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Versailles Destination Guide

Touring Versailles in France.

Versailles in the region of Île-de-France with it's 85,416 citizens is located in France - some 10 mi (or 17 km) West of Paris, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Versailles

Time in Versailles is now 12:07 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Paris" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: London, The Hague, Haarlem, Amsterdam, Brussels or Amiens. Being here already, consider visiting Viroflay, Versailles, Vélizy-Villacoublay, Saint-Cyr-l'École, Saint-Cloud and Guyancourt. We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

17°C / 63 °F Few clouds
Morning Temperature 8°C / 46 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 60%
Air Pressure 1024.9 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 20% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Sunday, 23rd of September 2018
Light rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 21°C (71 °F)
Night: 12°C (54 °F)
Monday, 24th of September 2018
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 12°C (53 °F)
Night: 11°C (51 °F)
Tuesday, 25th of September 2018
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, few clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 15°C (60 °F)
Night: 10°C (50 °F)

Videos

Palace of Versailles - Entrance

02:18 min ( March 29, 2009 by Carlos Luz)
Views: 2,652 - Rating: 5/5

Carluz.sc12.co.uk Paris, França Viagem de 24 a 29 Dezembro de 2008 Palácio de Versalhes O Palácio de Versalhes é um château real localizado na cidade de Versalhes, uma aldeia rural à época de s...

Versailles (mars 2012)- ( 2012)

03:52 min ( March 04, 2012 by anastasieD)
Views: 158 - Rating: 5/5

Music: Bethoven - Piano Sonata No 8 in C Minor I do not own any rights on this music


RER CPorchefontaineVersailles-Rive-Gauch...

03:33 min ( December 10, 2010 by nek0mask55)
Views: 1,521 - Rating: 5/5

RERCZParis RER C lines train ride for Versailles-Rive-Gauche

Cafe Lazare Versailles France (MVI_047...

01:12 min ( May 07, 2010 by ShutterbugBill)
Views: 413 - Rating: 0/5

After a full day at sightseeing at Chateau Versailles and Gardens, we checked into our room at the Royal Hotel. Once settled, we walked over to Cafe Lazare on rue de Satory in the city of Versailles. ...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Versailles during the next days.

22
Sep
2018

Le Sacre De Stravinsky

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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ANTOINE HOLLER

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LOIC LANTOINE & THE VERY BIG EXP. - + MANU GALURE

Beginning: 08:45 pm (20:45).
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23
Sep
2018

Le Sacre De Stravinsky

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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24
Sep
2018

Sport-Santé : Activité Physique Adaptée à Ma Santé - Conférence D108

Beginning: 02:00 pm (14:00).
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25
Sep
2018

Le Sacre De Stravinsky

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Ryder Cup 2018 - Tuesday

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Ryder Cup 2018 - Ticket Packages

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Ryder Cup 2018 - 6 Day

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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Ryder Cup 2018 - 4 Day

Beginning: 10:00 am (10:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Tennis Court Oath

The Tennis Court Oath (French: Serment du jeu de paume) was a pivotal event during the first days of the French Revolution. The Oath was a pledge signed by 576 of the 577 members from the Third Estate who were locked out of a meeting of the Estates-General on 20 June 1789. The only person who did not sign was Joseph Martin-Dauch, a politician who would not execute decisions not sanctioned by the king.

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Located at 48.8, 2.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1789 events of the French Revolution, 18th century in Paris, Oaths

Seine-et-Oise

Seine-et-Oise was a département of France encompassing the western, northern, and southern parts of the metropolitan area of Paris. Its préfecture (capital) was Versailles and its official number was 78. Seine-et-Oise was abolished in 1968.

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Located at 48.8, 2.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1790 establishments in France, 1968 disestablishments in France, Former departments of France in France, States and territories disestablished in 1968, States and territories established in 1790

École nationale supérieure d'architecture de Versailles

The École nationale supérieure d'architecture de Versailles or ENSAV is a French architectural school located at the ancient stables of the Versailles Palace. The school was founded in 1969 after the suppression of the École des beaux-arts architecture section. Architect Jean Castex was one of the school's founders, while Nicolas Michelin (co-founder of the group Labfac) was the managing director from 2001 to 2009. The current dean is the architect Vincent Michel.

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Located at 48.8, 2.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Architecture schools in France, Educational institutions established in 1969

Cimetière des Gonards

The Cimetière des Gonards began operations in 1879 on a 130,000 m² property in the wealthy Parisian suburb of Versailles, France. It is the area’s largest cemetery with more than 12,000 tombs.

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Located at 48.8, 2.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1879 establishments in France, Buildings and structures in Yvelines, Cemeteries in Île-de-France, Visitor attractions in Yvelines

Hall of Mirrors

The Hall of Mirrors (French: Grande Galerie or Galerie des Glaces) is the central gallery of the Palace of Versailles and is renowned as being one of the most famous rooms in the world. As the principal and most remarkable feature of King Louis XIV of France's third building campaign of the Palace of Versailles (1678–1684), construction of the Hall of Mirrors began in 1678 (Kimball, 1940; Nolhac, 1901; 1925; Marie, 1968; 1977; Verlet, 1985).

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Located at 48.8, 2.13 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Baroque architecture at Versailles, Buildings and structures completed in 1682