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Grandes & Petites Ecuries: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Open today: 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Two large stables built in the late 17th century. The Grandes Ecuries is the home of the Carriage Museum and the Equestrian Academy of Versailles.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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The Gardens of Versailles | Avenue Rockefeller, 78000, Versailles, France
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Reviewed 6 days ago

These gardens and there are multiple gardens, take a staff of 300 to cultivate and care for are phenomenal. We walked through them and witnessed the fountains and the rich colors that rocked our world.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Linda H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large stables and a smaller stables. There were a lot of hores in the 17th century for the only transportation. So, stables

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Tom B
Reviewed 31 August 2019

Nothing grand aside from the size. 2 stories, 2 buildings, and could hold thousands of horses--not your standard stable...

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank travelR321
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Located outside the main palace building in the backyards, nothing great to grand about it. Lots of walking in open space is required, and can be tiring in a summer afternoon.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dryashmanchanda
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

These are very large and add to the grandeur of the Palace. There are some things in the Ecuries such as the equestrian school and carriage galleries but these have to be open if you want to see inside.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 890RichardF
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

This is the location that you will find the royal carriages collection that are real example of royal grandeur. It is away from the main attraction and I do hope that your tour includes this bit.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Don't just stay by the chateau and the gardens there, walk further into the estate and you will find more beautiful gardens and other buildings to walk round. We found it was much pleasanter the further you got as less people ventured that far. If...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank craigbelper
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

As I've stated over and over, if your not enjoying everything the grounds has to offer, you will regret it later. These are included in your admission and tours are available

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank aagcon
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We visited in June 2012 & September 2013. Each time we had beautiful weather. Spent a day exploring the chateau and gardens, but really didn't touch the grandeur of the property. Enjoyed gardens near the chateau and ones near the trianons. Did our day on...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank mariedesjardins
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Walking down from the palace toward the canal there are a number of hidden gardens. We did not have time to see them all but my favourite was the cascades garden.This was built to be used as a theatre garden with tiered seating and a...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank carolsM7172YL
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Jennifer C
16 August 2017|
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Response from Acadequestre | Property representative |
Hello, You should ask your question on the Versailles' palace page and not on the Great Stable one. Best regards, The Equestrian Academy of Versailles
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