Recent Searches
Clear
Academy of Equestrian Arts
Academy of Equestrian Arts

Academy of Equestrian Arts

star-3
7 Reviews
Manège de la Grande Ecurie du Château de Versailles, Avenue Rockefeller, Versailles, 78000

The Basics

Visitors to Versailles can attend theLa Voie de L'Écuyer equestrian show at the Academy of Equestrian Arts. A performance ticket also grants entrance to the Grand Stables, which can be explored on a self-guided visit after the show. A popular choice is to combine the show with entrance to the Palace of Versailles, and 2-day passes are also available —a convenient option for those who want to explore the palace, the Gardens of Versailles, and additional attractions such as the Trianon, the Coach Gallery, the Musical Fountain Show, and the Equestrian Academy.

Show all

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Shows takes place on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon only; plan to arrive 30 minutes before showtime.

  • The show lasts for one hour and 10 minutes.

  • Performances are given exclusively in French, and while some staff speak English, the show is equally entertaining even without the commentary.

  • The performance is wheelchair-accessible, but it’s best to contact the venue in advance.

Show all

How to Get There

The Academy of Equestrian Arts is located in the Grand Stables, just outside the main entrance to the Palace of Versailles on the Place d’Armes. It’s a 5-minute walk from the Versailles Rive Gauche station, which is linked to Paris via the RER C train. There is also a large parking lot right outside.

Show all

Trip ideas

VersaillesVR: Versailles Palace Virtual Reality Tour

VersaillesVR: Versailles Palace Virtual Reality Tour

Summer at Versailles: Musical Fountain Shows and Fireworks

Summer at Versailles: Musical Fountain Shows and Fireworks

How to Spend 1 Day at Versailles

How to Spend 1 Day at Versailles


When to Get There

Performances are held year-round on Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons, with additional matinee performances held on select dates throughout the year. There are no performances from mid-August until the end of September.

Show all

Visiting Versailles

Visitors to the magnificent Palace of Versailles, the most visited château in France, can explore the lavish palace interiors, as well as almost 2,000 acres (800 hectares) of gardens and parklands. Interior highlights include the Hall of Mirrors, the King's Grand Chambers, and the Royal Chapel, while the gardens are famed for their Musical Fountains and Marie Antoinette's Grand Trianon and Petit Trianon.

Show all