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Skip-the-Line Versailles Palace & Gardens from Paris with Optional Fountain Show provided by City Wonders

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Skip-the-Line Versailles Palace & Gardens from Paris with Optional Fountain Show

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 13/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 13/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Benefit from skip-the-line access to the Palace of Versailles and see the property's ornate interiors and sprawling gardens on this tour, which includes round-trip transportation from Paris. Your pre-booked tickets get you direct access to Versailles, along with the services of a local guide; depending on what day of the week you visit, you may even get to check out a fountain or musical garden show.
  • You’ll have 2 starting options
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  • 1
    Palace of Versailles
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Le Jardin de Versailles
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Palace of Versailles
    Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles, France
    This tour ends at the Palace of Versailles. *UNTIL MARCH 2021* You will be provided with a return train to Paris. *FROM APRIL 2021* A bus transfer will be provided to Paris.
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  • Save serious time with skip-the-line access to Versailles
  • A local guide will show you around the palace and gardens
  • Round-trip transfers from Paris are included
  • Versailles fountain show or musical gardens tickets included on certain days
Important Information
Departure Point
Invalides (Métro), 107 Rue de l'Université, 75007 Paris, France Palais de Chaillot, 1 Place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, 75016 Paris, France
Return Details
Palace of Versailles, Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles, France
  • Skip the Line Access to the Palace of Versailles
  • Escorted train travel from central Paris and roundtrip train ticket
  • Small group of 25 people or less
  • Expert-English Guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Versailles
  • Entry/Admission - Le Jardin de Versailles
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Janelle L wrote a review Mar 2020
Sydney, Australia8 contributions
Very interesting and informative tour of the palace with free time to wander the gardens. Travel to and fro was comfortable and the driver and guide friendly and helpful.
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Date of experience: July 2019
Juanita Rivera wrote a review Mar 2020
Chico, California57 contributions53 helpful votes
I really enjoyed this tour with Laura. She was kind and knew her stuff. Once we got to Versailles we actually did not start on time because the palace wasn’t sure if it was going to open due to the virus, so we waited for like 45 min before ending up starting the tour with the
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Warren B wrote a review Dec 2019
1 contribution
This tour is the best and our tour guide, Summer, made it excellent! I am so amaze with the extravagance of the monarchy of France as well as Summer’s exceptional knowledge about its history. I enjoyed the intriguing stories about the 4 Louis that lived at the Palace of
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Date of experience: December 2019
kimsnell wrote a review Dec 2019
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma1 contribution
This tour was so worth the money - a great half day trip. Others had said a trip to Versailles was a hassle but this was so easy and informative. Summer was a fantastic guide who gave so much context and facts around what we saw that made it much more interesting and special! We
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Date of experience: December 2019
Cat O wrote a review Dec 2019
Baltimore, Maryland13 contributions
There were odd issues with this tour including confusing bickering between the driver and tour guide. The tour guide was wound pretty tight and we broke away as soon as we could. Versailles is however, amazing.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from CityWondersCS, Manager at Skip-the-Line Versailles Palace & Gardens from Paris with Optional Fountain Show
Responded 30 Dec 2019
Hello CptSkye, Thank you very much for having taken the time to post a review on our site. I was sorry to hear that the tour didn't meet up your expectations, specially because the rest of the group that you were with, left positive reviews about the service provided by your tour guide. If you believe that there is something in particular that you would like us to check for you, you can always contact us directly and we will be more than happy to help you out. Once again, we appreciate the feedback provided and we look forward to hearing back from you. Best regards, Moisés, City Wonders team.
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  • Duration: 4h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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