Versailles: 2-Hour Private Tour for Families & Children
- Small group
- Skip the line
- Duration: 2 hours
per group up to 4
Journey back to the days of the French court on a family and child-friendly tour of the legendary Palace of Versailles, and access areas of the castle to experience the grand opulence of the state rooms. Avoid the dry historical commentaries of some tours. The Palace of Versailles can sometimes be a bit of a challenge for children, as they can often be the most demanding of clients. With this special tour your personal guide will ensure that they have a great time and take home memories that you will all cherish for a lifetime. Your guide will work hard to explain the culture and art of the palace in a fun and interactive way. Once you have seen the miraculous King’s Apartments and the breathtaking Hall of Mirrors, take a short walk to the most beautiful parts of the gardens of Versailles.
Our guide was amazing and so helpful. He made the tour interesting and interactive for our 7 year old daughter. The length of the tour was just enough. Highly recommend!
On the paved roads of Versailles, go to the "château" and join the courtesans of the Sun King!! The Château de Versailles, which has been on UNESCO’s World Heritage List for 30 years, is one of the most beautiful achievements of 18th-century French art. Our driver will pick you up from your Hotel in Paris directly to the castle (20 minutes) and show you the amazing garden developed and design by the gardener André Le Nôtre! The entrance to the castle is included with audio guide to know more about the symbol of royal absolutism and embodiment of classical French art. Of course your driver will bring you back to your hotel in Paris after your visit.
Listed for 30 years as a World Heritage Site, the Palace of Versailles is one of the finest achievements of French art of the 17th century. The former hunting lodge of Louis the 13th was transformed and enlarged by his son Louis the 14th, who installed his court and his government there in 1682. Until the French Revolution, kings succeeded each other, embellishing the castle each to their own. This private 2-hour tour introduces you to the wonders of this iconic palace of the French kings. Hear about the history of this place and its inhabitants, its evolution through the centuries, and its place today in the tourist market. Discover the rooms and objects making this castle an essential place of the French monarchy during your visit to Paris, including the breathtaking Hall of Mirrors and the queen's and king's apartments.
Meet your guide and enjoy a full day at Versailles with your family or friends for an unforgettable and enriching experience. Have the entire day to appreciate the beauty of this location. This tour includes a complete guided visit of the Estate of Versailles. During the morning, discover the Palace of Versailles, which is among the most famous palaces in the world and one of the most beautiful achievements of the 17th century. Explore the gardens aboard the Little Train. Visit the intimate spaces of Estate of Trianon where Marie Antoinette took refuge from the court life. This visit can be customized to your needs and it will allow you to discover the whole Estate of Versailles.
Discover the opulence, beauty, and history of Versailles Palace on an interactive guided tour. Access the palace through a separate entrance to begin your tour and then head off to the famous gardens. During the tour of the main palace, see the State Apartments, the King's Bedroom, and the emblematic Hall of Mirrors. Learn about the main figures of the French monarchy, from King Louis XIV to Marie Antoinette. Hear about the fascinating historical events that took place in many of the palace’s rooms, before stepping out to explore the vast gardens complex with your guide. Marvel at the gardens' grandeur, it's bronze statues, and ornamental basins accompanied by rows of large trees. Enjoy plenty of opportunities to ask questions during this interactive tour, and afterward, continue exploring the gardens on your own.
After hotel pick-up, take a short ride to Versailles and learn some interesting information on the journey. After you've arrived in Versailles, your guide will escort you inside the palace and lead you to see the King's Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors and all the other surprising and beautiful rooms of the Palace. Go at a pace to suit you and hear as many details as you wish. After the visit to the palace, head to the gardens to see the stunning fountains installed by Louis XIV. Choose the parts of the gardens you want to see and to ask the guide for lunch recommendations. Choose your preferred time to go back to Paris, and your guide will drop you off anywhere you'd like in the City of Lights.
This fun, private two-hour tour not only introduces you to the wonders of this iconic palace of the French kings, but it also includes an energetic family recipe. Participants will have to use their deduction and creative skills to answer questions about the castle treasures and items, including the breathtaking Hall of Mirrors, so your little detectives stay captivated, while you learn about the most famous castle of the French monarchy. This is both a fun and educational way to discover this unique palace west of Paris. This is a tour your children will remember for a long time. The tour guide will focus their energy on them during the tour, without forgetting the parents to make it fun for the whole family.
Discover the beauty and glory of Versailles, a world famous location, on a half-day private tour from Paris with an experienced guide. You will feel like you travel back in time on this fascinating journey to discover this world famous site, a symbol of absolute monarchy and its impressive and turbulent history. Walk straight in without waiting in line and learn about and explore old French grandeur. You will be able to follow your experienced guide through the majestic rooms, the State Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors and the Queen’s private apartments. After the tour, you will be able to enjoy a relaxing stroll through the astonishing French-style gardens at your own leisure. You will be returned back to your hotel accommodation at the conclusion of the tour.
Your tour starts in Paris, where you will be picked from your accommodations and hop aboard a minivan for a one-hour drive to the Palace of Versailles. Here, you will explore the opulent palace, once home to King Louis XIV, King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette. On your tour, you will view the famous Hall of Mirrors, the Grand Apartments and the Queen's Apartments, as your guide helps bring history to life. Enjoy some free time to wander through the expansive gardens behind the palace. After touring Versailles, take a midday break for lunch and continue your journey to Giverny, the long-time home of Claude Monet. When you arrive at Monet's House and Gardens, take some time to wander through the rows of vibrant flowers and stroll over to the water lily pond and Japanese bridge. You can view his workshop and house, where you can admire Monet's collection of Japanese prints on the walls be...
John Paul was amazing. Even the travelers who were not interested in going to Versailles loved their day and it was because of Jean Paul. so many interesting stories, so knowledgable and compassionate with our group's limitations. Thank you for a FANTASTIC day!
After hotel pick-up, take a short ride to Versailles and learn some interesting information on the journey. After you've arrived in Versailles, your guide will escort you inside the palace and lead you to see the King's Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors and all the other surprising and beautiful rooms of the Palace. Go at a pace to suit you and hear as many details as you wish. After the visit to the palace, head to the gardens to see the stunning fountains installed by Louis XIV. Choose the parts of the gardens you want to see and to ask the guide for lunch recommendations. Visit the Grand Trianon, a beautiful marble palace with an interesting history, and the Petit Trianon, a small palace where the Queen Marie-Antoinette lived. See the English and Chinese garden full of surprises, that the Queen had built in her estate. At the end of the tour, your guide will take you back to Paris at ...
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FERNANDA, a super nice, dynamic, interesting and attentive guide, made us discover this magnificent site. Our little girls (10 and 14) and ourselves were overwhelmed by this day.
Valerie is a top tour guide! Very committed, interestingly told. Gladly again! Wonderful way of dealing with the children.
Nice visit very rich in information. Myriam was available throughout the visit to immerse us in the history of the place.
Valerie gave us a wonderful tour of Versailles. Great and absolutely recommendable for parents and children. Many Thanks.
Very interesting tour, we learned a lot about Versailles