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Versailles Visit by Train With Skip-the-Line

An escorted train ride from Paris to a lavish 17th-century estate
  • When 7:30 AM daily (except Mondays)
  • Duration 5 hours (1.5 hours with host)
  • Meeting Point The statue of Louis XIV on horseback in front of the Louvre pyramid

€49 per adult

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€49 per adult

€49 per adult

  • Handcrafted itineraries
    Designed by local experts
  • Top-rated
    Thousands of reviews averaging 4.9 stars
  • Worry-free booking
    Flexible scheduling and refunds

Highlights

  • Take the worry and stress out of getting from Paris to Versailles with a host to handle the details.
  • Relax with your host on an express train from Paris.
  • Learn about the palace you’re about to see or ask your host for other Paris travel tips.
  • Skip the line for your all-access ticket to the palace and grounds of Versailles.
  • Go at your own pace on a self-guided tour of the 17th-century palace, audio guide included.
  • Discover the Hall of Mirrors, the quarters of the Sun King, the royal chapel, and more inside.
  • Get access to other Versailles experiences, like the Estate of Trianon, the Gallery of Coaches, and temporary exhibitions.
  • Explore the 2,000-acre estate, including the gardens and the Musical Fountains Shows in season.

Itinerary

  • Louvre Pyramid

    Our meeting point at the statue of Louis XIV on horseback

  • Train station

    Where you’ll board your express train to Versailles

  • Train ride to Versailles

    A 90-minute ride accompanied by your host who will share additional insights into the 17th-century palace

  • Versailles

    A self-guided tour with skip-the-line ticket and audio guide included

  • Return to Paris

    With your included return train ticket whenever you wish to leave

Plan your trip

Admission

This experience includes your skip-the-line ticket for entry to Versailles. Your tour is self-guided.

Transportation

Your host will ride with you to Versailles and explain how to return to Paris.

Accessibility

This experience is accessible for strollers and wheelchairs.

Refund policy

We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours before the start time.

Meeting point

Where to meet your guide
Our meeting point is the statue of Louis XIV on horseback in front of the Louvre Pyramid entrance. The nearest address is 10 Place du Carrousel. The closest Metro station is Palais Royal Musee du Louvre on Line 1 and 7. It’s about a five-minute walk to the meeting point from the Metro.

The statue of Louis XIV on horseback is located in front of the Louvre pyramid entrance at 10 Place du Carrousel.
The closest Metro station is Palais Royal Musee du Louvre on Line 1 and 7. It’s about a five-minute walk to the meeting point from the Metro.

FAQs

Does the host return to Paris with us?

No. Your host guides you to Versailles and provides you with clear instructions for how to return on your own to Paris. You can enjoy the palace and gardens at your own leisurely pace.

Is my entry ticket, audio guide, and train ticket included?

Yes, your entry ticket and audio guide are included in the price of the experience.

What should I do about lunch?

If you’d like to dine at Versailles, your host can share suggestions of where to get food. There are a number of good options on and near the estate.

Can I take pictures inside the palace?

Yes, taking pictures is allowed. However, some areas prohibit the use of flash photography.

What is the rescheduling policy?

We understand plans change. We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours prior to your scheduled start time. We also offer rescheduling to another date at no extra cost if you’re unable to make this experience. Please keep in mind there are no refunds available if you have already rescheduled your experience.

What if it rains?

Our tours and experiences run rain or shine, so please check the local forecast to plan. In rare cases when we have to cancel for extreme weather, we’ll offer you the chance to reschedule or give a full refund.

What about gratuities?

Tips are always appreciated but never expected. They’re a great way to tell your guide they did an awesome job and show your appreciation.

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