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

Versailles Palace & Gardens Tour with Gourmet Lunch

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Enjoy a visit to the spectacular Palace of Versailles. Walk the glittering Hall of Mirrors, see the State Apartments and stroll through the manicured gardens. End your morning with a delicious gourmet lunch at the splendid restaurant inside the chateau.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a guided visit to the spectacular Palace and Gardens of Versailles, home of the Sun King Louis XIV
  • Skip the famously long lines with reserved entry times
  • Savor a gourmet three-course lunch including drinks in the Alain Ducasse restaurant Ore inside the palace
Full description
Meet your guide in central Paris and enjoy a short, escorted train ride to Versailles. On arrival, start a journey in the footsteps of the kings and queens of France. During the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King, Versailles was the place to be and to be seen. Nowadays visitors from all over the world still come to Versailles to marvel at the splendors of this incredible palace. Your skip-the-line access allows you to bypass the long lines that form each day, and your friendly local guide will steer you expertly through the crowds, bringing the famous figures who once inhabited this palace back to life, and making sure you don’t miss a thing.

After visiting the royal apartments inside the palace, your guide will lead you through the spectacular gardens, once the setting of balls, parties and elaborate firework displays. On fountain show days you will see the amazing waterworks, still running today as they did in the times of kings and queens.

After your tour, dine like a king at the sumptuous new restaurant Ore, recently opened in the spectacular 18th century salons at the Chateau of Versailles by renowned chef Alain Ducasse. Savor a delicious gourmet lunch and discover fine French cuisine. Alain Ducasse is world-famous for his inspired cooking, combining fresh, local ingredients to produce timeless and contemporary dishes. Admire the beautiful views of the chateau while you feast on some of the best French food. It’s the perfect way to end your tour.

Includes
  • Guided visit of the Palace & Gardens of Versailles
  • Entrance ticket to the Palace & Gardens of Versailles
  • Three-course lunch including drinks
  • Expert, English-speaking tour guide
  • Limited groups of 25 people or fewer
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

At the metro entrance/exit for Javel André Citroen, opposite the Café Regalia, 1 rue de la Convention, 75015 Paris Directions: Meet your guide outside the entrance/exit to Javel André Citroen metro station (line 10). There are 2 metro exits, please take the one which has stairs. At street level you will exit opposite the café Regalia. Your guide will be waiting for you just by the metro exit.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please advise the supplier of dietary requirements when booking
• A vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking
• The lunch menu changes seasonally
• Please note that a meal will not be provided for infants aged 0-3 who join this visit free of charge
• Please note the legal drinking age in France is 18 years old. Guests under 18 will be served non-alcoholic beverages