Versailles: Skip-the-Line Tour of Palace with Gardens Access

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Enjoy an exclusive guided tour of Versailles Palace and visit its beautiful royal gardens. Skip the long lines and enter through a separate entrance alongside an expert guide.

Highlights

  • Explore Versailles Palace on an 90-minute guided tour with an expert guide
  • Visit the grandiose royal gardens and admire the opulent fountains
  • Learn about the figures of the French monarchy and important historical events
  • Beat the huge crowds and jump straight in with your pre-booked time slot
  • Enjoy an optional 45-minute tour through the gardens

Description

Discover the opulence, beauty, and history of Versailles Palace on an interactive guided tour. Access the palace through a separate entrance to begin your tour and then you head off to the famous gardens with a guide or on your own. During the 90-minute tour of the main palace, see the State Apartments, the King's Bedroom, and the emblematic Hall of Mirrors. Learn about the main figures of the French monarchy, from King Louis XIV to Marie Antoinette. Hear about the fascinating historical events that took place in many of the palace’s rooms, before stepping out to explore the vast gardens complex with your guide or on your own. Marvel at the gardens' grandeur, its bronze statues, and ornamental basins accompanied by rows of large trees. If visiting with a guide, gain fascinating insights about the garden on an optional 45-minute tour. Discover Marie-Antoinette's private estate and controversial hamlet by choosing the option with access to her estate.

Includes

Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Palace of Versailles 90-minute guided tour of the main palace Access to the gardens 45-minute guided tour of the gardens (if option selected) Entrance ticket to Marie Antoinette's estate and the Trianon (if option selected)

Important Information

  • Baby strollers could be refused at the entrance of the palace
  • After the tour, you are allowed to stay in the gardens until they close
  • Gardens close at 5:30 PM on certain dates (August 15, October 29 and 31) and from November to March
  • The palace gardens are free every day from November to March excluding Easter period. No garden tickets are needed to visit on these dates.
  • There are no musical or fountain shows on days when the gardens are free. Prices have been adjusted according to the current 2023 calendar of Versailles gardens show. In case of modification, fees might be applied to enter the gardens.
  • During peak times the palace can be very crowded and there may be a short wait at the group entrance
  • If arriving by train, please make sure to buy an RER Paris-Versailles ticket. Paris metro tickets are not accepted
  • You can bring your own headphones if you have them; standard jack, not Bluetooth

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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