Versailles 4-hour Private Guided Tour with Hotel Pickup

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Versailles 4-hour Private Guided Tour with Hotel Pickup
from USD $488.69
Take the hassle out of your Palace of Versailles visit on this private 4-hour guided tour with hotel pickup from Paris. Travel by private air-conditioned minivan from Paris to the Palace of Versailles with a private guide, and beat the queues with skip-the-line entry. Visit the State Apartments and the Hall of Mirrors, and learn of life here in the 17th century. Then, head out into the gardens and admire uninterrupted views over the palace from the outside. This private 4-hour tour includes round-trip travel from your Paris hotel.

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In Brief

Paris, France
4 hours
Daily, except Monday
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Palace of Versailles, Place d'Armes, 78000, Versailles France

Admire palace highlights such as the Hall of Mirrors and the State Apartments, and gain insight into life here during the reign of Queen Marie Antoinette.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private guide
  • Private tour
  • Versailles "skip-the-line" tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Versailles


  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all Hotels located in Paris

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
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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 4.79 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

We requested a Spanish speaking tour guide. Jose Pareja exceeded our expectations! He was very knowledgeable and since he picked us up he was explaining a lot of French history! Very interesting
• Submitted 09 Jul 2019
The tour was given by Ivan a local Parisian who spoke perfect English and knew so much history of the palace, he even kept my kids interested in the history of place.
• Submitted 31 Dec 2018
Amazing door to door service with an extremely knowledgeable guide. We never waited in line for anything, with every need anticipated, every problem solved in advance. Beautiful, seamless experience that was worth the price.
• Submitted 09 Jun 2018
Wonderful tour and guide. She clearly knew her history and was so vigilant about our various interests and goals during our visit.
• Submitted 27 May 2018
We never would have been able to complete this tour without Vincent skillfully moving us along. Sunday is a madhouse, so was worth the money to do this, especially when you only have a few days in Paris.
• Submitted 10 Apr 2018
We had a excellent personal tour with Mr Fredric who spoke very good english and explained the details during the tour of the Palace. we highly reccomend this tour
• Submitted 28 Mar 2018
Host was very knowledgeable and happy to answer all our questions. It was wonderful to explore and not have the hassle of a crowded bus.
• Submitted 20 Mar 2018
• Submitted 12 Feb 2018
We had a very short stay in Paris, so this tour allowed us the ability to quickly see Versailles without missing any of the important sites. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable in art history and French history, so it was very educational for us. I would highly recommend this!
• Submitted 09 Jan 2018
We had a very short stay in Paris, so this tour allowed us the ability to quickly see Versailles without missing any of the important sites. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable in art history and French history, so it was very educational for us. I would highly recommend this!
• Submitted 09 Jan 2018
Our guide Anne Claire was informative and knowledgable. She picked us up at our hotel and the ride was delightful and gave us a driving sightseeing tour on the way to the tour! Very pleasant way to see Versailles. Highly recommend.
• Submitted 17 Nov 2017
Versailles is amazing-Our guide was nothing less than spectacular.
• Submitted 26 Sep 2017
Wonderful experience. Our driver/guide was extremely knowledagle, so the ride to Versailles was very interesting. The small group tour that was arranged was perfect. We were able to see areas of the Palace that was not opened to the general public. Again that guide was very knowledgeable. After the tour our driver/guide met usin the gardens and provided additional history and information. Although this was an expensive tour, it did not disappoint. The hotel pick up was so convenient and pleasant. No time wasted on figuring public transportation. I highly recommend seeing Versailles with this tour.
• Submitted 02 Aug 2017
great guide ann claire, highly informative,
• Submitted 04 Jan 2017
Our trip to Versailles was wonderful. There was a little confusion getting the guide to the hotel but once he arrived we were very impressed. Gustav was a very friendly and knowledgable guide. If you can get him as your guide to Versailles you will definitely come away very well informed as well as having had a really enjoyable, stress free visit!!
• Submitted 26 Oct 2016
Our guide, Gustavo, was amazing. Friendly, knowledgeable, a history major, and gave a very unique perspective on the background of the kings of France and how their time played into French history and culture. The 4 hour tour was perfect if you're just trying to hit the highlights.
• Submitted 19 Oct 2016
The private tour was very good. Driver on-line and very accommodating. His inside knowledge made the tour much more educational than the standard walk thru. Recommend you take the morning tour, as crowds got significantly larger as day progressed. Well worth the money over the standard tours.
• Submitted 18 Oct 2016
Francesa our guide was amazing she was knowable about all that we asked. She was attentive to our needs and very friendly.
• Submitted 23 Sep 2016
The guide was absolutely great, he was on time and took time during the excursion to explain everything, after the palace he took us down to park at the bottom, he was extremely well educated in his knowledge of the Bourbons and the French aristocracies and their extravagant way of lifestyle, the tour of the American exhibitions was great but a little too quick. Glad I made the booking through this web site and have strongly recommended it through another site. It was great to get through all the crowds, the tour was made simple, but the gardens should have been included in the price!
• Submitted 15 Aug 2016
Such a treat to be picked up outside of our apartment and escorted right to Versailles. Our guide was incredibly informed and brought our visit to a higher level. My only issue is the half day tour doesn't allow enough time to visit Maria Antoinette's apartment so check beforehand exactly what your tour will include.
• Submitted 15 Aug 2016
Our tour guides were great. We had one who gave us a tour of the city of Versailles and the outside grounds of the palace. Our other, Francesca, was AMAZING inside. She was super knowledgeable and she kept our three small children entertained as well. If you can get her as a guide you'll be very pleased.
• Submitted 08 Aug 2016
Great experience! Our guide, Gustabo, I think that was his name was very informative and made the visit to Versailles really come alive! The fact that we didn't need to find transportation and stand in line for tickets was great.
• Submitted 31 Jul 2016
This was by far the worst of our tours that we booked in Paris. Our driver/guide was prompt in picking us up and provided good commentary on the many rooms of Versailles and the grounds. The issues were that we did not in fact receive the skip the line option that was promised. We had the same skip the line option for the Louvre, and Eiffel Tower, and they were wonderful. At Versailles we waited in a long line in the bitter cold before we could enter. Once inside the building we were so crowded we could hardly move. The thick crowd, bent on taking pictures of everything, just kind of pushed you out of the way to get what they wanted. It was very frustrating. This is of course was no fault of the guide. He did his best to provide information on what we were viewing, but it was hard to concentrate while being jostled by the crowd who was so interested in taking photos of everything that I do not believe they were really even seeing or appreciating what was in front of them. Very sad. Our guide said that there was a huge influx of tourist due to it being Chinese New Year, and local school holiday. Overall I was disappointed with what I thought would be one of the highlights of our trip.
• Submitted 24 Feb 2018
Time spent inside the Palace was very short. We are rushed through everything inside the palace in a jiffy and you are out. We were given less than an hour inside the palace. Not memorable at all. Too expensive for such a short duration.
• Submitted 24 Sep 2016