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  • Location:Paris, France
  • Duration:4-8 hrs
Experience the grandeur of Versailles Palace and Gardens on a small group tour from Paris. With a maximum of only eight per group, this small group trip to Versailles ensures a more intimate experience. Hotel pickup from centrally located Paris hotels is included, taking all the guess work out of your trip. You can choose from a half-day tour (independent tour), either in the morning or afternoon, or a full-day tour (guided tour). On both the half-day and full-day tours you'll also be able to wander around the garden's groves and pools. If you visit Versailles on a Saturday or Sunday during April to October, you can see the famous fountain show in the gardens. The display is accompanied by music composed at the time of Louis XIV's court.

Highlights

  • Versailles Small Group Day Trip from Paris
  • Hall of Mirrors and Louis XIV's apartments
  • Magnificent Fountain Show displays on Saturday and Sundays (April to October)
  • Choice of morning or afternoon tours
  • Smaller group tour ensures a more personalized experience
  • Transportation and pre-purchased entry tickets included

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

A great option for people who don't like big group tours. You get transport and admission and the option to explore Versailles on your own or take a guided tour with a very small group.

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What You Can Expect

Versailles Small-Group Tour from Paris with Audio Guide

Versailles Small Group Day Trip from Paris

Half-day:
Choose from a morning or afternoon departure from Paris. Your hostess will provide advice to help you plan your time at Versailles. An audio guide is available in 8 languages. Your tour of the Palace of Versailles will be independent without a tour guide. It includes free time to explore Louis XIV's fabulous suite of rooms, the grand Hall of Mirrors and the apartments of the Dauphin and Dauphine. (Approximate time spent at Versailles is two hours).

Full-day:
Your full day tour begins with a fully-guided tour of Versailles (1-hour) including the Royal Apartments, Hall of Mirrors, Queen's Bedroom and the Gallery of Battles. Enjoy lunch at La Petite Venise Restaurant. After lunch, it's time to explore the palace gardens and take a visit to the Queen's Hamlet, where Marie-Antoinette played at being a shepherdess in the 1780s. You'll then take a guided tour of the Grand Trianon (1 hour), a mini palace where Louis XV and Louis XVI liked to lead a quiet life outside the court of Versailles.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

It was amazing. My mom and I really enjoyed it. The guide was great and very knowledgeable. We have also enjoyed the lunch that was included in the tour. Thank you for an incredible experience.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Enjoyed the time with our guide Ricardo who was very knowledgeable and informative about Versailles and all things Paris. Versailles was an impressive palace and a must see if you have the time while in Paris. Our day was exceptionally crowded, but you were still able to take in the grandeur of the reign of the Sun King. I would definitely book this tour again!

Susy C
Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

From the moment our guide Fleur came to pick us up from the hotel, we knew we were going to have a great day. She knew her stuff, what a magnificent day, from pickup, skip the line to the Museum, to the gardens, to lunch, to the Grand Trianon, the Petite Trianon to the hamlet that Marie Antoinette had built for her children. We did not have to worry about getting there, best to pay for this tour and relax and enjoy.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Habib was an excellent guide, made the day long tour most enjoyable.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was excellent! Although the tour was short but our guide was pleasant and accommodating!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

fabulous.....driver was brilliant.....i learnt so much about france, its history and its people from him....what a delightful and intelligent man.....loved the palace as well, of course.........brilliant trip

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Pamela our tour guide was awesome . She picked us up from our hotel and drove us to Versailles . She was our tour guide too. It was very personalized and I learned a lot . Afterwards , she dropped us off to the place where we wanted to go . She went above and beyond and would love to have her again in my future tours in Paris !

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Well worth it. Excellent, informative guide around the site who really helped explain what we were seeing. Thanks!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Our driver filled the time there with interesting background and facts that allowed us to maximize our time and experience while at Versailles! Highly recommend!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

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