Day Bike Tour of Versailles from Paris

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Day Bike Tour of Versailles from Paris
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Take a tour of Versailles with a difference - by bicycle! It's the only way to see Versailles' expansive gardens plus you'll get to see highlights of Versailles that most visitors miss, including Marie Antoinette's country-style Hameau, the Petit Trianon and the Grand Trianon. You'll also enjoy a picnic by the Grand Canal then take a tour of the Palace of Versailles.
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In Brief

Location:
Paris, France
Country:
France
Duration:
9 hours
Operates:
See availabilities.
Highlights:
Recorded commentary by audio headphones
All entrance fees included
Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
Rail Tour
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Palace of Versailles, Place d'Armes, 78000, Versailles France

Skip-the-line entry into the chateau

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Grand Canal, Parc du Chateau de Versailles, 78000, Versailles France

See the Grand Canal and ride around it

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: The Royal Chapel, Inside the Chateau Chateau de Versailles, 78000, Versailles France

Access is included

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Fat Tire Tours, Paris France

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Stop At: The Hall of Mirrors, Chateau de Versailles, 78000, Versailles France

Access is included

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Le Grand Trianon, Porte Saint-Antoine, 78000, Versailles France

Access is included

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Le Petit Trianon, Porte de la Reine, 78000, Versailles France

Access is included

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Carrefour Market, Rue de l'École des Postes, 78000 Versailles, France

Explore the market and pick out picnic supplies

Duration: 40 minutes

Pass By: Tapis Vert, 78000 Versailles, France

Access is included

Stop At: The Queen's Hamlet, 78000 Versailles, France

Access is included

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Versailles, Versailles, Yvelines, Ile-de-France

Ride through the town and parks of Versailles.

Duration: 6 hours

Inclusions

  • Insurance
  • Audio-guide at Versailles
  • Bicycle and helmet
  • Up to 1.5 hours in the Palace
  • Child seats are available if requested at the time of booking
  • Ability to explore the Chateau and Royal Gardens on your own
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Versailles
  • Entry/Admission - The Royal Chapel
  • Entry/Admission - The Hall of Mirrors
  • Entry/Admission - Le Grand Trianon
  • Entry/Admission - Le Petit Trianon
  • Entry/Admission - The Queen's Hamlet

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Rain gear is available at a fee of 1EUR paid direct which will be refunded if not used

Departure Point

1 Avenue Emile Zola, 75015 Paris, France

Returns To

78000 Versailles, France

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • If a children's bike is required, you must advise at time of booking.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • You will cover an area of approximately 10 miles on a relatively flat terrain. The ride is leisurely and therefore suitable for all levels of fitness.
  • Child seats are available if requested at the time of booking
  • Tandem bikes are available for children aged 10 years and younger.
  • All participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Booking Information

