Information from Viator
A fun and easy way to experience Versailles, this Segway tour takes you through the amazing Versailles Park on a 1-hour or 2-hour narrated tour. Ride along the Grand Canal and past the Grand Trianon, Petit Trianon and Queen’s Hamlet, pausing for a fabulous view of the magnificent Palace of Versailles. It’s a fun and easy way to experience UNESCO World Heritage-listed Versailles Park (Parc du Château de Versailles) — all while enjoying informative commentary from your guide. Numbers are limited to 12 people on this small-group Segway tour, ensuring you’ll enjoy a more personalized experience.
Your guide will give you an orientation session to get you acquainted with your Segway, a personal, self-balancing transportation device that lets you cruise effortlessly along smooth ground. Because you’ll be on a Segway, you’ll cover more ground than you would by foot, letting you experience Versailles with ease — plus, they’re fun to ride! Start with a ride through the breathtaking Versailles Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Ride along the edge of the Grand Canal and listen as your guide points out the Grand Trianon, the Petit Trianon, the Queen's Hamlet, the king’s horse stables and other noteworthy buildings, scattered throughout the park.Stop periodically to hear about the history of King Louis XIV, whose lavish, over-the-top fantasies led him to commission this grand estate as his palatial retreat in the 17th century. Pause in front of the majestic Palace of Versailles to take photos and admire its grandeur.Of course you can always visit the Palace independently once your tour is over (own expense, closed on Monday), and learn about the fascinating history of this remarkable building.
- Professional guide
- Use of Segway and helmet
- Orientation session
- Ponchos and gloves if required
What's not included
- Entrance to the Palace of Versailles
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Tickets for the gardens on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
- All necessary equipment included
- Informative, friendly and professional guide
- Small-group tour