Half Day Guided Tour of the Palace of Versailles and the Musical Fountains Show with Priority Access

5/5 (14 reviews)
  • Description

Come and discover Versailles from a different angle! Visit the Palace and gardens with our guide and enjoy the magnificent Musical Fountains Show.

Versailles Musical Fountains
Musical Foutains Display in the garden of Versailles

The tour begins when you climb aboard our air-conditioned coach at our office in the heart of Paris. Discover the neighborhoods of western Paris before taking the highway to the Palace of Versailles. The trip takes around 45 minutes. During the drive, your guide will give you an initial overview of Versailles.

The visit begins in the gardens designed by André Le Nôtre. Follow your guide through the groves and admire the famous Musical Fountains. Discover the fountains designed by the best in the field, including the famous Italian family, the Francinis, and the extraordinary sculptures brought to life by the Marsy brothers: the recently restored Latona Fountain, the Ballroom and rock garden, and the Apollo Fountain. The show is accompanied by baroque music, plunging you into the royal era of the Palace of Versailles.

The tour continues with a guided visit through the Palace of Versailles. Priority access allows you to quickly gain entrance to the Palace. Your guide can show you the most beautiful rooms, including the Hercules and Mercury rooms — the latter features a bed and clock gifted to King Louis XIV — and the King’s chambers. You'll also have the chance to visit the must-see Hall of Mirrors. The majestic decor will blow you away! It was once used as a reception room, and features 350 mirrors and 17 windows overlooking the Palace’s magnificent gardens.

Versailles gardens
Versailles Musical Foutains Display

You will be brought back and dropped off at our office in Paris at around 7 p.m.

@ Crédits photos: Thomas Garnier

Please note:

    • Important: Closing of the Queen’s State Apartment for renovation works. From April 1st, the Queen apartments will reopen, you will be able to visit them again.
    • The skip-the-line access is subject to the Versailles Palace procedures: The Vigipirate plan, the security control or an unforeseen crowd can slow down the entrance.
    • We suggest a good pair of walking / flat shoes to avoid discomfort
    • No high heels
    • This tour is not suitable for clients with walking difficulties
    • Pushchairs are forbidden inside the palace
    • On-site visit duration: 3h

    The price includes:

    • Transportation in air conditioned coach
    • Entrance to Versailles palace and gardens
    • Authorization fees for guided visits
    • The service of a tour guide with individual earphones

    Further information on your confirmation voucher:

    You will receive your confirmation and your tour voucher in 2 separate emails. Please print your tour voucher and present it to the PARISCityVISION office on the day of your departure.

    • Duration 5 hour(s)
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    • Highlights
    • Priority access at the entrance to the Palace of Versailles
    • Admire the splendor of the Versailles Musical Fountains
    • Guided tour through the gardens and Palace
    • Priority access to the Palace

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    Half Day Guided Tour of the Palace of Versailles and the Musical Fountains Show with Priority Access – Musical Fountains Show Tour - Available on Tuesday (may-june) + Saturday and Sunday (april-october)

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    • Customer reviews
    Number of reviews : 14
    Average rating : 4.8 /5
    This was a great excursion to the Palace. Our guide was knowledgeable, friendly and good humoured and kept a good pace which enabled the group to see most of the grounds and the palace. The afternoon tour is great if you're not a morning person! :-)
    Well organized and stayed on time. We saw a great deal of the gardens and the palace. Our guide was very knowledgeable and friendly.
    Great tour guide
    The Versailes was good.
    Excellent tour with Roseanne, she was very knowledgable and had lots of stories about Versailles and the gardens which brought things to life for us. The time passed very quickly so I will take a full day trip the next time.
    Tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Even with skip the line access, we still waited in a line for group entry.