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

Skip the Line: Versailles and Trianon Audio Pen Tour

Product ID: 49836
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Skip the long lines at Versailles and enjoy a self-guided tour of the main Palace, with the aid of an audio pen and interactive map. Marvel at the ornate State Apartments and the Hall of Mirrors, the beautiful Gardens, and Marie-Antoinette's Estate.
About this ticket
Duration: 5 hours
Skip the ticket line
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  • Skip the lines and enter the Palace of Versailles without delay
  • Enjoy the Versailles Estate at your own pace on a self-guided tour
  • Learn about the estate and the city with your revolutionary audio pen and interactive map
Full description
Visit the residence of France’s famous Sun King in Versailles, located just 30 minutes by train from central Paris. Make your own way to Versailles and check in at the local tour operators agency. Meet your hostess who will take you to the palace and help you enter, skipping the line. 

You can explore the ornate State Apartments, the glittering Hall of Mirrors, the beautiful French Gardens and Marie-Antoinette's Estate, entirely at your own pace, on a self-guided tour that normally takes around 5 hours.

Learn about the principal figures of the French monarchy of the era with the help of your audio pen and an interactive map. Hear about the ancient city of Versailles as well, as you take in the highlights of the Estate.
  • Pre-booked admission with a hostess
  • Admission to the Palace (King's and Queen's State Apartments and the Hall of Mirrors)
  • Admission to the Gardens (see Additional Information)
  • Admission to Marie-Antoinette’s Estate (Grand Trianon, Petit Trianon, Queen’s Hamlet)
  • Audio pen with information on the entire Versailles Estate and the city of Versailles
What’s Not Included
  • Transfer from Paris
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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
• When you arrive at Versailles, you’ll need to leave a deposit of EUR 20.00 (per reservation) for the audio pen. The deposit will be returned when you return the audio pen at the end of your visit
• Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes
• The self-tour of the Versailles Estate takes approximately 5 hours
• The entrance ticket to the Gardens includes access to the Fountain Show or Musical Gardens on the following days:
Fountain Show:
Every Saturday and Sunday from April to October
Musical Gardens:
Every Tuesday and Friday from April to October
• 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)
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Product ID: 49836