Mirrors where history was made. Marvel at the intricate details, ornate furnishings, and centuries-old art that adorn the King's and Queen's Apartments. The palace includes 2,000 acres of meticulously manicured gardens, beautiful fountains, and elegant sculptures. You can stroll through the perfectly designed French formal gardens, or rent a rowboat on the Grand Canal for a serene escape. 

Further, you can explore the Trianon Estate, featuring the Grand Trianon and Petit Trianon, royal retreats offering insights into monarchs' private lives. Roam around the Carriage Gallery, a collection of royal carriages and sedans, capturing the extravagance of the French monarchy. The Palace of Versailles is a museum of history and art, where you can delve into ancient history. With the Palace of Versailles tickets, skip the lines and make the most of your visit to this iconic site. Unveil the splendor of Versailles and create lasting memories of a regal era.

About the Palace of Versailles Tickets:

  • Explore the Palace of Versailles, the world-renowned historical monument located in Versailles, France, approximately 20 kilometers southwest of Paris.
  • Get to know about the history of the palace as it was originally a hunting lodge for King Louis XIII and was transformed into a grand palace during the reign of his son, King Louis XIV, in the 17th century.
  • Roam around the palace and admire the French Baroque architecture, its opulent design, and extensive gardens.
  • Be amazed by the 18th-century French furniture designed in Baroque, Classicist & Empire styles along with the renowned chests of André-Charles Boulle in the palace.
  • With Palace of Versailles tickets, see the royal court, and get to know about the wonderful celebrations & political intrigue that took place. 
  • Stroll through the Hall of Mirrors (Galerie des Glaces), a 75 m-long ballroom with statues & busts in the palace, featuring 17 mirrored arches and breathtaking chandeliers.
  • Gain some insights into the palace’s past as it served as the royal residence for a succession of French monarchs until the French Revolution in 1789.
  • Visit the extensive Gardens of Versailles, spread over 2,000 acres, and marvel at their geometric layout, fountains, sculptures & manicured lawns.
  • Explore the Grand Apartments, the Royal Chapel, the Royal Opera, and the luxurious rooms within the palace and experience the golden age of French royalty.
  • Stroll through the museum which was transformed from the palace and get to know about various historical events, including the signing of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, which officially ended World War I.
  • Book Versailles Palace tickets and roam around 700 rooms of the palace spread across 800 hectares of area.

How to reach?

  • By Car: The Palace of Versailles is 37.1 km from the city center; it will take 42 minutes via the A86 route.
  • By Train: Take a bus to Château de Versailles station, which is 550 meters away from the Palace of Versailles. You can reach the activity location within a 7-minute walk.
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Palace of Versailles Tickets Package Options

Palace of Versailles | Priority Entrance

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Note:

  • The park and the estate are closed on Mondays and 1 May, 25 Dec and 1 Jan.
  • Youth aged 0-18, residents of the European Union aged 0-25, and persons with disabilities can enter Château de Versailles for free.
  • On the first Sunday of every month from Nov-Mar, the entrance to the Château de Versailles is free.
Inclusions
Ticket
  • Château de Versailles admission (skip-the-line) ticket
  • Admission to: Palace and the park
  • Admission to the temporary exhibitions
Guide
  • Audio Guide
Exclusions
Activities
  • Night show
  • Access to the Gardens (from April 1st until October 31st) when there are Musical Fountains Shows or Musical Gardens, click here to access the PDF.

Must Know Before You Go for Palace of Versailles Tickets

  • It is mandatory for visitors to go through security checks in Château de Versailles. At peak times, there might be long lines for the security checks and may even reach outside.
  • In order to avoid visitors overlapping, the entrances and exits are separate and clearly marked at the Palace of Versailles and on the Trianon Estate.
  • Audio commentary is available in Chinese / English / Spanish / Russian / Portuguese / Japanese / German / Korean / French / Italian / Polish.
  • All foreign nationals must share their passport and visa details at the time of arrival.
  • ID proof is mandatory for each individual guest at the time of arrival.
  • The Musical Fountains Shows take place every Saturday and Sunday and on public holidays (15 April, 14 July and 15 August) from Apr-Oct and every Tuesday from 3 May-28 Jun.
  • The Musical Gardens take place every Thursday and Friday from April to October, every Tuesday from 1-29 Apr and from 1 Jul-28 Oct and on Wednesdays from 1 Jul-31 Aug.
  • There are usually 2 lines at the Château de Versailles - one for buying the tickets and the other for security check. This ticket only allows you to skip the ticketing line but not the security check line.
  • Please note that the time slots may be subject to slight variations, and we will allocate a time slot available within a 30-minute window before or after your initial selection.
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Sindy Raojee
Sindy raojee
Reviewed: 09 May 2023
5/5
Very nice castle full of french history therefore it's better to visit it during week day
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Dr Ali Barhoum
Dr ali barhoum
Reviewed: 31 Mar 2023
4/5
If u post this video on your insta page Please tag me My insta account is @dr.alie.barhum And my experience was amazing ❤️
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Claudia Arancivia
Claudia arancivia
Reviewed: 30 Aug 2022
5/5
Beautiful chateau 
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Maartje Heerde
Maartje heerde
Reviewed: 09 Sep 2022
5/5
The tickets came within a few hours on a Saturday! The Palace is beautiful. 
me3inLA LA
Me3inla la
Reviewed: 06 May 2023
5/5
I booked 2 tickets and had great experience.
Vinita Singh
Vinita singh
Reviewed: 26 Mar 2023
4/5
Beautiful
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Reviewed: 01 Nov 2022
5/5
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Palace of Versailles Tickets FAQs

Do I need to buy Palace of Versailles tickets in advance?

    Yes, to visit the Palace, advance booking of your Versailles tickets with a designated time slot is recommended. Visitors are also advised by the authorities here to secure their tickets online before arriving. After booking and printing the ticket, you can proceed directly to Entrance A at the Palace. Even those eligible for free admission should make online reservations beforehand.

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Palace of Versailles Tickets Policies

Confirmation Policy

If the booking is made prior to the date of travel, the consumer will receive a confirmation voucher via email within 2 hours of successful booking. For bookings made on the same day, we strive to provide the voucher within 30 minutes.

Refund Policy

No refund applicable.

Cancellation Policy

  • If cancellation is made 1 days or more before the date of travel, total booking cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellation is made within 1 days before the date of travel, total booking cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • Payment Terms Policy

  • 100.0% of total tour cost will have to be paid 0 days before the date of booking