Versailles Castle

Versailles Visitor Information

Address: Château de Versailles, Place d’Armes, 78000 Versailles

Versailles Castle is a royal castle and historical monument, located in Versailles, 30 mn from Paris. Versailles was the seat of political power in the Kindom of France from 1682, when Louis XIV moved the royal court from Paris, until the royal family was forced to return to the capital in October 1789, after the beginning of the French Revolution.


How to get there ? 10 mn by foot from Versailles rive gauche Station (RER C) or from Versailles Rive droite station (laison Paris Saint-Lazare station, 30 mn).


Opening times


Palace: Every day (except Mondays and May 1), 9.00 am – 6.30 pm. Last admission: 6.00 pm – Ticket office closes at 5.50 pm.


Coach Gallery: Every day (except Mondays and May 1st), 12.30 pm – 6.30 pm. Last admission: 5.45 pm

Trianon Palaces and Marie-Antoinette’s Estate. Every day except Mondays, 12.00 pm – 6.30 pm. Last admission: 6.00 pm – Ticket office closes at 5.50 pm.


Garden: Open every day, 8.00 am – 8.30 pm (the gardens close  at 5.30 pm on Saturdays featuring Fountains Night Shows).

Park: Open every day, 7.00 am – 8.30 pm.



Exhibition : Olafur Eliasson

Since 2008, the Palace of Versailles has organized every year an exhibition dedicated to a French or foreign artist. This summer, Olafur Eliasson is the guest artist.


Ticket Prices


Palace ticket: The Palace’s most famous places: the Hall of Mirrors, Grand Apartments of the King, King’s Bedchamber…The exhibitions in the Palace are included in the price of the ticket.

€15 (reduced admission: €13)

NB: For the tour of the Palace, an audio-guide in 11 languages is included in the price of the ticket.


Trianon Palaces and Marie-Antoinette’s Estate ticket

The delicate, bucolic world of Marie-Antoinette, the grand Trianon of Louis XIV. Visit Grand Trianon and its gardens, Petit Trianon, Queen’s hamlet, French and Anglo-Chinese gardens, French pavilion, temple of Love…

The exhibitions in the Grand Trianon and Petit Trianon are included in the price of the ticket.

€10 (reduced admission: €6)