Versailles Palace Small Group Gardens & Fountains Hamlet Day Trip Guided Tour


9 hours (Approx.)
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Overview

Experience the grandeur of Versailles Palace and Gardens on a small group tour from Paris. With a maximum of only 15 per group, this small group trip to Versailles ensures a more intimate experience.

An all-inclusive guided visit ! Guided visit of the State Apartments (Hall of Mirrors, King’s and Queen’s Bedroom), guided visit of the Petit and the Grand Trianons followed by Queen Marie-Antoinette’s Hamlet, created for her. Enjoy lunch (drinks included) in a restaurant near the Grand Canal. The entrance to the park of Versailles is also included!

If you visit Versailles on a Saturday or Sunday during April to October, you can see the famous fountain show in the gardens. The display is accompanied by music composed at the time of Louis XIV's court.

Inclusions

  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Service of an experienced guide
  • All day tour includes access to the Trianon , Queen's Domain , the Palace & the gardens
  • 3 Course Lunch at Versailles with drinks
  • Visit in small group up to 15 people
  • Guided tour of the Petit and Grand Trianon + Queen's hamlet
  • Guided tour of the gardens even on days of fountains display
  • Entry/Admission - The Hall of Mirrors
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Versailles
  • Entry/Admission - Grandes & Petites Ecuries
  • Entry/Admission - The Trianons & The Hamlet

What to expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Paris, Paris, Ile-de-France

To discover the Versailles estate in its entirety, choose the intimate guided tour of the palace in combination with the Grand and Petit Trianon, small group tour with 15 people max.
Begin your day with a guided morning visit of the Great Royal Apartments, Hall of Mirrors and the Queen's Bedroom. Your journey will take you through Paris and its suburbs.

Pass By: Versailles, Versailles, Yvelines, Ile-de-France

Passing near St Cloud until Louis XIV's Kingsdom; Versailles. It will take around 45 minutes to one hour (according to the traffic)

Stop At: Monument a Louis XIV, Place des Victoires Château de Versailles, 78000, Versailles France

Discover the equestrian Statue of Louis XIV standing in front of the Palace on the Place d'Armes at Versailles.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Hall of Mirrors, Chateau de Versailles, 78000, Versailles France

One of the stunning room at the Palace. The mirrors are unusually built in such a way as to radiate the light. Then enjoy the gardens by strolling the meticulous manicured lawns : a complete picturesque setting.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Explore the palace of Versailles with your guide and small group, discover the Royal Appartements during your visit.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Grandes & Petites Ecuries, The Gardens of Versailles Avenue Rockefeller, 78000, Versailles France

Enjoy lunch at "La Petite Venise" Restaurant. After lunch, it's time to explore the palace gardens and take a visit to the Queen's Hamlet, where Marie-Antoinette played at being a shepherdess in the 1780s

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: The Trianons & The Hamlet, Chateau de Versailles, 78000, Versailles France

In the afternoon you will continue with a guided visit of the Trianons which are vast mansion style lodges where Louis XV and Louis XVI liked to work and retire from court life. Take a discovery tour of the Queen's Hamlet where from 1783 Marie Antoinette played as a shepherdess.

Versailles Fountain Show Special Program:

April to October (Saturdays & Sundays) and mid-May to the end of June (Tuesdays). For a selected time you have the option to see the magnificent fountain displays, which reveal the skill and artistry of 3 centuries of French garden design and engineering. The display is accompanied by music composed at the time of Louis XIV's court. Entrance fees are included in the cost of the tour.

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Grand Canal, Parc du Chateau de Versailles, 78000, Versailles France

Louis XIV used to sail small craft, including gondolas, on the canal.

Pass By: Paris, Paris, Ile-de-France

Back to Paris at the end of the tour , you will be dropped at the departure point.

Time of tour

08:15 AM

Meeting point

22 Rue Jean Rey, 75015 Paris, France

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Baby strollers are forbidden inside Versailles palace and the 2 Trianon Palaces
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Photos without flash allowed inside the castle
  • Unique entrance: any exit is final
  • This tour is not suitable for clients with walking difficulties
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink, unless specified
  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop-off in Paris

Ticket delivery

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

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
481bettyv
November 2019

I like the tour, unfortunately it was not a small group. It got changed at the last minute.. I truly enjoyed the knowledge of the tour guide.

dhaymann
February 2020

We were meet by the Tour at the pick up point, but from the moment our driver picked us up, he had a very unpleasant demeanor. He saw some of the group had a few snacks, and stated there was to be no drinking or eating in his vehicle. There were two other passengers, and he did not say one word ...

Eliz_atro
January 2020

My teen son & I had a tour with Daniella, as our guide. She was so wonderful and kind. Our tour started right from the get go, with her answering all of our questions and providing such great background on the history of Versailles. The Palace and grounds are incredible and just so absolutely bea...

Gail C
January 2020

We were picked up on time by cab G7 (very professional and to be recommended) and taken to main Cityvisions hq. new van with knowledgeable drive took us and 7 other participants 1/2 hr trip, to Versailles. Had to wait in cold for another group (15 mins) before we could enter. Audio tour city visi...

Ranee L
January 2020

Great trip! The driver of the minivan was really knowledgeable about Versailles and the explanations on our way. We were able to visit the gardens on our own upon arrival for about 30 minutes. Early morning great as garden not crowded. After we met the guide at the group tour entrance to get i...

580astridr
December 2019

Versailles was beautiful and the audio guides were very informative. Unfortunately it was a long wait to get back to our hotel as Paris city vision was very busy and they seemed to forget to arrange our taxi as paid for.

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