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Versailles Guided Tour and Priority Access with Hotel Pickup from 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 )

Attention : Unadapted to people with disabled access & senior citizen ...( tour with the group max 30 pax )
  • Guided skip-the-line tour of the Palace of Versailles with free time
  • Visit the famous Hall of Mirrors, the most ornate room in the palace
  • Some tours include musical shows in the garden (April to October)
  • Upgrade to visit the miniature palace of Grand Trianon (optional)
What to Expect
Enjoy VIP pick-up at your Paris hotel in a minivan for a short drive to the Palace of Versailles. Your guide takes you past the crowds to enter the palace with skip-the-line tickets. Listen to the turbulent history of the great kings of France as you wander through the extravagant living quarters, including the ornate Hall of Mirrors, covered with wall-to-wall reflective glass and strung with crystal chandeliers. Discover the secrets of Versailles in history-packed rooms such as the Salon of Peace and the Hall of Battles and get a front-row peek at the spectacular ceiling frescoes in the Hercules Salon. You also have time to explore the grounds at your own pace, including the sprawling, landscaped royal gardens, with its seasonal Musical Fountains. With an optional upgrade, you can visit the Grand Trianon, a miniature marble palace with its own aromatic gardens. Tour ends with drop-off in Paris.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Morning Tour : Pick-up start from 8:30 to 9:30 (depend the district)
Afternoon Tour : Pick-up start from 11:30 to 12:30 (depend the district)
Your Paris Residence or hotel in zip codes 75001-75020
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 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
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • 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
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Infant seats available
  • Please be ready on time at your pickup point (your hotel reception or outside your apartment), or you will miss your tour and will not be refunded
  • Skip-the-line access is subject to palace security procedures; security control may slow down your entry
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Children accepted starting 3 years old.
  • Unadapted to people with disabled access & senior citizen ...( tour with the group max 30 pax )
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The driver pick us up on time. The tour guide did her job of explaining things. However, there isn’t much to see with what we are paying. Not recommended.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank FremontUSA
Reviewed 9 June 2019 via mobile

Versailles is an illuminating spectacle of wealth, power and what royalty dignified..... once upon a time. This is a place where Kings’ fulfilled their dreams. Lived out their lives in splendor. If you love the romance and the revolution, don’t miss seeing this iconic Chateau,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Sunshine34500
Reviewed 13 May 2019

The pick up from our hotel and the journey to Versailles was ok although a bit cramped. We were a bit daunted on arrival to see a huge crowd of tourists so were very happy to enter the palace by a side entrance. Our guide...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Inspiration744891
Reviewed 19 April 2019

The ticket says no senior citizens no wheelchairs. Well our tour had both and with the drop off and pick up times being set we lost over an hour waiting for them to walk or take elevators. The guide didn't seem to mind that it...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank zeropup
PARISWEBSERVICE... B, Responsable relations clients at Paris Webservices Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2019

Dear Customer, We hear your complaint. We are sorry you aren’t fully satisfied with your visit. Since we don’t know who you are, we can’t exactly focus on your particular experience. However, regarding our tours in general, we aim to put forward all elements to...More

Reviewed 7 April 2019 via mobile

Wonderful day spent at the Palace of Versailles. We took a train from invalides, it took about 40 mins very straightforward. We bought tickets from the town information desk on the left side of the road before the entrance to the palace which saved us...More

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carol c
28 July 2019|
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Response from MaggiePoppell |
Hi Carol, The driver for the company drops you at a location where you meet with the tour guide. There was a restaurant in that location. After our tour, we had plenty of time to eat prior to meeting our driver to head... More
5 May 2019|
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Response from 50tonyz |
Our tour guide went to the line for tours and by passed many other individuals waiting to enter. It was my experience that this tour saved us at least 30-45 minutes to enter.
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