Tours & activities by Historvius from Viator

  • Location: Paris, France
  • Duration: 9 hours (approx.)
From USD $273.44

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Your day begins with a visit to Monet's House in Giverny and its famous water lily gardens followed by a discovery of the Musée des Impressionnismes-Giverny where you can see many famous masterpieces and exhibitions. Lunch is taken in the delightful Moulin de Fourges. Maximum of only 8 passengers on this small group tour, ensuring you'll receive personal attention from your knowledgeable guide.

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Recorded commentary by audio headphones
  • All entrance fees included
  • Lunch included
During the afternoon, you will visit the Palace of Versailles with your guide. You will tour Louis XIV's suite, the Hall of Mirrors, and the apartment of the Dauphin and Dauphine.

Watch the magnificent fountain display, which reveals the skill and artistry of three centuries of French garden design and engineering. The display is accompanied by music from one of the famous composers from the court of Louis XIV."

Versailles Fountain Show Special Program:
April to October (Saturdays & Sundays) and mid-May to the end of June (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. Entrance fees are included in the cost of the tour.

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Schedule details

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Centrally located Paris hotels (Zip codes 75001-75020)
Departure Time:
8:15am

Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.

Duration:
9 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Tour returns to original point of departure at approximately 5:30pm

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Giverny and Versailles Small Group Day Trip from Paris

Giverny and Versailles Small Group Day Trip from Paris

Inclusions:
  • Lunch (drinks included)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees to Monet's home
  • Entrance fees to the Versailles Fountain Show Special Program (approx. 8 euros per adult)
  • Guided tour of the Palace of Versailles
  • Small group tour (maximum 8 passengers)
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drink, unless specified
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
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.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Dahlia C, September 2016

We were grateful Viator.com could accommodate us at very short notice for a Sunday trip to Versailles and Giverny with Paris City Vision. This is a great combination as both locations are very interesting to see in their own way and combining them makes for a great day out.

It was a small group, just six of us, and we had the luxury of being picked up at our Airbnb apartment by our host for the day, the inimitable chauffeur cum guide extraordinaire, Honoré. We left the city at 0845h and with the very light Sunday morning traffic we were walking the grounds of Versailles by 0930h.

Honoré not only entertained us with his wonderfully informative stories but paved the way with priority access to the most interesting places. Our time in the gardens was necessarily short, which suited us as we spent adequate time inside the palace and saw the main rooms.

From Versailles we drove for an hour or so into Normandy and had lunch at the picturesque Moulin de Fourges in the heart of the impressionist region. This really was an idyllic location in a tranquil setting where we got to know our fellow travellers all the better before moving on to the second part of our day.

After lunch we went to the nearby village of Giverny and spent the afternoon wondering through Monet's lily ponds, garden and house and visiting the impressionist museum.

It was a lovely day, interesting and well paced with a good group and fantastic guide seeing two different parts of France's great heritage. . Well done Viator.com and Paris City Vision.

Reviewed by: lmboehmer, September 2016

Francis was our tour guide - and he did an excellent job conveying information to us while he was driving us - first to Versailles and then to Giverny. There were only six people in our vehicle - and everything was absolutely perfect! We got right in- to both venues. Our lunch was delicious too. I would highly recommend this experience - it was perfection - our favorite day on our twelve day adventure to Europe.