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  • Location: Paris, France
  • Duration:  9 hours (approx.)
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.


  • Small group Giverny and Versailles day tour from Paris
  • Tour Monet's house and water-lily garden at Giverny
  • Lunch with drinks included
  • Self-guided tour of the palace of Versailles
  • See Louis XIV's suite, the Hall of Mirrors and the dauphin's apartments
  • Tour the palace gardens and optional musical fountains display
  • Audio guide in 10 languages
  • Small group tour for a more personalized experience
  • Professional driver-guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Small group tour (maximum 8 passengers) ensuring personal attention from your tour guide

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

An easy and convenient way to see both Monet's lovely home and the extravagant Palace of Versailles in one day. The Moulin de Fourges restaurant, where you have lunch, is wonderfully quaint.

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What You Can Expect

Giverny and Versailles Small Group Day Trip from Paris

Giverny and Versailles Small Group Day Trip from Paris

During the afternoon, you will visit the Palace of Versailles. Visit on your own of Louis XIV's suite, the Hall of Mirrors, and the apartment of the Dauphin and Dauphine. An audio guide (included) is available in ten languages (French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, Chinese-Mandarin and Korean).

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.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Excellent tour. Limited time spent in Monets garden, just managed to get through. Had a beautiful lunch in the country, beyond expectation, wonderful. So glad we got to Versailles and truly recommend 'skip the line'is the only way to go here. Beautiful, full on day tour with a small friendly group and knowledgeable tour guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Christophe was an excellent guide. He was prompt in collecting us at our hotel. His driving was appropriate for the area; I felt quite comfortable with him. The line for Versailles was at least two city blocks long. What a joy to walk to the front and get in within two minutes from arrival. We were given the meeting time, a few tips for touring, and we were off. Versailles is amazing! We walked for miles (according to my pedometer) and still didn't comb the entire property in two hours. FYI, there are golf cart rentals in 30-minute increments available to drive the gardens. Next, Christophe drove us through the countryside, gave us a little history of the area, and then we arrived at the windmill restaurant. Nice atmosphere, quick service and delicious food. I'm not a dark meat chicken eater, but none of the thigh was left on my plate. Last on the list, Giverny...breathtaking. The opportunity to walk the Japanese gardens and enter the home, ahead of the crowds once again, was worth it. I can't imagine spending hours of my vacation waiting to gain entry. Very few spaces were off limits. I could see and feel where Monet's inspiration came from. Absolutely stunning!

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