Enjoy an escorted train ride from Paris to Versailles with fun activities that will set the stage for your visit. You’ll have an All Access Skip-the-Line ticket for the best way to save time and money. Explore the lavish palace, stroll through the exquisite gardens including Marie Antoinette's Estate, and maybe catch a fountain musical performance if available.
No. Your host leads you to the Palace and provides you with a precise and accurate description of how to return on your own to Paris. You can enjoy the Palace and the Gardens at your own leisurely pace.
Yes, your timed entry ticket and round trip train ticket is included in the price of the experience.
Food and/or drinks is not included in the price. Your host will share locations of food options for you to purchase as you wish.
Taking pictures is permitted but some areas prohibit the use of flash photography.
Please arrive 15 minutes early as the tour starts on time. You will not be able to catch up to the tour if late.
Tips are always appreciated by our guides, but never expected. They should be given if you believe your guide did an outstanding job, and further, if you as an individual want to demonstrate your appreciation to the guide for that job well done.
Your Versailles host will be waiting 15 minutes before your departure time in front of the Louvre Museum. The closest address to this exact spot is 10 Place du Carrousel 75001. Your host will be in front of the giant pyramid, near the statue of Louis XIV (this is a man on a horse) and holding a sign that says Versailles Skip-the-Line Entry With Host/Escort
By Metro: The closest metro station is Palais Royal Musee Du Louvre on line 1 and 7. There is about 5 min walking to the meeting point from the metro station.
Meet your host at the Louvre Pyramid next to the statue of Louis XIV. This is where your adventure begins! Travel from the former residence of the Sun King at the Palace of the Louvre to his future residence at Versailles. Your host keeps you entertained throughout your journey.
After your hosted experience you can use your entry ticket to visit the Palace with an audio guide and stay as long as you wish.
On your express train ride, you will learn about Louis XIV, Versailles’ first inhabitant and his royal court. Soon you are walking the estate along the same tree-lined path traveled by visiting royals.
You will be breathless as you stand before the grand golden gates and learn about the architecture and majesty of this awe-inspiring landmark. You will enter the skip-the-line entrance and then are free to explore the astonishing chambers and halls on your own.
You will have access to an audio guide for in-depth commentary.
During your visit you will discover the glorious paintings, sculptures and sumptuous furnishings housed inside. You will discover why no stay in Paris is complete until you pass through Versailles’ dazzling Hall of Mirrors, built to impress and also intimidate!
"The Palace of Versailles was a highlight of my trip to Paris and this option was perfect for me. Highly recommended"
When you exit the palace you will be at the crest of the expansive gardens where you are free to roam at your own pace.
Enjoy a stroll in the splendid gardens of the palace, visit Marie Antionette’s private estate, or enjoy the Kings royal coach gallery - the choice is yours!
When you are ready to return to Paris you can use the clear instructions and directions that have been provided to you by your host. Spend two hours or spend all day, it is completely up to you!