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Palace of Versailles All Access Passport Entry with Audio Guide
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  • Enjoy access to all areas of the Royal estate with your Versailles Passport ticket, including the Royal Apartments, The Hall of Mirrors, Marie Antoinette’s estate, The Grand Trianon and the beautiful Gardens of Versailles.
  • Explore the magnificent palace with your audio guide available in 11 languages (Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese and Russian) so that you can not only marvel at the architecture but learn more about the rich history of 17th century Europe.
  • You will have access to the stunning Musical Fountain Shows ( Sat and Sun) and Musical Garden Shows (Tue and Fri) that runs at intervals through the day at an upgraded fee. On these days, your tickets are inclusive of the fee to the show of the day
  • Versailles is a popular destination for a day trip from Paris and wait times for entry can be anywhere between 60-90 minutes during peak hours. Hence we recommend that you plan your visit during the off-peak time's post noon so you can gain access with your Passport as swiftly as possible.
  • Entry is free for visitors under 18 years and under 26 years of age for EU.
  • This experience cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled.
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Skip The Line Versailles Palace & Gardens Tickets With King’s Apartments Visit
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  • Waltz past the fastest entrance gate at the Palace of Versailles with your official Château de Versailles guide, hands down the quickest way to enter the world of French regality.
  • Enjoy an exclusive 1.5 hour guided visit of the King’s Private Apartments, a wing of the Versailles Palace exclusive to these ticket holders.
  • Your English speaking guide will walk you through the King’s art collection and their lives at Versailles, an interesting fragment lesser known to most visitors.
  • After the guided tour, explore the rest of the Palace - the State Apartments, Hall of Mirrors, King’s Chapel and the Gardens of Versailles at your pace with a complimentary audio guide available in 11 languages ( Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese and Russian).
  • You will have access to the stunning Musical Fountain Shows ( Sat and Sun) and Musical Garden Shows (Tue and Fri) that runs at intervals through the day at an upgraded fee. On these days, your tickets are inclusive of the fee to the show of the day
  • You may cancel up to 72 hours in advance for a full refund.
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Versailles Palace Skip The Line + Passport Entry with Audio Guide
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  • Collect your skip-the-line tickets from a short distance away and be escorted inside the exquisite Palace of Versailles so you can explore it at your own, relaxed pace.
  • With your audio guide to lead the way, tour the ornate royal estate, from the Hall of Mirrors to the beautiful Trianon Estate, hearing tales and lesser known anecdotes about the members of French Monarchy that called the Palace of Versailles home.
  • Enjoy access to all areas of the royal estate with your Versailles Passport, including Marie Antointte’s Estate, Carrosses Gallery, the Royal Apartments and the Hall of Mirrors.
  • You will have access to the stunning Musical Fountain Shows ( Sat and Sun) and Musical Garden Shows (Tue and Fri) that runs at intervals through the day at an upgraded fee. On these days, your tickets are inclusive of the fee to the show of the day.
  • Children aged 6-17 enjoy reduced prices and those aged 5 and below do not require a ticket.
  • You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
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Versailles & Gardens Skip the Line Ticket with Audio Guide
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  • Skip the average hour long ticket queues and gain priority access to the Palace of Versailles to make the most of your time in Versailles.
  • Explore the Versailles Royal Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors and Carrosses Gallery as your complimentary audio guide demystifies some of the Palace’s most enticing secrets.
  • Step outside the exquisite Palace to stroll along the cobblestone grounds, through the beautiful French gardens, and pass by the gorgeous Versailles fountains.
  • You will have access to the stunning Musical Fountain Shows ( Sat and Sun) and Musical Garden Shows (Tue and Fri) that runs at intervals through the day at an upgraded fee. On these days, your tickets are inclusive of the fee to the show of the day
  • Children aged 6-17 enjoy reduced prices and those aged 5 and below do not require a ticket.
  • Please note, this experience does not include entry to the Trianon Estate.
  • You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
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Palace of Versailles Entry Ticket with Audio Guide
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  • Tour the magnificent Palace of Versailles as your audio guide commentary unravels some of the Palace’s most enticing secrets.
  • Visit the stunning Royal Apartments and the Hall of Mirrors - a corridor filled with 357 mirrors that majestically reflect the gardens through the Palace’s famed arched windows.
  • Collect your complimentary audio guide in a language of your choice (Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese and Russian) and explore the Palace at your own pace.
  • Versailles draws a million visitors each summer, amassing the entry queues to anywhere between 60-90 minutes. We recommend planning your visit during off-peak hours in the afternoon to make the most of your visit.
  • Please note, this ticket does not provide access to the Trianon Estate.
  • Admission is free for children below the age of 18 and for EU citizens below the age of 26.
  • Though these tickets cannot be canceled, they come with an extended validity of 3 years during which you can take up the experience.
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Skip The Line Guided Tour of Versailles Palace - 75 Minutes Classic
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  • Enjoy exclusive skip-the-line access to the Palace of Versailles with your expert historian guide who will enrich your experience with stories and facts that will have you marveled no bounds.
