• Location: Paris, France
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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Immerse yourself in the opulence and drama of Versailles Palace and Gardens on a small-group tour from Paris or 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.

Highlights

  • 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

What You Can Expect

Skip the Line: Versailles Palace and Gardens Walking Tour

Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles

Choose one of the three tour options (listed in itinerary below) and make your way to central Paris or 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.

Itinerary

Customer Reviews

Rini M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Excellent

Tiffany T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Absolutely incredible!!!

RAVICHANDRAN R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

It was a well organised trip . We are fully satisfied with the tour.The guide was good

DSLyles

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Our guide was amazing! I cant wait to go back!

edb27

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Versailles was amazing! Tour guide was awesome and very informative.

Ellen G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Wonderful day strolling around and amazing history lesson!!

carimarino5

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Great tour. The palace and the gardens were amazing. A must see.

Angela O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Blown away doesn’t even begin to describe it. Absolutely loved Katerina! She was so interactive and made you feel excited about what you were seeing, even more than you would realize you would have been! Really phenomenal experience overall!

Christina M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

We are so glad we chose this tour. Our guide brought the Palace and Gardens alive with history and anecdotes. Worth every penny!

Julie T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

It was really good, our tour guide is very knowledgeable about Paris and Versailles. However, the weather did not permit us to enjoy and walk around the garden since it was too foggy that day.

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