GET THERE AND ENJOY THE TOURS
You will be driven from Paris to Versailles in a double decker coach, for a short and comfortable trip. If you like and if you need any particular change, you can also choose a private transfer.
Once you get there, you can enjoy the Morning Tour, which starts at 8 A.M. and ends around 12:30 P.M. (you will stay on site approximately 3.5 hours). However, if you prefer to get there later, you can choose the Afternoon Tour, which begins at 2 P.M. and finishes at & P.M.
In Versailles, you can visit the magnificent Palace, with its 2,300 rooms, the King’s and Queen’s apartments and the famous Hall of Mirrors. Later, you can have a walk around the beautiful Gardens, which in spring and summertime house the amazing fountains musical shows called Jardins Musicaux and Grandes Eaux Musicales. You will also have the chance to visit the collection of carriages and coaches inside the Gallery of Coaches, and to relax in the Trianon Estate, where you will find a more rural and romantic atmosphere.
For Full Day Tours, you will leave around 8 A.M. and you will be driven to Paris at 12:30: with this option, you will have the opportunity to visit the Palace, the Gardens, the Trianon domain and Marie Antoinette’s Estate.
With the Half Day Tour option, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the Palace and the Gardens (the tickets are included).
Price is from 59€ for a half-day tour for 1 person. It may vary depending on the options you select.
– Transfer round way to/from Paris (Eiffel Tower) in group coach (optional: in private vehicle)
– Entrance ticket to the Palace and the Gardens (entrance in the gardens is not included on special days with Musical Gardens and Fountains Show – check the dates here).
– Audioguide in the castle available in 11 languages
For Full Day Tour: the entrance tickets to the Trianon and Marie-Antoinette’s Estate
– Access to the gardens on the days of Musical Gardens and Fountains Show (check dates here). If not bought in advance, an additional fee will be requested at the entrance of the gardens
– Guide (unless selected as an option)
– Personal expenses
✓ Buy your tickets as soon as you can! The Palace of Versailles is one of the most visited monuments and tickets sell very fast!
✓ The half day tour will allow you to see the palace, the gallery of coaches and a small part of the gardens. With a full day tour, you will be able to see the palace, the gallery of coaches, a big part of the gardens, the Grand Trianon and the domain of Marie Antoinette.
✓ If you are not going with a private guide, audioguides are included in the price with your ticket. They are available in French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese – Mandarin, Japanese, Portuguese, Korean and Polish. Do not hesitate to take one.
✓ Consider Approx. 90 mn to visit the castle by yourself or with an audioguide.
✓ If you are going for a full day by yourslef, you might want to visit the castle when the affluence is at the minimum: around 9 A.M. for the Palace and from 12:30 for the Trianon Estate and the Gallery of Coaches
✓ Wear good shoes (gardens and cobble stones in front of the palace, then, no stilettos!)
✓ It’s possible to bring a pick nick and have lunch in the park, outside of the gardens. There are some very nice spots along the Grand Canal. You can leave the gardens and enter again on the same day with your initial ticket.
✓ For the fountains show, some fountains are in activity at specific hours . Ask for the program when entering the gardens. For Neptune’s fountain, arrive at least 15 minutes in advance to be able to seat on the grass and have am interesting place which will give you a nice point of view on the entire fountain.
✓ You can download the free app to visit the gardens and the domain of Trianon:
o from Apple store
o from Google Play
→ Tour is available year-round but does not offer service on Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, or the last two weeks of August.
→ Only small bags or rucksacks will be accepted in the minivan, don’t bring big piece of luggage with you as they are not permitted.
→ Cancellation policy: up to 1 month in advance: 100% refund / between 1 month and 2 weeks: 50% refund / less than 2 weeks : no refund.