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Visit of the Palace of Versailles - full-day
Visit of the Palace of Versailles - full-day

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Versailles Palace half day tour

Versailles Palace half day tour

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Visit of the Palace of Versailles - full-day

1 day is the ideal duration to discover, while taking your time, all the wonders and secrets of Versailles.
You will leave the center of Paris and travel in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. Once at Versailles, you will avoid, during busy times, a long queue at the entrance of the Castle, thanks to our priority access ticket. Inside, you will have an audioguide to discover at your own pace the most beautiful rooms of the palace such as the Grand Apartment of the King, the Hall of Mirrors or "the Grand Gallery" ...
At the end of your visit, you will have free time to stroll in the marvelous gardens designed by Le Ntre. From April to October, you will admire the Musical Gardens (Tuesdays and Fridays) or the Fountains Show (every Saturday and Sunday). Paid access is included in your package. If you wish, you can take the Petit Train that will take you to the Petit and Grand Trianons, Marie-Antoinette's Estate (optional).

GENERAL INFORMATIONS

  • Tours : Every day except monday by comfortable and air-conditioned vehicles
  • Differents times : departures and returns to our Louvre agency
    - Departure : 8h / Return : 19h
    - Departure : 8h / Return : 16h
    - Departure : 11h /Return : 19h
  • Included : Skip the line entrance tickets to the Palace + audioguides + gardens entrance
  • Options :
    - Domain tickets (visit of the Trianons)
    - Little train tickets (access to the Domain)
    - Lunch
    - Hotel pick up and drop off

Compulsory add for Fountains Show : +10€
Every saturday and sunday from 06/04 to 27/10/2019, and 08/05, 30/05 and 15/08/2019
Compulsory add for Musical Gardens : +10€
Every tuesday from 02/04 to 14/05 and from 02/07 to 29/10/2019 + every friday from 05/04 to 25/10/2019

Meeting Point

France Tourisme Agency - 6, rue de l'amiral de Coligny - 75001 Paris - Access map


Children rate

The child rate applies for EU citizens under 26 years old or under 18 years old for none-EU people. An identity document is required.


Child -3 years old

If you are accompanied by children under 3 years thank you to specify it in your order or contact us.


DESCRIPTION OF THE OFFER

VERSAILLES PALACE TOUR - PETIT TRIANON AND GRAND TRIANON

Thanks to the tour, you could discover, numerous rooms of the palace such as :

  • the King's Grand Apartment, this prestigious seven-room enfilade was meant to serve as a parade apartment, that is, as a venue for the sovereign's official acts. Therefore it was sumptuously decorated according to the model of former Italian palaces.
  • the Hall of Mirrors or "the Grande Galerie", as it was called in the 17th century, was used daily as a place of passage, and a waiting and meeting space for the courtiers and the visiting public.
  • the Grand Trianon : in 1687, Jules Hardouin Mansart built the Grand Trianon, probably the most refined group of buildings anywhere in the domain of Versailles, on the site of the 'Porcelain Trianon', which Louis XIV had had erected in 1670 to escape the pomp and rigid formality of court life with his mistress Madame de Montespan.
  • the "Petit" Trianon, a place where Marie-Antoinette left her marks...

OPTIONS SELECTED BY FRANCE TOURISME

VERSAILLES AT LUNCHTIME

In the park of the Versailles castle, there are several alternatives which enable you to have lunch at your own pace and according to your needs.

If you wish, we can also book for you, as an option, the France Tourisme menu in a restaurant of the park.
In the very heart of Versailles park, a charming restaurant welcomes you, in a framework which is clasified as historical monument. You will enjoy this heaven of peace, away from the crowd. You will enjoy traditional and tasteful meals. During summer weather, you could also appreciate the terrace full of roses.

MENU : See the menu

TICKETS FOR THE SMALL TRAIN IN VERSAILLES PARK : + 8€

You could get the small train from the North Terrace, near the Castle. Under cover bad weather, you could join the farest sites in the park and especially Marie Antoinette hamlet and Trianons. At train stops, you could go up and down from the train as much as you need.

TICKET TO VISIT MARIE-ANTOINETTE PROPERTY : + 10€

Ticket for Marie Antoinette property will allow you to discover : Petit Trianon, theatre, Grand Trianon, Queen's hamlet surrounded by river, gardens, rocks... Marie-Antoinette considered it as a place for calm and leisure, away from strict rules from the Court.

MUSICAL GARDENS AND MUSICAL FOUNTAINS SHOW

For the week-ends and national holidays, you could attend to a wonderful water fountains show with baroque music. Musical fountains show takes place on week-ends from April to October, on national holidays, on Tuesday for July and August. (compulsory fees)

THE GARDENS OF VERSAILLES

You will have free time to stroll through the amazing gardens. Versailles is the model of the typical French garden laid out between 1661 and 1700 by le Ntre who levelled off the land, drained it and landscaped the views, groves, canals, and flowers bed. The gardens are adorned with more than 400 marble, bronze and led statues and fountains by water features.

You could even visit the park on your own with the mini train (you can get off the train at any stop for a visit and get on the next train).

SOME HISTORY ...

When the Versailles Palace was built, the city of Versailles was a country village; today, it is a suburb of Paris, some twenty kilometres southwest of Paris. The court of Versailles was the centre of political power in France from 1682, when Louis XIV moved from Paris, until the royal family was forced to return to the capital in October 1789 after the beginning of French Revolution. Versailles is therefore famous not only as a building, but as a symbol of the system of absolute monarchy of the Ancien Rgime.

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Our offers can be customized for a group from 8 people and more - For more informations : Contact our Groups Department

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