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Guided Tour of the Versailles Palace & Gardens – Priority-access ticket (without transport)

Activity - Holidays & weekends in Versailles

Guided Tour of the Versailles Palace & Gardens – Priority-access ticket (without transport) - Activity - Holidays & weekends in Versailles
Culture and education

Avenue du Général de Gaulle - Versailles

Explore the famous palace of versailles and its gardens thanks to this guided tour!

The Palace of Versailles is one of the most beautiful accomplishments of 17th-century French art. It was classed as a unesco world Heritage Site some 30 years ago.

Admire the King's apartments, the Hall of Mirrors and the numerous fountains in the gardens of the Palace of Versailles!

For 2 hours, your guide will teach you more about the history of key figures from the French monarchy and the design of the gardens.

Take advantage of priority access and immerse yourself in the world of the royals!


Guided Tour of the Versailles Palace & Gardens – Priority-access ticket (without transport)
55 €
Pricing formulas
Adult (18 years +)
Child (6–17 years)
Infant (0–5 years) – Free

Practical information

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In detail

• Availability: every day except Monday from April to October (excluding exceptional dates)
• Departure time: 1pm
• Languages: English
• Meeting point: Versailles 
• Buggies or strollers are not permitted inside the palace
• Flat shoes recommended (parquet flooring within the palace and cobblestones outside)
• Access to the Palace of Versailles is difficult for people with reduced mobility
• Non-flash photography is permitted inside the palace
• This tour includes admission to the following special events held in the gardens: From March 27 to October 31, entry to the Versailles Gardens is subject to a supplement fee (payable on the day)  for the following special events:

The Fountain Show:  every Saturday & Sunday and Tuesdays from May 22 to June 26, +  March 30, May 8, May 10, August 15

the musical gardens:  tuesday and Friday (excluding March 30 May 8, May 22, and June 26 )   * No pets allowed

Establishment policy

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Included in the price
• Priority access to the Palace of Versailles
• Admission to the gardens
• Entry to the Fountains Show (depending on the date selected)
• The services of an expert guide
Not included in the price
• The meal
• Tips (optional)
• All other extras
Cancellation conditions
No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied: Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Places of interest nearby

Museum Les Grandes Heures du Parlement (110 yd)
Train station of Versailles - Rive-Gauche (150 yd)
RER station Versailles-Rive-Gauche (150 yd)
Tourist Office of Versailles (210 yd)
Grande Ecurie (330 yd)
Private Mansion of the Menus Plaisirs (370 yd)
Royale Factory (400 yd)
Cathedral Saint-Louis (500 yd)
Private Mansion of La Guerre (620 yd)
Private Mansion of La Marine (640 yd)

Events nearby

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Rock en Seine
The last big rock event of the summerFrom 23 to 25 august 2019Saint-Cloud (4.3 mi)
Le Grand Feu firework display in Saint Cloud
The biggest firework display in EuropeSeptember 2019Saint-Cloud (4.9 mi)
A music event against AIDSJune 2020Paris (6.2 mi)
Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe
The glamorous yet athletic equestrian event of the autumnFrom 5 to 6 october 2019Paris (6.2 mi)
Roland Garros
The international clay court tennis tournamentMay / June 2020Paris (6.3 mi)
Open de France
The oldest golf tournament in mainland EuropeJune / July 2020Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (6.4 mi)

Restaurants nearby

Last nameStyleRateCity
Pizzeria Cesar by Simone Zanoni
Italian25 € Versailles
Le Karaoké Versailles
Mexican15 € Versailles
Le Molière
French cuisine31 € Versailles
L'Alcôve - Hôtel le Louis Versailles Chateau
French cuisine43 € Versailles
Jeanne - BléNoir
Pancake house15 € Versailles
Positive Café
World food20 € Versailles

Outings nearby

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Sentes and gardens
HikeEasy1h50Verrières-le-Buisson (7.3 mi)
Paris illuminations
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Paris (10.9 mi)
Pr 4- A walking tour bright in colour
HikeEasy2h25Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine (12.1 mi)
24 km for 2024 Edition 2018 course 15 km
HikeIntermediate4h25Saint-Ouen-sur-Seine (12.1 mi)
24 km for 2024 Edition 2018 : courses 18 km
HikeIntermediate4h55Saint-Denis (13.4 mi)
PR1 an island in the middle of a river
HikeIntermediate2h55Saint-Denis (14 mi)

Accommodation nearby

Last nameAccommodation typeRateCity
ibis Versailles Château
Hotel69 € to 170 € per nightVersailles
Le Louis Versailles Château - MGallery
Hotel131 € to 639 € per nightVersailles
A l'Hôtel Des Roys
Hotel80 € to 235 € per nightVersailles
Apparts de l'Oncle Louis
Hotel90 € to 130 € per nightVersailles
Royal Hotel
Hotel80 € to 135 € per nightVersailles
Hôtel du Jeu de Paume
Hotel92 € to 157 € per nightVersailles
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