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From Paris: Versailles Palace and Gardens Tour

4.3 / 5

36 reviews

Activity provider: BUENDIA TOURS

From Paris: Versailles Palace and Gardens Tour

Activity provider: BUENDIA TOURS
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From US$ 42.67 per person

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Journey through the history of France at the Palace of Versailles. Discover the palace and its gardens on a guided tour from Paris.

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Duration 6.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Palace of Versailles
  • Discover the breathtaking gardens
  • Discover the history of the previous capital of France
Full description

Discover the Palace of Versailles and its stunning gardens with a guided tour from Paris. Take the train to Versailles, and discover its history and culture. Then, explore the palace, including the Hall of Mirrors and The Abduction of Persephone statue.

Depart from Paris in the morning with your guide, and take the train to Versailles. Learn about the city that was the capital of France during several periods of the 17th, 18th, and 19th-century.

After an hour, arrive at one of the greatest symbols of Europe. Versailles stands out for its buildings and rooms as well as its astonishing gardens. The most famous part is without a doubt its sheer size, with more than 1800 hectares of grounds.

Hear the story of King Sun, of its buildings and incredible gardens, the curiosities that make Versailles unique, and the scandals that shook the monarchy and led to the French Revolution. Entangle into the stories and curiosities, and explore the chamber of the King, with its beautiful fountains and the sculpture of The Abduction of Persephone. Clarify the mystery of the diamond necklace, and find out many other important histories of the Palace.

After the guided portion of the tour, enjoy the grounds on your own and walk through the inside of the palace.

Includes
  • Spanish guide
  • Entrance to the gardens and palace
  • Entrance without queues (gardens only)
  • Free time to explore Versailles
  • Train ticket

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Meeting point

Find the guides to the exit of the metro (lines 8 and 13). There is a food stand at the exit of the metro. Look for black umbrellas.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 36 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5

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Very successful in contacting you. Clear and punctual meeting point. It facilitates the trip to Versailles and the visit to the gardens is wonderful. Not so to the Palace, now without a guide. Apart from the waiting time to enter there were so many people that it seemed like a Moroccan souk.

August 9, 2022

We waited in front of the castle and the group was over an hour late. That was apparently because the actual tour guide didn't show up at the meeting point/or was already gone... that was very uncomfortable because we then had to rush through the park and probably had less time than planned. The guide was very nice and told a good story.

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July 24, 2022

A sure hit. Everything was great and the activity amazing. If you plan to go to Paris you have to visit Versailles yes or yes.

August 10, 2022

Product ID: 416709