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Tickets for Palace of Versailles: Access All Areas + Audio Guide

Access all areas of the Sun King’s estate with an audio guide

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Overview
Opening hours
Palace
Today:  09:00 - 17:30
Tomorrow:  09:00 - 17:30
Friday:  09:00 - 17:30
Saturday:  09:00 - 17:30
Sunday:  09:00 - 17:30
Monday:  Closed
Tuesday:  09:00 - 17:30
Trianon Palaces
Today:  12:00 - 17:30
Tomorrow:  12:00 - 17:30
Friday:  12:00 - 17:30
Saturday:  12:00 - 17:30
Sunday:  12:00 - 17:30
Monday:  Closed
Tuesday:  12:00 - 17:30
Gardens
Today:  08:00 - 18:00
Tomorrow:  08:00 - 18:00
Friday:  08:00 - 18:00
Saturday:  08:00 - 18:00
Sunday:  08:00 - 18:00
Monday:  Closed
Tuesday:  08:00 - 18:00
Highlights
  • Walk through Marie Antoinette's private compound, one of the few things bigger than her gravity-defying hairdo!
  • Amble through 250 acres of landscaped garden, the stunning Hall of Mirrors, Royal Opera, The Grand Trianon and more
  • Admire French Art - the furniture is a large collection in Baroque, Classicist and Empire style. Check the beautifully preserved famous chests of André Charles Boulle
Description

In the public mind, the name Versailles conjures up notions of the sumptuous palace and vast landscaped gardens. But did you know there's also a third part? With this passport ticket, you’ll be able to explore The Queen’s Hamlet, Marie Antoinette’s private compound.

The main palace and gardens are extravagant beyond belief. More than 700 rooms, a large collection of 18th-century French art, an opera house and a 75 m-long hall of mirrors lined with statues and busts.

The gardens feature all manner of luxuries and follies that a European monarch just couldn’t do without: meticulously manicured lawns, hundreds of ornate fountains and statues of Greek gods emerging from water pools.

But that's not all: the famously profligate Marie Antoinette wasn't content with the room she had at Versailles, so she insisted on having her own compound away from the main palace. And boy howdy, did she get it!

Two smaller - though still grand - palaces, known as the Grand Trianon and Petit Trianon, already existed on the edge of the grounds. She took these and added a village of idyllic, rustic buildings that came to be known as The Queen’s Hamlet. It was all fun and games till the rabble came calling…

Versailles has a total area of more than 2,000 acres, so there’s plenty of magnificence to go round - or above! (In 1783, the first balloon flight experiment was held for the king. The passengers included a duck, a rooster, and a sheep).

Note

The four rooms in the Queen’s State Apartment are currently closed for renovation. Visitors can learn about Marie-Antoinette’s world in other places, such as the Petit Trianon and the Queen Hamlet.

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Ticket features
Instant ticket delivery
Smartphone tickets accepted
What's included
  • Access to all areas of the Versailles museum and estate (Palace of Versailles, Trianon Palaces and Marie-Antoinette’s Estate, the gardens)
  • Access to all temporary exhibitions
  • Night show
  • Access to the gardens on a fountains-show day
Instructions

Show your smartphone ticket at entrance 'A'.

Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Palace of Versailles
Place d'Armes, 78000, Paris
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Audio guide
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese and Korean
Additional info

Getting There:

  • RER: Line C, Versailles-Château-Rive Gauche
  • SNCF: Versailles-Chantiers or 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
Reviews
Dec 11, 2018
Easy to use web site
Dec 5, 2018
Very convenient ~
Dec 5, 2018
Very good.
Dec 1, 2018
Breathtakingly beautiful.
Dec 1, 2018
Easy and very convenient. A must for saving time at very popular tourist venues.
Nov 30, 2018
This was a great way to visit Versailles. We had heard that big big queues can develop so we arrived about 9.15am before most of the bus tour groups and there were no queues at all. The online ticket was beeped through and the audioguide was helpful. The audioguide did only cover the permanent exhibition parts of the palace, which confused at first as the tour took us through some temporary exhibitions first. No real problem though. The palace and gardens are stunning and this was a good and very easy to use way to see them.
Nov 27, 2018
Amazing place!!
Nov 23, 2018
It was fast and easy
Nov 18, 2018
Tickets went great. Saved time in line. Thanks
Nov 17, 2018
What an amazing place!
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