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The Sun King's favorite

Versailles was created in its entirety by Louis XIV three centuries ago. Today it remains a historical and artistic treasure unique in the world. After your tour of the famous château in its 800 hectares/8 km² of grounds, with the Petit, the Grand Trianon and the Royal Kitchen Garden, head off to explore the town.


Don't miss

  • The national estate of Versailles : a sumptuous ensemble wich includes the Palace of Versailles, the Trianon Palaces, Marie-Antoinette 's Estate, André Le Notre's French gardens and the Park.
  • The Lambinet Museum
  • The Academy of equestrian Arts 
  • The Montansier Theater
  • The Real Tennis Court 
  • The Versailles's Market
  • The antique dealers, experts and art galleries
  • The Royal Kitchen Garden
  • The Osmothèque: conservation Museum for the perfumes


Walking routes

Discover Versailles and its history by following the stone markers spread almost everywhere along the city's street.



  • The Grand Musical Fountain displays: Saturdays and Sundays from April to October, and for the Musical gardens Tuesdays from April to May and from July to october
  • The Grand Fountain night show: every Saturdays from June to September
  • Hidden Treasures: in May
  • Molière festival: throughout June


Come to Versailles

  • 3 train stations :  to/from Paris every 15 min.
  • Airports: Roissy-CDG and Orly.
  • Parking for car and bus on the "place d’Armes" in front of the Palace.
  • By car : A13, dite « de Normandie » (20km/18,5 miles from Paris).



Versailles Tourist Office
2 bis, avenue de Paris
78000 Versailles
Tel : +33 (0)1 39 24 88 88
Fax : +33 (0)1 39 24 88 89

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