The Palace of Versailles has been asleep since March 13, 2020. One of the most visited monuments in France has had to shut because for the coronavirus epidemic that hit the country. 55 days of lockdown later, the country starts exiting containment and on May 28, 2020, Edouard Philippe announces expected dates: France’s monuments and museums can reopen from June 2, 2020 on the condition they respect health protocol.
An authorization that also applies to cultural places set in orange areas including the Île-de-France region. After this announcement, we are all looking to the Sun King’s palace as they have have announced to reopen on June 6. Let's enjoy the palace, its museum, its park and the famous Trianon Estate and the famous Queen's House within a magnificent lush garden.
On the occasion, chief gardener at the Palace of Versailles Alain Baraton says everything is ready for this reopening. He says on FranceInfo: "Everything has been mowed and taken care of [...] We must replant flowers and clean tools as well. But on June 6th, everything will be spotless to welcome visitors". Anyway, make the most of it to go and discover the admirable tree tour unveiling 30 exceptional trees in the estate.
Dates and Opening Time
Starts 6 June 2020
Château de Versailles
Ouverture de la billetterie le 4 juin
Pour les visites guidées, ouverture de la billetterie le 6 juin 2020
Le château : tous les jours de 9h à 18h30, sauf le lundi
Le parc : tous les jours de 7h à 20h30
Les jardins : tous les jours de 8h à 20h30
Le domaine de Trianon : tous les jours de 12h à 18h30, sauf le lundi
Le domaine de Marly : tous les jours de 7h à 19h30
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