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From Paris: Full-Day Guided Tour of Versailles with Lunch

4.6 / 5

96 reviews

Activity provider: ParisCityVision

From Paris: Full-Day Guided Tour of Versailles with Lunch

Activity provider: ParisCityVision
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From US$ 183.30 per person

Discover Versailles Palace and the Trianons on this full-day tour from Paris. Visit the majestic home of Louis XIV with a guide, stroll the Gardens of Versailles, and explore Marie-Antoinette's estate.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the Versailles grounds in their entirety
  • Marvel at the opulent Hall of Mirrors
  • See the King's and Queen's State Apartments
  • Stroll through Versailles' extravagant gardens
  • Explore the Queen's Hamlet, built for Marie-Antoinette
Full description

Discover the Palace of Versailles and Trianons in their entirety on this full-day tour of the formal royal residences just outside Paris. Be transported back in time as your guide shares tales of love affairs and an assassination attempt within the palace compound. 

Start your guided tour of Versailles in the ornate state apartments. Enjoy visits to the Hall of Mirrors, the Queen's Bedroom, and the Reception Halls. Hear incredible stories about the Sun King and life at court as you explore the palace grounds and outbuildings. 

Enjoy a noontime lunch, then head to the Grand Trianon. Here, you will learn why Louis XIV built this private residence for himself and his mistress Madame de Montespan. The tour continues to Marie-Antoinette’s picturesque retreat and ends in majestic gardens, which you can explore at leisure.

Includes
  • Transportation in a luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Services of an expert guide
  • Earphones
  • Entrance fees to Versailles
  • Entrance to gardens
  • Entrance fees to both Trianon palaces
  • Lunch in the Palace Garden
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet in front of the Hotel Pullman. Your guide will be holding a Pariscityvision sign. Check-in closes 10 minutes before departure.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Baby strollers
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Please remember to wear comfortable walking shoes. This tour is not suitable for persons with walking difficulties. Pushchairs are forbidden in the palace and the Trianons.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 96 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.7/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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The tour was organized and well done overall. The time in the main Palace of Versailles we were practically running through the rooms it was so rushed. In particular, the hall of mirrors, there was barely a second to look around. This continued into the garden. The guide was walking so quickly that people had their audio device cut out because they couldn’t keep up. We had a lot more free time than was needed in the afternoon; so the morning could have been at a slower pace. The pace was much better in the afternoon.

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July 6, 2022

Great tour guide, total pro. Organized But lots of people. And the lunch was unnecessary, we could Only choose salmon or what ended up Being shoe leather-quality steak there are numerous restaurants on site you can walk in to. If you are willing to just metro it over (pretty easy) And want more independence I would not choose this tour and just reserve tickets. If you are really into French history and Marie Antoinette and want a long complete experience and want to not use metro then this is for you

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June 21, 2022

Our guide was very experienced and knowledgeable. Versailles is huge and she knew the museum and gardens very well. Lunch was delicious and delightful. The all day tour is 'all day' and tiring so be prepared to walk comfortably through the marble and stone in the palace, steps, and over cobblestone, rocks, maybe some dirt as well if you explore the gardens. There is much to explore. Versailles has something for everyone. Enjoy.

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June 2, 2022

Product ID: 10660