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

Versailles Skip the Line afternoon tour from Paris

Product ID: 53403
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Enjoy priority access to the palace and gardens of Versailles tour with round-trip bus transfers from Paris. Marvel at the opulent state rooms and private apartments of the “Sun King,” and enjoy Versailles gardens.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
English, French
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the long lines to the palace and gardens of Versailles
  • Follow in the footsteps of French royalty in the Versailles gardens
  • Watch the 1.5-hour Fountains Show (from April to October)
  • Walk through the famous Hall of Mirrors
  • See the royal apartments of the "Sun King"
Full description
Transfer by bus from Paris to Versailles, departing in the early afternoon from the Eiffel Tower area. Upon arrival at the Palace of Versailles, enjoy priority access to the Royal Palace. A host or hostess will take you inside via a VIP entrance.

Once inside the palace, you will be provided an audio guide and you can explore the opulent interior at your own leisure. See the famous Hall of Mirrors, visit the Royal Apartments, and discover the Royal Chapel at your own pace. Once you have toured the palace, stroll through the huge French gardens and admire the fountains designed by André Le Nôtre. On the weekend, in the summer between the months of April and October, you can watch the impressive Fountain Show in the gardens. In summer on Fridays and Tuesdays you will admire the Musical Fountains.

Transfer back to Paris by bus, departs at 6:15 PM for an approximate arrival at 7:00 PM.

Includes
  • Round trip bus transfer from Paris to Versailles
  • VIP access to the Palace of Versailles, including the assistance of a host(esse) and an audio guide
  • Entrance ticket to the Palace of Versailles
  • Entrance ticket to the gardens, including the magical Fountain Show
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch or dinner
  • Tips and personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

The bus departs from the foot of the Eiffel Tower. Go downstairs to the riverfront and wait where the boat company 'Les Bateaux Parisiens' is docked.

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Important information
Please bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• VIP entrance to the Palace of Versailles means that you will enter via a special entrance at a pre-booked time. Usually it takes approximately 15 minutes to gather the group and enter the palace
• Please wear comfortable walking gear
• The tour will not be canceled due to bad weather, unless conditions prohibit access to the Versailles estate
• 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)
Customer reviews
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based on 93 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.0/5
Organization
3.8/5
Value for money
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Safety
4.3/5

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Product ID: 53403