Palace of Versailles Skip The Line from Paris with Transfer

Cultural & Theme Tours in Paris

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Enjoy a group tour of the Palace of Versailles (Château de Versailles) with a guide, who provides insight about the history and secrets of the legendary royal residence. This 6-hour or 9 hours tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off in Paris by minivan limited to eight people. At the palace, enjoy skip-the-line access, see the State Apartments and Hall of Mirrors with the guide, and explore the expansive gardens & Trianons ( full day option only  ) on your own. Select a Morning or Afternoon or Full day departure time when booking. Depending on the day of your tour, you may also be able to experience the Musical Gardens (Tuesday, Friday 11-12 & 14:30-16:30)or Musical Fountains (Week-End 11-12 & 15:30-17:00), from April to October (only the afternoon tour )Option : Versailles Private apartment guided tour ( Tuesday, Sat & Sunday : only the afternoon tour )
Your driver picks you up at your Paris hotel by minivan for the drive to Château de Versailles, where you'll meet your guide at the entrance of the palace to start your group tour.( 30 persons max ) In total, spend four hours or 6 hours exploring both inside the palace and the gardens and the Trianons(full day option), split between time with your guide and free time (tour the palace with your guide for about 1.5 hours, and then enjoy about 2 hours or 4 hours to wander independently). Your guide explains the history of Versailles as you visit some of the 700 rooms that compose it, such as the King’s State Apartment, the Hall of Mirrors, the Salon of Peace, the Hall of Battles (featuring 33 military paintings), the Hercules room and its painted ceiling, and the crusades room. Option : Versailles Private apartment guided tour. Special access to the Royal Quarters Explore the fascinating history of life at the royal court with the Licensed guide and will give you a full picture of both private and public life of the kings. Get priority access to the palace and start with the unknown private rooms of the kings. Enjoy the privacy of these apartments that are not accessible to the general public, after visiting the Palace,  you will explore the massive French Gardens on your own . ( only in English , Tues, Saturday & Sunday Half day tour, 2 hours )When your time is up, your tour ends with return to Paris for hotel drop-off. Musical shows (April to October) only the afternoon tour . Depending on the date of your tour, you may have the chance to enjoy Versailles' popular Musical Gardens or Musical Fountains, which feature classical music to enhance the gardens' already-enchanting atmosphere. Saturdays and Sundays: Musical Fountains from  3:30-5:00 pm (only the afternoon tour ) Tuesdays: Musical Gardens 2:30-4:30 pm Fridays: Musical Gardens 2:30-4:30 pm

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Paris
  • Round-trip transfer by minivan
  • Guided tour at Versailles (up to 30 people in a group)
  • Skip-the-line access
  • If option selected: Musical shows in gardens (seasonal; depends on the day only the afternoon tour
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Versailles
  • Entry/Admission - The Hall of Mirrors
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off outside Paris
  • Entrance fees to the Grand Trianon and Petit Trianon ( Half day
  • Train to the Trianons is not included


  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Skip the line