  • Explore the ornate King and Queen's State Apartments, their themed salons and elaborate ceiling paintings before making your way to the glittering Hall of Mirrors.
  • This guided tour is available in English, French, Spanish and Italian; gifting you the comfort of exploring the Palace of Versailles in the language of your choice.
  • Children aged 6-17 enjoy reduced prices and those aged 5 and below do not require a ticket.
  • These tickets cannot be canceled, amended or refunded.
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Versailles Palace and Giverny Gardens From Paris
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  • Check off two of Paris’ most beloved tourist spots on this 10-hour guided tour of Giverny and the Versailles Palace.
  • Skip past the winding ticket queues at both attractions and follow your professional tour guide around for a day of fun sightseeing and interesting finds.
  • Whether you choose the option of a professional tour guide or an audio guide (which is available in 10 languages), you’re sure to have a great time.
  • Discover Claude Monet’s fully restored ivy-clad house in all its glory at your first stop, Giverny, and marvel at the intriguing reading and dining rooms.
  • At the Palace of Versailles, spend time exploring the King and Queen’s State Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors, and the Royal Chapel, while picking up interesting facts about the French monarchy.
  • With the ticket option that includes lunch, indulge in a delectable 3-course traditional French luncheon in Giverny. If you do not choose this option, you will have time to grab a bite at one of the traditional restaurants in Giverny before leaving for Versailles.
  • The audio guides are available in 10 languages, namely, English, French, Spanish, Portugese, Italian, German, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, and Korean.
  • You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
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Palace of Versailles Priority Access Tour from Paris with Transportation
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  • Enjoy convenient roundtrip transportation from Paris to Versailles in a comfortable air conditioned coach with central pick-up/drop-off locations in Paris.
  • Your local host will escort you to the entrance, ushering you past the tediously long queues, ensuring a speedy entry to the Palace of Versailles.
  • Step inside the Palace with your multilingual audio guide (Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese and Russian) and explore the King and Queen's State Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors and other exhibitions showcased during your visit.
  • Learn all about the French monarchy and peek into the private lives of King Louis XIV and Marie Antoinette with gripping audio commentary keeping you company.
  • You will have access to the stunning Musical Fountain Shows ( Sat and Sun) and Musical Garden Shows (Tue and Fri) that runs at intervals through the day at an upgraded fee. On these days, your tickets are inclusive of the fee to the show of the day.
  • Meet your host after a relaxed self guided tour of the Gardens and head back to Paris in comfort.
  • Please note, this tour does not include access to the Trianon Estate.
  • Children aged 6-17 enjoy reduced prices and those aged 5 and below do not require a ticket.
  • These tickets cannot be canceled, amended or refunded.
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Skip the Line Palace of Versailles by Train from Paris
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  • Enjoy round trip train transfers from Paris to Versailles with a local host, who will escort you through the journey ensuring a hassle free transfer.
  • Skip the tedious queues and wander into the magnificent Palace of Versailles as your professional guide demystifies some of the Palace’s most enticing secrets.
  • Follow your guide to tour the palace's most beautiful rooms : the King's State Apartments where the Treaty of Versailles was signed, the Queen’s Grand Apartments, the Coronation Room and other opulent rooms in the Palace.
  • Step outside the Palace and take a quaint stroll in the beautifully manicured Gardens of Versailles and get a chance to witness the stunning Musical and Fountain garden shows that runs at intervals throughout the day on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at an upgraded fee.
  • Once you’ve had your heart’s content of the Royal Estate, return to Paris with your train ticket any time you wish.
  • Choose between an English, French or Spanish-speaking guided tour; or choose an audio guided tour available in 11 languages (Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese and Russian).
  • Children aged 6-17 enjoy reduced prices and those aged 5 and below do not require a ticket.
  • You may cancel up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund.
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Skip the Line Versailles Palace & Gardens Guided Tour from Paris
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  • Gain priority access to the magnificent Palace of Versailles and explore the Royal Apartments and Hall of Mirrors with your expert English or Spanish speaking guide.
  • Your experience conveniently includes round trip transportation from the tour operator's office to the Palace of Versailles in a comfortable, air conditioned coach.
  • Explore the Palace at your own pace with your multilingual audio guide giving you rare insights and historical details about the art, architecture and the French monarchy.
  • After admiring the intricacies of the Palace, spend time exploring the Gardens of Versailles and the 386 works of art including more than 200 statues, fountains, ponds, flower beds, and woodland.
  • You will have access to the stunning Musical Fountain Shows ( Sat and Sun) and Musical Garden Shows (Tue and Fri) that runs at intervals through the day at an upgraded fee. On these days, your tickets are inclusive of the fee to the show of the day.
  • Reduced prices for children from 3-17 years of age, free for children under the age of 3 years.
  • Please note, this tour does not include access to the Trianon Estate.
  • These tickets cannot be canceled, amended or refunded.
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Plan Your Visit

