A UNESCO world heritage site, the Palace of Versailles was the home of Kings Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI and their court from 1682 until the French revolution in 1789. Accompanied by your guide, you will discover the Palace of Versailles, a symbol of royal power: its baroque architecture, sumptuous decor, artwork and furniture made by the greatest artisans at the time. you can then enjoy some free time to wander around the French formal gardens surrounding the palace.
You will leave our agency situated in the center of Paris for a 45 minute train (RER) journey to the Palace of Versailles along with your guide.
Entrance to the Royal Palace of Versailles
You will be given a guided tour of the Palace of Versailles allowing you to immerse yourself in French royal life. It is spread out over a surface area of 67,000 m² and made up of more than 700 rooms. You will be able to access the most beautiful rooms in the palace without having to queue: the king’s apartments with their 7 living rooms decorated on the theme of a god, the salle du Sacre and the majestic Hall of Mirrors, a reception room designed by renowned architect Jules Hardouin-Mansart. Measuring 73 m long, it was designed to dazzle King Louis XIV’s visitors, with the light entering through the 17 windows and its 350 mirrors. It opens onto the palace’s magnificent gardens, the second part of the visit.
You can then explore the gardens at your own pace and admire the 386 works of art, the fountains, ponds, flower beds and copses. In the summer, numerous events are held, including the Musical Fountains Show.
You can take your time visiting the rest of the grounds and catch the train back to Paris whenever you’re ready.
The price includes:
The price does not include:
Transport to/from your place of residenceVisit of the gardens on certain dates (See the section “Please note”)
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.