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Versailles by Bike Day Tour

  • Round-trip train tickets make traveling from Paris to Versailles simple
  • Bike to scenic corners of the palace grounds that most visitors miss
  • Learn the stories and scandals behind Versailles from your guide
Versailles by Bike Day Tour
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Versailles by Bike Day Tour
US$ 114.58

See the splendors of Versailles, inside and out, on this full-day tour from Paris. Hop aboard an RER train with your guide and head straight to the historic home of the French monarchy. Take a bike tour of the palace grounds, discover spots most visitors miss, and enjoy a picnic lunch (own expense) next to the Grand Canal. Then venture inside the palace for an in-depth audio tour.

What to Expect

Meet your guide in central Paris and embark on a journey to Versailles: included round-trip train tickets make it easy to travel on the RER. Upon arrival in Versailles, pick up your bicycle and other equipment, and set off on an in-depth tour.

Begin at a bustling village market, where you can pick up a baguette, cheeses, and other traditional French nibbles (own expense) for lunch. Before you eat, work up an appetite biking around the palace’s sprawling grounds. See the Grand and Petit Trianons, visit Marie Antoinette’s Hameau, and discover other corners that on-foot visitors would miss. After your ride, enjoy your picnic lunch next to the Grand Canal.

The tour continues with guaranteed entrance to the palace. With an audio tour accompaniment, explore the Hall of Mirrors, King’s State Apartments, and King’s Chapel at your own pace, and learn more about Versailles’ (literally) rich history.

Your day in Versailles ends when you board an RER train bound for Paris.

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1 - 5 of 37 reviews

Reviewed yesterday
Amazing and informative

We took the tour of Versailles and went through the grounds with Nick. He was a great guide, very funny and informative - who could ask for more. We have two daughters and he was very good at making sure they were included in all...More

Thank troymcguinness
Reviewed yesterday
not worth to do and definitely not worth for families

the tour is only trough the Versailles city and then the gardens - but be aware it is not the beautiful gardens in the vicinity of palace, there you can not go on bike - it is forbidden, thus you have actually sightseeing tour from...More

Thank MilanC71
Reviewed 3 days ago
Only way to visit Versailles

This was our third tour with Fat Tire and our second of Versailles. It is a charming and fun experience - first to the market for picnic items (cheese, wine, bread, etc) then on the the palace grounds. A picnic on the palace grounds is...More

Thank jeff071
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Awesome tour

We got kean (the Irish man) as our tour guide on our fat tire bike tour around Paris, it was awesome. Funny. Insightful. And most of all fun, I highly recommend the tour

Thank Jed L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Must Do!

One of the best parts of our trip guarenteed. Rory was a phenomenal tour guide, bike repairman, keeper of stray cyclists and head counter. He was well informed with a great attitude that kept everyone entertained and in great spirits. Highly recommended!

Thank JAMBCanuck
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12 August 2018|
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Response from Michael C | Reviewed this property |
You can return via train at your leisure - you are just given tickets for the RER when the tour is over and you're entering the palace.
Annette G
6 August 2018|
Response from Rhett L | Reviewed this property |
You don’t ride by fountains but can walk by after bike tour when you do palace and grounds tour on your own.
Heather M
16 July 2018|
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Response from Leslie Z | Reviewed this property |
My folks (70) were on our trip. As others have said, if your mom can ride a bike with confidence, then it should not be a problem. The route is flat for the most part and the brief riding on streets was in town with very... More
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