Versailles Palace & Garden Tour w. Skip The Line Entry from Paris
Are you planning a day trip to Versailles from Paris, but worried about the logistics of getting there and navigating the popular attractions? Let us take care of it for you with our half-day small group tour. With the help of our expert local guide, you'll board the right train to Versailles and get off at the optimal stop. Best of all, you'll skip the long lines at the palace and have more time to explore the stunning palace, gardens, and Trianon Estate. Get the most out of your trip to Versailles and leave the hassle to us!Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Paris, Paris, Ile-de-France
Meet your guide in Paris and enjoy a train ride to Versailles alongside of them. once arrived at Versailles following a short walk to the palace, your guided tour will begin.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Palace of Versailles, Place d'Armes, 78000, Versailles France
Time to discover the grandeur of the French monarchy. Originally a hunting lodge, King Louis XIII transformed the site into the iconic Versailles Palace and Gardens in the 17th century, now designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. As you skip the line with your guide to enter the palace, you'll discover over 2,000 rooms, each adorned with exquisite art and treasures, offering a glimpse into the opulence of the French royal court.
This estate served as the epicenter of French power and luxury during the reign of King Louis XIV, who spared no expense in his pursuit of perfection. Your expert guide will share fascinating tales of the court's lavish lifestyle and the notorious scandals that rocked Versailles during its heyday. The palace's stunning design also offers breath-taking views of the manicured gardens.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At:
The Hall of Mirrors, Chateau de Versailles, 78000, Versailles France
The Hall of Mirrors
The Hall of Mirrors is undoubtedly the most renowned room in the entire Palace of Versailles, measuring almost 70 yards in length and featuring an astonishing 357 mirrors. Originally designed to reflect light and protect the walls from smoke, the mirrors created an enchanting effect by reflecting candlelight throughout the room.
The Treaty of Versailles
On June 28th, 1919, the Treaty of Versailles, which marked the end of World War I, was signed in this iconic room. With thousands of rooms to explore, a self-guided tour of the Palace of Versailles can be overwhelming. A guided tour with a knowledgeable local guide is the perfect way to make sure you see all the highlights, including the opulent King's State Apartments and the apartments of Louis XV's daughters.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Jardins du Chateau de Versailles, Place d'Armes A l'Ouest du Château de Versailles, 78000, Versailles France
Your journey through Versailles doesn't stop at the palace - you'll also discover the legendary Gardens of Versailles with your knowledgeable guide who'll share the garden's captivating stories. Afterward, you'll have free time to wander and explore the gardens at your own pace. Covering almost 2,000 acres, these immaculately tended gardens boast over 400 sculptures and 1,400 fountains, and have inspired countless other gardens around the world.
But your tour doesn't end there! With your ticket, you'll also have access to Marie-Antoinette's Trianon Estate, a separate palace-like complex located within the larger Versailles grounds. Feel free to explore this estate at own pace, and when you're ready to head back to Paris, simply use your included return ticket.
Duration: 30 minutes
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"We recommend bringing a bottle of water with you and wearing a pair of comfortable shoes as there is quite a bit of walking involved"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Duración: 3 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
1 Av. Emile Zola, 75015 Paris, France
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.