Palace of Versailles Tour From Paris

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Palace of Versailles Tour From Paris highlights

  • Visit the Palace of Versailles, renowned for its beautiful architecture and intricately designed gardens with geometric paths, ornate fountains, and manicured lawns.

  • Enjoy convenient roundtrip transfers from Paris in a comfortable minibus for a seamless and relaxing experience, ensuring you travel with ease and comfort.

  • Marvel at the King and Queen's state apartments, decorated with lavish decor and ornate furnishings, displaying royal luxury and elegance.

  • Admire the Hall of Mirrors, a Baroque masterpiece featuring 17 arches and 357 mirrors with captivating ceiling paintings.

  • Gain insights into French art and design as you explore the palace with an audio guide available in several languages.

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Palace Of Versailles
Timings: 09:00 AM to 06:30 PM


41 Av. de la Bourdonnais
41 Av. de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris, France

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  • If cancellation is made 30 days or more before the date of travel, 25.0% of total booking cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellation is made between 1 days to 30 days before the date of travel, total booking cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • In the event of unforeseen weather conditions, union issues, government restrictions, or any other circumstances beyond human control, certain trips or activities may be cancelled. In such cases, alternate feasible options will be provided. However, a cash refund will not be available.
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Palace of Versailles Tour From Paris overview

Activity Duration: 4 to 9 Hours (Depending on the package)

Timings: 8:45 AM - 6:00 PM

Start time: 8:45 AM Approx (Depending on the package)

About Palace of Versailles Tour From Paris:

Experience the grandeur of the Palace of Versailles, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of the most iconic attractions in France. Marvel at the opulent interiors of the palace, including the famous Hall of Mirrors, the King's and Queen's Apartments, and the Royal Chapel. Stroll through the magnificent gardens, and admire the stunning fountains and sculptures. Avoid the hassle of transportation by booking a tour that includes round-trip transfers from Paris. Book your Palace of Versailles Tour and experience the perfect blend of history, art, and luxury in one of the most stunning palaces in the world.

About the activity:

  • Explore the opulent Palace of Versailles, home to the Sun King and a symbol of French grandeur and luxury.
  • Walk in the footsteps of French royalty and see the lavish King's and Queen's Apartments.
  • Admire the stunning Hall of Mirrors, a masterpiece of Baroque architecture and the site of many historic events.
  • See rare and exquisite works of art, including paintings, sculptures, and furniture from some of the most famous artists of the time.
  • Stroll through the gorgeous garden of the palace, and marvel at over 200,000 trees, stunning fountains, and sculptures.
  • Visit the Grand and Petit Trianon, two smaller palaces on the Versailles estate that offer a glimpse into the private lives of the French monarchs.
  • Enjoy a comfortable and stress-free visit with round-trip transfers from Paris, allowing you to relax and take in the sights along the way.
  • Book your Palace of Versailles tour, get personalized attention from the expert guide and learn about the palace's history and culture.

How to reach?

  • By Metro: The journey through Palais Royal, the Paris city center, to Palace of Versailles takes approximately 40 minutes to complete and is at a distance of 22km
  • By Bus: Take the RATP bus line 171 to journey from Pont de Sèvres to the Palace of Versailles in approximately 30 minutes.

Palace of Versailles Tour From Paris faqs

How do I get to the Palace of Versailles?

  • By Train: Take the RER line C to reach the Versailles Château Rive Gauche station, which is the closest to the attraction. Located 800 meters away, you can easily walk for 8 -10 minutes to reach.
  • By Bike/Car: Reach the city center of Paris, which is 23.1 km away from the attraction. It will take approximately 45 minutes to go on a Palace of Versailles guided tour.

What are the opening hours of the Palace of Versailles?


The Palace of Versailles is open from 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM from Tuesdays to Sundays. The Domaine de Trianon is open from 12 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. along with gardens which are open from 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Please note all the attractions of the palace are closed on Mondays.

Can I take photos inside the Palace of Versailles?

Yes, you can take photos during the tour of Versailles Palace, especially in the vast gardens. However, for some rooms and areas flash photography is not allowed, and you should follow the instructions diligently.

Are guided tours available at the Palace of Versailles?

Yes, you can take a guided tour of Versailles Palace to know about the attraction in detail. This will help you learn more about the history of the palace and listen to some fascinating facts from the guide.

What are some of the most popular attractions to see at the Palace of Versailles?

  • Take a tour of Versailles Palace and visit the Grand Trianon which was added in honor of his mistress, Madame de Montespan. 
  • Visit the Gallery of Battles which is a long room filled with a selection of historical paintings.
  • One of the top attractions is the gardens which were designed by Andre le Notre, a well-known landscape designer.
  • The most well-known room at the Palace of Versailles is the magnificent Hall of Mirrors, which was created in the Baroque style.

Are there any special events or exhibitions at the Palace of Versailles?

Yes, there are many events and exhibitions at the Palace of Versailles. You can enjoy your Palace of Versailles guided tour and learn more about its history or even entertain with your loved ones.

What are some of the hotels near the Palace of Versailles?

