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Versailles

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Yvelines

In the visitor's imagination, the name of Versailles sparkles golds and magical reflections of the Hall of Mirrors... But what he does not always know is that the city that surrounds the castle, with its beautiful avenues shaded hand him their arms magnificent plane trees, was designed simultaneously to provide a luxurious setting at the famous palace...

Geographical information

MunicipalityVersailles
Postcode78000
Tourism label
Latitude48.8014080 (N 48° 48’ 5”)
Longitude2.1301220 (E 2° 7’ 48”)
AltitudeFrom 103m to 180m
Surface area26.18 km²
Population88470 inhabitants
Density3379 inhabitants/km²
Insee code78646
IntercommunalityCA Versailles Grand Parc
DepartmentYvelines
RegionIle-de-France

Nearest cities & towns

Viroflay3.5 km (7 min)
Le Chesnay3.6 km (9 min)
Buc5 km (11 min)
Chaville5.1 km (10 min)
Rocquencourt5.2 km (10 min)
Les Loges-en-Josas5.9 km (11 min)
Saint-Cyr-l'École6.1 km (10 min)
Vélizy-Villacoublay6.2 km (12 min)
Ville-d'Avray6.4 km (13 min)
La Celle-Saint-Cloud6.5 km (13 min)
Jouy-en-Josas7.2 km (14 min)
Fontenay-le-Fleury7.3 km (13 min)
Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines7.4 km (11 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Great Wandering : end of June. A festive event with exuberant colors! The Provincial Road 10, located at the foot of Castle Versailles and connecting Saint -Cyr Versailles will be exceptionally closed to traffic. The 25,000 vehicles that use it every day give way to rollers, the scooters, walkers walk on a loop of 7 km. Spectacular and cozy activities : international bands featuring a giant concert, parade, sporting and musical entertainment... Participation in all activities is free.

Weather

Sunday 5 july
Min. 14°C - Max. 23°C
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Monday 6 july
Min. 16°C - Max. 28°C
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Tuesday 7 july
Min. 18°C - Max. 28°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Equestrian ballet at the Great Stable
Culture and education16 € to 25 € Versailles
Perfume creation workshop
Well-being30 € to 35 € Saint-Germain-en-Laye (10.9 km)
Hands-on cookery workshop with tasting
Local flavours39 € to 129 € Paris (15.2 km)
Massage and care - Massages & Aesthetic Institute
Well-being80 € Paris (15.3 km)
Guided tour of Paris by electric bicycle
Culture and education49 € Paris (16.3 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Paris illuminations
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Paris (17.4 km)
The edges of the Marne and Charles Trenet's house
HikeEasy4h00Joinville-le-Pont (24 km)
The open-air dance halls ('les guinguettes') of the edge of the Marne
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy50 minChampigny-sur-Marne (27 km)
Cave Art Path
HikeEasy1h30Le Vaudoué (57 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels