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From Paris: Versailles Full-Day Guided Tour with Lunch

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Activity provider: Paris' TRIP

From Paris: Versailles Full-Day Guided Tour with Lunch

Activity provider: Paris' TRIP

From US$ 265.69 per person

Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Versailles on this guided tour from Paris. See the quarters Louis XIV and Marie Antoinette's hamlet. Enjoy lunch on the estate in a setting meant only for royalty.

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Duration 8 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 14 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the palace that indulged European royalty splendor like no other
  • Wander in amazement through rooms the Sun King reserved for royal use only
  • See the fantastic palace gardens and the elegant marble Grand Trianon
  • Enjoy quaint atmosphere of Marie Antoinette's "Queen's Hamlet"
  • Have skip-the-line access and sit down to a delectable lunch
Full description

Uncover the splendor of Versailles full-day guided tour from Paris. Save time on your vacation with skip-the-line access. Admire highlights like the Grand Trianon palace and the elegant state apartments. Savor a delicious lunch in the park.

Starting from anywhere in central Paris, you will be picked up and driven in an air-conditioned minibus to Versailles, where your guide takes you right inside with no waiting.

Tour the elegant State Apartments of the Sun King, including separate "grand apartments" for the king and queen, and the 73-meter-long Hall of Mirrors. Go for a stroll in the impressive gardens before having lunch in the park near the Grand Canal.

After lunch, your guide will show you the Grand Trianon, a smaller marble palace the king used for less formal occasions. Then discover the Queen's Hamlet, a Norman-style thatched cottage build for Marie Antoinette.

On Sundays the tour includes the "Grand Eaux" water and music show.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if private option selected)
  • Transport by minibus
  • Skip-the-line entrance
  • Entry to State Apartments
  • Entry to Hall of Mirrors
  • Park of Versailles restaurant lunch
  • Guided visit to the Trianons
  • Guided visit to the Queen's Hamlet
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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The meeting point is at the Paris Trip office.

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  • Comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 17 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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This all day tour was the highlight of our trip to Paris! Our travel guide was excellent, very friendly, knowledgeable and gave us an insider's view of the Palace, and the grounds of the Marie Antoinette estate. My teen daughter and son both agreed this was their favorite part, seeing the grounds and the little village of Marie Antoinette. The lunch that was set up for us was excellent. The entire day from start to finish was exactly what we hoped for. Great value for the money!

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January 2, 2023

We had the most wonderful day at Versailles with our Amazing guide Zara. So glad we chose the small group (only 6 in our tour group) all day with lunch tour. Everything from the very informative guide Zara to the Amazing Palaces and Stunning Gardens with a very lovely lunch near the boathouse was PERFECT! Highly recommend this small group all day tour with lunch. Our guide Zara was amazing and with her very informative and clear skills we really got the best out of this tour. Well worth choosing this tour option. We always use GYG and have always been so so impressed.

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August 26, 2019

Beautiful tour

The tour of Versailles was awesome. The inclusion of the small palace & village is a must. The included meal was underwhelming. The tour guide was personable & knowledgeable. The biggest negative was the guide forgot to give us the tickets for the gardens. Fortunately we found most of our group. I called get your guide but only got a recording in French. Another in our group called viator & got an English speaking person. They located the colleague to our guide who gave us garden access tickets. The negative was this delay ate up our time in the garden. When we reconnected with our guide at the meal her solution to more garden time was to skip our meal. She wasn’t very apologetic for her blunder. Overall it was a good day trip. Seeing Versailles is a must when in France.

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April 29, 2019

Product ID: 13893