  • Le Louis Versailles Château: Le Louis Versailles Château is a luxury hotel with 154 rooms in Versailles. Situated near the Palace of Versailles, it offers elegant accommodations, exquisite dining options, and a convenient location for exploring the historic attractions.
  • Hotel Le Versailles: The iconic chateau is easily accessible from the 4-star Hôtel le Versailles, which is just about a 2-minute walk from the Palace. Additionally, you can find many dining options at the surrounding eateries.
  • Hôtel d'Angleterre: Hôtel d'Angleterre is a historic hotel located in Versailles, France. With its classic charm, comfortable accommodations, and a central location, it offers a delightful stay for visitors exploring the beauty of Versailles. 
  • Waldorf Astoria Versailles - Trianon Palace: One of the most luxurious hotels, the Waldorf Astoria Versailles-Trianon Palace is located between the chateau and the Grand Trianon. You can enjoy stunning views from the hotel's 85 guestrooms and 15 suites 
  • Le Petit Pavillon de Versailles: The charming Le Petit Pavillon de Versailles is a little guest house unit that has everything you could possibly need for a peaceful stay. The apartment is close to several stores and eateries. 
  • Royal Hotel Versailles: The Royal Hotel Versailles has 31 rooms and offers many amenities. Additionally,  you can pick a family room that sleeps four people or a studio room with a tiny kitchenette and a dining area for one or two people. 
  • Novotel Château de Versailles: Novotel Château de Versailles is a 4-star hotel and is around a 10-15 minute walk from the Palace entrance. You can find large guest rooms equipped with cozy beds, free WiFi, and air conditioning. 
  • Hotel La Residence Du Berry: The King Louis XV-era palace that now houses La Residence du Berry Hotel was constructed in 1727. You can witness many original architectural details at the hotel.
  • Hotel Versailles-Chantiers: The 3-star Hotel Versailles-Chantier is about a 15-minute walk from the Palace and is situated across from the Versailles-Chantiers RER station, which is the one that is marginally farther from the Palace than the nearby Rive Gauche station.
  • Le Logis Versaillais Apartments: You can find 12 affordable apartments in the size of 1 bedroom. The apartment is just 15 min walk from the Palace of Versailles. You can easily go on a tour of Versailles Palace without any hassle.

What are the markets to visit near the Palace of Versailles?

  • Notre Dame market: The second-largest market in France was constructed under Louis XIII and is stocked with local and fresh food. You can visit here any day except monday.  
  • Flower market: The sidewalks of Versailles are covered with the beautiful flower market throughout the year. You can buy the fresh bunches for your loved ones here.  
  • Prefontaine area market: Located in the Porchefontaine neighborhood's Lamôme Public Garden, you can find many shops, local veggies, ingredients and stalls here. 
  • Saint Louis market: This is one of the traditional markets of Paris, which is open only on weekends.

What are the types of gardens at the Palace of Versailles?

On your best Palace of Versailles tour, you can stroll through the numerous gardens of the attraction. Some of them are:

  • The Orangery: One of the most popular gardens, the Orangery was built by Louis Le Vau and contains a total of 1055 trees. You can find lemon, oleander, pomegranate, olive, and palm trees along with the orange trees. 
  • Parterres and Paths: The French parterres, which were built at the foot of the palace on the garden side and consisted of symmetrical plant beds divided and connected by walks. The Versailles gardens feature numerous little parterres that are arranged in complex designs, along with three main ones. 
  • The Walks: Built around the two axes of north-south and east-west, the walks are one of the nicest aspects of the royal grounds at Château de Versailles. 
  • The Groves: The Groves of Versailles are miniature gardens tucked in the woods that are filled with statues, vases, and fountains. There are fifteen little kinds of wood that were previously outdoor salons scattered throughout the larger gardens. 

What are some of the interesting facts about ​​the Palace of Versailles?

  • The Palace of Versailles is spread across 8,150,265 square meters and is one of the largest Palace in Paris. 
  • From 1682 through 1789, the Court of Versailles served as the center of the French government.
  • During the tumultuous years of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1790, the Palace of Versailles faced a significant threat of destruction. 
  • One of the best sources of French history, the Museum is currently home to around 6,000 paintings and 3,000 sculptures which you can explore through a Palace of Versaille tour from Paris with a guide.
  • The Palace was opened in 1770 and during its time, it was the biggest opera house in all of Europe.
  • It is said that more than 35,000 workers helped in constructing the palace and its gardens which took 40 years to design. 
  • The Venetian government ordered the execution of the makers who aided in the mirror work, thus keeping it a secret which you can know through Palace of Versaille tour from Paris 
  • At the Palace of Versailles all chamber pots were made of silver. These pots would be washed each morning and brought back to the beds.
  • There are 700 rooms, 2,153 windows, 1,200 fireplaces, and 1250 chimneys make up the Palace of Versailles.

What is the history of the Palace of Versailles?

The Palace of Versailles, originally a modest hunting lodge, was transformed by King Louis XIV into a grand palace and seat of power in the late 17th century. It became the symbol of absolute monarchy and underwent expansions and renovations over the years. It served as the royal residence until the French Revolution, after which it was converted into a museum. Today, on your best Palace of Versailles tour, you can learn about the attraction and why it stands as a testament to the splendor and extravagance of the French monarchy.

What are some of the tips to visit the Palace of Versailles?

  • Make sure you get your best Palace of Versailles tour with an audio guide where you can learn more about the history of the palace.
  • Please note that It is not permitted to use a cell phone or camera flash within the museum. 
  • Book your Palace of Versailles guided tour well in advance from our website to avail benefits and club deals. 
  • Try and visit the museum on wednesdays and fridays, as these are the best time to visit because of less crowds. In terms of hours, early mornings are best. 


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