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Address: Place d'Armes, 78000, Versailles, France
Phone Number:
+33 1 30 83 78 00
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09:00 - 17:30
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 17:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Palace, trianon palaces and the estate of marie-antoinette : open daily...

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, bookshop, shops, restaurants...

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Palace of Versailles Entrance Ticket with Audio Guide
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US$ 129.00*
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Versailles Guided Tour and Priority Access with Hotel Pickup from Paris
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Versailles by Bike Day Tour

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Opulent palace worth the trip from Paris

We were mixed on if we wanted to spend a whole day and take the time to make the trip from Paris out to Versailles. We had heard good things and decided to give it a try. It was... read more

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were mixed on if we wanted to spend a whole day and take the time to make the trip from Paris out to Versailles. We had heard good things and decided to give it a try. It was a bit of work to figure out the RER but once we did the trip wasn't too bad. When we got... More 

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Kolkata, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visited the Versailles palace and the gardens as a day trip from Paris. I took the RER train early in the morning from Paris to Versailles and used my Paris Attractions pass to enter the Palace. There are long queues to enter the palace and if you are very early and already have the entry pass then you can... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I think this is a 'must see' site for any trip to France. Plan a full day, and get to the palace before 9:00 a.m. to avoid long lines. Also, buy your tickets ahead of time (on-line). You can visit the gardens first to avoid long wait times to get into the Palace.

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Tangerang, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What can i say? must be same with the others review:) the palace the garden were great!! everybody would say wow i guess on this place, very crowded on entrance gate, my tip is if u want to avoid the crowds, u may come after 3pm and buy the ticket through web. then u can easly enter.

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Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

arrived to the palace entrance at around 2PM, there was a 2 hours long queue to enter. A very kind and helpful staff informed us about the possiblity of free park visit that day and advised to visit Trianon estate instead. It was a very good decision to walk through Versailles parks, leave the crowd behind and after visiting both... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We bought the tickets online, so getting in was almost a breeze. As we entered the Palace we slowly strolled up and down numerous hallways and salons, not sure of what to look at first. The marble floors are beautiful and very well kept, dozens of chandeliers, big and bigger, sparkle from everywhere, magnificent paintings hang from the walls, massive... More 

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We arrived a little later than what we wanted because of the trains on a Sunday morning. The queues were already staring for the chateaux so we decided to make the most of the nice weather and head into the gardens first. The gardens are impeccable! They are so stunningly beautiful and seeing the fountains moving to the music was... More 

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The only mistake I made was not buying a ticket to skip the line as it took over an hour and a half waiting in the sun to get inside Although the place is wonderful it took us ages Inside is beautiful and the gardens are just as nice

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Another reviewer summed it up " Beautifull but ridiculously crowded" it is obviously a must visit once in a lifetime. Allow plenty of time, travel early, outside the main tourist seasons. Disabled access is possible but very difficult due to the cobbled courtyard and it would be so simple to have a smooth wheelchair route.

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There was a good two hour line to get into the palace so make sure you prepare for that and to buy your tickets in advance because there's another line for that. It is a beautiful place, full of history, but can get quite crowded. The real treasure we thought was the gardens. You can have a lot of fun... More 

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