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Versailles: 2-Hour Private Tour for Families & Children

1. Versailles: 2-Hour Private Tour for Families & Children

Journey back to the days of the French court on a family and child-friendly tour of the legendary Palace of Versailles, and access areas of the castle to experience the grand opulence of the staterooms. Avoid the dry historical commentaries of some tours. With your guide, hear the entertaining stories and facts designed with families and children in mind. Step into another world as you roam the magnificent halls and create memories you will all cherish for a lifetime. Your guide will explain the culture and art of the palace in a fun and interactive way. Once you have seen the miraculous King’s Apartments and the breathtaking Hall of Mirrors, take a short walk to the most beautiful parts of the gardens of Versailles.

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Paris: Photo Shoot with a Private Travel Photographer

2. Paris: Photo Shoot with a Private Travel Photographer

Get a unique souvenir of your time in Paris and take part in a photo shoot of your trip at locations tailored to your personal requirements.  Work with a professional photographer to create magical moments, and capture your travels in a contemporary and candid style. The photographers are hand-picked, highly experienced local experts who will share their knowledge of their city like an old friend. Receive a link to your own, password-protected, online gallery within 5 working days to download your professionally edited images for free.

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Versailles Trip from Paris in Citroen 2CV

3. Versailles Trip from Paris in Citroen 2CV

On the paved roads of Versailles, go to the "château" and join the courtesans of the Sun King!! The Château de Versailles, which has been on UNESCO’s World Heritage List for 30 years, is one of the most beautiful achievements of 18th-century French art. Our driver will pick you up from your Hotel in Paris directly to the castle (20 minutes) and show you the amazing garden developed and design by the gardener André Le Nôtre! The entrance to the castle is included with audio guide to know more about the symbol of royal absolutism and embodiment of classical French art. Of course your driver will bring you back to your hotel in Paris after your visit.

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Versailles & Marie Antoinette's Estate Full-Day Private Tour

4. Versailles & Marie Antoinette's Estate Full-Day Private Tour

Meet your guide and enjoy a full day at Versailles with your family or friends for an unforgettable and enriching experience. Have the entire day to appreciate the beauty of this location. This tour includes a complete guided visit of the Estate of Versailles. During the morning, discover the Palace of Versailles, which is among the most famous palaces in the world and one of the most beautiful achievements of the 17th century. Explore the gardens aboard the Little Train. Visit the intimate spaces of Estate of Trianon where Marie Antoinette took refuge from the court life. This visit can be customized to your needs and it will allow you to discover the whole Estate of Versailles.

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Versailles : Private Guided Tour of the Palace

5. Versailles : Private Guided Tour of the Palace

Listed for 30 years as a World Heritage Site, the Palace of Versailles is one of the finest achievements of French art of the 17th century. The former hunting lodge of Louis the 13th was transformed and enlarged by his son Louis the 14th, who installed his court and his government there in 1682. Until the French Revolution, kings succeeded each other, embellishing the castle each to their own. This private 2-hour tour introduces you to the wonders of this iconic palace of the French kings. Hear about the history of this place and its inhabitants, its evolution through the centuries, and its place today in the tourist market. Discover the rooms and objects making this castle an essential place of the French monarchy during your visit to Paris, including the breathtaking Hall of Mirrors and the queen's and king's apartments.

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Versailles: Private Half-Day Guided Tour from Paris

6. Versailles: Private Half-Day Guided Tour from Paris

Discover the beauty and glory of Versailles, a world famous location, on a half-day private tour from Paris with an experienced guide. You will feel like you travel back in time on this fascinating journey to discover this world famous site, a symbol of absolute monarchy and its impressive and turbulent history. Walk straight in without waiting in line and learn about and explore old French grandeur. You will be able to follow your experienced guide through the majestic rooms, the State Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors and the Queen’s private apartments. After the tour, you will be able to enjoy a relaxing stroll through the astonishing French-style gardens at your own leisure. You will be returned back to your hotel accommodation at the conclusion of the tour.

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Versailles Palace Private Family Tour Designed for Kids

7. Versailles Palace Private Family Tour Designed for Kids

This fun, private two-hour tour not only introduces you to the wonders of this iconic palace of the French kings, but it also includes an energetic family recipe. Participants will have to use their deduction and creative skills to answer questions about the castle treasures and items, including the breathtaking Hall of Mirrors, so your little detectives stay captivated, while you learn about the most famous castle of the French monarchy. This is both a fun and educational way to discover this unique palace west of Paris. This is a tour your children will remember for a long time. The tour guide will focus their energy on them during the tour, without forgetting the parents to make it fun for the whole family.

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From Paris: Giverny and Versailles Private Full-Day Trip

8. From Paris: Giverny and Versailles Private Full-Day Trip

Your tour starts in Paris, where you will be picked from your accommodations and hop aboard a minivan for a one-hour drive to the Palace of Versailles.  Here, you will explore the opulent palace, once home to King Louis XIV, King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. On your tour, you will view the famous Hall of Mirrors, the Grand Apartments and the Queen's Apartments, as your guide helps bring history to life. Enjoy some free time to wander through the expansive gardens behind the palace.  After touring Versailles, take a midday break for lunch and continue your journey to Giverny, the long-time home of Claude Monet. When you arrive at Monet's House and Gardens, take some time to wander through the rows of vibrant flowers and stroll over to the water lily pond and Japanese bridge. You can view his workshop and house, where you can admire Monet's collection of Japanese prints on the walls before heading back to Paris.  

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What people are saying about Palace of Versailles

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 37 reviews

Very nice afternoon to visit the Palace of Versailles Very spontaneous and pleasant guide who knew how to make this visit pleasant and informative His comments and anecdotes made this moment very pleasant Duration in adequacy with what there is to see I recommend this format

Amazing photos..my photographer was Alain and i can’t thank him enough, he took wonderful photos of my children. Amazing memories. Ask for Alain and you won’t regret :)

We were able to see all the places in the Versailles estate (garden, large and small Trianon and castle), at our own pace and by making the stops we wanted.

Excellent! Vehicle was perfect! Driver excellent! Guide, Helena, extremely knowledgeable and helpful! OUTSTANDING!

Alain was so friendly, professional, and creative! One of our favorite experiences so far! Thank you so much!