Grandes Eaux Musicales: Access to the gardens of the Palace of Versailles with animated water fountains and musical background.
Available with the Passport to the Grandes Eaux and the Musical Gardens ticket, on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays from April to October
Musical Gardens: Access to the gardens of the Palace of Versailles with a background of baroque music.
Available with the Passport to the Grandes Eaux and the Musical Gardens ticket, on Tuesdays and Fridays from April to October
During the days of the Musical fountain shows and Musical garden days, access to the gardens is free only for children under 6 years old.
About your visit:
|Opening hours for the Palace of Versailles|
(April to October)
(From November to March)
Upon presentation of proof, admission is free all year round for:
If you are entitled to free admission, when you arrive at the Palace, present yourself directly at Entrance A of the Dufour Pavilion with your proof and an identity document.
|Getting to the Palace of Versailles|
|RER line C ou SNCF trains||RER line C : The RER C arrives at the railway station of Versailles Château Rive Gauche, 10 minutes walk to the Château.
By train :
- From Paris Montparnasse station, the SNCF trains arrive at the train station of Versailles Chantiers, 18 minutes walk to the Château.
- From Paris Saint Lazare train station, the trains SNCF arrive at the station Versailles Rive Droite, 17 minutes walk to arrive at the Palace.
By bus : The bus no. 171 from the RATP runs its circuit between the Pont de Sèvres (terminus of line 9 of the Métro) and the Château de Versailles in 30 minutes without traffic.
|Car ou coach||
Access : From the A13 motorway, exit n°5 Versailles Centre and follow the signs for the Château de Versailles. GPS coordinates of the Palace of Versailles : 48°48’17N et 2°07’15E
Parking : There are several paid car parks in front of the Castle: Place d' Armes cars and coaches - open 24 hours a day.
In the Park : Grand Canal, Petit Trianon, Grand Trianon, Hamlet of the Queen (Coaches only at the Carrefour des Trianon) – access by Queen's Gate, open for vehicles from 9am to 4.50pm or 5.50pm (depending on low or high season).