Palace of Versailles Entrances

The main entrance to the Palace of Versailles is through the Court of Honor (Cour d'Honneur). Upon entering the courtyard, there are 3 entrances to the Palace of Versailles you must be wary of.

Entrance Map
  • Entrance A ( to the left )
    This entrance is reserved for guests who have already purchased tickets online. Those with skip the line tickets will be ushered through this line.
  • Entrance B ( to the right)
    This entrance is for groups with a reservation for a guided tour or so.
  • Entrance H
    Reserved for guests with disabilities.

Know More About The Entrances

  • If you have not purchased your tickets online, you will have to stand in queue at the ticket counter before entering via Entrance A. While the wait times at the ticket counter can take anything between 15 to 30 minutes the security check at Entrance A circles around 30 minutes to 2 hours.
  • If you have purchased a general admission ticket online, you can enter via Entrance A. The wait in queue here can be anywhere from 30 minutes to 2 hours.
  • If you have purchased skip the line tickets or tickets for a guided tour online, you can enter via Entrance B. This entrance is the quickest way to access the Palace with hardly any wait time.

While we highly recommend you pre-booking your tickets, if you arrive without one, you will need to line up at the ticket box office to the left of the courtyard. The line here can take anywhere between 15 minutes and 3 hours. Afterward, you will need to again queue at the security check, which can take another 1-3 hours.

