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Tickets for Palace of Versailles: Palace Entrance + Audio Guide

See the rooms and gardens of this elegant 17th-century castle

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Highlights

  • See a wide variety of preserved 18th-century French furniture in Baroque, Classicist and Empire style including the famous chests of André Charles Boulle
  • Enjoy the included audio guide to a UNESCO World Heritage site that's one of the most visited attractions in France
  • Catch your reflection in the stunning Hall of Mirrors, where the Treaty of Versailles was signed to end WWI or bask in 250 acres of perfectly landscaped gardens

Description

With hundreds of acres of magnificent gardens and ornaments everywhere you look, this 17th-century French castle is a masterclass in swankiness. Get the royal treatment yourself with this ticket by skipping the purchase line. While the splendor amazes your eyes, the included audio guide will fill your head with context.

Unbelievable as it may seem, this complex was initially a humble brick-and-stone hunting lodge built for Louis XIII. His son Louis XIV (the Sun King) went his own way, turning it into an enormous monument to architecture, art, and the fine taste of the French monarchy. There are no half-measures in its conception or execution (it has more than 1,200 fireplaces!).

That opulence is most evident in the Galerie des Glaces (Hall of Mirrors), a 75m-long ballroom lined with statues and busts. It has 17 arched windows, each embellished with 21 individual mirrors. For those keeping score, that means light beams off 357 mirrors in total.

But the Palace of Versailles isn't just famed for its magnificence - it was also where the Treaty of Versailles was signed to end WWI. Versailles is one of the most visited attractions in France, as well as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

The audio guide that comes along with this ticket will give you all sorts of info and stories about the history of this magnificent complex.

Currently undergoing a €400 million restoration program, slated for completion in 2020, some of it may be clad in scaffolding when you visit. But don't let that put you off: with 700 rooms, 67 staircases, tons of priceless art, and the lovingly maintained gardens, you'll not be short of awe-inspiring sights.

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.

How to use your tickets

Palace of Versailles
Place d'Armes, 78000, Paris

Show your smartphone ticket at entrance 'A' and walk in

Notes

  • 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!
  • Please note that tickets are not exchangeable, not refundable and not cancelable.

Opening Hours

  • Closed on Mondays
  • 1 April - 31 October: 09:00 - 18:30
  • 1 November - 31 March: 09:00 - 17:30

Getting There

  • Train RER: Line C, Versailles-Château-Rive Gauche
  • SNCF: Versailles-Chantiers or Versailles-Rive Droite

What's included?

  • Access to the Grand Apartments
  • Access to the Hall of Mirrors
  • Access to the King’s Chamber, the Queen’s Chamber
  • Access to the Apartments of Mesdames
  • Night show

Common questions

What do these tickets include?
In general, every ticket includes a single entrance to the venue in combination with other services depending on the product you choose. Please check the section Whats included on this page to know more about what your tickets include.
Are there special discounts for different age groups/students or teachers?
Discounts for different age groups vary per product. You can find discount related information in the Important information section during checkout. When choosing your tickets, check for ticket types with discounted prices. For example, some products have a ticket type 'Child', which is specifically for children. Remember to bring a valid ID to the venue if you've purchased a discounted ticket.
What payment methods do Tiqets support?
We support popular payment methods used across the globe, notably Visa, Mastercard, Paypal, Alipay and iDeal. Some payment options are specific to the language and currency combination you use when ordering tickets.
Do I have to print these tickets?
Most venues allow you to enter by simply showing your tickets on your smartphone. Very few require printed tickets. See the section titled 'Using these tickets'.

Customer reviews

Ella, New Zealand
May 11, 2017
Wonderful, most amazing and beautiful place
Jessica, United States
May 1, 2017
The tickets in advance were extremely helpful, I just wish there had been an express line for people who had already purchased tickets.
Yipeng
Apr 16, 2017
gooooood
Chieh-Yi, Taiwan
Apr 10, 2017
very useful !!!
YAN nian, China
Mar 29, 2017
Quite convenient to get the ticket and visit the Palace without waiting in a long queue...you would love this platform ever...
Luis, United States
Mar 19, 2017
Amazing!!!! With tíquets it's super easy. Love the place. And I highly recommend tíquets. It's super!!!!! Thx
Tamara, United Kingdom
Mar 16, 2017
Highly recommended
ANDRA, United States
Jan 24, 2017
Great experience but wait to enter is too long. An hour wait with pre-purchase should not happen.
Michael, United States
Jan 16, 2017
very good.
Richard, Australia
Jan 1, 2017
Audio guide was poor and added very little additional knowledge, crowds were so large they took away any potential pleasure of enjoying the rooms