Explore the famous Palace of Versailles on your own schedule with this independent tour from Paris. This tour includes round-trip transportation and entry fees to Versailles, taking the hassle out of the excursion, and leaves you free to visit the palace and gardens at your own pace. It’s the perfect option if you like independent travel but don’t want to fuss with transport.


  • Independent Versailles tour from Paris
  • Includes transportation from Paris and entrance fees to the gardens, Versailles Palace and the Grand Royal Apartments
  • Option to include summertime Versailles Fountain Show
  • Air-conditioned coach pick-up and return from central Paris

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

This is the ideal choice if you prefer to tour Versailles on your own, hassle-free. You get comfortable transport to and from Paris and an audio guide to help you discover the many charms of this magnificent palace.

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What You Can Expect

Versailles Independent Day Trip from Paris

Versailles, France

With this independent tour of Versailles from Paris, all of the little details of the trip are arranged for you ��� the transfer from Paris to the palace and back again, the entry tickets to the palace and gardens and an audio guide for your palace tour. All of that leaves you free to enjoy the sights of Versailles without any of the hassle.

During your walk through the Palace of Versailles, marvel at the Royal Apartments and Hall of Mirrors. Collect the audio guide for this portion of the trip at the entry to the palace. It’s full of helpful information about what life was like for Louis XIV — the ‘Sun King’ — and Marie Antoinette in this extravagant palace, and it’s available in 10 languages (French, English, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Korean, Russian, Japanese and Chinese-Mandarin).

Then, walk through the exquisite gardens to admire the statues, perfect lawns and playful fountains before the drive back to Paris.

Versailles Fountain Show Special Program:
On Saturdays and Sundays from April to October and Tuesdays from mid-May through June, the fountains in the Versailles gardens are made even more interesting with musical accompaniment. The music dates from the time of Louis XIV’s court for an unforgettable show.

Note that entry fees to the Versailles Fountain Show Special Program are NOT included with this independent tour. An addition of approximately 8 euro (adult) is payable direct.

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Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Very good, but too short, we decided to stay longer. Versailles is amazing, must do!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

We left Paris on time. Our guide is really efficient and see us through until the bag-scanning area. This is must trip for everyone traveling to Paris. The chateu is really awesome... be fascinated.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Well worth a visit. A good idea to spend the day there, unfortunately we did not have the time!

Edmound o

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Very nice.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Very accommodating to our needs and answering all our questions. It was a self guided tour so we were on our own. We did the 8am tour and very happy we did because the 12 noon looked very crowded. We went mid July.

Lloyd J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Enjoyed the tour through the Palace, viewing the art work.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

highly recommended if u r visting paris


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Tour guide very good. Bus trip and time at the Palace with head sets most enjoyable. Highly recommend

Patricia R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

A must if you are visiting Paris. The bus ride was comfortable and on time.

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