Visit Versailles - Best of Versailles

Versailles, the city where the French royalty thrilled the world with its utterly grand and romantic architecture.The place where the French revolution was born in a single night. Home to innumerable royal figures, heck, even Napoleon.Site of some of the world’s grandest architecture and its most magnificent gardens.The site where the Peace Treaty to end WWI was signed between Germany and the Allies (in 1919, in the Hall of Mirrors). The object of countless romance novels.An absolute dream to look at, an absolute wonder to experience. A historical place, you cannot escape its past during your Versailles tour.

First Sunday of the month from November to March, free access to:

  • Flats and Hall of Mirrors
  • Exhibitions
  • Apartments of the Dauphin and Dauphine
  • Apartments Ladies
  • Coronation Room, Gallery of Battles, room 1830 (subject)
  • Trianon Palaces and Marie-Antoinette

Warning: Versailles is not the best place to party. If you’re looking for nightlife go back to Paris.

Versailles Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Versailles tips for your visit

  • Use the audioguides where given the option.
  • Read up before hand on everything.
  • Buy ticket online; so you can skip the queues. The Paris Museum Pass covers this place.
  • Get in queues really early.
  • Check out all the activities in the garden.
  • Don’t rent a car. It’s a tiny town.

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Facts and Stats for Versailles*

  • Pollution Statistics in Versailles

    Know the pollution level of Versailles before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 69.09 (High)
    • Water Pollution 47.32 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 63.15 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 60.59 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 34.4 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 47.2 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 54.64 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 43.1 (Moderate)
  • Versailles: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Versailles for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Versailles.

    • Burglary and Theft 49.64 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 55.12 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 48.84 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 40.54 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 42.65 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50.98 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 52.47 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 53.66 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 67.17 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 46.38 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 59.3 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 44.64 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 61.74 (High)
  • Living in Versailles - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Versailles is 127.9 (High)

    • Safety Index 48.21 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 88.39 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 66.93 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.8 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 84.95 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 74.2 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 18.01 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 94.18 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Versailles

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Versailles

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.3 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.65 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.19 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 105.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 98.58 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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