Skip the Line: Versailles Half-Day Tour

Skip the Line: Versailles Half-Day Tour
from £52.80
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Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Palace of Versailles and Gardens of Versailles on a half-day tour. Your expert guide will bring French history back to life as you walk through the Palace of Versailles, where King Louis XIV officially settled his court and government in 1682. Soak in the palace’s Baroque architecture, admire the rooms full of art and see how some of the most infamous members of nobility really lived. Plus, avoid the long entry lines with this skip-the-line ticket!
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In Brief

Location:
Versailles, France
Country:
France
Duration:
2 hours
Operates:

Daily except Monday

Highlights:
All entrance fees included
Fully narrated tour
Includes free admission to top local attractions
Skip the line
Overview
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Pricing
Start your half-day Palace of Versailles (Chateau de Versailles) tour with a walk through the magnificent Gardens of Versailles (Jardins de Versailles), which contain about 210,000 flowers that are planted annually within the gardens’ 1,980 acres (800 hectares). Your knowledgeable guide will tell you about the development of the gardens, which are one of the most-visited attractions in France.

Next, bypass the queues with your skip-the-line admission into the palace! Enjoy a guided tour through the Palace of Versailles, where you’ll learn about the palace’s history, including its function as the center of political power in France from 1682 to 1789. Explore the palace’s unique interior rooms, including the King’s State Apartments and the Hall of Mirrors, which served as a passageway and meeting place.

Choose to visit Versailles on a Tuesday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday and your ticket will also include entrance to the musical gardens (Tuesday and Friday) or musical fountain shows (Saturday and Sunday). Take some extra time after your half-day guided tour to watch the wonderful fountain displays set to classical music and discover the gardens at your own pace.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Versailles
  • Entry/Admission - The Royal Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - The Hall of Mirrors

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport to/from attractions

Departure Time

1:00 PM

Departure Point

Guidatours Versailles, 10 Avenue du Général de Gaulle, 78000 Versailles, France

Returns To

Palace of Versailles, Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles, France

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The musical gardens (Tuesday and Friday) and musical fountain shows (Saturday and Sunday) only take place during the summer. If you select this option, you will be able to watch the shows after your half-day guided tour has finished.

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.

In Brief

Location:
Versailles, France
Country:
France
Duration:
2 hours
Operates:

Daily except Monday

Highlights:
All entrance fees included
Fully narrated tour
Includes free admission to top local attractions
Skip the line