Skip-the-Line Entrance to Versailles by Bus from Paris

Skip-the-Line Entrance to Versailles by Bus from Paris

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Duration
1 day
Skip the Line
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What You'll Do
  • Skip the long lines to the palace and gardens of Versailles
  • Follow in the footsteps of French royalty in the Versailles gardens
  • Watch the 1.5-hour Fountains Show (from April to October)
  • Enjoy some free time to explore the Saint Louis and Notre-Dame districts in Versailles city
  • Walk through the famous Hall of Mirrors
  • See the royal apartments of the "Sun King"
Overview
Enjoy priority access to the palace and gardens of Versailles tour with round-trip bus transfers from Paris. Marvel at the opulent state rooms and private apartments of the “Sun King,” and enjoy Versailles gardens.
What to Expect
Summer program: from April to October
Transfer by bus from Paris to Versailles, departing at 10:00 from outside the Opera Garnier. Upon arrival at the Palace of Versailles, skip the long lines and enjoy priority access to the lavish gardens and house. A host or hostess will meet you at a designated meeting point to gather everyone together, before going inside via a VIP entrance.

Once inside the palace, collect your complimentary audio guide and explore the opulent interior at leisure. See the famous Hall of Mirrors, visit the Royal Apartments, and discover the Royal Chapel at your own pace. Once you have toured the palace, there will be some free time to eat (own expense) or explore the districts of Saint-Louis, the oldest part of Versailles. Go to the Notre Dame market place, and find unique handicraft boutiques.

Return to the Palace of Versailles by 15:30 to watch the magical Fountains Show for 1.5 hours, and travel back to the days of Louis XIV and his court entourage as you walk among the groves of the former hunting lodge until closing time at around 18:30.

Make your own way back to Paris at any time by public transportation (round trip ticket included).

Winter program: from November to March
Transfer by bus from Paris to Versailles, departing at 10:00 from outside the Opera Garnier. Upon arrival at the Palace of Versailles, enjoy priority access to the lavish gardens and house. A host or hostess will meet you at a designated meeting point to gather everyone together, before going inside via a VIP entrance.

Once inside the palace, collect your complimentary audio guide and explore the opulent interior at leisure. See the famous Hall of Mirrors, visit the Royal Apartments, and discover the Royal Chapel at your own pace. Once you have toured the palace and the gardens , explore the districts of Saint-Louis, the oldest part of Versailles. Go to the Notre Dame market place, and find unique handicraft boutiques.

Transfer back to Paris by bus, departing at 15:00 for an approximate arrival at 15:45.
What's Included
  • Bus transfer from Paris to Versailles
  • Bus transfer from Versailles to Paris (winter program only)
  • VIP access to the Palace of Versailles, including the assistance of a host(esse) and an audio guide
  • Entrance ticket to the Palace of Versailles
  • Entrance ticket to the gardens, including the magical Fountain Show
What's Not Included
  • Lunch or dinner
  • Tips and personal expenses
Meeting Point

Catch the bus from the "One Nation Paris" bus stop in front of the Opera Garnier’s stairs, Place de l'Opéra, 75009 Paris (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• VIP entrance to the Palace of Versailles means that you will enter via a special entrance at a pre-booked time. Usually it takes approximately 15 minutes to gather the group and enter the palace
• Please wear comfortable walking gear
• The tour will not be canceled due to bad weather, unless conditions prohibit access to the Versailles estate. In the event of a cancellation due to bad weather, no refund will be made

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