Guided tour

Skip-the-Line Versailles Palace Tour by Train from Paris

4.9 / 5

46 reviews

Activity provider: Memories France

Skip-the-Line Versailles Palace Tour by Train from Paris

Activity provider: Memories France
Likely to sell out
Likely to sell out

From US$ 86.46 per person

Enjoy a 3-hour guided tour of the Château of Versailles and its gardens. Marvel at the glimmering Hall of Mirrors and the lavish state apartments.

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Duration 4.5 hours
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Skip the line through a separate entrance
Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the long lines with a reserved entry time at the Palace of Versailles
  • Marvel at the Musical Gardens or Fountains Show
  • Enjoy escorted round-trip train travel between Paris and Versailles
Full description
Visit the Château de Versailles, the royal residence of Louis XIV. See the Hall of Mirrors and the lavish state apartments, where the royals received the elite. Your English-speaking guide will make life at Versailles come alive. Meet the guide in central Paris and travel to Versailles by train. At the Château, skip the lines and begin a 3-hour journey through time in the Château and its gardens. Hear how the royal family recaptured France’s preeminence in fashion and art. Hear about the lavish lifestyle of Marie Antoinette. Tour the magnificent gardens with your guide, and enjoy either the beautiful Musical Gardens or the Fountain Show (depending on the day of the week). After your tour, your guide will be happy to provide you with return train tickets and instructions for the easy journey back to Paris on the train.
Includes
  • Reserved admission time and entrance fees to the Palace and Gardens of Versailles
  • Tickets for the Musical Gardens or Fountains Show (if option selected)
  • Escorted round-trip transportation between central Paris and Versailles by RER train
  • Accredited local guide
  • Headsets when appropriate so you can always hear your guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Optional gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

The meeting point is at the metro entrance/exit for Javel André Citroen (line 10), opposite the Café Regalia, 1 rue de la Convention. Meet your guide outside the entrance/exit. There are 2 metro exits, be sure to take the one with the stairs. At street level, you will be across from the Café Regalia. The guide will be waiting for you by the metro exit.

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Important information

Know before you go

  •  This tour involves a moderate amount of walking, so comfortable shoes are advised
  •  Due to ongoing restoration works inside the palace, some rooms may not be open to visitors. If this occurs, your guide will take you to see other rooms so that your experience is complete
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 46 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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Very well organized trip from Paris to Versailles and then a very good tour with the guide. We were one adult and two kids (12, 16 yrs). A morning tour in the park when hardly anyone else is there is amazing. The guide made us see all the essentials of the park and the castle and was very engaged and knowledgeable. The only thing (and that was not the fault of the guide) was that we were planning to stay in the garden to have lunch but we couldnt, so we had to pat a full garden fee to re-enter to the park. Either this information could be added to the description of the tour, or even better, included in the tour. Thanks!

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