Half Private Tour of Palace of Versailles with Train Tickets

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Destination: France, Île-de-France, Paris
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Paris
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  • Cancellable

Overview

In our tour, we provide a unique presentation of the Castle by putting together the history of the building, the description of many pieces of art exhibited in it, and a lot of interesting stories about the life of kings in the Palace over centuries.

After the tour, you will feel acquainted with the Sun King, Marie Antoinette, and Madame Pompadour. You will understand the events of the French Revolution and the development of the building in modern times. Now it is still used for meetings of the French Parliament and for the receptions of foreign Heads of State.

During the tour will show you the concept behind this building, which is the result of the imagination of one single man: King Louis XIV. He conceived this project at 20, and when he died at 78, it was still not achieved. A project of a lifetime with a monumental result that knows no comparison all over the world.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Palace of Versailles, Place d'Armes, 78000, Versailles France

Already during the ride on the train, the guide will tell you the history of the Palace of Versailles and many interesting and funny background stories.
You will discover the Palace of Versailles with its famous mirror gallery, the private apartment of King Louis XIV, and the bedroom of Marie Antoinette.The guide will show you the most amazing paintings and pieces of art in this incredible building.

You will further visit the huge gardens of the castle, and see the magnificent fountains and the hidden king's garden.

The Palace of Versailles wouldn't be empty walls with precious pieces of art and furniture for you, but the theatre of more than two centuries of history lasting from 1682 to Bastille Day in 1789.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Inclusions
  • Tickets for entrance to Versailles Palace and Gardens
  • Transportation tickets for roundtrip Paris - Versailles and back
  • Headphones for better audio quality and social distancing
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Versailles

Exclusions
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
Departure Point

Fontaine Saint-Michel, Pl. Saint-Michel, 75006 Paris, France


Departure Time

11:00 AM


Return Details

Palace of Versailles, Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles, France

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

3 hours 30 minutes

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

idil_b

30 Jul, 2022

Our guide Elizabeth was an excellent story teller and really brought to life what living in Versailles in the 17th century must have been like! She was amazing and I would love to book all my tours with her!!

dmitryc427

20 Jul, 2022

Cette visite était absolument fabuleuse !!! Nous étions un groupe de 4 amis et notre guide Élisabeth était vraiment extraordinaire- super gentille, professionnelle et compétente! Elle nous a montré les principaux lieux de Versailles et ses histoires et commentaires étaient ludiques et pertinentes! Du coup on a réservé une autre visite avec elle au musée d'Orsay. Merci encore une gous pour cette expérience hors pair !!!

Natalia S

20 Jul, 2022

Спасибо большое за великолепную экскурсию! Было очень интересно и динамично, экскурсия прошла «на одном дыхании»! Обязательно будем рекомендовать

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