Skip the Line: Versailles Full-Day Tour

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  • Location: Versailles, France
  • Duration: 7 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5460VERSAILLES_DAY

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Palace of Versailles (Chateau de Versailles) and the Versailles Gardens (Jardins de Versailles) on a full-day tour. As you wander through the Versailles Gardens, your expert guide will bring French history back to life and also explain the stories behind Marie Antoinette's Estate. If you happen to be there on a Sunday, take the opportunity to watch the amazing fountain show in the gardens. For a more personalized experience, upgrade your standard tour to a small-group tour with a maximum of 10 people, ensuring a more personalized experience.


Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Skip the line
  • Led by a local guide

Start your full-day tour of Versailles, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with a tour through the magnificent Gardens of Versailles, which contain about 210,000 flowers planted annually within the gardens’ 1,977 acres (800 hectares). Your knowledgeable guide will tell you about the astounding 50 years of development of the gardens. Today, the Gardens of Versailles are one of the most visited sites in France.

Next, skip the long entrances lines and begin your guided tour through the Versailles Palace, where you’ll discover the palace’s history and significance. Learn how it functioned as the center of political power in France from 1682 to 1789. Explore the palace’s unique and elaborate interior, including the king’s and the queen’s state apartments. Walk through the famous Hall of Mirrors, which served as both a passageway and meeting place, before heading to the Royal Chapel.

If you plan your trip for a Sunday, add something special to your day with the amazing morning fountain show in the Gardens of Versailles. Enjoy the fantastic display of water fountains and classical music while strolling through the gardens.

After lunch (own expense), your guide will accompany you to the Grand Trianon which Louis XIV had built in 1670 as a retreat from the formality of palace life. Moving on through the vast Versailles grounds, you will then be able to enter Marie Antoinette's Estate with your guide and discover the Petit Trianon, the French Pavilion, the Queen's Hamlet and more.

To get a more personalized experience at Versailles, upgrade to a small-group tour with a maximum of 10 people. This means your professional guide will completely focus on you to make the most of your time in Versailles!


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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Central Versailles
Departure Time:
10:15am
Duration:
7 hours (approx.)
Return Details:

Returns to original departure point


Pricing information

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Standard Tour
Code: ENSTANDARD

Standard Skip the Line: Versailles Full-Day Tour with a maximum of 30 people, departing at 10:15am.

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USD $96.17
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Standard: Fountains
Code: ENSTANDARDFOU

Standard Skip the Line: Versailles Full-Day Tour with a maximum of 30 people. Tour includes the Versailles fountain show and departs at 10:15am.

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USD $107.35
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Small-Group Tour
Code: ENSMALL

Small-Group Skip the Line: Versailles Full-Day Tour, with a maximum of 10 people, departing at 10:15am.

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USD $118.53
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Small-Group: Fountains
Code: ENSMALLFOU

Small-Group Skip the Line: Versailles Full-Day Tour, with a maximum of 10 people. Tour includes the Versailles fountain show and departs at 10:15am.

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USD $128.60
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Skip the Line: Versailles Full-Day Tour

Skip the Line: Versailles Full-Day Tour

Inclusions:

  • Admission ticket to the Palace and Gardens of Versailles and Marie Antoinette's Estate
  • Professional guide
  • Fountain show tickets (Sunday only)

Exclusions:

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport to/from attractions
  • Lunch


Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A considerable amount of walking is involved. Not recommended for people with difficulties walking or standing for long periods of time
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Stacy I, July 2015

This tour was fantastic. It is very long, but well worth it. Our guide was Pauline, and she was wonderful. I had been to Versaille before, but not the fountains or the Petit Trianon or Hamlet. She had lots of information throughout the tour and was so pleasant. If you have the time and can come on a Sunday when they turn on the fountains, I recommend it. The fountains are great, but the stories Pauline tells you about what happened at these events is very interesting.

Reviewed by: Thomas N, July 2015

Enjoyed to entire day with our guide. Lucked out and had perfect weather to enjoy all of the grounds. Tour guide, Claire, was great.

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