Police Investigations and Cases in Versailles (French guided Tour)

  • Faits divers et enquêtes policières à Versailles


From the Affair of the Poisons under Louis XIV, to the Landru Affair in the 20th century, relive the great criminal cases that shook Versailles! From the castle to the town's courthouse, via the old prison district, you will discover the background to the great scandals that shook the monarchy...
But also a thousand and one miscellaneous events recounted in the police reports of the time. At the heart of a considerable judicial jurisdiction, Versailles later still vibrated with emotion during the French writer Emile Zola's or criminal Landru's trials which took place in the city...

This visit is only available in French

Duration of the visit: 1h30
The meeting point will be confirmed at the time of booking.

Special tour conditions:
Visit through the streets of the city: some cobbled areas, some noisy sectors.
Recommended for ages 12 and up.
Distance: 2 km. Accessible to PRM
Please bring suitable footwear.

Visitors will be equipped by the Tourist Office with an individual listening system allowing physical distancing. However, it is necessary to bring your own earphones - jack plug.

Loyalty offer: 5 visits purchased entitle you to free admission on the 6th visit (excluding entrance fees/supplements, children's rates, specific visit rates and partner visits)
  • Langue :
    • Français
  • Localisation :
    • City of Versailles