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

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

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.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Dave was a great guide! He told us where to go to find amazing food, and I appreciated that he gave us a good amount of history and lore, but didn't overwhelm us. The other people on the tour were friendly and pleasant. This is a great way to see the grounds of Versailles and really take it in.
• Submitted 07 Oct 2019
First let me start with the most important - our tour guide was amazing! His name was Denis. He was very knowledgeable, great sense of humor, he went above and beyond making sure we all have a good time. This is a whole day event. Be prepared to ride bike on/off for good 3-4 hours, leisure speed though. My wife and I enjoyed it very much, learning a lot about French history. Strongly recommend it!
• Submitted 02 Oct 2019
Our guide, Johnny made our experience wonderful! He was extremely knowledgeable and memorized everyone’s name. It was an amazing experience! So glad we did it!
• Submitted 20 Sep 2019
Richard was our guide and he did a great job making sure everyone in our group was accounted for. We had plenty of opportunities to stop for food and the bathroom. He gave us interesting details about the grounds. I wish he could have stayed with us throughout the castle as well. Don’t hesitate-just DO IT!
• Submitted 16 Sep 2019
I feel like people who just see the Palace miss out on so much. On bikes, you can see so much more. The whole day is spread out so you’re not bombarded with facts and dates compacted into 3 hours - it’s combined with riding, eating wine and cheese, exploring and enjoying the gardens, enjoying the sun, with lots of interesting information (delivered hilariously by our guide Thomas) in between. We absolutely loved the entire day!
• Submitted 16 Sep 2019
Great tour with train ride to and from Versailles. Stop to pick out lunch goodies in open market with lunch on grounds. Very knowledgeable guide Nick with history given throughout ride.
• Submitted 12 Sep 2019
This was one of the most memorable experiences of our trip to France. We loved biking and walking through the tree-lined paths of Versailles. Our tour guide, Cian, was terrific. The day is rather strenuous, so I would recommend it for people who are able to walk and ride for several hours straight.
• Submitted 12 Sep 2019
This was a fun and friendly tour of the Versailles grounds as well as the palace. Our guide, OJ, was great. He’s been doing this for a few years and knows how to get around. The picknick by the canal was fun and a great way to enjoy the grounds.
• Submitted 16 Aug 2019
Absolutely the best way to see Versailles. Get to see the major buildings on the estate then the main palace when the lines are gone. Eddie is both fun and informative. Highly recommend.
• Submitted 13 Aug 2019
Our tour guide Eddy was very knowledgeable about the history of the Versailles Palace and lives of the French monarchy. His interesting anecdotes, warm personality and enthusiasm made our historical lessons during the tour a lot of fun. Throughout the day, we were given clear instructions to ensure the whole group stayed together. We travelled from Paris to Versailles by train to collect our bicycles then visited the Versailles Market to buy gourmet lunch items - with Eddy telling us where to buy the nicest crepes, breads, delicatessen items and freshly squeezed orange juice. We then had a fabulous bicycle ride through the acres of the Versailles Palace Gardens, before stopping for lunch. Eddy was so organised, he even brought a large picnic blanket for the whole group to sit on and plastic drinking cups. After lunch, we entered the Palace and everyone in the group was amazed by its grandeur. Going by bicycle enabled us to see much more of the city of Versailles and the Palace precinct than a slow walk or a rushed minibus tour. Thank you, Eddy, for making the day so interesting and engaging - from start to finish.
• Submitted 06 Aug 2019
Was nice to travel around the property and marvel at the extravagance exhibited from that time and place. The Tour was educational and well received by all. Would do it again.
• Submitted 05 Aug 2019
Our tour guide Johnny led us on a relaxing bike ride around the grounds while providing history, context, and trivia in the most entertaining and hilarious way. Very much recommended.
• Submitted 05 Aug 2019
Brilliant experience. Have visited Versailles before but seeing it by bike after visiting the amazing market first to buy our picnic was great fun. Our guide Louis was excellent. Was not a problem for us but Viator should not state that helmets are provided because they are not.
• Submitted 11 Jul 2019
This is probably one of the BEST tours I’ve ever done! Oscar was our guide and did an awesome job! It wasn’t hard riding the bikes all day. Lots of stops to see Versailles and the palace. The market was perfect for getting our picnic items. I would bring a small blanket for next time. We used the blanket we got on our flight to Paris. It was also cool that our guide brought a huge tarp for everyone to sit on. He also had a bottle opener and cups (perfect for wine with your picnic)! I would recommend bringing water too. Overall - one of the best highlights for my family of our trip.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Fun tour on a bike allows one to see significantly more of the grounds! Noah was a fantastic tour guide. We felt informed and safe the entire time. Tour was very enjoyable, even in the rain!
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Our bike tour of Versailles was great! Eddie was a fantasy tour guide! He took us the opposite way of most of the tours so we didn’t wait in line any where. Even at the palace. He gave great recommendations for picnic food in the market. We went during one of the hottest days and he made sure we had plenty of shade and rest. I highly recommend this tour. It’s a great way to see all Versailles with Eddie.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Eddie is a very enthusiastic tour guide, who was not only taking care of everyone during the bike tour, but teaching us about French history and entertaining us with stories. He prepared a big plastic tarp for our picnics as well as other utensils for everyone's picnic lunch. I was really impressed by his warm personality. It's a highly recommended tour if you want to learn about French history and enjoy the Palace.
• Submitted 15 Apr 2019
We had such an incredible experience with our Versailles tour group! Our guide, Michael, was beyond incredible. He was so knowledgeable and so much fun. I am going to recommend this experience to everyone visiting Paris from now on.
• Submitted 09 Apr 2019
What a wonderful way to spend the day in Versailles! The market is amazing, the tour is just enough information to keep you interested and the picnic lunch was fabulous. We all loved our tour guide tooWould highly recommend!
• Submitted 23 Oct 2018
Thomas was a fascinating guide and made us all want to enjoy history in the way he does.Versailles on a bike was a nice relaxing break from busy Paris. Most anyone can do this tour if you know how to use a bike. My husband found it easier than walking sinc he just came out of a fracture boot. Doesn’t, hurt that it was a gorgeous day.
• Submitted 24 Sep 2018
Really enjoyed seeing the large property of Versailles on bicycle. We had a very Parisian picnic lunch with Versailles in the background! Our tour guide George was excellent and very knowledgeable. Highly recommend
• Submitted 24 Sep 2018
Our guide Nick, was very knowledgeable about French history and broke up the tour with breaks as he gave us bite-size pieces of France history and how Versailles came to be. Lovely bike tour of the grounds, stop by market to obtain our picnic lunch, a wealth of information on the French revolutions and subsequent Republics and finally tour of the castle. Highly recommend. Ask for Nick!
• Submitted 09 Sep 2018
Amazing Day at Versailles. Great Tour Guide Tomas who was entertaining and knowledgeable. The biking was definitely fun, but the picnic by the canal and the shopping for the picnic in the market was the highlight of the day for me. Highly Recommend. Ladies - wear sneakers. We didn't need the audio guide inside the Palace.
• Submitted 06 Sep 2018
The tour was wonderful. Bianca was a fabulous tour guide. She was knowledgeable and fun to be with. Versailles is beautiful.
• Submitted 26 Aug 2018

In Brief

Location:
Paris, France
Country:
France
Duration:
9 hours
Operates:
See availabilities.
Highlights:
Recorded commentary by audio headphones
All entrance fees included
Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
Rail Tour