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.
- 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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Standard Skip the Line: Versailles Full-Day Tour with a maximum of 30 people, departing at 10:15am.
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.
Small-Group Skip the Line: Versailles Full-Day Tour, with a maximum of 10 people, departing at 10:15am.
Skip the Line: Versailles Full-Day Tour
- Admission ticket to the Palace and Gardens of Versailles and Marie Antoinette's Estate
- Professional guide
- Fountain show tickets (Sunday only)
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transport to/from attractions
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- A considerable amount of walking is involved. Not recommended for people with difficulties walking or standing for long periods of time
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Jon H, August 2016
Tour guide was great! She was fun, energetic and very knowledgeable. She made sure everyone in the group could see and hear throughout the tour it was very crowded. and she even waited for my daughter and I when we our train was delayed.
Reviewed by: Kuanghua H, July 2016
We love it. The tour guide is nice and knowledgeble.