Private tour

Versailles: Palace Trip by Motorcycle with Sidecar

Activity provider: Txango Tours

Versailles: Palace Trip by Motorcycle with Sidecar

Activity provider: Txango Tours

From US$ 309.43 per person

Enjoy a ride out to Versailles in the sidecar of a motorcycle. Once there, discover the full grounds with your guide as you see the Palace to the Hamlet before pausing for lunch by the Grand Canal.

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Duration 3 - 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Spanish
Private group


  • Explore the food market of Versailles
  • Marvel at the opulence of the Palace
  • Take in the grandeur of the grounds
Full description
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.
  • All access passport tickets to the Palace, Gardens, Grounds, Trianons, and the Queen's Hamlet
  • Lunch
  • Wine
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 10 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People over 243 lbs (110 kg)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Look for a motorcycle and sidecar parked on the bridge, under the elevated metro tracks, across the street from the Bir-Hakeim metro station. Your guide will be there with the rig.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • This tour takes place rain or shine
  • Although you will be driven to and through Versailles, some areas such as the Palace and the Queen's Hamlet require walking.
Customer reviews

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This was the best possible way for me to visit the palace and surrounding are. Simon was so friendly and knowledgeable it was a genuine pleasure to be with him. I highly recommend this trip!

October 26, 2022

Product ID: 417909