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Skip the Line: Versailles Guided Bike & Palace Tour

1. Skip the Line: Versailles Guided Bike & Palace Tour

Explore the miraculous Palace of Versailles on a full-day sightseeing tour by bike. Meet your guide at a central location near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, and then go to the nearest RER station for the quick train trip to Versailles. Once at Versailles, visit the village market to buy baguettes, cheese, ham, wine, or whatever you desire for a picnic lunch, to be held later in the Chateau's gardens. Spend most of the day riding in a relaxed fashion through the tree-lined gardens and near the Grand Canal. The average Versailles tourist often doesn't realize that they will only visit a small fraction of the gardens if they go by foot. But on this 8-hour tour, see it all.  The tour includes round-trip train tickets from Paris to Versailles and back, and all necessary bike equipment, including children's seats, if you need them.

From Paris: Bike Tour to Versailles with Timed Palace Entry

2. From Paris: Bike Tour to Versailles with Timed Palace Entry

Before meeting your guide at Le Peloton Café in Paris, take time to grab a coffee to begin your day. Take the train with your guide and group together to Versailles. Upon arrival, the first stop will be at the Versailles farmer's market, one of the best in France. Get all the best recommendations on what to buy from your guide. After the market, you'll ride into the amazing royal grounds and experience the legendary gardens of Versailles. Walk through the often-missed peasant village created for Marie Antoinette, and the Petit Trianon, which was her personal castle and residence. Stop next for a picnic through the gardens along the Grand Canal. Set your bike aside and sit in the grass to enjoy the view of the swans and castle. You'll later have free time to explore the Palace of Versailles at your own pace with an audio guide before returning to Paris by train.

From Paris: Skip-the-Line Versailles Bike Tour & Guide

3. From Paris: Skip-the-Line Versailles Bike Tour & Guide

Discover the town, gardens, and château of Versailles on this day trip from Paris. Make exploring the expansive 2,000 acres of Versailles easy with a bike. Skip the line to this popular attraction and head to the village market where you can pickup items for a picnic.  Meet your guide in Paris before traveling to Versailles by train where your bikes will be waiting upon arrival. Hop on a comfortable and easy to ride bike that will help you see more in less time.  Follow your guide inside the château or have the option to explore at your own pace. Dive into French history's personalities, from the high heel wearing, ballet dancing Sun King, and Marie Antoinette, to the legend that was Napoleon.  Spend your morning exploring the local town and the market. Every stall of this quaint and quintessentially French market will tempt you with its fresh baked pastries, crêpe stands, organic produce, cheese and wines . Practice your French, enjoy free wine tastings and a crêpe making demonstration while also have the chance to purchase some picnic supplies. Explore the royal grounds, gardens, and fountains. Go inside Marie Antoinette’s hamlet and the Trianon. Stop at a few hidden places along the way. Work up an appetite and you lay out the items that you purchased for your picnic lunch by the Grand Canal overlooking the spectacular château, a fantastic place to sip wine and relax in the sun. Be taken to a secret part of the royal gardens, where some of Louis’ fountains dance to music. Save time with skip-the-line tickets to the château and be guided through its stunning state rooms, royal apartments, the Hall of Mirrors and Louis' bedroom.  End your trip with a ride back to Paris. Get plenty of travel tips and Parisian insider secrets to fuel the rest of your holiday on the return trip. 

Paris: Versailles Palace & Trianon Castles E-Bike Tour

4. Paris: Versailles Palace & Trianon Castles E-Bike Tour

Meet your guide and get set up with your e-bike. Start the tour by crossing the park of Saint-Cloud (1500 acres). Discover the fountains of the Grande Cascade designed by Hardouin-Mansart and Le Pautre. Be amazed by the history of the former Royal Castle of Saint-Cloud. This castle was the residence of Philippe d'Orléans, the young brother of Louis XIV. It was also the residence of Napoleon. Pass through the statues of the Parterre des 24 jets. Take a selfie a great viewof Paris in the background. Ride through the small village of Marnes-la-Coquette. Admire the beautiful architecture of this small town located at "the gates of Paris". Then, explore the Fausses-Reposes as you ride along paths sheltered from the sun under the canopy of the trees.  Arrive at the iconic Palace of Versailles, surrounded by stunning fountains and lush gardens. Avoid the queues with skip-the-line entry to the palace. Explore the Hall of Mirrors with an audio guide. Afterward, meet your guide again to head to the Notre-Dame market. Purchase a variety of delicious local products according to your budget such as wine, cheese, baguettes, or saucisson. Your guide, a former restaurateur, will be happy to advise you.  Enjoy your picnic lunch by the water on the banks of the Grand Canal. The Grand Canal is located on the grounds of the Palace of Versailles. After lunch, visit the Trianon estate at your own pace. See the Gand Trianon castle which was of great importance to Louis XIV. Then, discover the Petit Trianon castle gifted to Marie-Antoinette by Louis XVI. Stroll through the gardens, the Temple of Love, and the hamlet of Marie-Antoinette. Then hop back on your bike and peddle your way back through the forest. Finish the tour in the park of Saint-Cloud with beautiful views of Paris in the background.

