Day trip

Paris: Full-Day Small Group Excursion to Versailles

Activity provider: Normandy Melody

Paris: Full-Day Small Group Excursion to Versailles

Activity provider: Normandy Melody

From US$ 279.40 per person

Enjoy a full-day excursion to Versailles from Paris by minibus. Join this small group tour to the palace, gardens and the Marie Antoinette Estate in Versailles, the most important symbol of the French Monarchy, with priority admission.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Discover Versailles by minibus on a full-day excursion
  • Visit Versailles Palace, Gardens and Marie Antoinette Estate with skip-the-line admissions
  • Be surprised by a complete change of scenery as you explore the Marie Antoinette Estate
Full description

For one day, feel like a king or queen when venturing out to the famous and radiant Versailles. Start the tour with a pick-up from your accommodation. In your minibus, relax and meet your guide and get to know each other before your visit. Discover the palace, its spectacular architecture and its splendid rooms like the King and Queen’s Apartments, livings room steeped in stories and the breathtaking Mirror Gallery designed to impress visitors with its 357 mirrors. This visit will finish with a presentation of the Versailles Gardens. After being stunned by this fantastic place, take a deep breath and have a break. You are free to have lunch wherever you'd like in Versailles. Your guide will advise you on a restaurant located in the heart of Pavillon Dufour. Taste refined creations of Alian Ducasse in an exceptional and contemporary setting that remembers the Sun King’s splendor. Dine on preserved duck foie gras, quince and toasted brioche, steamed turbot, truffled hollandaise sauce and green apple pineapple vacherin. Appreciate a stroll at your own pace through the Le Notre’s gardens. Its fountains and sculptures tell mythological and exciting stories that will surprise you. Be charmed by numerous secrets of this natural area.  Finally, be surprised by a complete change of scenery and explore the Marie Antoinette Estate, a place marked by French characters such as the Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte or Marie Antoinette. Wander in the Little and Great Trianons, the most refined monuments in Versailles, and in the cute Queen Hamlet created especially for the famous Queen Marie Antoinette. Your local guide will be there at your disposal all day to answer your questions and to reveal all the secrets of the Versailles Estate.

  • Skip-the-line ticket
  • Small group tour
  • Licensed professional driver guide
  • Guided visit of the Palace, the Gardens, and Trianon Domain
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

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  • Confirmation will be received at time booking, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
  • Times are subject to change due to traffic conditions
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 persons per booking is required
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 4 reviews

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It was an amazing tour and experience. Our guide was knowledgeable and lovely to chat with, we never would have been able to navigate Versailles without him!

April 23, 2022

Awesome!!! An absolute must!! Very good guide, historian, with a lot of knowledge and love for Versailles and French history.

March 9, 2022

July 18, 2020

Product ID: 83076