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Versailles Guided Tours - Half or Full Day Tours

By Guidatours
Price was undefined, price is now $89
Free cancellation available
2h 30m
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Highlights

  • Skip-the-Line entry to the grand Palace of Versailles

  • Insight into the French monarchy from a passionate guide

  • Opportunity to learn about the gardens' architecture

  • A look at the ornate décor in the exquisite Hall of Mirrors

  • Chance to see the Fountain Show on summer weekends

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of Versailles Palace and Gardens

  • What's included

    Skip-the-Line admission

  • What's included

    Headphones for tour commentary

  • What's included

    Guided tour of Marie Antoinette's Estate (only included in the full day tour)

Cleaning and safety practices

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  • Masks required
  • Contactless tickets
  • Personal safety equipment

Know Before You Book

  • Children 5 and younger are complimentary.

  • This activity is unable to accommodate strollers or baby carriers.

  • Your must make your own way to the meeting point by the Versailles Rive Gauche-Château train station.

What you can expect

Discover the most famous palace in France and explore with a detailed guided tour that shows you the secrets of the French monarchy. Your time in the onetime royal residence shows you the elegant design, remarkable history, and amazing secrets of Versailles.

Once you meet your guide in the city of Versailles, only a 30-minute train ride from central Paris, head straight into the former home of French kings. As you marvel at the ornate apartments and the magnificent décor of the Hall of Mirrors, your guide recounts the fascinating story of the rise and fall of the Ancien Régime, whose absolute hold over France was reflected in the grandeur of these halls.

In the exquisite groves and ponds of the gardens, learn about the secrets of the hydraulic system that has fed the fountains since the days of Louis XIV and the voluptuous parties and celebrations that took place on these grounds. On Tuesdays and Fridays in the summer, you can admire the Musical Gardens, while on summer weekends your tour includes the breathtaking Fountain Show in the gardens.

Upgrade your visit to a full day guided tour following your guide to the Marie-Antoinette's Estate (Full-Day Tour option). Visit the Grand Trianon and Queen's Hamlet. Discover this lovely place out of the crowd where the Queen used to cut herself off the effervecence of the main Palace.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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Location

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Activity Location

  • Palace of Versailles
  • Versailles

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Guidatours
  • 10 Avenue du Général de Gaulle
  • Versailles 78000
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