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Versailles Palace and Gardens: Private Tour

Versailles Palace and Gardens: Private Tour

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Enjoy an unforgettable guided tour of Versailles Palace and its beautiful royal gardens. Skip the long lines and enter through a separate entrance alongside an expert guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 2.5 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
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Live tour guide
English, French
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Versailles Palace with an expert guide
  • Visit the grandiose royal gardens and admire the opulent fountains
  • Learn about the figures of the French monarchy and important historical events
  • Beat the huge crowds and jump straight in with your pre-booked time slot
Full description
Discover the opulence, beauty, and history of Versailles Palace on an interactive guided tour. Access the palace through a separate entrance to begin your tour and then head off to the famous gardens. During the tour of the main palace, see the State Apartments, the King's Bedroom, and the emblematic Hall of Mirrors. Learn about the main figures of the French monarchy, from King Louis XIV to Marie Antoinette. Hear about the fascinating historical events that took place in many of the palace’s rooms, before stepping out to explore the vast gardens complex with your guide. Marvel at the gardens' grandeur, it's bronze statues, and ornamental basins accompanied by rows of large trees. Enjoy plenty of opportunities to ask questions during this interactive tour, and afterward, continue exploring the gardens on your own.
Includes
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Palace of Versailles
  • 90-minute guided tour of the main palace
  • 60-minute guided tour of the gardens
  • Gardens access ticket (on days where access is not free)
  • Entrance ticket to Marie Antoinette's estate and the Trianon
  • Transfers to/from Paris
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 18 years old must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts

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Meeting point

Check in at the GetYourGuide shop, on 10 Avenue du Général de Gaulle, 78000 Versailles, next to the Café Madeleine. The shop is located across the street from the RER line C Versailles Château Rive Gauche train station. Please take into consideration that the train ride to Versailles takes 50 minutes to 1 hour

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Passport or ID card for children

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Baby strollers
  • Food and drinks
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Selfie sticks
  • Umbrellas

Know before you go

  • After the tour, you are allowed to stay in the gardens until they close
  • The gardens are free on Wednesdays in September and October 2021, and they are free every day from November to March
  • There are no musical or fountain shows on days when the gardens are free
  • The gardens close at 5:30 PM every Saturday between June - September, and on bank holidays (14 July, 15 August, 31 October)
  • During peak times the palace can be very crowded and there may be a short wait at the group entrance
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 2 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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Bravo à Isabelle notre guide qui a été intarissable d’éléments d’histoire pendant 2h 30 !!!

July 26, 2021

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Notre guide, Gabriella, passionnée et passionnante. Elle a répondu à toutes nos questions sans perdre le fil de l'histoire. Merci merci merci.

September 5, 2021

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