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From Paris: Versailles Skip-the-Line Tour & Gardens Access

Activity provider: GetYourGuide France

From Paris: Versailles Skip-the-Line Tour & Gardens Access

Activity provider: GetYourGuide France
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From US$ 96.68 per person

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Enjoy convenient skip-the-line entry to the Palace of Versailles with a half-day tour with round trip transportation from Paris. Take a guided tour of the exquisite rooms and galleries.

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Duration 6 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
English

Experience

Itinerary
6 hours
  • Paris

  • Palace of Versailles (guided tour)

  • Palace of Versailles Gardens (free time)

  • Paris

Meeting point
Main stop
Highlights
  • Avoid waiting in line with simple skip-the-line tickets
  • Explore the hall of mirrors and the king's and queen's state apartments
  • Follow a knowledgeable guide through the emblematic royal Château
  • Travel in a comfortable vehicle with a professionnal driver
Full description

Travel from Paris on this half-day trip to Versailles. Save time with skip-the-line tickets, a convenient return transfer, and an engaging tour of Versailles Palace and its historic rooms and chambers.

Start by meeting at a central point in Paris and transfer by bus to Versailles. Upon arrival, access the palace through a separate entrance. Then, discover the opulence, beauty, and history of the palace on an interactive guided tour.

During the 90-minute tour, 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 many fascinating historical events that took place in the palace's rooms.

After your tour of the palace, take some free time to stroll around the beautiful French Gardens. Enjoy a guided tour of the gardens or a guided tour of the gardens and Marie Antoinette's Estate if option selected. Finally, hop back on the bus for your journey back to central Paris.

Includes
  • Round trip transportation by bus from the meeting point
  • Skip-the-line tickets for the palace
  • Professional guide
  • Access to the Gardens
  • Musical Gardens and fountain shows (only from April to October on specific dates, depending on the date selected)
  • Guided tour of the gardens if option selected
  • Guided tour of the gardens and Marie Antoinette's Estate if option selected
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • From November to March, no Musical Gardens nor fountain shows
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Please check in at the GetYourGuide store on 62 Avenue de Suffren. The nearest metro is exit 5 of La Motte-Picquet - Grenelle (on metro lines 6, 8, or 10).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Passport or ID card for children

Not allowed

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

Know before you go

  • The gardens close at 5:30 PM on certain dates (May 27, every Saturday between June 10 and September 23, July 14, August 15, October 29 and October 31) and from November through March
  • The palace gardens are free every day from November to March. No garden tickets are needed to visit on these dates. Prices have been adjusted accordingly. There are no musical or fountain shows on days when the gardens are free
  • During peak times, the palace can be very crowded and there may be a short wait at the group entrance
  • There are no toilets on the coach
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 773 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Service
    4.7/5

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If you're scrolling through get your guide wondering which your to take of the palace of Versailles. Go ahead and purchase this one. I couldn't be more pleased with the whole experience. Not only did our tour guide extremely knowledgeable but we enjoyed having free time to explore the palace and gardens. The bus was very nice and clean. You'll love this trip!

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January 8, 2023

The meeting location was easy to find. The bus was very comfortable and we enjoyed looking at the scenery on the way. Once at Versailles, we met our tour guide, Gabrielle. She was fantastic! She shared so much with us during our time with her. The gardens were nice but it was January and raining so spring/summer would be better. Overall, a great tour!

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January 8, 2023

The tour to and of Versailles was excellent. The bus left and returned on time. All was very well organized. The tour guide was outstanding although she spoke a bit rapidly. There was enough time at the end of the tour to see a bit of the magnificent garden. All in all, a good introduction to Versailles.

January 8, 2023

Product ID: 407616