Destination guide

Historical Versailles will entice you

Enjoy the area's history, museums and cathedral with a rental holiday home in Versailles. This romantic city is known for its gardens, local tours and cafes. Palace of Versailles and Eiffel Tower are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Versailles

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Versailles a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Golf de la Boulie (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Saint-Marc Golf Club (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Villacoublay Golf Club (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • National Nature Reserve of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Golf Blue Green Saint-Aubin (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Auteuil Racecourse (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Versailles

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Versailles is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Champ de Mars (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Parc Monceau (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Luxembourg Gardens (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Jardin des Plantes (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Parc des Buttes Chaumont (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Parc de St-Cloud (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Versailles

The nearest airport is in Paris (ORY-Orly), located 12 mi (19.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Paris (CDG-Roissy-Charles de Gaulle), which is 24.4 mi (39.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Versailles-Chantiers Station, Versailles-Rive-Droite Station and Versailles Montreuil Station are the main stations that serve the city. Consider catching a ride on the metro at Versailles Château Rive Gauche RER Station or Versailles Porchefontaine Station and easily see more of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Versailles?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,360 holiday lettings around Versailles. From 3,732 flats & apartments to 281 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Versailles?

Roll straight out of bed and walk to the major tourist attractions. Or simply immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle of city life! Spend your next trip living like a local in the thick of the action, with a city centre holiday home. HomeAway has 903 centrally located holiday rentals available. Of course, that might not work for the whole group. Fortunately, HomeAway has plenty more options, including:

  • 684 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 94 monument-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 64 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Versailles?

Having space to yourself, cooking with local flavours, great views — if any of this appeals to you, an apartment could be a fantastic choice. HomeAway has 3,386 for you to check out here. How does £10 per night sound? That's what you're looking at paying if you don't leave it too long! Or maybe you'd prefer one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Hotel: 1,127 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £24 per night.
  • House: 356 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £17 per night.
  • Studio: 208 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £27 per night.

Can I stay in Versailles in a large group?

Nothing comes close to reuniting with your old friends or spending a week or so with extended family in a terrific new place. What's best, HomeAway has places big enough for the whole crew. Apartment holiday rentals are the leading choice here for big groups of travellers. Our international database presently has 464 available. If you're planning on travelling in a larger group, the holiday rental options that can cater to you include:

  • On the hunt for properties that can hold 6 people? We have 1,148 that will be suitable. Prices begin from just £35 per night.
  • If you've got 5 in your group, you'll be delighted to learn that there are 599 rental properties suitable. Prices begin at just £47 per night.
  • Hunting down rental properties suitable for 8 people? You'll be thrilled to find out we have 352 that will fit the bill. You can get one for as little as £26 per night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you can bring your mom, your cousin and all your friends to Versailles.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Versailles?

Say au revoir to dull cookie-cutter hotel chains! Savour the charm of living like one of the locals in an affordable holiday rental instead. Have a look at the amazing options available for you now on HomeAway. Bel-Air Nord is a fantastic area to look at if you want to keep an eye on your budget. HomeAway has 91 holiday rentals, and the average price is a very affordable £79 per night. Centre Ville is another place to check out. We have holiday rentals here, and the average price is around £87 a night.

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