The Palace of Versailles

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The Palace of Versailles located near Paris 25 km (17 miles) in the department of Yvelines in the Paris suburbs. This royal castle (Louis XIV or Louis 14th) is one of the most famous in the world, it receives every year the visit of a few million foreign visitors and tourists of all nationalities. Its gardens and basins, the most famous of which is called the Neptune Basin, as well as its spectacle of the great waters and the proximity of the capital ensure it an ever-increasing number of visitors, and transport makes it easy to access from Paris and its center.

How to go to the Palace of Versailles

By Line L from Gare Saint Lazare
Or by the M13 metro then the Transillien N
It will take 1 hour to reach your destination
By car
From the A13 motorway, exit 5 Versailles Center


Closed Monday, the castle is open from 9h to 18h, the park from 7h to 20h
the official website