Demeure de Madame Elisabeth depuis le Parc

Park of Madame Elisabeth's estate

A place dedicated to nature, the arts and culture in the heart of the royal town of Versailles – and a walk that will awaken all your senses!

  1. What to see and do
  2. Gardens and outdoor leisure
  3. Parks and gardens
  4. Park of Madame Elisabeth's estate


Built in the second half of the 18th century for the Prince and Princess of Rohan-Guéméné, the property was acquired in 1783 by Louis XVI, who gave it to his sister, Madame Elisabeth. Le Monnier – Louis XVI’s physician, and also a botanist – assembled a collection of rare plants here, supplemented by a vegetable garden, an orangery and a dairy. Redesigned in the 19th century in the spirit of a romantic English garden, the park has retained its grotto, groves and views.

The beehives, organic vegetable garden and eco-grazing area have transformed the site into an eco-friendly family park which offers various beautifully restored areas for walking and exploring. Stroll among the trees – oak, maple, lime, fir, apple and pear, as well as sophora, Lebanese cedar and Virginia tulip – and enjoy the wide range of activities for young and old alike that are regularly organised throughout the year.

Discover the magnificent gardens of the Château de Versailles.

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Community facilities

Access and contact

Domaine de Madame Elisabeth
73 Avenue de Paris
78000 Versailles

    Days and opening hours

    From 01/03 to 3103, daily between 11 am and 6 pm.
    From 01/04 to 3009, daily between 11 am and 8 pm.
    From 01/10 to 3011, daily between 11 am and 6 pm.


    • Free


    • Parking


    Spoken languages

    • French
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