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Versailles Palace Skip-the-line Classic Guided Tour

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Versailles Palace Skip-the-line Classic Guided Tour

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 2 more

Overview

Visit the Palace of Versailles with skip-the-line admission, and avoid standing in the entrance queue before touring this royal chateau. On this 90-minute tour, follow a knowledgeable guide around the palace to see the King’s and Queen’s State Apartments and Hall of Mirrors. Then head outside independently to explore the expansive gardens at your leisure (note: an additional fee for the garden is required on days when the fountain show or musical show take place).
  • Skip-the-line admission to the Palace of Versailles with guided tour
  • Explore the chateau with a guide to learn about its royal inhabitants, from Louis XIV to Marie Antoinette
  • See the Hall of Mirrors and the State Apartments
  • Visit the gardens after the tour to walk around on your own (additional fee on certain days)
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Professional guide
Headsets to hear the guide clearly
Versailles Palace entrance with priority access
Meeting point in our local partner's store in Versailles
Transportation to/from attractions
Gardens tickets during Musical and Fountain Shows (from April to October)
Food and drinks
Gratuities

Departure Point

10 Av. du Général de Gaulle, 78000 Versailles, France

Check in at GetYourGuide office, located near Café Madeleine, across the street from the train station Versailles Château Rive Gauche (RER line C). Do not go directly at the Palace of Versailles.

Return Details

Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles, France
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The time on your voucher is the meeting time at the agency (tour departs few minutes after). In case of late arrival for the check-in, you cannot join the tour and no refund or postponement will be made.
  • The skip-the-line access can be slowed down on peak days due to various safety controls established by the Versailles Palace
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Visitors aged 12 and over have to show at the entrance: • Either a vaccination certificate based on a complete vaccination schedule • Or a proof that you have been tested (PCR or antigen) with a negative result within the last 72hrs (Self-tests not valid) • OR a proof that you have recovered from COVID-19, attested by a positive PCR or antigen test result, at least 15 days and no more than 6 months old. ID Card will be asked as well - No refund the day of the visit if this condition is not respected.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • OPERATED BY GetYourGuide
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Versailles Palace Skip-the-line Classic Guided Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Versailles Palace Skip-the-line Classic Guided Tour.
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What is the policy on sanitization during Versailles Palace Skip-the-line Classic Guided Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by Versailles Palace Skip-the-line Classic Guided Tour.
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What is the social distancing policy during Versailles Palace Skip-the-line Classic Guided Tour?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Versailles Palace Skip-the-line Classic Guided Tour.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Versailles Palace Skip-the-line Classic Guided Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Versailles Palace Skip-the-line Classic Guided Tour.

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  • "It's not hard to get there on your own and meet up with the group." See review
  • "Also, Tuesday is a day when there are fountain shows in the gardens, and many people come to see those." See review

Reviews

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Reviews by Viator travelers

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Versailles Tour
Yoon_H
, Dec 2021
We had a wonderful tour with Isabelle. She was engaging, informative and entertaining. Thank you for a great visit to Versailles!
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Tour of Versailles
Donato_L
, Nov 2021
Laura was an excellent guide. She was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. We really enjoyed her tour.
icon Response from Host , Dec 2021
Dear Donato, Thank you very much for your feedback. The pleasure you had doing this tour with Laura is exactly what we want for every visitor. We hope you will feel the same for all the other tours you will book with us in the futur. Vladina - GetYourGuide team
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Wonderful interior and exterior tour.
Michael_B
, Nov 2021
The tour of the interior with Laura was superb, excellent communication and very well-informed/informative, both on the history of the buildings and the events associated with it. We also very much enjoyed the grounds and the superb trees, both ancient and solitary (Oak from 1668) and the planned and manicured avenues.
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
Dear Michael, Thank you for sharing your feedback ! Laura is delighted to read that you appreciated the guided tour of the palace. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed the gardens as well. We hope to see you again in Versailles Marion GetYourGuide Versailles
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Isabel
Monica_S
, Nov 2021
Isabel was awesome and so knowledgeable. She was patient and I took so many pictures. Thank you so much
icon Response from Host , Nov 2021
Dear Monica, Thank you for taking time to leave a feedback about your visit. We hope all the pictures you have taken will always remind you the good time you had in Versailles with Isabelle. Vladina - GetYourGuide Versailles
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Not able to join
Lelian_N
, Oct 2021
We have not been able to join the tour, as it was unclear where to get the tickets (we expected to get them at the palace, however that was not the case and after triple checking we saw we had to get them at another location. I was not able to get to the other location with two kids and no transport). Given the limited time we had, we bought new tickets and went in ourselves. Unfortunately it is non refundable so we waisted 88 euros.
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Fantastic tour guide Sophie Anne was amazing
fiona_f
, Oct 2021
Sophie Anne was amazing. She was so informative we were really able to visualize the whole era. The tour was 10 out of ten highly recommended and no queuing
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Dear Fiona, Your comment is so nice, your guide thanks you a lot. Versailles is huge and not easy to visit alone, we are happy you could understand the Palace better thanks to Anne-Sophie. Vladina - GetYourGuide
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Loved the historical...
Raleigh_H
, Oct 2021
Loved the historical details included in the tour! Stunning views and beautiful weather the day we visited in the middle of October. It wasn’t necessary to skip the line, as there was actually no line when we arrived later on the afternoon in the autumn, but it was well worth it for the quality of the tour!
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Hello, Your feedback will please the guide, thank you for her ! We are happy you could enjoy a sunny day in Versailles. Vladina - GetYourGuide
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Versailles is a must!
Adam_M
, Oct 2021
We really enjoyed this tour of Versailles. Our guide was very informative and knowledgeable of the palace and its history. We loved the tour and highly recommend! Definitely stick around after the tour and explore the gardens. Grab a sandwich and take it all in.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Dear Adam, We are pleased to read your comment ! You apparently enjoyed your visit and we hope you are going to keep good memories of Versailles for a long time. Vladina - GetYourGuide
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Extravagant
Mitchell_T
, Oct 2021
Guide was passionate and did a remarkable job sharing the history and bringing things to life. The palace is more extravagant than you could imagine. And the garden alone could be a 1-2 day tour.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Dear Mitchell, Thank you for taking time to share your feelings about your visit. Your guide was pleased to read your nice comment. Vladina - GetYourGuide France
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She brought Versailles to life.
phil_t
, Oct 2021
Gabrielle our guide was great. Informative, cheerful, relaxed and friendly. She brought Versailles to life. At our meeting point ignore the blue sign for Get your guide outside the small shopping centre they have their office in, and go inside near the cafe Madeline. Note, this ticket doesn’t always include entry to gardens. We had to pay extra as there was a sound and fountains display on.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2021
Dear Phil, Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to know you enjoyed the tour ! It was a pleasure to welcome you to Versailles.
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