Would you like to try baroque dancing and learn with the best dancers? What about performing a magnificent dance with them in the Hall of Mirrors? Would you like to go from the intimate music of a baroque drawing room to the religious atmosphere of the Royal Chapel, to discover baroque billiard or trictrac the ancestor of backgammon after walking through the Salon d'Hercule, where dancers are celebrating the minuet?
The fifth edition of the Versailles Fêtes Galantes will delight you in every way! During this exceptional evening, the doors of the most beautiful rooms of the palace will open before you for an evening inspired by the glorious times of the Sun King. You will be guided by specialists in love with this exceptional place to discover or rediscover the private apartments: the King's, Madame de Pompadour's or Louis XV's six daughters – Mesdames. The evening will end with fireworks to be admired from the windows of the Hall of Mirrors after the grand ball.
In 2019, a new even more prestigious category: the Doges ticket. You have already taken part in the Fêtes Galantes and Château de Versailles holds no secret for you? This year, be one of the court's 30 most privileged guests and choose the Doges ticket for a new experience of the Fêtes Galantes: an exceptional moment organised for a happy few...
The fifth edition's theme of the Versailles Fêtes Galantes will be Marie-Antoinette and fashion.
New in 2019
A confirmed level dance class will be proposed in the Marquis & Marquises, Ducs & Duchesses and Rois & Reines categories.
You have attended previous editions of the Fêtes Galantes? You know the minuet steps and want to learn more technical steps to impress the court? Choose the programmes including confirmed level dance classes.
To preserve the magic of the Fêtes Galantes, you must come dressed in a quality baroque style costume and be wearing it when you arrive at the Palace (all guests must find their own costumes).
No access will be granted to anyone not respecting the appropriate dress code.
Choose your formula
Marquis and Marchioness ticket (from 135€): Free access to all sketches and demonstrations, 2 activities of your choice, a glass of champagne and cloakroom.
Dukes and Duchesses ticket (from 260€): Free access to all sketches and demonstrations, 2 activities of your choice, staged visit of Petits Appartements, unlimited access to buffet and champagne bar and a dedicated cloakroom.
Kings and Queens ticket (from 370€): Privileged and personalized VIP welcome from 7 pm, private visit of the Opera Royal, free access to all sketches and demonstrations, 2 activities of your choice, staged visit of Petits Appartements, unlimited access to buffet with table and chairs, champagne and a dedicated cloakroom.
Doges ticket (510€): Privileged and personalized VIP welcome from 7 pm, private visit of the Opera Royal, free access to all sketches and demonstrations, a concert in the Guard Room and a concert at the Royal Chapel, an exceptionnal moment for Doges ticket holders, unlimited access to buffet with table and chairs, champagne and a dedicated cloakroom.