Explore the palace and gardens of Versailles on an 8-hour bike tour from Paris. Transfer by train to Versailles, and pedal through the royal forest. See Marie Antoinette’s private hamlet, enjoy a picnic by the Grand Canal, and wander in opulent rooms.
What to Expect
Escape the husle and bustle of Paris on a memorable full-day bike tour of Versailles, and discover the opulent palace of the French monarchy, center of political power in France from 1682 when Louis XIV moved it from the French capital.
Following a short train ride from Paris, bike through the royal forests. Go to the food market at Versailles village. Then, find a picnic spot by the Grand Canal. Continue to the Queen’s Hamlet, where Marie Antoinette would flee to escape the rigors of court life.
Cycle along tree-lined paths and forest trails to the entrance to the Palace of Versailles. Wander the magnificent interior, and see the Hall of Mirrors, Royal Apartments and Royal Chapel at your own pace.
Follow in the footsteps of French royalty as you discover the summer houses and mini-chateaux of the Grand and Petit Trianons. Along the way, your guide will tell you fun stories and quirky anecdotes. Finally, enjoy some free time to enjoy at leisure, before your return train transfer to Paris.
- Round-trip train tickets to and from Paris
- Entrance tickets into the royal grounds and Chateau of Versailles
What's Not Included
- Tips for your guide
Meet next to the equestrian statue of Charlemagne in front of Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris
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Know Before You Go
• Tours run rain or shine
• Please arrive 15 minutes before your tour time (trains will not wait)
• You will have free time to explore the Chateau at your own pace at the end of the guided tour