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Overview
The Palace of Versailles is one of France’s top attractions, and widely considered the jewel in Paris’ crown. On this tour, explore the palace and grounds with your guide and gain insight into royal life in 18th-century France. The tour includes entrance fee, round-trip travel from central Paris, and a 3-course gourmet lunch with wine at the palace. You can upgrade to visit Marie Antoinette’s Petit Trianon.
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You'll start at
1 Rue de la Convention
1 Rue de la Convention, 75015 Paris, FranceMeet your guide outside the entrance/exit to Javel André Citroen metro station (line 10). There are 2 metro exits, please take the one which has stairs. At street level you will exit opposite the café Regalia. Your guide will be waiting for you just by the metro exit.
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  • 1
    Palace of Versailles
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    The Hall of Mirrors
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Le Jardin de Versailles
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Le Petit Trianon
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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You'll end at
Château de Versailles
78000 Versailles, FranceYour tour will end in Versailles. Your guide will provide train tickets and instructions for the easy journey back to Paris.
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Highlights
  • Visit the Palace of Versailles with your guide and learn of 18th-century royal life
  • Included 3-course gourmet lunch with wine inside the palace
  • Entrance fees and round-trip train travel from central Paris included
  • Optional upgrade to visit Petit Trianon
What to Expect
Meet your escort in central Paris in the morning, and take the 30-minute public train journey to Versailles to meet your palace guide. Then, head inside to begin your tour. Explore the beautiful hallways and state rooms, and follow in the footsteps of King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette in the Hall of Mirrors. Along the way, your guide shares details of 18th century life in the palace. Afterward, step onto the palace grounds and continue your visit in the gardens. Admire the manicured flower beds and lawns, and perhaps catch the Musical Fountain Show (depending on visiting time). The tour is followed by a 3-course lunch with wine inside the palace. To further explore the area, upgrade your tour to include a visit to the Petit Trianon—Marie Antoinette’s rural retreat deep in the palace grounds. Your tour ends with a return via public train to your starting point in central Paris.
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Departure Point
1 Rue de la Convention, 75015 Paris, France
Duration
5h
Return Details
Château de Versailles, 78000 Versailles, France
Inclusions
  • Fully guided visit of the Palace and Gardens of Versailles
  • 3-course gourmet lunch with wine in the restaurant in the palace run by Chef Ducasse
  • Guided visit of the Musical Gardens or Fountain Show: weekends & selected days April through October
  • Fully acredited English-speaking guide
  • Headsets when appropriate so you can always hear your guide
  • Fully guided visit to the Petit Trianon and Marie Antoinette’s hamlet (if option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Versailles
  • Entry/Admission - The Hall of Mirrors
  • Entry/Admission - Le Jardin de Versailles
  • Entry/Admission - Le Petit Trianon
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Guided visit to the Petit Trianon and Marie Antoinette’s hamlet (unless option selected)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This tour involves a reasonable amount of walking. Please wear comfortable shoes.
  • Due to ongoing restoration works some rooms in the palace may not be available to visit. Should this be the case, your guide will replace them with other rooms so that your visit is complete.
  • Lunch:
  • The menu changes with the seasons and in order to offer you a different experience each time
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise local operator of any allergies or dietary accommodations no later than seven days prior to travel date
  • The minimum drinking age in France is 18 years. Participants under 18 will not be served wine with lunch.
  • Please note that for infants aged 0-3 who are free of charge on this visit, a meal will not be provided for them at the restaurant. If you wish to purchase any food for your infant you may do so on the spot.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
25Reviews
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By: Memories DMC France
Ceramicist_13
Glasgow, United Kingdom
6220
Fantastic da Vinci exhibition
I was at the Louvre just before Christmas. Been many times before. Skipped the line to see da Vinci exhibition.
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Carno2
10
Best full day tour
Was a fantastic day trip! I had been there in the past with a big tour bus and ok visit. This time I was going
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legallynn
Cranleigh, United Kingdom
11248
Great insight into Versailles
Brilliant half day tour - Herve our guide was so knowledgeable, helpful, witty and clearly loved telling the group
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Nancy M
West Orange, New Jersey
328
Highlight of our trip to Paris
Fantastic tour by Caroline D. We usually don't take guided tours in museums but I may change my mind after this
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Roberto De La Espriella
Panama City, Panama
10
Herve excellet
Exellent guide best one we had in all of our european trip. HERVE was very well versed and knew his history and
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Sean K
New York City, New York
30
Simply amazing I could not believe what I saw
This is indeed one of the most chilling and fascinating things I have ever seen and I have been all over the
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Benedikt K
10
Great visit- amazing guide
We had a great visit to the catacombs. Being able to skip the line and getting to see the restricted areas was
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Frances
10
Great Tour
Loved this tour! We had wanted to do this last time we were in Paris but time ran out. Because of the
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johnhyland
Manhasset, New York
10
Skip the line at the Eiffel Tower!
We had a great experience with Quentin of Memories DMC France on our summit tour of the Eiffel Tower. We were
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Samantha C
137
Incredible!
Caroline was a great tour guide. Very personable and knowledgeable. We LOVED seeing the Catacombs! Once in a
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