Private full-day excursion to Versailles from Paris
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Private full-day excursion to Versailles from Paris

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£1,102.00
Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 9 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover one of the most beautiful achievements of French art in the 17th century
  • Get the most of your day with priority access to sites
  • Enjoy this private guided tour
What to expect

During this private day trip from Paris, you will discover the magnificence of Versailles in the company of your guide who will pick you up directly at your hotel in Paris.

You will be dazzled by the sumptuous "Château de Versailles", one of the most beautiful achievements of French art in the 17th century. You will venture into the Palace and discover its spectacular architecture, and its splendid rooms such as the King's and Queen's apartments, the numerous salons with their stories and the breathtaking design of the Hall of Mirrors to impress visitors with its three hundred and fifty-seven mirrors, marble and bronze decorations, and gilded bronze sculptures.

After visiting the interior of the palace, the visit will continue to the gardens of Versailles created by André Le Nôtre at the request of Louis XIV. The creation of the gardens required a gigantic work of about forty years! Each summer, Versailles offers superb entertainment in the gardens to give visitors the experience of the magnificence of the celebrations in the garden at the time of Louis XIV. Your guide will offer you a visit to the musical gardens (Tuesday from June to October) and the musical fountains show (Saturdays and Sundays from April to October). After being amazed by this fantastic place, you will have a gourmet break (at your own expense) wherever you want in Versailles.

Then, you will enjoy the afternoon to discover the Grand Trianon, surrounded by formal gardens whose countless flowers and groves help to create a relaxing atmosphere. Afterward, you will visit the Petit Trianon where you will be immersed in the daily life of Marie-Antoinette, in a small village "like in the country" with houses made either for simple entertainment such as the billiard room or for a real agricultural function such as the dairies or the farm.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • 9-hour private guided day trip
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Minibus transfers to and from Paris
    • Services of our driver-guide
    • Skip the line entrances - priority admission
    • Admission to the Palace & Trianon Domain
    • Admission to Versailles Gardens even when Musical Fountains Show or Musical Gardens
    What's not included
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Food and drinks
    Where
    Meeting point:
    Your guide will pick you up directly at your hotel or accommodation in Paris. You will indicate your pickup location at checkout.
    What to remember
    • Please provide the address of your pick-up location at time of booking
    • This activity has a maximum of 8 people
    • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    • Please note this tour is monolingual, operates only in English
    • The duration of the tour includes transportation
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    Provider
    Normandy Melody
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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