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

Versailles Palace & Gardens Entrance, Transfer & Audio Guide

Product ID: 62481
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Skip the long ticket lines to the Palace and Gardens of Versailles, and discover them at your own pace with an audio-guided tour. Enjoy a choice of departure points for your bus transfer from central Paris.
About this ticket
Duration 7 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
English
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy priority entrance at the Palace of Versailles
  • Choose from one of 3 departure points in Paris for your comfortable bus transfer
  • Learn about court life before the French Revolution
  • Follow in the footsteps of the notorious "Sun King"
  • Explore the gardens and water features designed by André Le Notre
Full description
Venture into the grand ball and state rooms of the Palace of Versailles on a full-day tour from Paris. Choose from one of 3 departure points in the French capital for your transfer by comfortable bus.

Upon arrival at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed monument, a trilingual host will escort you to the château, where an informative audio guide available in 11 languages delves deep into the heart of court life. Learn how the Palace of Versailles grew from a hunting lodge for Louis XIII before his son Louis XIV transformed and expanded it, moving the court and government of France to Versailles in 1682.

Explore the dazzling Hall of Mirrors and the opulent State Apartments. Follow in the footsteps of Louis XIV ("The Sun King"), and stroll among gardens designed by André Le Notre at your own pace.

On Tuesdays, and at weekends, your ticket includes the legendary musical fountains show. Watch as the water features light up in a dazzling spectacle to complete your day of Versailles excess. Then, transfer back to Paris.
Includes
  • Entrance ticket to the Palace and Gardens of Versailles
  • Tri-lingual tour host/escort
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus, with pickups from various points in Paris
  • Audio guide
  • Musical Gardens and Fountain Show (included on Tuesdays and weekends from April to October)
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Gare du Nord, 83 Rue de Maubeuge (facing the bakery) at 10:10 AM; or Opéra, 11 rue Auber, facing boutique Louis Pion at 10:30 AM; or Champs-Elysées/Etoile, 2 Avenue Foch (next to the traffic lights) at 10:50 AM.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • High-heeled shoes
  • Baby strollers
  • Unaccompanied minors
Know before you go
• The musical gardens show is only available on Tuesdays. The fountains show is only available on Saturdays and Sundays (summer only)
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.1 / 5
based on 284 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.1/5
Organization
3.9/5
Value for money
3.8/5
Safety
4.4/5

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Magic Ways

Product ID: 62481