Chateau de Versailles [Day trip from Paris, France]

Chateau de Versailles

http://en.chateauversailles.fr/homepage

Nearest station: RER C – Paris – Versailles Rive Gauche station (about 40 minute RER ride from Paris)

To get there by train:

1) Take the train at Montparnasse station and get off at Versailles Chantiers station, or

2) Take the train at Paris Saint Lazare station and get off at Versailles Rive Droite station

Hours:

Low season (March 31 to November 30):

Palace
Every day except Mondays
9 am – 5.30 pm
Last admission: 5.pm – Ticket office closes at 4.50 pm

Trianon Palaces and Marie-Antoinette’s Estate
Every day except Mondays
12 pm – 5.30 pm
Last admission: 5 pm – Ticket office closes at 4.50 pm

Garden and Park
Every day
8 am – 6 pm

High season (April 1 to October 31):

Palace
Every day except Mondays
9 am – 6.30 pm
Last admission: 6 pm – Ticket office closes at 5.50 pm

Trianon Palaces and Marie-Antoinette’s Estate

Every day except Mondays
12 pm – 6.30 pm
Last admission: 6 pm – Ticket office closes at 5.50 pm

Garden
Open every day
8 am – 8:30 pm

Park

Open every day
7 am – 7 pm for vehicles; 7 am – 8.30 pm for pedestrians

Admission Fee: 18 €

How long does it take to see Chateau de Versailles? The palace and the gardens are HUGE and there is a lot to see and do within Chateau de Versailles. During the high season, there are long line-ups at the ticket booth, so I recommend purchasing your tickets advance online or going there early to avoid the line up. I also recommend budgeting about 2/3 of a day at Chateau Versailles as it takes time to get there (about 40 minute RER ride from Paris) and walking around a big palace and the gardens take a bit of time.

Chateau de Versaille

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