Whether it’s wine tasting, a sensory perfume encounter, or an exclusive event with a seat at the chef’s table, Waldorf Astoria Versailles provides an array of experiences to explore all the best that Versailles has to offer.
The Trianon Mini Club offers kids a range of entertaining activities indoors or outdoors in the hotel gardens. Available for ages 4 to 12 years old. By reservation only. Subject to availability.
Take advantage of your stay in Versailles and discover the breathtaking Palace of Versailles with its gardens, sumptuous rooms, and spectacular views. From the hotel, enjoy the short 500-metre walk that will take you to the Château de Louis XIV.
Extending over 800 hectares, the royal gardens of the Palace of Versailles are the largest of their kind in Europe. The garden revolves around a course of geometric paths, shrubs, flower beds, and trees. Discover a series of incredible fountains, majestic basins, and the Grand Canal. There are endless possibilities to explore the stunning park of Versailles, by foot, by bike, or even by boat on the Grand Canal.
Faithful to its history, the Château de Versailles has continued its legacy to be the setting for varied cultural events, organized by Château de Versailles Spectacles. Explore the range of events on offer, including operas, concerts and ballets at the Royal Chapel, or outdoor shows including the unmissable Grandes Eaux de Versailles.
Discover one of the most beautiful golf courses in Europe, and the home of the official 2018 Ryder Cup course. Located about twenty minutes from the hotel, the Golf National is a legendary course that any golf fanatic would delight in playing.
Attend an outstanding equestrian show in the royal stables. Created by Bartabas in the Grand Stable of Versailles Palace in 2003, the Academy of Equestrian Arts is a “corps de ballet”. Its originality lies in the confrontation of various artistic disciplines, such as dancing, singing, fencing or Kyudo, which is traditional Japanese archery.
The City Of Versailles
Discover the charming city of Versailles, located within walking distance of our hotel. Explore the charming antiquarian district, make a stop at place du marché for a genuine French farmers market, and don’t miss out on the lovely Place hoche and Notre Dame Church. The quartier Saint Louis can also be explored during a longer city walk.
The Estate of Trianon
The Estate of Trianon is a unique place in the Park of Versailles. It is home to the Grand Trianon and Petit Trianon palaces, as well as the Queen’s Hamlet and a variety of ornamental gardens. Because this estate was initially designed to escape from the Court’s rigid etiquette, the visit is fascinating and very different from the Château de Versailles.
Potager du Roi
Created in 1683 by Jean-Baptiste de la Quintinie, the Potager du Roi was a vegetable garden made to provide fresh produce to the Court. It was also an experimental place to grow rare fruits and vegetables, or to produce them earlier than their usual season. Nowadays, the place is open to the public. It is a stunning vegetable garden, growing over 400 varieties of fruits and vegetables.
The Parisian region previously played a prominent role within wine production in France until the late 19th century. Located a few kilometers away from the Chateau de Versailles, the Domaine la Bouche du Roi recalls this Golden Age, and follows the tradition of the greatest French wine makers. The La Bouche du Roi estate is unique to the Paris region and is only 20 minutes from the hotel. Take a stroll through the vineyards and learn the secrets that go into prepping, producing, and tasting organic wine.