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

Versailles Palace: Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

Product ID: 7081
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Skip the long lines to visit Versailles and get fast-track entry for a guided tour inside the main palace. See exquisite rooms and galleries, including the State Apartments, the King's Bedroom, and the Hall of Mirrors.
About this activity
Duration: 75 minutes
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French, Italian, Spanish
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the ornate Palace of Versailles with an expert guide
  • Avoid the long lines to enter the Palace of Versailles
  • Head back to Paris on your own time, leaving you with more time to explore
  • Learn about the main characters of the French monarchy
Full description
Visit the French Sun King's residence at the Palace of Versailles, located only 30 minutes by train from central Paris, and get priority access to this popular attraction. 

A team of professional guides is ready and waiting to take you on an unforgettable tour, and with pre-booked entrance times you will skip the long lines to explore the ornate King's and Queen's State Apartments and the glittering Hall of Mirrors. Learn about the main figures of the French monarchy, from King Louis XVI to his wife, Marie Antoinette. Your guide will bring these legendary characters to life during a 75-minute interactive tour.

After your tour of the palace, you are free to stroll around the beautiful French Gardens and Marie Antoinette's estate; admission tickets can be purchased on the spot. Additionally, discover the modern day town of Versailles, returning to Paris by train at any time you please.
Includes
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to the Palace of Versailles
  • Tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Transfers to/from Paris
  • Entrance ticket to the gardens
  • Entrance ticket to Marie Antoinette's estate

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Do not go directly to the Palace of Versailles. Please go to the office GUIDATOURS, located at 10, Avenue du Général de Gaulle, 78000 Versailles, in front of the RER line C Versailles Château Rive Gauche train station (these trains from Paris are called VICK or VITY)

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Baby strollers
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• 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)
• After the tour you are allowed to stay in the palace until it closes
• During peak times the palace can be very crowded
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 1855 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.5 / 5
  • Organization
    4.3 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.2 / 5
  • Safety
    4.6 / 5
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Had wanted to visit versailles since watching TV drama and wasn't disappointed. Our guide was so knowledgeable and pleasant, explaining in great detail every part of the tour, answering questions as we went along. The rooms and gardens are stunning. Taking the quided tour meant we avoided the very long entrance queue and had some structure to the visit. Highly recommend.

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December 7, 2019

Isabelle was a very knowledgeable guide who provided lots of interesting information, and I liked the that whole tour was very well organized. We missed our train, but the company was reachable through phones and gave us alternatives to still make it to our palace tour on time. I would recommend this tour!

November 2, 2019

Great guide - Anne Sophie? Sorry, it's been a few weeks since visit to Versailles.

February 26, 2020

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Product ID: 7081