Cycling in Versailles

There are lots of cycle routes in Versailles with unforgettable views of the town and Palace!

What could be more enjoyable than a bike ride? Get on your bike and explore the hidden delights across the 800 hectares of the Palace Park. You'll have no problem getting to Marie-Antoinette's Estate or riding along the shaded avenues in the Park. You'll also get the best panoramic view of the Palace of Versailles that will leave you speechless.
Beyond the Palace gates are 70 kilometres of cycle paths so you can visit all the town's must-see sites. Why not park your bike at one of the 830 bicycle parking spaces and enjoy a meal in a restaurant or a break at Notre Dame market?
Before you leave Paris or once you're in Versailles, contact our partners who will be delighted to arrange a guided cycling tour.

Cycle routes in Versailles

Consult the map of cycle routes below so you can plan your itinerary:

Here are our favourite routes, tested and approved:
  • Around the Grand Canal and surrounded by greenery: 5 kilometres
  • Enjoy the monuments and daily life in the town: 7 kilometres
  • A tour around Versailles' green belt: 20 kilometres

Velocénie goes through Versailles

Ride your bike for an unforgettable getaway on the beautiful roads of France. The Véloscénie offers a route through the emblematic sites of the History of France from Paris to Mont St-Michel. A mandatory stop on the way to discover the royal city!
 

Practical information:

Versailles Tourist Office has had the Accueil Vélo (Cyclists Welcome) mark since 2014. This identifies Versailles as a location adapted to cycle tourism. Please visit our office where you can find the relevant services, including a cycling itinerary and a quick repair kit.
 


Where to hire bikes in Versailles :


Our partners offer you to rent bicycles for the city or the Park of the estate. Discover below where to rent your bicycles in Versailles:
Shops
Rental of Electric Vehicles, Boats and Bikes in the Park of the Palace of Versailles
By bicycle or on foot, discover Versailles, the Chateau and its wonderful gardens…
Services
Blue Fox Travel offers guided bike tours for English speakers in the Château of Versailles
Event organizers for individuals and professionals
Cyclou - Bike rental is open all year round 7 days a week, on-demand delivery in Versailles and its region.