Versailles Full-Day Bike Tour + Skip-the-Line Chateau Access

5. Versailles Full-Day Bike Tour + Skip-the-Line Chateau Access

Meet our guide in Paris and take the train out to Versailles where we will pick up your bikes and ride to the famous city market to shop for your picnic supplies. Your guide will introduce you to the history of the park and why the chateau has played such an important role throughout history. We'll pause for a picnic at the end of the Grand Canal, to settle down for a royal feast. Continuing on to the 2,000 acres of tree-lined paths, enjoy a leisurely ride to visit Marie Antoinette's Hamlet and both the Petit and Grand Trianons. After the bike tour, we'll head to the chateau to enjoy the highlight of the day. With your special access reservation, go behind the scenes to an exclusive section of the palace, closed off to the general public. Enjoy free time to take in the breathtaking Hall of Mirrors, Marie Antoinette's chambers, and the royal quarters. After visiting the palace, you can still walk around Versailles, the formal gardens or return to Paris by train (transportation cost included).

Versailles: Electric Scooter Rental

6. Versailles: Electric Scooter Rental

After having equipped you with helmets, and initiated to the driving of the scooter, you will leave to discover the city of Versailles. You will start by the Park of the Castle. 800 hectares to discover, with historical monuments : La lanterne the second residence of the President of the Republic, see to the port of the Grand canal. You will make a stop in front of the Grand Trianon built by Jules Hardouin Mansart, the 1er architect of the king Louis XIV. Then, you will go in the city to see the Antiques district, cross the market of the Notre dame district. You will take height to see the reservoirs which fed the fountains of the gardens of the sun king. You will back to the Statue of the King Louis XIV, in front of the castle of Versailles. Walk through the charming streets of Versailles, make a frequent stops to take pictures and talk about what you see. It's an original experience to visit the City

Versailles: Palace Trip by Motorcycle with Sidecar

7. Versailles: Palace Trip by Motorcycle with Sidecar

You will be picked up in Paris and driven through scenic Parisian suburbs to the Palace of Versailles. The Palace gently comes into view and after parking in front, you will enter with a timed ticket allowing to skip the main line. An audio-guide is included, but your tour guide will also accompany you through the hour-long tour of the Palace. After the main Palace, you will be brought to the market of Versailles where together with your guide you will choose a picnic lunch to enjoy on the Grand Canal, and soak up the view of the grounds and the Palace. Hopping back into the sidecar, we zip along to a quick restroom stop before entering the Trianon Domaine to walk off the copious picnic lunch. Spying Marie Antoinette's Temple of Love from her bedroom window, you will also explore the the Queen's Hamlet, where she would delight in distancing herself from the rigours of court life. Upon exiting the Trianon Domaine, you're back in the sidecar for a relaxing return to Paris to be dropped of where you started, on the Pont Bir Hakeim. Other more convenient drop-off locations can be considered if not too far.

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What an amazing tour! We absolutely loved it. Our guide Claudio was amazing. The weather was clod and rainy and our guide decided to changed the tour around to have the best weather when we were riding and it worked great. He was extremely knowledgable and had a way to talk about history in a relatable and interesting way that kept us engaged the entire time. Love the market and the ride around the gardens and the town. There is a lot of biking but a really easy ride, anyone can do it. Thank you to Claudio for making the our favorite tour of the trip!

This is an excellent tour. Our guide, Fiona, was outstanding!! Very knowledgeable and kind. Cycling is a great way to see more of the palace grounds and town. The 10 person group was the perfect size. Highly recommended!

Our guide Clara could not have been more knowledgeable and helpful, this is the only way to see Versailles, both the town and the place.

The experience is very good. You need to be physically prepared to do it, because a good part is walking, and a good part by bicycle.

Fino made the experience so much fun! She makes history entertaining! Loved the bike ride and exploring the Versailles market.