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Versailles Small-Group Tour from Paris with Audio Guide

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  • Location: Paris, France
  • Duration: 4-8 hrs (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2050PLUSVR_VE
Experience the grandeur of Versailles Palace and Gardens on a small group tour from Paris. With a maximum of only eight per group, this small group trip to Versailles ensures a more intimate experience. Hotel pickup from centrally located Paris hotels is included, taking all the guess work out of your trip. You can choose from a half-day tour (independent tour), either in the morning or afternoon, or a full-day tour (guided tour). On both the half-day and full-day tours you'll also be able to wander around the garden's groves and pools. If you visit Versailles on a Saturday or Sunday during April to October, you can see the famous fountain show in the gardens. The display is accompanied by music composed at the time of Louis XIV's court.

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Recorded commentary by audio headphones
  • All entrance fees included
Half-day:
Choose from a morning or afternoon departure from Paris. Your hostess will provide advice to help you plan your time at Versailles. An audio guide is available in 8 languages. Your tour of the Palace of Versailles will be independent without a tour guide. It includes free time to explore Louis XIV's fabulous suite of rooms, the grand Hall of Mirrors and the apartments of the Dauphin and Dauphine. (Approximate time spent at Versailles is two hours).

Full-day:
Your full day tour begins with a fully-guided tour of Versailles (1-hour) including the Royal Apartments, Hall of Mirrors, Queen's Bedroom and the Gallery of Battles. Enjoy lunch at La Petite Venise Restaurant. After lunch, it's time to explore the palace gardens and take a visit to the Queen's Hamlet, where Marie-Antoinette played at being a shepherdess in the 1780s. You'll then take a guided tour of the Grand Trianon (1 hour), a mini palace where Louis XV and Louis XVI liked to lead a quiet life outside the court of Versailles.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Centrally located Paris hotels (Zip codes 75001-75020)
Return Details:
Returns to original point of departure

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Morning Tour
Code: VRAMEN

Half-day tour to Versailles from Paris departing at 8:00am with an English-speaking driver/guide. Independent tour including transportation, entrance to Versailles and English palace audio guide.

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$130.40
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Afternoon Tour
Code: VRPMEN

Half-day tour to Versailles from Paris departing at 1:15pm with an English-speaking driver/guide. Independent tour including transportation, entrance to Versailles and English palace audio guide.

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$130.40
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Full Day Tour
Code: VTMEN

Full-day tour to Versailles from Paris departing at 8:15am with an English-speaking driver/guide. Transportation by minivan, entrance and tour of Versailles and Trianons included, plus lunch.

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$262.11
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Versailles Small-Group Tour from Paris with Audio Guide

Versailles Small Group Day Trip from Paris

Inclusions:
  • Entrance ticket to the Palace of Versailles
  • Entrance fees to the Versailles Fountain Show Special Program (approx. 8 euros per adult)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drink, unless specified
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note: hotel pickup is only available from centrally located Paris hotels (Zip codes 75001-75020)
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Eric G, September 2014

Perfect value for the time and price.

Reviewed by: Thomas J, August 2014

From the easy pick up at our hotel, to the quick ride and no waiting in line, this tour fulfilled it's promise as written. Our tour guide was excellent, her driving safe, and her information very informative. We wanted a short visit due to time constraints and this tour provided us with seeing Versailles in a timely manner. The 9:15 time was perfect. Some rooms we had all to ourselves. Beat the crowds and go at this time.

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Tour code: 2050PLUSVR_VE