See Versailles your own way on a do-it-yourself tour from Paris. Perfect if you prefer to travel independently, the tour includes transportation and entrance fees, then gives you the freedom to explore Versailles Palace at your own pace. The dazzling royal residence of Versailles is the largest and most sumptuous palace ever built by a reigning monarch, and is surrounded by gardens and parklands. The palace and gardens were designed by famous architects and decorators including Le Vau, Mansart and Le Notre.
- Choice of morning or afternoon departure
- Recorded commentary by audio headphones
- All entrance fees included
- Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
The Versailles Independent Tour includes transfers from Paris, entrance fees to the gardens, Versailles Palace and the Grand Royal Apartments.
There is an audio guide for your visit of the Palace that you collect at the entrance to Versailles. This will give describe the various facets of court life under the reign of Louis 14th, the "Sun King". The audio commentary is available in French, English, Spanish, Germany, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, Korean, Arabic, Russian, Greek, Japanese, Danish and Chinese-Mandarin.Versailles Fountain Show Special Program:
April 3rd to October 31st (Saturdays & Sundays) and May 18th to June 29th (Tuesdays). For a selected time you have the option to see the magnificent fountain displays, which reveal the skill and artistry of 3 centuries of French garden design and engineering. The display is accompanied by music composed at the time of Louis XIV's court.
Note that entrance fees to the Versailles Fountain Show Special Program are NOT included. A supplement of approx. 8 euros (adult) is payable direct.
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Departure Point:Central Paris. The closest metro stations are Tuileries, Palais Royal or Pyramides (Line 1, 7, 14).
Return Details:Tour returns to original departure point
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Departs at 8:30am
Departs at 2pm
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
- Entrance fee to the Palace of Versailles
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Entrance fees to the Versailles Fountain Show Special Program (approx. 8 euros per adult)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- You do not receive priority entry on this tour, you will have to queue for entry at Versailles.
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