Versailles Custom Tours 2020
This 4 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 a 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. A promenade leads from the palace to the Grand Canal, where you will have a lunch break (included) in one of the domain’s restaurant La Flotilla.
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. In spring and summer period on the weekends, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the majestic fountain shows across the gardens.
See where the “Founder of the Impressionism” paste the second half of his live, 43 years, visit his studio, stroll through the beautiful gardens and the Japanese bridge that inspired his Water Lilies series and other paintings. You will have time to walk in the village of Giverny, to admire flowered houses, art galleries and cafes.
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 a 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.
Why take a Versailles tour?
No to private tours Paris without a trip to Versailles. Our fully customizable Versailles guided tour gives you the flexibility to visit in the morning or afternoon. Expect luxury transportation, skip-the-line entry, and a licensed guide who leads you through the estate of Louis XIV, the Sun King, to see one of France’s ultimate symbols of decadence
What vehicles are used for Versailles tours?
While the drive from Private tour guide Paris is fairly quick (15 miles), we want your trip to Versailles VIP tour to be memorable, and comfortable transportation is a priority. Expect to be picked up in either a Mercedes-Benz V-Class or Tesla; both options are equipped with Wi-Fi.
What can I expect to see on a Versailles tour?
On all Versailles France guided tours, expect to see the iconic Hall of Mirrors, as well as the State Apartments of Louis XIV, including the notable Apollo Room, the Mercury Room, and the Hercules Room. You’ll have the option upon booking to customize your tour in a way that caters to your interests and (or) accessibility needs.
After this amazing visit, you will have free time to discover the beautiful French-style gardens with 55 fountains.
If you book the full-day Versailles tour with lunch, you will be treated to an included 3-course meal at La Flottille. Parismatic is the only tour operator that can guarantee a fully customized menu, so please be ready to order what you want! This meal includes a starter, main course, wine, dessert, and coffee.
When are the fountain shows at Versailles?
From April through November, you can enjoy the majestic fountain shows across the gardens. During this time, all of our Versailles tours allow time to visit the gardens and see the fountains, but booking in the spring or summer ensures more musical events and the opportunity to see the fountains turned on.
Typically the musical fountain shows in the Versailles gardens run every Saturday and Sunday, with other special dates planned from late June to late October in 2020.
Check the official schedule of the Musical Fountains Show for additional information. Please note these dates are subject to change.
During this period, access to the gardens will be included.
Are skip-the-line tickets on a Versailles tour worth it?
On Versailles tours with Parismatic, you will get priority access with skip-the-line tickets so you do not have to wait in the public admission queue to get in. Not only do you not have to wait as long to get into the palace, but you also get to avoid crowds and enjoy more time at Versailles, in areas including the King’s State Apartment, the Royal Chapel, the Hall of Mirrors and the gardens.
What makes Versailles a must-visit attraction?
The Palace of Versailles is a UNESCO world heritage site. The extravagant tastes of Louis XIV can be found in all 2,300 rooms. The history of France can be found everywhere you look, as the Sun King was a collector of artifacts, sculptures, and paintings that depict major events including the French Revolution.
What are must-see places near Paris?
While a private Paris tour is a good way to see more of the city sights, we offer a variety of private and small-group outings to nearby attractions such as Versailles, Giverny, Loire Valley, the Champagne region, Normandy, and even Bruges.
Is it safe to visit Versailles in 2021?
We strive to take the stress out of planning your visit to this popular destination. Our tour guides are constantly in communication with Versailles to ensure we have up-to-date information regarding openings and closures, as well as health and safety guidelines.
On Versailles tours, expect readily available face masks and hand sanitizer in our vehicles, and expert guides who know where to stop for bathroom breaks.
What are the top ways to see Versailles?
At Parismatic, we invite guests to experience Versailles in a variety of ways.
- Full-day, 8-hour Versailles tour that includes visits to Petit Trianon and Grand Trianon
- A guided full-day private Paris tour plus skip-the-tickets to Versailles and expert guide
- A full-day guided Versailles tour with a visit to Giverny
- A half-day Versailles tour from Paris to see the most iconic sights
- A full-day Versailles tour with 3-course lunch at La Flottille
What is Parismatic Tours?
Parismatic founder, Frederic Khlghatian—a certified, Paris-based tour guide for more than 23 years—is often the licensed driver and guide of this Versailles private tour. Learn more about our experienced tour guides here, and please check out our reviews.
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