What are Royal Palace of Caserta opening hours?


Open 8:30am–7:30pm

Last Admission


The Royal Palace of Caserta

Jan 1 TO Dec 31 Timings

Days (Jan 1 TO Dec 31)

TIMINGSLast Admission
Monday (Today)8:30am–7:30pm 6:15pm
Tuesday 8:30am–7:30pm 6:15pm
Wednesday 8:30am–7:30pm 6:15pm
Thursday 8:30am–7:30pm 6:15pm
Friday 8:30am–7:30pm 6:15pm
Saturday 8:30am–7:30pm 6:15pm
Sunday 8:30am–7:30pm 6:15pm
Royal Palace of Caserta- opening hours

Closed: The Royal Palace is closed on Tuesdays, January 1 and December 25.

The Court Theatre: Saturday and Sunday: 10am - 1pm (Last Entry 12:45pm)

Note: Closed on free entry days.

Palatine Chapel: 8:30am - 6:15pm; Last entrance: 6:10pm

Mass: Every Sunday, 12pm - 1pm

Seating: 200 seats (100 reserved for the Episcopal Curia of Caserta)

Gran Gallery: 8:30am - 7:20pm; Last entrance: 6:30pm

Includes: Educational Workshops spaces, Conference Room, and Bookshop on the ground floor. Temporary exhibitions on the Royal Floor.

Royal Palace Caserta Gardens

Jan 1 TO Dec 31 Timings

Days (Jan 1 TO Dec 31)

Monday (Today)8:30am–7:30pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 8:30am–7:30pm
Thursday 8:30am–7:30pm
Friday 8:30am–7:30pm
Saturday 8:30am–7:30pm
Sunday 8:30am–7:30pm

The English Garden: 8:30am - 6pm

Last Entrance: 5pm

Note: Closed on free entry days.

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Best time to visit the The Royal Palace of Caserta

Weekday vs Weekend

Weekdays (barring Tuesdays, which are closed), see relatively fewer crowds compared to weekends. Weekends see more traffic, which is why it's advisable to book tickets in advance.








Very Crowded

Peak season vs Low season

Peak season is during the spring and summer seasons, between May and September. The climate is also warmer, so it's advisable to bring sun protection especially while touring the Royal Park and English Garden. For a less crowded experience, consider visiting during the shoulder seasons of September to November, and again from January to March.













Off Season
Moderate Season
Peak Season

How long does it take to tour the Royal Palace of Caserta?

For a quick visit, a 2-hour guided tour covers the essentials: the Grand Staircase, Royal Apartments, Palatine Chapel, and the English Garden. For a fuller experience, spend 3-4 hours, including a standard tour, exploring the Royal Park, and a possible cafe stop. For an in-depth visit, plan for 4-5 hours to enjoy an extended tour, a detailed park exploration, and relaxation in the English Garden. Remember to factor in travel time, your pace, and possible queues.

Frequently asked questions about the Royal Palace of Caserta opening hours

Are there specific days throughout the year when the palace offers free admission, and if so, what areas are accessible on those days?

Yes, the Royal Palace of Caserta offers free admission on specific days throughout the year like the first Sundays of every month. On these free admission days, visitors can access most areas of the palace, including the Royal Apartments, Gran Gallery, and Royal Park. However, the English Garden is closed on free admission days.

At what time does the Royal Palace of Caserta have lesser crowds?

With some preparation, you can beat the crowds at one of the world's largest palace. Visit on weekday mornings (arriving around opening at 8:30 AM), during the off-season (avoid major holidays and peak tourist times), or skip public holidays and free admission days.

Do the garden and the park at the Royal Palace of Caserta have different timings?

Yes, the timings of the park and the garden are different from the palace timings at the Royal Palace of Caserta. You can check detailed information on the park and garden timings here.

How strict is the last entry policy?

The last entry policy is quite strict. You must arrive at least 15 minutes before the last entrance time to ensure they have enough time to explore before closing. Latecomers will not be allowed entry after the designated time.

Are there any areas of the palace with different opening and closing times?

Yes, different areas of the palace have varying opening and closing times. For example, the Royal Apartments, Gran Gallery, Palatine Chapel, and the Royal Park all have distinct closing times. Always check the specific timings for each area to plan your visit accordingly.

Are there any evenings during the week when the palace or gardens stay open beyond the standard closing hours?

Generally, the palace and gardens adhere to their standard closing hours. However, special events or exhibitions may occasionally extend the hours. It's best to check beforehand for any updates on extended hours.

Is it a good idea to visit the Royal Palace of Caserta on a public holiday?

Visiting on a public holiday can be a double-edged sword. While the palace may be open and accessible, it can also be more crowded. Additionally, some areas like the English Garden are closed on free admission days, which often coincide with public holidays. Plan accordingly to avoid large crowds and limited access.

Is there a time limit on my visit?

There is no strict time limit on your visit, but you must enter before the last entry time and leave by closing time. Ensure you allocate enough time to fully enjoy the palace and its grounds within the operating hours.