Palace of Versailles

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Overview

Palace of Versailles is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Paris where one always likes to spend quality time with their loved ones. Palace of Versailles has been the main royal residence in France until the beginning of French Palace of Versailles in 1789. Louis XVI was the last French King to live in this palace. This palace is located in the most populous  region of France, Île-de-France. It is only 20 km away from the Paris city centre. This palace is now seen as the prominent historical monument. UNESCO has also listed it as the World Heritage site in France. This palace is known for its ceremonial Hall of Mirrors, Royal Opera, and luxurious apartments designed royally. All of its furnishing got removed after the French Revolution but restoration brought some of the palace rooms back.

 

 

Palace of Versailles

 

Timings

  • Sunday : 09:00 am to 05:30 pm
  • Tuesday : 09:00 am to 05:30 pm
  • Wednesday : 09:00 am to 05:30 pm
  • Thursday : 09:00 am to 05:30 pm
  • Friday : 09:00 am to 05:30 pm
  • Saturday : 09:00 am to 05:30 pm

Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.

 

How to Reach

  • By Train : RER line C will drop you at Versailles Château. From there, it is just a 10 minutes' walking distance to the Palace. If you are at Gare Montparnasse, you can hop on SNCF train to reach Versailles Chantiers. It will take you 18 minutes to reach Palace on foot.
  • By Flight : The airport nearest to Palace of Versailles is Orly Airport. It is only 25 km away from Palace of Versailles

 

Ticket Pricing

  • For children below 18 : Free
  • For European Union Citizens under 26 : Free

Address

Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France

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lay hoon.
lay hoon.
08/17/2020 02:37
Not enjoying because of the crowds and no limit on the numbers of visitors into the palace so not having enough space to really appreciate the grandeur of the palace. I thought with COVID-19 situation that requires visitors to book a time slot, it would be a good chance to limit no. of visitors at each slot but i guess making up the lost revenue is more important than keeping social distance and appreciation of France history.
Tej Jethwa
Tej Jethwa
08/18/2020 21:07
Amazing place to visit. Well controlled and safe during CV19 times. Gardens are lovely to explore and see. Definitely MUST come and visit here if close to Paris. Parking can get busy so best to arrive early
Christopher Yu
Christopher Yu
08/13/2020 10:11
Visited in July 20, just reopened after Covid-19. The arrangement was good overall. The staffs were friendly and communicate well in English. Many young enthusiastic staffs guide us through during the visit.
Ekaterina Ivleva
Ekaterina Ivleva
08/13/2020 14:26
Amazingly decorated rooms. The palace is a must to see! Now with coronavirus there are less tourists, the palace is not so crowded. The gardens were not that interesting. It was a "musical show" day in the gardens. Only three fountains of all were working, and that for a ticket of 10 euros!!!
MJ Omidi
MJ Omidi
08/25/2020 16:00
The Palace and the Gardens of Versailles are among the significant treasures of the seventeenth century in France, which became known as Le Grand Siècle (the great century), epitomized by the glittering extravagance of Louis the fourteenth (The Sun King) and his court. He built the largest palace in Europe, housing 20,000 people at a time. Rich interior of this colossal palace and the vast gardens tell us more about the glory of the Sun King. Take your time and enjoy your visit.

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