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Versailles, France
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4 hours (Approx.)
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Offered in: English and 1 more

Overview

Immerse yourself in the opulence and drama of Versailles Palace and Gardens on a small-group tour from Paris to Versailles. With your ticket, breeze past the queue and join an expert guide for a fun and informative walk through the castle and gardens. Witness the extravagance of Louis XIV – the Sun King – who built up the massive 700-room complex, adorning the space with luxuries fit for the French monarchy.
  • Half-day, small-group tour of the Palace of Versailles
  • Choose to start your tour in Paris or Versailles
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines at Versailles
  • The tour also includes the famous Versailles fountain show or musical gardens on selected days
  • Chateau of Versailles guided tour
  • Stroll through the statue-filled palace gardens
  • Small-group tour ensuring a more personalized experience

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This tour is perfect for those short on time who want the ease of transport and skip-the-line access.
Choose one of the three tour options (listed in itinerary below) and make your way to central Paris to central Versailles to board your transport to the palace. Upon arrival, join your friendly guide for a small-group tour. 
Once inside, explore the lavish design and ornament that adorns every room of the enormous complex. Marvel at the more than 13,000 pieces of art and fine furnishings, the sumptuous private chambers and the elaborate gardens. With your pass, view the King’s and Queen’s luxurious apartments, the Royal Chapel, the Hall of Mirrors, the Coronation Room and the Hercules Drawing Room – a reminder that King Louis XIV glorified himself as a deity.
As you walk, enjoy your guide’s colorful commentary. Hear about the eccentricity and ambition of the French monarchy from the mid-17th century until the French Revolution. Discover the exciting details of the day in 1789 when Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette were dragged from Versailles by an angry mob, to be eventually beheaded in Paris. 
Finish your tour with a stroll through the gardens, covering more than 1,800 well-manicured acres. Depending on the day and your tour option, catch the Fountains Show or the Musical Gardens show before departing.

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N
, Dec 2018

Our guide was fantastic was very knowledgeable on the history of Versailles and very personalable. The bus driver could have been more personable and helpful. We stopped for a bit due to the protest, he spoke to the police in French but didn't communicate with the passengers as to what was going on, he pulled the bus over went for a smoke leaving us on the bus wondering what we should do. His behavior was just odd.

t
, Nov 2018

Very good tour. Our guide Adam was very knowledgeable. The village of versailles is a beautiful place too

w
, Nov 2018

I would say pass on this one. The house is ok but the tour is brutally dry. Really needed some humor was just fact over fact and the place was so packed it was not a good time. The garden is really cool. Probably because we went off on our own without a guide. The guide was nice and knew a ton but boring so boring. For the rest of our trip when we had would you rathers this was an option like would you rather spend 1 hour in the metro bathroom or 3 days straight do the Versailles tour.

P
, Nov 2018

Sad, when we got there there was no headphones for us to do the tour.. we had to wait out in the could for like 30min then the tour guide finally said we had to start the tour without headphones.. is crazy because with the amount of people inside is impossible for a group of 22 people to hear someone talking inside is was very difficult to collect information.. Victoria the tour guide did what she could I guess.. city of Wanders was not ready with our stuff. The tour was very fast and not enough time to do much

A
, Oct 2018

Palace and gardens were beautiful as expected, but Adam, our tour guide, made Versailles come alive!

P
, Oct 2018

The tour was a nice addition to our trip, bus was clean and punctual our guide Lucia was very knowledgeable and courteous, very cordial and took good care of us. Enjoyed the experience wry much

L
, Oct 2018

Contrary to the title of the tour, you will still have to wait in line for the timed entrance to the palace. We had tickets for a 10:45 entrance and did not get into the palace until 11:10. Numerous other tour groups had tickets for the same time and some were even allowed entry with a 10:50 time before our group.

j
, Oct 2018

We were never picked up for our visit to Versaille. Upon calling Viatore about this, we discovered they are just middlemen and basically have nothing to do with any problems a tour might incure. The real tour operator, City Wonders, would give us credit for the tour but recharge an additional 20%. My suggestion is to book all tours through your hotel concierge, price is the same and no problems.

C
, Oct 2018

Wow !!! what a tour, what a place and what a good guide it is a can't miss if you are in the neighborhood !

L
, Oct 2018

Highly recommend! Tour was excellent. Guide was very well informed about Versailles and was entertaining as well. Flawless from start to finish with comfortable transportation to and from the venue.


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