Biltmore Admission with Self-Guided Audio Tour & Lunch

Tours & Sightseeing in USA

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Visit Biltmore, America’s Largest Home®, built by George W. Vanderbilt in 1895 in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, NC. Explore the beautiful 8,000-acre grand estate, including 75 acres of formal gardens and a 7,000 square foot Conservatory. Seasonal special exhibitions, including costumes from the movie Titanic (February 9 - May 13), and a stunning large-scale glass sculpture exhibition by world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly (May 17 - October 7), are included with your Biltmore daytime package. Your package also includes a 90-minute self-guided audio tour of Biltmore House and all-inclusive lunch at select on-estate restaurants.  Highlights Tour Biltmore House at your own pace with a 90-minute audio guide All daytime entrance fees are included All-Inclusive lunch voucher redeemable at any one of five estate restaurants Enjoy limited-time special exhibitions
Experience the Timeless Elegance of Biltmore House Biltmore House is truly a wonder of architecture and hospitality. Completed in 1895, George Vanderbilt’s 250-room château is as impressive today as it was more than a century ago. As part of your package, you’re invited to enjoy a 90-minute self-guided audio tour of the house where you’ll learn about the Vanderbilts, their guest and servants, and the surrounding architecture, design, and artwork. Your self-guided house visit spans three floors and the basement. Almost all of the priceless objects on display throughout the Biltmore House are from George and Edith Vanderbilt’s original collection. You’ll see vintage clothing, accessories, art, furniture, and more that tell stories and illustrate the lives of the Vanderbilt family, their guests, and employees. Get a close look at original art by Pierre-Auguste Renoir and John Singer Sargent. Marvel at magnificent 16th-century tapestries, the Library with 10,000 volumes, and the Banquet Hall featuring a 70-foot ceiling. State-of-the-art for the 19th century, Biltmore House amenities include 65 fireplaces, an indoor pool, an electric elevator, and a bowling alley.  Explore the Estate Grounds In our beautiful historic gardens—designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, father of American landscape architecture—walking paths and trails lead from the wisteria-draped Library Terrace to the Bass Pond, winding through six distinctly different gardens, woodlands, and meadows. Biltmore’s horticultural experts continually work to preserve the original vision for the gardens and grounds, including the Rose Garden that features more than 250 varieties.  Limited-Time Exhibitions Glamour on Board: Fashion from Titanic the Movie February 9–May 13, 2018 Featuring more than 45 dazzling costumes from the iconic film Titanic, which won a record 11 Oscars® including Best Picture and Best Costume Design.   Chihuly at Biltmore May 17–October 7, 2018 Stunning large-scale glass sculptures by world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly will be showcased throughout the century-old gardens of Biltmore.   The Vanderbilts at Home and Abroad See objects unique to the Vanderbilts’ lifestyle and treasures collected during their world travels on display at The Biltmore Legacy in Antler Hill Village.

What’s included

  • Parking
  • Daytime admission to Biltmore House, estate gardens, Antler Hill Village and Winery
  • 90-minute self-guided audio tour
  • All-inclusive lunch voucher redeemable at select Biltmore Estate Restaurants (redeemable for an entrée, non-alcoholic beverage and dessert --- including tax and gratuity -- average $35.00 value!)

What’s not included

  • Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available for purchase)
  • Souvenir photos (available for purchase)
  • Specialty tours and activities (available for purchase)
  • Lunch voucher not redeemable at the Inn on Biltmore Estate and Sunday Brunch at Deerpark
  • Professionally guided tours and activities
  • Chihuly Nights
  • Concerts
  • Private evening and special events

Highlights

  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • All entrance fees included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
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