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Versailles Palace Express Tour: Skip-the-Line, Guide

  • When does it run?
    Daily except Monday

  • Start time

    1 Nov - 31 Mar  10:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm
    1 Apr  - 31 Oct : 9:30am, 1:00pm, (11:15am,, 2:45pm - Tuesday only)

  • Duration
    1 hour 30 minutes
Inclusions
  • Skip-the-line access to the Palace of Versailles
  • Expert guide
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Key Highlights

  • Gain a comprehensive dose of Parisian history with this guided 90-minute tour
  • Explore the Palace of Versailles led by an expert guide
  • Visit the spectacular Royal Apartments and the famous Hall of Mirrors
  • Skip the long queues and gain express entry to the Palace with this VIP tour

Overview

Explore the lavishly decorated Hall of Mirrors and the sheer opulence of the Royal Apartments on this guided tour of the Versailles chateaux. This VIP pass gives you priority access to the Palace and lets you skip the lines to head straight for the Royal halls bedecked in rich history and culture.

Experience the best of Versailles with this comprehensive 90-minute tour where the expert guides indulge you with rich facts about Parisian royalty and the historical, economic and artistic significance of Versailles.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily except Monday

  • Duration

    1 hour 30 minutes

  • Start time

    1 Nov - 31 Mar  10:00am, 1:00pm and 3:00pm
    1 Apr  - 31 Oct : 9:30am, 1:00pm, (11:15am,, 2:45pm - Tuesday only)

  • Meeting Point

    The meeting point is at 10 Avenue du Général de Gaulle, 78000 Versailles (in front of this train station).

  • Ending Point

    Palace of Versailles

Itinerary

  • The tour begins at at the designated meeting point which is about a half hour train ride from central Paris. Upon arrival at Versailles, meet your guide and head to the French Sun King’s residence at the Palace of Versailles.

    Begin this unforgettable journey into the Palace of Versailles by skipping right past the long queues with the VIP Pass and pre-booked entrance times. Marvel at the stunning State Apartments of the royalty and gain insight into lives of King Louis XIV and Marie Antoinette. The main figures of the French monarchy are brought to life in this 90-minute tour.

    Trace the steps of French dignitaries and official acts of the kingdom in the Hall of Mirrors which is sure to amaze with its ornate walls bedecked in glittering mirrors. Learn about the political significance of this Hall and the seven luxurious rooms of the King’s State Apartments on this guided tour.

    The tour of this lavish chateaux comes to a close at the Palace of Versailles itself.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Skip-the-line access to the Palace of Versailles
  • Expert guide
  • Entrance to the gardens on Musical or Fountain Show days
  • Entrance ticket to Marie-Antoinette’s Estate
  • Personal expenses
  • Transportation to/from Versailles

Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)
Mask mandatory in agency and Versailles Palace, please bring your own mask.

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