Skip-the-Line Versailles Palace Family 5-hour Discovery from Paris

5 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 6
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This 5-hour Versailles family tour – with skip-the-line tickets – has been specifically designed to provide a hassle-free train trip from Paris and a playful, educational tour for the kids.

You will be accompanied from Paris by a kid-friendly expert guide who knows how to engage children, taking them on an entertaining, historical time travel adventure. With the help of an activity booklet and our wonderful storyteller, the whole family will learn fascinating stories and anecdotes about French history and Louis XIV’s incredible life.

After the Palace marvels, you’ll have the opportunity to stretch your legs in the Sun King’s gardens before heading back to Paris with memorable souvenirs.


  • Professional kid-friendly guide
  • An activity booklet for each child
  • Skip the line tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Versailles

What to expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Palace of Versailles, Place d'Armes, 78000, Versailles France

• Benefit from the royal treatment with skip-the-line tickets
• A guaranteed hassle-free experience to get the best of Versailles
• A fun and interactive way to discover Versailles thanks to our kid-designed activity booklets
• At your disposal, a Versailles expert whose best friend is... Louis XVI!

You will meet your guide at the Champ de Mars RER metro station to board a train to Versailles. During the 45-min train ride, your kids will receive an activity booklet, giving them a taste of the Sun King’s Palace through questions and riddles.

After a short walk through the city of Versailles, where you will spot an old-style fresh food market, you’ll arrive at the Palace and will enter without standing in line, thanks to our skip-the-line tickets. Along the Palace official lounges – or Great Apartment – you’ll see the dwellings where King and Court lived. The decorations are exceptional. Marble, gold, statues, painted ceilings: they all witnessed the colorful crowd of passing courtiers, waiting for the sovereign to beg for favors.

The most magnificent places are certainly the Royal Chapel, because the King of was the Catholic Church protector, and the Hall of Mirrors, a testimony to the Sun King’s military glory. In Louis XIV’s bedchamber, your guide will amaze your children with details about the incredible ceremony the King subjected himself to.

In the gardens, quick additional riddles will enthrall your children’s interest. They can caper at their ease on the Orangery Lawn and stand breathless upon discovering the endless viewpoints through the formal gardens. This 5-hour Versailles tour will end at Saint Lazare station, after a memorable moment spent in the most beautiful palace of the world – no less!

Duration: 5 hours

Pass By: Meet The Locals for Families, 7 rue d Argenteuil, 75001 Paris France

Please let our team know if you have any questions or concerns!

Additional information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved (around 4km on flat ground)
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
August 2022

Prior to our arrival, our communication from Thomas was so friendly, organised and prompt. Can highly recommend Laurine who took us on all our multiple tours. She was always prompt, engaging, helpful and really put us all at ease. The kids listened attentively to everything she had to share wi...

Alan L
June 2022

Can't say enough good things about Christelle and our tour of Versailles. Just wonderful. Made the whole experience so much better having her to guide and inform us, and she did great with our 10 year old son, keeping him entertained and learning on the RER and during the visit. It was a highligh...

May 2022

What a great day this was! Our communication in booking and with all of my questions was super easy and they responded immediately. We took our family of 3 on the Versailles Palace tour and we had the most amazing guide, Laurine. She is a local and had such a great rapport with our almost 7-yea...

June 2019

We had such a great day travelling with our wonderful guide Camille. Magical visit despite the massive amount of tourists. We were guided by the huge lines and really enjoyed the history and beauty of this magnificent palace. Our whole family ranging from 4 to 62 were able to appreciate and learn...

March 2019

We weren’t sure if hiring a private guide to tour Versailles with our nine year was worth it. Well, here we are 24-hours after our tour with Ms. Laurine and Meet the Locals - and I can say without reservation, our five hour tour was one of the highlights of any vacation experience we have ever ha...

October 2023

Our guide, Sebastian, was wonderful. He made it very fun for everyone and very informative! We’d highly recommend this tour!

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