Versailles Palace & Gardens Private Tour

Highlights

You haven’t seen glitz and glamor until you’ve seen it French monarch style—get ready to witness an elegant explosion of gold, crystal, and luxury at every turn. During this private 5 hour exploration of the world’s most lavish residence, you’ll breeze past the infernal ticket lines to relive the glory (and the delicious scandal) of royal life.

Your guide is ready to treat you like a true VIP by putting you in the heart of the real Versailles and uncover all its deepest secrets. A picturesque stroll through the king’s royal gardens will be the icing on the cake!
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    Why you'll love this

  • A private interactive tour with a certified Versailles expert
  • Escorted from Paris by your guide with skip-the-line access tickets
  • Lose yourself in the luxury and splendor of a royal palace
  • Enjoy a promenade fit for a king in the chateau's French gardens

    What's included

  • VIP skip-the-line tickets for express entry into the chateau
  • Hotel pickup - your guide meets you at your residence or in Central Paris
  • An exclusive private tour of the palace and gardens
  • Round trip train tickets from Paris

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Your guide

Exploring Versailles alone can be a daunting experience, but our expert art history guides are on hand to make your visit a breeze – to introduce you to some of the most highly acclaimed works of art in the world, to take you deep into their history, but also to take you away from the tourist track. Our Versailles tours are lead solely by accredited guides with an abundance of knowledge, who give you the chance to explore some of the most breathtaking sights in the world with a private, personable and approachable guide.

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5.0 / 5.0 - Based on 109 reviews
Last reviewed: June 26 2019

  • Duration 05h00

  • Private Tour

  • Group Size
    8 max

  • 10% fee up to 48 hours

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  • Flexible cancellation policy
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  • VIP skip the line access
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The itinerary

Be sure not to miss out on the stunning Musical Fountain Show that takes place every weekend from April 2nd to October 29th 2019. This delight will be part of every Versailles tour for those lucky enough to be visiting at this time!

Your private guide will meet you at your residence or in Central Paris, and after a short train ride, you’ll arrive in front of the palace’s beautiful gates. Long lines usually snake around the chateau but your group will get to glide right in. You’ll find yourself within the hallowed walls which were once home to the French royal court for many glorious years. Room after room of ostentatious decor will reveal the pomp and grandeur of court life.

This tour of Versailles is designed so that you travel through all of the rooms that the king himself would’ve passed through as he enacted the rituals and ceremonies that made up the royal routine. You’ll follow in the footsteps of Louis XVI and his young wife Marie Antoinette in the King and Queen’s Apartments, the Salons of Hercules, Mars and Venus, the Hall of Mirrors, the Gallery of Battles and plenty more.

After a dazzling tour of the chateau, what better way to unwind than with a stroll through the exquisite gardens? These beautiful grounds unfold in a seemingly endless display of manicured lawns, Greek and Roman statues, labyrinths, forest, and canals. You’ll also bear witness to a wealth of extraordinary fountains with elaborate displays of perpetually spouting water.

You’ll learn about the history of their creation, their daily usage, and their special place at the heart of festivities during the summer months when the court celebrated its most lavish parties with fireworks, music, and the famous musical fountain shows.

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