Versailles Half-Day Private Guided Tour



4 hours

Private Tour

From Paris

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Discover why Versailles is such an important symbol of absolute monarchy, and take a relaxing stroll through the majestic French-style gardens during this Versailles Half-Day Private Guided Tour

Highlights of the Guided Tour


-Understand the masters' perspective with your own private art expert

-Skip the lines means more time inside The Castle and the Gardens

-Most importantly, visit the majestic State Apartments, and see the astonishing Hall of Mirrors

-Certainly, one of the most famous monuments of the world to be discovered in a half-day private guided tour

-Travel in comfort and learn about the fascinating history of the palace with one of our local guides

Full Description of Versailles Half-Day Private Guided Tour


During this Private Tour, you’ll be driven from Paris and get skip the lines at the entrance of Versailles. Firstly, you will visit the Palace of Versailles, that is to say, the most beautiful achievements in French art and architecture of the 17th century. Most importantly the Palace has been listed as a World Heritage Site for 30 years. Louis XIII's old hunting pavilion was transformed and extended by his son, Louis XIV when he installed the Court and government there in 1682. After that, a succession of kings continued to embellish the Palace up until the French Revolution.

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Above all see the array of fine art as you work your way through the Versailles Half-Day Private Guided Tour, including the King’s and Queen’s apartments, the Chapel, the Coronation Room, the Hall of Mirrors, and the Salon of Abundance. Meanwhile, Your expert English-speaking guide will bring the extravagant lives of the royal family and the French court at Versailles to life.

Moreover, by the end of your Versailles Half-Day Private Tour, take a relaxing stroll through the majestic French-style gardens designed by André le Nôtre with its majestic fountains. For instance, on fountain show days you will discover the amazing waterworks, still running today as they did in the times of Kings and Queens. In conclusion, you will be back after this Versailles half-day private tour to your hotel accommodation.

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About this activity

📍 Pick up and drop off conditions

-Meet at your place of stay in Paris, or in front of the museum.


☑️ Includes

-Skip-the-line tickets (although lines for security checks are unavoidable)

Itinerary / Interactive map

*Click on the markers for more details

Photo gallery

Our Local expert tips


+Informations about your Private guided tour of Versailles
Every day except on Monday From April to October it is possible to see the water fountain show in the gardens on the weekends and some Tuesdays. Don't hesitate to reach out for more information. Available year-round except on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th. Versailles skip the line tickets will be purchased during the booking process. Tour is operated in English, other languages on request. Tour is not wheelchair accessible. Accredited and licensed tour guides for deep historical explanations.
+Will we visit any portions of Marie Antoinette’s private domain?
Because of time constraints and the expansiveness of the property, we will not have time to tour these sections of Versailles. If you wish to extend your tour to include the Trianon buildings and/or Queen’s Hamlet, please contact our team to organize a Full Day Tour of Versailles.
+What if I have a large group?
This activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers. Our booking agent will have to customize this tour if your group is larger.
+Can I bring stroller or backpack?
Large backpacks and luggage are not permitted inside Versailles Chateau and will need to be left at your hotel. Strollers are not allowed inside the Versailles Chateau, you will therefore need to bring a material baby carrier (please note that due to security restrictions, baby carriers with metalic parts are also not allowed).

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