Private Full-Day Palace and Park of Versailles Guided Tour

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Private Full-Day Palace and Park of Versailles Guided Tour
from £456.43
Visit the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Palace and Park of Versailles on this private full-day tour from Paris. Follow a private guide though the beautiful state apartments, and gain insight into life here during the reign of Louis XIV of France and Queen Marie Antoinette in the 17th century. Explore the beautiful park and grounds, and visit top attractions including the Grand and Petit Trianon, and the Hameau de la Reine — the Queen’s Hamlet. This private 8-hour tour includes pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Paris.
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In Brief

Paris, France
8 hours
Daily except Mondays
Important InfoInfo
Start your private full-day tour with a 9am pickup at your Paris hotel, then take a seat in your air-conditioned minivan for the journey to the UNESCO–listed Palace of Versailles — widely considered among France’s top attractions. Along the way, listen as your private guide delves into palace’s colorful history.

On arrival at around 10am, follow your private guide on a tour of the opulent state apartments and gain insight into royal life here during the reign of Louis XIV of France in the 17th century.

Step outside into the gardens — where pretty fountains hide among the manicured flowerbeds and lawns — and admire panoramic views over the grounds and palace from the winding pathways.

After lunch in Versailles Park (own expense) explore the Grand and Petit Trianon — where King Louis XIV entertained guests in a less formal setting away from the palace. Afterward, continue on to the Hameau de la Reine — the Queen’s Hamlet — a peaceful retreat where Queen Marie Antoinette could relax at her leisure.

When your time at the Palace and Park of Versailles comes to an end, return in comfort to your Paris hotel at approximately 5pm.


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Versailles Tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Versailles


  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Departure Point

Your hotel in Paris.

Returns To

Tour returns to your Paris hotel.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Infant seats available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

Once booked, this trip is fully non-refundable

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 7 recent reviews

I highly recommend this tour. Our tour guide, Kevin, was knowledgeable and charming. He picked us up at our hotel and we did not have to do anything except enjoy the day! It was truly a skip the line experience. We went right in upon arriving. Kevin explained everything that we saw. Afterwards we went to see the Petit Trianon and walked the grounds. Kevin told us stories and anecdotes and took us to see Marie's grotto. We would never have seen all of these hidden treasures and heard the stories on our own. It was a very enjoyable experience indeed!
• Submitted 05 Aug 2019
Enjoyed our family private visit. Remy was amazing. Our 16 year old son was even engaged. Would highly recommend
• Submitted 01 Aug 2019
This was an amazing day...our tour guide Ang was fabulous! It was just such a great experience to have someone guide us through...not wait in any lineups...well worth the we spent!! Definitely, our highlight to Paris! Would highly recommend this personal tour.
• Submitted 24 Sep 2017
This tour was amazing!
• Submitted 19 Aug 2017
Not cheap but well worth the price. Our guide was on time at the front door of our hotel. He explained the history while driving us to Versailles. Best of all was his ability to explain it all without going into any academic details. We skipped the lines and had a great tour of the palace. He pointed us to a great place for lunch and repositioned the car so that we would not have to backtrack after viewing the gardens. If you want a compact, easy and relaxing but at the same time comprehensive view of a fantastic palace then this is the way to go.
• Submitted 23 Jun 2017
Well worth it to see things in a compressed time period.
• Submitted 25 Mar 2017
Incredible! It was well worth the money. The convenience of being picked up at my hotel, a full-day tour, lunch, and access to areas not usually open was beyond compare . Plus, the fact that a general strike was in effect and no one was there was great! The guide's knowledge of Versailles, history and art history increased the pleasure. I highly recommend this tour!
• Submitted 20 Jun 2016