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Skip-the-Line Versailles Palace & Gardens from Paris with Optional Fountain Show

From US$ 83.57
  • Half-day, small-group tour of the Palace of Versailles
  • Choose to start your tour in Paris or Versailles
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines at Versailles
  • The tour also includes the famous Versailles fountain show or musical gardens on selected days
  • Chateau of Versailles guided tour
  • Stroll through the statue-filled palace gardens
  • Small-group tour ensuring a more personalized experience
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Palace No Show - 9.45am
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Tour departs from Paris and starts at 9:45am. Arrive strictly at 9:30am.
From US$ 83.57
Palace & Fountains - 8.45am
Tour departs from Paris and starts at 8:45am (arrive strictly at 8:30am).
From US$ 103.03
Palace & Fountains - 1.45pm
Tour departs from Paris and starts at 1:45pm. Arrive strictly at 1:30pm.
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Immerse yourself in the opulence and drama of Versailles Palace and Gardens on a small-group tour from Paris to Versailles. With your ticket, breeze past the queue and join an expert guide for a fun and informative walk through the castle and gardens. Witness the extravagance of Louis XIV – the Sun King – who built up the massive 700-room complex, adorning the space with luxuries fit for the French monarchy.
What to Expect
Choose one of the three tour options (listed in itinerary below) and make your way to central Paris to central Versailles to board your transport to the palace. Upon arrival, join your friendly guide for a small-group tour. 
Once inside, explore the lavish design and ornament that adorns every room of the enormous complex. Marvel at the more than 13,000 pieces of art and fine furnishings, the sumptuous private chambers and the elaborate gardens. With your pass, view the King’s and Queen’s luxurious apartments, the Royal Chapel, the Hall of Mirrors, the Coronation Room and the Hercules Drawing Room – a reminder that King Louis XIV glorified himself as a deity.
As you walk, enjoy your guide’s colorful commentary. Hear about the eccentricity and ambition of the French monarchy from the mid-17th century until the French Revolution. Discover the exciting details of the day in 1789 when Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette were dragged from Versailles by an angry mob, to be eventually beheaded in Paris. 
Finish your tour with a stroll through the gardens, covering more than 1,800 well-manicured acres. Depending on the day and your tour option, catch the Fountains Show or the Musical Gardens show before departing.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Giverny & Versailles with Georgia Darell

Georgia Darrell is an exceptional tour guide. With multiple masters degree in fine art and theology, Georgia is a entertaining and most important a historically and contextually on point. From the very beginning she gives a full picture of Monet, his work and what we...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Fantastic tour

We got lucky. We got Emanuel as our guide. He was superb in all senses. He was passionate, artistic and funny in his presentation. He gifted us a lifetime experience and memory of Versailles.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Alex Z
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Manny your hair was the best part of Versailles!

Really enjoyed the Versailles tour with my father. Manny was a great guide and presented a very light hearted and passionate tour of Versailles! Cannot recommend him or the tour highly enough. Great hair too Manny - quite the highlight of the tour 😀

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Versailles palace and gardens

Prebooking to avoid ticket queue hugely worthwhile. Tour interesting and gardens spectacular. Tour guide Josephine gave a great tour!

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank RhonaG65
Reviewed 17 February 2019 via mobile

We really wanted to see this after watching the TV show and we were not dissapointed this place is stunning and amazing it was a great day and highlight of our Paris trip

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11 April 2019|
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Response from lesliep884 |
It was about 4-5 hours.
8 March 2019|
Response from AletaMaria65 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The tour does everything you describe. It was a great tour. No effort on my part except getting to the meeting point which is in a very touristy spot and easy to get to. Enjoy your trip!
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