Palace of Versailles

Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles, France

Palace of Versailles, Château de Versailles, is located just a short drive from Paris. If you visit Versailles with a tour, the trip from central Paris to the Palace of Versailles will take approximately 40 minutes. If you want to use the public transportation, the easiest way is by taking RER train C. You'll need a ticket to Versailles Rive Gauche station. Or you can use Paris Visit pass for zones 1-4. Learn more about access to Versailles.

The Palace of Versailles reflects centuries of the French royal history. It was initially laid out in 1623, and was being updated and expanded on a regular basis until the end of the 17th century. The best way to learn the history of the palace is to visit Château de Versailles. Get ready for your visit before the trip and learn more at the palace's website.

If you are visiting The Palace of Versailles without a tour guide, make sure to get an audio guide at the museum. It is available in several languages and gives a good overview about the palace.