Private tour to Versailles (around 25kms-15miles from Paris) with a licensed guide-driver by deluxe minivan including skip the line tickets and live commentaries.
- Every Day Except Mondays
- Pick-up/Drop-off at your residence
- If you have special request, do not hesitate to share them with us in comments when you book the tour online.
- 100% free cancellation at least 1 week before the tour day.
This 8 hours private guided tour of Versailles will allow you to discover the most famous palace in the world, the residence of the Louis the XIV, the Sun King.
Being at the hunting-lodge of Louis XIII it was Louis XIV who turned it into sumptuous estate. From 1682-1789 Versailles was the seat and the symbol of Absolute monarchy. The estate was modeled according to his wish, his pleasure and magnificence.
You will admire the State Apartments of Louis XIV and the breathtaking Hall of Mirrors. After this amazing visit, you will have free time to discover the beautiful French style gardens with 55 fountains.
Visit to Grand Trianon and Petit Trianon
A promenade leads from the palace to the Grand Canal, where you will have a lunch break (included in the price) in one of the domain’s historical restaurant La Flottille (Starter, Main Coarse, Wine, Dessert, Coffee included in the price)
After lunch, your guide will take you to visit two other palaces called Grand Trianon and Petit Trianon used like private ones.
As with time the main palace became very busy, Louis XIV needed another place to escape from the crowds. That one became Grand Trianon made from pastel-pink marble.
Later Louis XV not far from that one built another one for Madame de Pompadour which finally as a gift from Louis XVI on his accession to the throne passed to Marie Antoinette.
The palace which is a masterpiece of Neo-classical architecture. You will also discover the Queen’s Hamlet, a stylized Norman village which made her English garden so famous.
Musical Gardens and Fountains of Versalles
In spring and summer period (from 01/04 to 31/10) on the weekends, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the majestic fountain shows across the gardens.
Please note: The “Musical Gardens” run every Tuesday from March 27 through May 15, 2019 (Except May 1st and May 8) as well as every Tuesday From July 3rd Through October 30th, 2019, and every Friday from April 6th through October 26/ 2019. During this period, access to the gardens will be included.
The “Musical Fountains” run every Saturday and Sunday from March 31st through October 28, 2019 as well as Public Holidays (May 8, May 10 and August 15/2018) plus Friday, March 30 and Tuesdays from May 22nd through June 26/2019. During this period, access to the gardens will be included.
After this fabulous visit, your guide-driver will take you back to Paris and drop you off at your residence.
If you don’t have full day, quick and saturated half day tour in Versailles can be organized for you.
Extra charge for a pick up and/or a drop off outside Paris
The Royal Chapel,States apartments, the Hall of Mirrors, King’s bedchamber etc.
Hall of Mirrors
Grand Trianon Palace
Petit Trianon Palace