Price: 260 € per party of 6
You can add a private car with driver to this tour for additional 260 €
Duration: 4-4.5 H including time to and from Versailles
When: Every day except Monday.
Fountains show is every Saturday and Sunday from April to October
Not included: Admission tickets to the Palace – 15 € per adult. Free for children under 18.
Tickets to the Gardens on the day of the fountains show – 8 € per person.
Suburb train ticket – 3.55 € one way
Meeting place: Your lobby hotel or the elephant statue outside the “Musee d’Orsay” RER station
> Visit the world’s most famous palace and its Hall of Mirrors, built for the Sun King Louis XIV
> Admire the Versailles’ geometrical and rigorous gardens full of magnificent fountains
> Avoid lines for the fast and hassle-free entry to the King’s Grand Apartments
This tour will introduce you to the French history of the XVII and XVIII centuries. During this period France was at its apogee as the French kings were the most powerful European monarchs. You will learn about the Sun-King Louis the XIV and the guillotined queen Marie-Antoinette, hear the stories about the French Revolution and absolute monarchy, and discover the French gardens and the Hall of Mirrors. After visiting the palace with miraculous King’s Grand Apartments and the breath-taking Hall of Mirrors, we will take a short walk to the most beautiful parts of the Versailles gardens.
Versailles is located 20 km west of Paris, a short trip by the suburb train RER. After the tour you are welcome to stay in Versailles to explore the rest of the royal domain on your own.