Palace of Versailles: Entrance Ticket

About this activity

Entrance ticket
  • Marvel at the opulence of the fabled palace built for the legendary Sun King, Louis XIV
  • Step into the legendary Hall of Mirrors, a masterpiece of design and craftsmanship
  • Explore the lavishly furnished Royal Apartments, designed to reflect the absolute power of the King
  • Get to see the exquisite Royal Chapel and admire its stunning architecture and elaborate decoration
  • Discover the impressive Galerie des Batailles, one of the symbols of French military history
Step into a world of luxury and architectural magnificence as you explore one of the most iconic landmarks in the world, the Palace of Versailles. Marvel at the awe-inspiring Hall of Mirrors, where the sun's rays dance upon the crystal-clear reflections, creating a breathtaking spectacle that has fascinated visitors for centuries. As you wander through the palace's meticulously adorned chambers, you'll be transported back to the days of the French monarchy. Admire the lavish apartments of King Louis XIV and Marie Antoinette, adorned with gilded ceilings, exquisite tapestries, and ornate furniture. Immerse yourself in the extravagant lifestyle of the French royal court, where every detail was crafted to convey power and grandeur. As you explore the Palace of Versailles, you'll understand why it is famous worldwide. It stands as a symbol of absolute monarchy and the epitome of French royal extravagance. This architectural masterpiece has witnessed significant historical events, from the signing of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919 to the French Revolution that forever altered the course of history. Visiting the Palace of Versailles is not only an opportunity to witness incredible architecture, but also to delve into the rich history that shaped Europe. It's a chance to step into the footsteps of kings and queens, to marvel at artistic masterpieces, and to immerse yourself in a bygone era of elegance and refinement.

What's included

  • Timed entrance to the Palace of Versailles
  • Access to the Gallery of Coaches (if you visit on weekends)
  • WeGoTrip audio tour of the Palace of Versailles
  • Access to the Gardens of Versailles
    • All visitors are required to submit to a security check. This cannot be skipped, and a lengthy line can form at peak times. The line is uncovered, so bring an umbrella if the weather threatens rain.
    • People under 18, EU residents under 26, school teachers, disabled visitors with a carer, and French job-seekers can get in for free with a valid ID
    • If you come by RER, you need to buy an RER ticket and not a Metro one
    • Please note that a fee must be paid on Fountains Shows & Musical Gardens days to access the gardens
    • Pushchairs and metal baby carriers must be deposited at the free luggage storage room
    • Watch out for pickpockets in and around the palace
    • ///If you purchase an audio guide, the voucher will arrive in a separate email
    • Getting There:
    • RER: Line C to Versailles-Château-Rive Gauche
    • SNCF: trains from Montparnasse Station to Versailles-Chantiers
    • SNCF: trains from Saint-Lazare Station to Versailles-Rive Droite
    • Parking: There are several paid car parks inside and outside the Estate. Access is free of charge for disabled visitors' vehicles, upon presentation of supporting documents
    • Show your smartphone ticket at the entrance 'A'
    • Make sure you arrive early to anticipate potential public transport issues. Latecomers won’t be admitted 30 minutes after the selected timeslot
    • Tickets are not exchangeable

Places you will visit

Palace of Versailles
Avenue de Sceaux, 5

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