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Skip-the-line Special Versailles Chateau and Gardens

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Spend more time exploring the Palace and Gardens of Versailles outside Paris with this skip-the-line experience. For your independent visit, book your preferred start time and then beat the queues to head straight inside with your priority ticket. Explore the suites and Hall of Mirrors at your leisure, and learn about palace life in the 18th century from your included audio guide.
Highlights
  • Beat the sometimes long entry queue at the Palace of Versailles with a skip-the-line ticket
  • Choose the start time to match your schedule
  • Learn about life in Versailles’ 18th-century royal court from your audio guide
  • Beautiful views in the palace grounds and gardens
What to Expect
Make your way to central Versailles—about a 30-minute train ride from Paris—and meet your host near the Palace of Versailles. Collect your audio guide, and listen as your host shares tips on touring. Then, begin your independent tour. As you explore, visit at your own pace and gain insight into 18th-century royal court life in France. Stroll the Hall of Mirrors and admire the opulent suites and royal quarters. Head into the gardens to continue your visit. On summer Saturdays, Sundays, and bank holidays (April to October) your ticket includes the Fountain Show. On summer Fridays and Tuesdays (April to October) your ticket includes the Musical Fountain Show. When you’re done exploring the palace and grounds, return your audio guide and exit the palace grounds to conclude your visit.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Guidatours Versailles, 10 Avenue du Général de Gaulle, 78000 Versailles, France
Duration
2h
Return Details
Palace of Versailles, Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles, France
Inclusions
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Audio guide for the Palace
  • Tour escort/host
  • Fountain Show in the gardens (if date selected, see Additional info)
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Versailles
  • Entry/Admission - The Hall of Mirrors
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Entry is reserved for one group at one specific time slot; please arrive at the meeting point at the chosen time
  • It is important to note that any latecomers will not be granted entry to the Palace or a refund. As per Versailles Palace's policy, tickets cannot be modified, exchanged, or refunded
  • Please note that this is not a guided tour; it is a timed group entry ticket with audioguide
  • Fountain Show in the Gardens:
  • Water Fountain Show: Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays from April to October, from 11.00 am-12.00 and from 3.30 pm-5.00 pm
  • Musical Gardens Show: Tuesdays and Fridays from April to October, from 10.00 am - 7.00 pm
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I'm such a Disney nerd and this was my far such an eye opening experience. The hall of mirrors were wonderful
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We had a lovely visit to the gardens but the palace itself was a bit off putting. It was too crowded and most visitors only seemed interested in taking selfies. We found that the visit to the queens gallery with the family portraits the best as it was lovely and quiet. Says
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Worth it. The office is difficult to find (we arrived 30 minutes early), but once you are there, it is excellent.
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Don't hesitate to have a meal in the gardens - it was lovely and the food was delicious! The best French onion soup we've ever had. Our guide, Ruben was excellent!
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This really is something you should see although you have to put up with MANY people and getting thru is pretty tough....it takes patience. The grandeur of the palace is beyond words and hard to wrap your brain around someone living there as their home. The gardens are
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