Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Palace of Versailles (Chateau de Versailles) and see a spectacular night fountain show on this half-day tour. Your expert guide will bring French history back to life as you enjoy skip-the-line access to the palace and wander through its magnificent interior. At night, you'll witness the magnificent fountain show in the Versailles Gardens (Jardins de Versailles).
- Skip-the-line entrance to the Palace of Versailles
- Take a guided tour of the King's and Queen's State apartment, the Hall of Mirrors, the Royal Chapel and more
- Enjoy free time to explore the palace independently
- Admire the spectacular fountain show at night in the Versailles Gardens
- Upgrade to a small-group tour (maximum of 10 people) for a more personalized experience
What You Can Expect
Start your half-day tour of Versailles by leaving the queues behind with this skip-the-line ticket. Join your guide and tour the Versailles Palace as you discover the palace’s history. Learn how this magnificent palace served as the center of political power in France in the 17th and 18th centuries. Explore the palace’s extravagant interior including the Royal Chapel, the King’s and the Queen’s State Apartments and the awe-inspiring Hall of Mirrors, which served as a both a passageway and a gathering place for royalty.
After your guided tour, your guide will provide you with the tickets for the magnificent night fountain show. Before the show, take your time and explore the Versailles Palace independently or visit the city of Versailles with its wide boulevards, antique shops and fabulous boutiques. Enjoy an authentic French dinner (own expense) at any of the outstanding restaurants.
Then, return to the Versailles Gardens to enjoy a spectacular display of fountains exploding in synchronization. Wander independently through the expansive gardens as a symphony of light, music and water transforms the gardens into a fairy-tale wonderland. Thousands of lights will illuminate the fountains and flood the gardens with a romantic light, with classical music playing in the background. To enhance your experience, bring some cheese and wine for a picnic while you enjoy the show.
For a more personalized experience in Versailles, upgrade to a small-group tour with a maximum of 10 people and enjoy undivided attention from your tour guide.
Wonderful experience...highly recommended!
While crowded, the tour was excellent. The guide made the tour interesting for both parents and children. Skipping the line was essential as the crowds were large. The evening light show was fantastic.