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Skip-the-Line Versailles Palace Tour by Train from Paris

4.9 / 5

28 reviews

Skip-the-Line Versailles Palace Tour by Train from Paris

From US$ 104.25 per person

Enjoy a 3-hour guided tour of the Château of Versailles and its gardens. Marvel at the glimmering Hall of Mirrors and the lavish state apartments.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 4.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

The experience
  • Skip the long lines with a reserved entry time at the Palace of Versailles
  • Marvel at the Musical Gardens or Fountains Show
  • Enjoy escorted round-trip train travel between Paris and Versailles
Full description
Visit the Château de Versailles, the royal residence of Louis XIV. See the Hall of Mirrors and the lavish state apartments, where the royals received the elite. Your English-speaking guide will make life at Versailles come alive. Meet the guide in central Paris and travel to Versailles by train. At the Château, skip the lines and begin a 3-hour journey through time in the Château and its gardens. Hear how the royal family recaptured France’s preeminence in fashion and art. Hear about the lavish lifestyle of Marie Antoinette. Tour the magnificent gardens with your guide, and enjoy either the beautiful Musical Gardens or the Fountain Show (depending on the day of the week). After your tour, your guide will be happy to provide you with return train tickets and instructions for the easy journey back to Paris on the train.
Includes
  • Reserved admission time and entrance fees to the Palace and Gardens of Versailles
  • Tickets for the Musical Gardens or Fountains Show (if option selected)
  • Escorted round-trip transportation between central Paris and Versailles by RER train
  • Accredited local English-speaking guide
  • Headsets when appropriate so you can always hear your guide
  • Small groups of 25 people or fewer
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Optional gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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Meeting point

The meeting point is at the metro entrance/exit for Javel André Citroen (line 10), opposite the Café Regalia, 1 rue de la Convention. Meet your guide outside the entrance/exit. There are 2 metro exits, be sure to take the one with the stairs. At street level, you will be across from the Café Regalia. The guide will be waiting for you by the metro exit.

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Important information

Know before you go

  •  This tour involves a moderate amount of walking, so comfortable shoes are advised
  •  Due to ongoing restoration works inside the palace, some rooms may not be open to visitors. If this occurs, your guide will take you to see other rooms so that your experience is complete
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 28 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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September 25, 2021

Herve was a great tour guide. He knew so much and his stories were fantastic. Very engaging

March 8, 2020

the guide was absokutely fantastic his knowledge was outstanding

October 5, 2019

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