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  1. France
  2. Ile-de-France
  3. Paris
  4. Palace of Versailles

Palace of Versailles and Musical Fountains Night Show

Product ID: 51321
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Watch the fountains of Versailles burst into colorful life on an 8-hour guided tour of the Palace of Versailles. See the opulent State Apartments and magnificent Hall of Mirrors. Then, as night falls, watch the Musical Fountains Show in the gardens.
About this activity
Duration 6 - 7 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English, French, Spanish
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Explore the opulent state rooms of the Palace of Versailles with a guide
  • Skip the long lines to one of the most popular attractions in France
  • Watch the magical Musical Fountains Show in the Gardens of Versailles
  • See the grand finale fireworks display
  • Enjoy some free time to explore the village of Versailles on your own
Full description
Visit the famous former French “Sun King's” opulent residence in Versailles, just 30-40 minutes by train from central Paris, and get priority access to the hugely popular attraction.

Make your own way to Versailles Rive Gauche station on the RER train (Line C), where you will be met by your guide for an unforgettable tour of the Palace of Versailles. Skip the long lines to see the flamboyant King and Queen's State Apartments and the glittering Hall of Mirrors. Learn about the main figures of the French monarchy, from King Louis XIV to Marie Antoinette, wife of Louis XVI.

You are then free to stroll the village of Versailles on your own, and find a charming restaurant for dinner.

Return to the palace for an 20:30 opening of the gardens. Marvel at the illuminated Château de Versailles as you watch the fountains play to the sound of music. End the evening with a dazzling fireworks display over the Grand Canal by Groupe F.
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Palace of Versailles
  • Tour of the palace with a professional guide
  • Entrance ticket to the Musical Fountains Show in the Gardens of Versailles (20:30 to 23:15)
What’s Not Included
  • Transfers from and to Paris
  • Entrance ticket to the Gardens of Versailles before 20:30
  • Entrance ticket to Marie-Antoinette's private hamlet
  • Dinner
  • Personal expenses

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Meeting point

Do not go directly to the Palace of Versailles. Please go to the office GUIDATOURS, located at 10, Avenue du Général de Gaulle, 78000 Versailles, in front of the RER line C Versailles Château Rive Gauche train station (these trains from Paris are called VICK or VITY). Due to works on the train line RER C from July 15th to August 25th, you can only take the train from the Station Javel (Metro 10)

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please note that the event ends at approximately 23:15. The last train back to Paris departs at 23:55
• A round-trip train ticket from Paris to Versailles (zone 1 to 4) costs approximately EUR 7 per person
• Please wear comfortable clothes and footwear
• The tour lasts approximately 7 hours, including a 1 hour and 15 minute guided tour (16:15-17:45), free time to explore the village of Versailles and for dinner on your own (18:00-20:30), and a self-guided tour of the Musical Fountains Show (20:30-23:15)
• Please note that this package includes a lot of walking and ends late; it is not suitable for children under 6 years old
• Please note that baby strollers or baby backpack carriers are not allowed inside the palace: they are only allowed in the gardens. You can take a baby inside the palace only with a regular baby carrier (no metallic structure)
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Product ID: 51321