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Palace of Versailles

Open today: 10:00 AM - 9:59 AM
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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
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Place d'Armes, 78000, Versailles, France
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Reviewed today via mobile

So beautiful. Could have spent another day to explore the gardens. We went all the way down to the lake with rowboats and rented a boat for the kids. We rented bikes to bike town to Marie Antoinette’s house. That was the highlight I think....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank K W
Reviewed today

We’ve been before, but this time the gardens were at their brilliant best. We paid a reasonable price to go on a day when a Jardins Musicaux show was on. It was amazing, with fountains seeming to dance in time to classical music. It helped...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Meurig100
Reviewed today

This property has got to be seen to be believed. It is worth the wait. Take the audio guide and be prepared to spend the day in and around the palace. The various rooms have so much history to them and you cannot help but...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank anon3200
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you want a taste of the French royal life you should definitely visit the palace of Versailles. It is huge and the rooms from centuries ago are kept in pristine condition. The halls of mirrors are impressive and the gardens are huge.

Thank b_prisacariu
Reviewed yesterday

We stayed in Versailles for 3 days, the minimum number needed to explore the palace, its gardens, and the surrounding town. I bought 2-day tickets for the buildings ahead at the airport-a worthwhile thing to do to avoid long lines later. These tickets get you...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank JoyceA584
Reviewed yesterday

We took the private tour which was outstanding. Our guide provided interesting information in every room and it was fantastic to just have our 7 person group there and not deal with the MOBS of people in the rest of the palace.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Bill_Sack
Reviewed 2 days ago

A magnificent palace - the state apartments show beautiful paintings illustrating the history and building of the Palace of Versailles, and the French monarchy who resided here. The Hall of Mirrors is located after you finish the state apartments (though I wish they commented more...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jonathancchan
Reviewed 2 days ago

How on earth the French kings thought they'd get away with spending that much money on themselves amazes me, but because they did we have this astonishing palace and gardens to visit. In some ways it's a bit like a trip to Disneyland - it's...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Warren B
Reviewed 2 days ago

I don't want to discourage anyone from visiting this remarkable historic site, and the French ministry of Culture deserves tons of praise for maintaining it for posterity. But my visit brought to mind the old joke: if the party planning has the Germans doing he...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank TR26
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the must seen places in Paris, it tells u the history of France along with an audio guide with the language u prefer to explain. The garden is jst perfect with all the beautiful colors

Date of experience: September 2019
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September 8, 2019|
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Response from Brenda S |
Yes, you buy them on site. But it was jammed packed every time we saw it.
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Response from zcemp13 | Reviewed this property |
I just visited the Versailles 1.5 weeks ago and I definitely would recommend that you visit the palace first and then only the gardens. The visit in the palace would take you about 2 hours, and do try to start from the... More
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