Versailles Palace Priority Access Guided Tour Optional Show - Pickup by Minivan

Duration: 6 to 9 hours
Destination: France, Île-de-France, Paris
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  • 6 to 9 hours
  • Paris
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Enjoy a group tour of the Palace of Versailles (Château de Versailles) with a guide, who provides insight about the history and secrets of the legendary royal residence. This 6-hour or 9 hours tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off in Paris by minivan limited to eight people. At the palace, enjoy skip-the-line access, see the State Apartments and Hall of Mirrors with the guide (1:30 h ), and explore the expansive gardens & Trianons ( full day option only  ) on your own. Select a Morning or Afternoon or Full day departure time when booking. Depending on the day of your tour, you may also be able to experience the Musical Gardens (Tuesday, Friday 11-12 & 14:30-16:30)or Musical Fountains (Week-End 11-12 & 15:30-17:00), from April to October (only the afternoon tour )

Attention : Unadapted to people with disabled access & senior citizen ...( tour with the group max 30 pax )

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

Tour the palace with your guide for about 1.5 hours (half and full day) , and then enjoy about 2 hours for half day or 4 hours for full day to wander independently. Your guide explains the history of Versailles as you visit some of the 700 rooms that compose it, such as the King’s State Apartment, the Hall of Mirrors, the Salon of Peace, the Hall of Battles (featuring 33 military paintings), the Hercules room and its painted ceiling, and the crusades room.


Duration: 3 hours

Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Paris only districts :1,2,3,5,6,7,8,14,15,16,17
  • Round-trip transfer by minivan ( 8 pax max )
  • Guided tour at the Palace 1:30 hours (up to 30 people in a group)
  • Skip-the-line access
  • If option selected: "Musical shows" in gardens (seasonal; depends on the day only the afternoon tour
  • For option "Full day" entrance fees to Grand and Petit Trianon
  • For option "Private tour" entrance fees ( Palace + Garden ) 2 hours guided tour
  • Agency pickup and drop-off in Paris (option B)
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Versailles
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off outside Paris and Paris 9,10,11,12,13,18,19,20 district
  • Entrance fees to the Grand Trianon and Petit Trianon ( Half day
  • Train to the Trianons is not included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Please be ready on time at your pickup point (your hotel reception or outside your apartment), or you will miss your tour and will not be refunded
  • Skip-the-line access is subject to palace security procedures; security control may slow down your entry
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Children accepted starting 6 years old.
  • Unadapted to people with disabled access & senior citizen ...( tour with the group max 30 pax )
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair.
  • Not recommended for travelers with walking problems
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • 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 2 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
Departure Point

Paris Webservices, 12 Rue de l'Exposition, 75007 Paris, France
Traveler pickup is offered
ATTENTION :
Please note that the pick-up time is subject to change (option A), we will confirm your pick up time 1 day before the tour by email or by phone.

Option A : Hotel Departure
Pick-up from your residence or hotel in Paris only district: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,14,15,16,17
Morning Tour on Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday : Pick-up start from 8:30 to 9:30 (depend the district). Entrance at 10:30 am
departure from Versailles at 1 pm, Afternoon Tour : Pick-up start from 11:15 to 12:30 (depend the district), Entrance at 01:20-01:40 pm and departure from Versailles at 5 pm, Pick-up only in Paris, your Paris Residence or hotel in zip codes 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,14,15,16,17

Option B : Departure Point
Pick-up from our agency in Paris : 12 rue de l’Exposition 75007 Paris (no hotel pickup even the map shows your address)
Morning Tour from Tuesday to Sunday : Pick-up at 9:00-9:15 am from our Agency
Entrance at 10-20 am , Afternoon Tour from Tuesday to Sunday : Pick-up at 12:15 from our Agency, Entrance at 01:20 pm ,
Return at Pullman Tour Eiffel
ATTENTION :The cancellation policy of Versailles, allows cancellations only if done 24 hours in advance. Guides, driver and tickets were already reserved for your visite and could not be cancelled on D-Day. We advise our visitors to take insurance when they travel.
We would like to take this opportunity to advise our customers, to not book a tour on the same day as your arrival in Paris.
In case of flight delay, or flight cancellation, we will not be able to cancel your tour.


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

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

Duration

6 to 9 hours

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

User's Reviews

tess

16 Sep, 2022

Everything is memorable ….. you could imagine how wealthy and powerful is the king….not to miss experience

709janig

11 Sep, 2022

The guide was very knowledgeable, friendly and organized. Museum is full of original art work and we got a lot of information.

Lilia_D

05 Sep, 2022

This tour was good.. our driver picked up us at our hotel, and there were only a family of 4 on our van. But once we got to Versailles, we met out tour guide, who had about 30 more people with him. The tour was ok, sometimes we couldn’t hear our guide though the earpieces, but he touched on the most important exhibits. The whole tour it’s about one hour, and then you’re on your own to the gardens and such. I was expecting a smaller more intimate group, but we got lost in the crowd.

Mark_K

05 Sep, 2022

Very unwelcoming to people with a disability. Half mile walk to palace from parking spot, could have dropped us off much closer, two of us missed the tour, could not keep up. Finally got there, got a wheelchair, but not allowed in garden.

DAVID_Y

04 Sep, 2022

Tour guide excellent. She was very informative and well versed in the history of the palace. Driver was very courteous and on time. One star off for sarcastic tour company secretary. When asked if pick up and drop off point could be different, Sophie of Paris web services responded “we are not TAXI service”. Totally unnecessary.

User's Picture Gallery

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Palace looking back from gardens

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Gardens

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Another view of Gardens

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Louie the Sun God

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Hall of Mirrors

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Typical artwork and painting

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Waiting area to see the king

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Hall of Mirrors

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The kings bed

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Garden artwork

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The grounds

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View of the Palace

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Reflection Pond

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Fabulous dessert I had with my lunch in Angelina Café

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Golden gate at front of palace courtyard

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Exterior shot of palace

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