Choosing the best Palace of Versailles Experience
Palace Ticket or Passport Ticket?
Palace Ticket from
Passport Ticket from
About
This ticket gives you access to the Palace, temporary exhibitions, the Coach Gallery, the Gardens (except on Musical Fountain Shows or Musical Gardens days) and the Park.
The Passport includes the admission to the whole Estate of Versailles and tr textianon.
Access
Access to the Palace, Grand Apartments, Hall of Mirrors, Carrosses Gallery and Gardens.
The Passport includes the admission to the whole Estate of Versailles and tr textianon.
Timings
From 1 April to 31 October | 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM (last admission at 6:00 PM)
From 1 November to 31 March | 9:00 AM to 5.30 PM (last admission at 5:00 PM)
Closed on Mondays
From 1 April to 31 October | 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM (last admission at 6:00 PM)
From 1 November to 31 March | 9:00 AM to 5.30 PM (last admission at 5:00 PM)
Closed on Mondays
Entrance Via
Entrance A
Entrance A
Re-entry
With the Palace Tickets, you can enter the Palace of Versailles and Palaces of Trianon only once. Once you exit, you cannot re-enter the Palace again.
With the Passport Tickets, you can re-enter the Palace of Versailles and Palaces of Trianon multiple times on the day for which your ticket has been purchased.
Highlights
  • Ticket to the Palace of Versailles
  • Complimentary Audioguide
  • Access to the the Castle (Royal Apartments + Hall of Mirrors), the Gardens (excluding days of Garden shows), the Park and the Carrosses Gallery (from 12:30 PM).
  • Ticket to the Palace of Versailles
  • Complimentary Audioguide
  • Access to the Castle (Royal Apartments + Hall of Mirrors), the Gardens (including days of Garden shows), the Park, the Carrosses Gallery (from 12:30 PM) and Marie-Antoinette’s Estate.
  • Entrance to the Gardens on Fountain Show and Musical Show days.
Skip the Line Access
With Skip the Line Palace Ticket, priority access via Entrance B which has considerably lesser queues.
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With Skip the Line Passport Ticket, priority access via Entrance B which has considerably lesser queues.
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Guided Tour or Audio Guided Tour?
Guided Tour from
Audio Guided Tour from
About
A guided tour allows you to enjoy the benefits of an expert guide detailing the history of Palace, Grand Apartments, Hall of Mirrors, Carrosses Gallery and the gardens.
An audio guided tour allows you to explore the palace at your pace with an audio guide device.
Access
  • The Castle (Royal Apartments + Hall of Mirrors)
  • The Gardens
  • The Park
  • The Carrosses Gallery
  • The Castle (Royal Apartments + Hall of Mirrors)
  • The Garden s(excluding days of Garden shows)
  • The Park
  • The Carrosses Gallery
Timings
Tour available at 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM.
Closed on Mondays
From 1 April to 31 October | 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM (last admission at 6:00 PM)
From 1 November to 31 March | 9:00 AM to 5.30 PM (last admission at 5:00 PM)
Closed on Mondays
Entrance Via
Entrance B
Entrance B
Duration
75 minutes guided tour , however, you may roam around on your own until closing hours on the day of your visit.
Suggested duration - 2 hours.
Tour Languages
Guided Tours available in 4 languages - English, Spanish, French, Italian.
Audio Guides available in 11 languages - Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese and Russian.
Highlights
  • Priority Access to the Palace of Versailles
  • Expert Guide
  • Guided tour of the Castle (Royal Apartments + Hall of Mirrors)
  • Access to the Gardens (excluding days of Garden shows), Park and Carrosses Gallery.
  • Priority Access to the Palace of Versailles
  • Audioguide
  • Access to The Castle (Royal Apartments + Hall of Mirrors).
  • Access to the Gardens and Fountains, including on days of Musical Fountain and Garden shows, Park and Carrosses Gallery.
Transport from/to Paris
Priority Access Guided Tour of the Palace of Versailles with Transfers from Paris available at
Priority Access Audio Guided Tour of the Palace of Versailles without Transfers from Paris available at
Palace Of Versailles Facts
  • The Palace of Versailles was initially built by Louis XIII in 1623 as a hunting lodge and was later enlarged into a royal palace by Louis XIV in the late 1660s.
  • All the materials used in building and decorating Versailles were made in France.
  • During Louis XIV’s reign, Versailles’ gardens featured 400 sculptures, 1,400 fountains and covered more than 30,000 acres.
  • The Palace officials perfected the art of lighting by using twenty thousand candles and glittering chandeliers to illuminate the palace during special events. They created what they called a 'corridor of light'.
  • The Treaty of Versailles, which formally ended the First World War, was signed in the Hall of Mirrors.
  • The Palace boasts around 2,143 windows, 1,252 fireplaces, and 67 staircases.
  • In 1789, the people of Paris made their stand against King Louis XVI, forcing him back to Paris and out of a life of luxury. From then on, the Palace of Versailles became known as the “cradle of liberty” (Berceau-de-la-Liberté).charge an entrance fee.
  • During the French Revolution, all the pieces of art within the Palace of Versailles were transferred to the Louvre for safe keeping.
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Walking Tour of Bohemian Montmartre
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  • Escape from reality into the cobbled alleyways of the village of Montmartre, in the heart of Paris on this 90 minutes guided walking tour.
  • Meet your guide next to the legendary Moulin Rouge, and climb your way up to the Sacré Coeur Basilica, while discovering enchanting landmarks such as the “I Love You” Wall, Paris’ last Windmill, and its only Vineyard.
  • Dive into the lives of Montmartre’s iconic bohemians artists such as Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, Vincent Van Gogh…you’ll also learn about Montmartre’s famous painting donkey!
  • Shiver as you hear the haunting and mythical tales of Montmartre’s past. The story of Saint-Denis, patron of Paris, and the legends of Passe-Muraille and the Witch of Montmartre.
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