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From Paris: Versailles Guided Tour with Priority Access

1. From Paris: Versailles Guided Tour with Priority Access

Prepare yourself to delve into the opulence of the Palace of Versailles and to discover its history with our guided tour! Climb aboard a comfortable air-conditioned bus shuttle and prepare yourself to delve into the opulence of the Palace of Versailles with the possibility to explore and enjoy its Gardens Shows. Accompanied by a trilingual host/ess you will benefit of a priority access to the Château avoiding the long lines accompanied by our English Guide who will let you discover all the history of the Palace. Once inside, delight yourself with the guided tour and go deep into the heart of the Hall of Mirrors and the State Apartments. After the visit to the Palace and, if you have chosen the option, you will have access to the Gardens Shows (Grandes Eaux Musicales or Jardins Musicaux) and some free time to discover the massive gardens of the Palace designed by André Le Nôtre. This tour allows you to maximize your time in Versailles with a 4 hours visit in the domain of Versailles. At the end of your visit, find your tour leader at the meeting point to go back to Paris. You can choose to be dropped off at the Eiffel Tower or at the Opéra House of Paris. The Château de Versailles has been on unesco's World Heritage List for 30 years and is one of the most beautiful achievements of 18th-century French art. The site began as the hunting lodge of Louis 13th before his son Louis 14th transformed and expanded it, moving the court and government of France to Versailles in 1682.

Château de Versailles: The Musical Fountains Show

2. Château de Versailles: The Musical Fountains Show

Discover the extraordinary beauty of the Gardens of Versailles with the Musical Fountains Show. Take part in a 350-year tradition and watch the Versailles Palace fountains spouting in time with the classical music. Experience the talent of the 17th-century fountain engineers and of their successors in an unforgettable and fairytale experience. Take in the water display’s dazzling special effects and watch as the marble and metal gods, humans, and animals seem to come to life for a few enchanting moments. Your royal stroll will unfold to the tunes of the greatest Baroque composers including Lully, Leclair, Campra, Charpentier, and Rameau. Walk along the paths of the largest open-air sculpture garden in the world. At a turn of a flower bed or around the corner of a perfectly pruned boxwood shrub, you'll encounter statues of Apollo, Proserpina, the Marmosets, and other hidden treasures. You can also admire the topiaries shaped by hand by the artist gardeners of the Château de Versailles, using techniques passed on from generation to generation. Explore the green groves of the Royal Garden beloved by King Louis XIV and his court, used as outdoor salons for dining, dancing, gambling, music, and theater.

Paris: Versailles Sunset Bike Tour with Fireworks Show

3. Paris: Versailles Sunset Bike Tour with Fireworks Show

Experience the magic of Versailles at sunset, and be amazed as the gardens are brought to life with lighting, music, special effects, and a stunning fireworks display. Meet your guide in central Paris and head to Versailles by train. After being fitted for your bikes, ride to the market and enjoy a break to buy snacks at the bakeries and shops suggested by your guide. Continue to the grounds of Versailles, cruising along tree-lined trails and paths as you take in the majestic views. Stop at the Grand Canal to enjoy a glass of champagne overlooking the sprawling palace, before visiting inside the famous landmark. Skip the lines with pre-reserved tickets and get exclusive after-hours access to the palace. Enjoy plenty of space to marvel the royal chambers, and watch costumed performers as they dance, sing, and play musical instruments. After exploring inside the palace, enter the gardens for a spectacular fountain show at sunset. Enjoy a fantastic evening filled with music, special effects, and an incredible fireworks display over the Grand Canal. Return to Paris by train, where your tour will end.

From Disneyland Paris: Versailles and Paris Full-Day Tour

4. From Disneyland Paris: Versailles and Paris Full-Day Tour

Our Royal Versailles & Paris Tour includes the transport from two different meeting points in Disneyland Paris (Disneyland Paris Hotels), a multilingual tour leader who will be with you throughout your journey (excluding the Palace of Versailles visit and the free time in the Gardens of the Palace). Our tour includes the ticket entrance for the Palace of Versailles with an audio guide visit in more than 10 languages. For the garden shows season, the ticket entrance to the gardens are included in our tour. Once visited the Palace of Versailles and its Gardens, you will meet up our host/ess at the meeting point to go together to Paris, at the Eiffel Tower, to take the cruise, which is also included in the tour. In Paris you will have the chance to enjoy an hour sightseeing River Cruise from the Eiffel Tower with recorded commentaries in English, Spanish and other languages. Our tour leader will be present for the pick-up time to come back together to Disneyland Paris.

Paris: Versailles Ticket and Afternoon Tea with Seine Cruise

5. Paris: Versailles Ticket and Afternoon Tea with Seine Cruise

Pass through the huge gates of the Palace of Versailles and enter a domain like no other. Go directly to the dedicated line and get inside the Palace of Versailles quickly with your Versailles tickets. Explore the Palace of Versailles, which has been registered as a World Heritage site for 30 years, and contains 2,300 rooms spread over 63,154 m2. Discover the famous hall of mirrors, which contain 357 mirrors, King's Apartments and more. Take a walk in the magnificent garden and admire the beauty of the place. Relive history through the Versailles Palace in Paris and be amazed by the vastness of the place. After your visit the palace, drink a relaxing cup of coffee or tea with a delicious cookie. Ore Ducasse Restaurant After Tea Menu: A cup coffee or tea A Cookie 1/4 water After the visit the palace, take a 1-hour Seine River cruise tour with modern, panoramic boats with exterior viewing platforms. Discover Paris in a different way on this Seine River Cruise tour. Onboard you will get an audio guide of your chosen language on the spot with the intention to help you learn more about the significant history attached to each monument.

From Paris: Versailles Guided Tour w/Garden Show & Transfers

6. From Paris: Versailles Guided Tour w/Garden Show & Transfers

Depart from an easy-to-reach location in Paris’s city center on board a private bus for this small group tour. Once at Versaille, you’ll zip past the lines already forming outside and head straight into the palace, making you one of the first people of the day to step inside. Explore some of the palace’s most jaw-dropping rooms and the epic Hall of Mirrors. Discover hidden corners where few visitors venture. As you explore, your guide will regale you with unknown tales, fun facts, and the story of how King Louis XIV’s vision transformed Versailles from a humble hunting lodge into the gem of a building you see today. Discover the gorgeously maintained palace gardens. Your guide will lead you along the most picturesque route and share the fascinating reasons behind their unique design. After finishing up with the famous Garden Show (or the Fountain Show on weekends), you’ll head back to the private bus for the journey back to Paris.

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What people are saying about Palace of Versailles

the Garden was stunning. Do not go to the Caffe in the gardens unless you have time to stay in long queues. More importantly, remember to take separate tickets to travel to Versailles from Paris, and not the regular metro tickets. If not, French cops will be ready to fine you on arrival at Versailles station.

The beauty of the Gardens and musical fountains of Versailles is unique, the energy that Nature gives us is perceived!!

Great value for money, nice walk through the gardens listening to some very traditional music.

The gardens are beautiful!!! Everything is there for a nice walk, bike ride or boat ride.

It is a very nice tour to see all the sardines, go with good weather to enjoy it quietly