Skip the Line: Versailles Palace and Gardens by Train

Skip the Line: Versailles Palace and Gardens by Train

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What You'll Do
  • Enjoy skip-the-line admission to the Palace of Versailles
  • Take a guided tour of the King’s and Queen's Apartments within the palace and the newly restored Hall of Mirrors
  • Explore Europe’s largest palace gardens on your own
Explore the UNESCO-listed Palace of Versailles with a professional tour guide. Admire the Baroque architecture, the King’s and Queen’s Apartments, and the Hall of Mirrors. Enjoy a walk through the gardens on your own at the end of the tour.
What to Expect
Enjoy a walking tour that introduces you to the Palace of Versailles, one of the most popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and one of the best-known buildings in France. You’ll travel to Versailles by train from central Paris on a service that let you off just a short walk from the entrance to the palace.

On this 4-hour tour you’ll enjoy priority entrance to the Palace of Versailles, the residence of Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Louis XVI, French kings who ruled from 1682 until the French Revolution in 1789.

Marvel at its Baroque architecture, sumptuous decoration, works of art, and the furniture created by some of history's greatest artisans. In particular you’ll have a chance to admire the Queen’s Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors, and the State Apartments.

After your tour, you can enjoy a stroll through the palace's gardens on your own. Within the gardens’ 1,977 acres, approximately 210,000 flowers are planted annually. In addition, you’ll see French Classical fountains and sculptures, in one of the most visited sites in France.
What's Included
  • Standard-class, round-trip train ticket (Paris-Versailles)
  • Skip-the-line admission ticket for the Palace of Versailles
  • Guided tour of the Versailles Palace
  • Free time to explore the gardens
What's Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Meeting Point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Know Before You Go
Please note:
• Be sure to wear a good pair of walking shoes to avoid discomfort
• Pushchairs are not allowed inside Versailles Palace
• The tour is not suitable for clients with walking difficulties
• Pictures without flash are permitted inside the palace
• Avoid reserving your visit on Tuesdays mornings, as Versailles Palace tends to be overcrowded
• From 28 March-1 November 2015, entrance fees for the gardens are not included
• Days of Fountain Display: Saturdays and Sundays from 28 March-1 November 2015, and Tuesdays from 26 May-30 June, 3 April, 8 May, 14 May, and 14 July
• Days of Musical Gardens: Tuesdays from 31 March-19 May and from 7 July-27 October
• Additional exclusion dates may be added during the year

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