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Palace of Versailles: Tours & Tickets

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Palace, trianon palaces and the estate of marie-antoinette : open daily except mondays and certain public holidays. Gardens and park : open daily.Commented tours, independant visits, musical fontains shows, shows, bowboats, little train, bicycles...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 9:59 AM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Place d'Armes, 78000, Versailles, France
+33 1 30 83 78 00
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Reviewed today

One cannot visit this attraction without it leaving a mark on your life. The untold stories that come alive as you stroll thru the house & gardens. The upkeep is outstanding. The staff are helpful. However, it does pay to either get advanced tickets or...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank robinpQ6941BW
Reviewed today via mobile

This place is stunning and must be on your list of things to see in Paris! Lines to get in are long but move fairly quickly. Inside can be crazy too. We were here in the off season on a cold and rainy day and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank RaoulL904
Reviewed today

We arrived at Versailles right when the palace opened, and we'd pre-purchased our tickets, so we moved swiftly through the line to get in. We all got audio guides (some of them worked better than others) and began exploring. What can anyone really say about...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bradshawgirl
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited on a Friday and attended the musical gardens first as I’d heard to visit the palace later in the day when it’s quieter. Due to the layout people see the palace first and are more likely to go there and the gardens after!...More

Thank karishma95patel
Reviewed yesterday

The Palace of Versailles was, initially, a hunting lodge but was slowly converted into the primary royal residence of King Louis XIV beginning in and around 1682. His primary reason for this, we’re told in the history books, was to decentralize power in Paris and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PookyCake
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In some ways, Versailles was one of the highlights of our visit to Paris. The gardens and grounds are magnificent and I could have spent so much more time exploring. But we would offer the following advice/comments: 1. The line is long. Be prepared. If...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank juliagX5840UC
Reviewed yesterday

the place is a musts see it is eonderful but- , i have been before and enjoyed bit this time was dissaointing due to bad managment of the sight I have visited the palace and gardens several times before. This time the visit was disappointing....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank segalit
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went there on a girls trip we did palace and gardens. Did a skip the line with audio guide, walk freely. Iv been into Louis the 14th. So it was a must that i went. Plus if you are a fan of the show Versailles,...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank MlovemoreDE
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The palace is a must see and was great.. once we were in. We waited in line for over an hour. We also didn't have advance tickets so one of us had to run in and buy them which is fine, that's our fault. The...More

Thank katherinemQ4686ST
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must see when you are in Paris. I took a private tour and was so happy that I did because the line to get in was very long. There is nothing about this palace or it's grounds that are boring. It truly...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Yvonne D
12 October 2019|
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Response from Scottington | Reviewed this property |
You can buy tickets at the Palace but make sure you go to the ticket office to get these before lining up in the queue for the entrance. Many people including ourselves ended up queuing for the entrance not knowing you buy... More
7 October 2019|
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Response from 694michellev | Reviewed this property |
Hi JoyMowar, in that case I recommend you to merely visit the main palace ( that's the entrance marked with the letter A) and the garden ( which is breathtaking beautiful ). However, even by visiting these two places, you... More
1 October 2019|
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