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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 it does not always know is that the city that surrounds the castle, with its beautiful avenues hand him their shady arms magnificent plane trees, was designed simultaneously to provide a luxurious setting in 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
Population87530 inhabitants
Density3343 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: late June. An appointment festive colors exuberant! The Provincial Road 10, located at the foot of Castle Versailles and linking Saint-Cyr in Versailles, will exceptionally be closed to traffic. The 25 000 vehicles daily that give way to borrow skates, the scooters, walkers to walk on a loop of 7 km. Spectacular and friendly events: international bands offering a giant concert, parade, sporting and musical events... Participation in all activities is free.

Photos

Basin of Apollo before the castle Versailles
Basin of Apollo before the castle Versailles
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Weather

Thursday 8 december
Min. 8°C - Max. 8°C
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Friday 9 december
Min. 9°C - Max. 9°C
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Saturday 10 december
Min. 9°C - Max. 9°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
The Palace of Versailles : Priority-Access Ticket + Audio Guide
Culture and education20 € Versailles
Versailles: Guided Tour of the Palace, Gardens & The Queen's Estate – Priority-access ticket
Culture and education88 € Versailles
Guided Tour of the Versailles Palace & Gardens – Priority-access ticket (without transport)
Culture and education50 € Versailles
Versailles All-in-One Pass (Palace + Gardens + The Queen's Estate) – Priority access with audio guide
Culture and education35 € Versailles
Guided Tour of the Palace of Versailles – 75 minutes – Priority-access ticket (without transport)
Culture and education35 € Versailles

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Paris illuminations
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Paris (17.4 km)
Cave Art Path
HikeEasy1h30Le Vaudoué (57 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels