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

From Paris: Versailles by Bike and Palace Entrance

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Explore the Palace of Versailles and its gardens by bike of on a day tour from Paris. Travel by train to Versailles and pedal through the royal forest. See Marie Antoinette’s private hamlet, enjoy a picnic by the Grand Canal, and wander in opulent rooms.
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Duration: 8 hours
Starting time 8:45 AM
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  • Bike the royal grounds of the Palace of Versailles
  • Cycle to the Queen's Hamlet where Marie Antoinette would flee court life
  • Go to the food market in Versailles village
  • Hear anecdotes and history not found in the guide books
  • Explore the tree-lined paths of the gardens of Versailles
  • Walk through the amazing royal gardens, considered to be Europe's most beautiful
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Before meeting your guide at 8:45 AM at Le Peloton Café in Paris, take time to grab a craft coffee or delectable waffle to start you off. After meeting your enthusiastic guide and the rest of your group members at the café, you'll take the train together to Versailles.

Upon arrival, the first stop will be at the Versailles farmer's market, one of the best in France. Get all the best recommendations on what to buy from your guide, and sweet talk the vendors for some delicious food. After the market, you'll ride into the amazing royal grounds and experience the legendary gardens of Versailles. Walk through the often-missed peasant village created for Marie Antoinette, and the Petit Trianon, which was her personal castle and residence.

Stop next for a picnic through the gardens along the Grand Canal. Set your bike aside and sit in the grass to enjoy the view of the swans and castle. You'll later have free time to explore the Palace of Versailles at your own pace with an audio guide before returning to Paris by train.
  • Round-trip train tickets to Versailles
  • Entrance to the castle, gardens, and Marie Antoinette's hamlet
  • Knowledgeable and fun guide
  • Bike
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips for your guide

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Meeting point

Meet at 8:45 AM for check-in at Le Peloton Café. Le Peloton Café is located in the Marais at 17 rue du Pont Louis Philippe. The nearest metros are either Saint Paul (line 1) or Pont Marie (line 7).

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What to bring
  • Sunscreen
Know before you go
• Tours run rain or shine
• You will have free time to explore the Chateau at your own pace at the end of the guided tour
• You must be able to ride a bike to participate in this tour
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Product ID: 50995