What to see in the Palace of Versailles

The Palace of Versailles is one of France's most precious treasures, a symbol of opulence and grandeur.

Every year, millions of visitors explore its majestic palaces, gardens, and hidden treasures to discover the magnificence of a bygone era. To avoid long queues, we recommend booking tickets in advance.

Located just a few kilometers from Paris, it comprises numerous attractions not to be missed during your visit.

Palace of Versailles

The first attraction not to be missed is the Palace of Versailles with its splendid rooms adorned with frescoed ceilings and priceless works of art. Important treaties and historical agreements were signed within these rooms, such as the Hall of Mirrors. The elegance and richness of the State Apartments leave visitors in awe.

The Gardens of Versailles

Outside the Palace, you will find the vast Gardens of Versailles, an open-air work of art. It is easy to get lost in the labyrinth of hedges and relax in the quieter corners or admire the dancing fountains. During summer weekends, some fountains offer spectacular water displays.

The Trianon Estate

Don't miss the reserved area of the royal family, the Trianon Estate. The Petit Trianon, built for Queen Marie Antoinette, is a charming neoclassical residence, while the Grand Trianon is a larger mansion reserved for Napoleon Bonaparte and his family.

The Queen's Hamlet

The Queen's Hamlet is a rustic settlement created for Queen Marie Antoinette as an escape from court life. Lakes and picturesque gardens surround the traditionally styled houses.

The Grand Trianon Galleries

The building housing the Grand Trianon Galleries is an architectural gem used as a summer residence by the French monarchs. Inside, you will find a collection of furniture, paintings, and art objects from the 18th century.

Visit the Palace of Versailles